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“Decent food (especially breakfast) and friendly staff”
Review of Carolina's

Carolina's
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Novato, CA
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Decent food (especially breakfast) and friendly staff”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We had breakfast and lunch here a few times. Breakfast items are actually available (cheerfully) all day. There's a yogurt/granola option that is huge and filling, and the eggs + bacon offerings were delicious. I had a mixed seafood ceviche one day that was quite good and very fresh. Prices were reasonable, and you're smack in the center of town. You'll meet or see everyone from your table here. Well worth a stop and recommended as a good general restaurant.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Oakville, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best Patacones in town”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

very good drinks, and best patacones in town. Haven't tried the rest of the food but the prices seem decent. Also free wifi.

Visited May 2013
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Monterey, California
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“good food and service”
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Dinner menu offers a good selection to choose from. My husband ordered a fish dinner with ginger sauce and I had chicken cordon blue.

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bland food but good for checking email over a beer”
Reviewed 17 April 2013

If you want an authentic meal, eat at one of the many local sodas. The cooking is mediocre (e.g. cream sauce or mayo on everything), however the staff were friendly and place was cool and clean. They accept USD but its worth doing the conversion in your head beforehand.

  • Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing Seafood Rice”
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Puerto Jimenez has some great restaurants but this one really stood out to us. Seafood over rice is a pretty common dish in the area. Carolina's version was amazing. Yellow rice, piled with crab, mussels, clams, squid, octopus, etc. The amount of seafood was amazing for the $8 price!

Visited March 2013
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