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“Loulou's--Princeton by the sea?”

Loulou's Griddle In The Middle
Ranked #5 of 311 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Loulou's Griddle in the Middle is the tiny diner on Wharf #2. We always say we're "tiny but mighty." We cook with a lot of heart, soul, and deep care about every detail. We aim to make your experience comfortable, fun, delicious, and a little like being at a home-away-from-home. The kitchen is open so you can see our chefs preparing right in front of you. Our community of customers--both local and visitors from far away--also make Loulou's special. We bend over backwards to accomodate your requests, when we can, and we might crown you with a tiara if your requests are many....but all in fun. The diner opened in 1948, so it's rich with history. We're blessed with one customer, Henry, who has been coming EVERY morning since 1948 and he's earned a customized stool, a plaque, his own coffee mug, and a warm place in our hearts.
Reviewed 5 July 2014

great food in the most casual kind of a place-right on the pier--it doesn't get any better than that!!! Every once in a while you stumble on a place you didn't count on and it ends up being one of your favorites --this is one of those for me---Tiny place;seals,pelicans otters and who knows what else swimming around,the smell of the ocean.....If you're into good food without the fanfare,do yourself a favor and go here,you wont be disappointed and I guarantee you'll be back!

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Thank JohnGenova
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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

From watching the cooks whip up a +2lb pancake to chatting it up with the owner Gina, I was in heaven. The omelette I had was amazing and huge. My husband tried the linguisia, a Portuguese sausage, and it was like a little slice of heaven in your mouth.

Fun times, would definitely come back to see what's in store for lunch and dinner!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Loved their Breakfast! Their pancakes were seriously HUGE -1 is more than enough. Fair warning that this place is tiny so be prepared for a bit of a wait, but it's definitely worth it. Quick and excellent service as well.

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Thank mskingpin00
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We were all hyped up about this place after it was on Diners/Drive-ins/Dives. The calamari was a bit chewy, sand dabs;nothing to write home about. My husband had the abalone sliders and they were just ok. We sat at the counter so it was interesting to watch all the action. It was fine but we found better food elsewhere.

Thank FraserFamilyCalgary
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Decided to go and have a late dinner at Loulou's. We had been to the pier earlier and thought we would go back and eat there. Great food. Just 3 guys running the place. And it was full.

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Thank Elaine F
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