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Moonakis Cafe

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460 Waquoit Hwy, Diagonally across from Cumb. Farms gas sta., Falmouth, MA 02536-5515
+1 508-457-9630
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07:00 - 13:30
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 13:30
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Kingston, Canada
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the Moonakis Cafe for a late breakfast. Their pumpkin pecan pancakes were out of this world! The eggs were done perfectly as we asked. It is easy to find on route 28 just a few miles east of Falmouth. It is obviously a favorite spot for locals and busses with activity.

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Thank Jmacewen
Newfane, Vermont
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We just discovered this jewel this past summer. Once we found this we stopped going anyplace else for breakfast or lunch. Besides having outstanding food - and I do mean outstanding - the staff people couldn't be more welcoming, helpful, and efficient. This sounds really corny, but they honestly treat you like you're family. (I can hardly believe I said... More 

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Thank Sue H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped here for breakfast and found it spotless and very tastefully decorated. We were seated straightaway and had coffee and tea within minutes of arrival. I chose the pancakes with scrambled eggs and ham. This also came with home fries! My husband opted for the corned beef hash with eggs over easy and said the corned beef hash was the... More 

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Thank Bridget C
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Quite local atmosphere with a variety of breakfast choices sure to capture your tastebuds...pumpkin pecan pancakes...delicious... You might need to share a plate. Healthy portions to keep you satisfied until dinner so go early not unless you're planning on having one meal for the day.

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Thank MissDee2012
Hernando, Florida
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We are local, so we wait until tourist season is over to go out to eat. You'd never know it by Moonakis Cafe - the place was jumping on Sunday morning. With good reason - the breakfast was excellent. First the ambiance - nothing fancy but spotlessly clean with sun blocking shades that were very welcome today. When you enter,... More 

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Thank mariawFL
Teaticket, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a great breakfast place that also has good lunches, usually packed especially in the summer. Innovative specials, delicious omelets, the place is now spiffed up quite a lot by the new owner, previous manager Karen. The old peace nick guy having moved on it has entered the new millennium, but still doesn't take credit cards!

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Thank Maurice T
Athol, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were delighted with this place. We went at 11:00 am on a Wednesday. It was crowded but we were seated within 2 minutes. The breakfast menu was expansive! I loved the wide variety of omelets and I chose the Mexican omelette it came with fried potatoes and an English muffin.. It was delicious. My husband got a breakfast combination... More 

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Thank hawthornemare
Dandridge, Tennessee
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great Pumpkin Pecan pancakes! Everything we had was fantastic. They kept my coffee filled constantly. We loved the place. We will be back next vacation.

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Thank Teeinno
Corpus Christi, TX
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Came for breakfast at about 7:30, only a couple of other tables. Food was excellent- cinnamon roll French toast, pumpkin Waffle, quiche, bacon and eggs. Fast friendly service too!

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Thank cculola13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough. The food was fantastic and wonderful, warm and welcoming staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 13:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 13:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 13:30
Thursday
07:00 - 13:30
Friday
07:00 - 13:30
Saturday
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 Waquoit Hwy, Diagonally across from Cumb. Farms gas sta., Falmouth, MA 02536-5515
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-457-9630
Description
Moonakis is a locally-owned breakfast and lunch restaurant with a loyal following. Our servers love getting to know you and look forward to you joining "the Moonakis family". People rave about our homemade hash, light and airy pancakes, waffles and omelettes. You'll see that we offer some kinds not found elsewhere. Breakfast is served all day. Try our lunches! We serve an interesting menu with some local choices we hope you will enjoy... and tell your friends! One thing to know... we operate on a cash-only basis, no credit cards. Please stop by soon and give us a try! See menus and directions on our website.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?