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“Tourist trap with new owners selling Fred’s name.”
Review of Fred's Coffee Shop

Fred's Coffee Shop
Ranked #2 of 84 Restaurants in Sausalito
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Classic Sausalito spot serving Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch for over 50 years! Try our special omelets, fluffy pancakes and unique french toast made with ice cream and grilled to perfection. Great for recovering after a wild night out or a meal with the family!
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The waiters—seemingly the owners—create a rushed atmosphere. This is not the vibe of the original Fred’s. Hurry up and eat, pay and on your way...definite lack of hospitality. You might as well stop at a drive through. Pick another place for a relaxing breakfast and skip this tourist trap.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to eat before we rowed out of Open Water Rowing Center. What a great find, had a real local feel to it, service was there when you wanted it, not there when you didn't. Coffee was great! Best poached eggs ever!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Been to Fred's many, many times over the last 30 plus years and can only say...it is consistently delicious. We originally heard about Freds when a friend had us meet him at Fred's for breakfast one morning...we've been going there ever since. Always a wait, always worth the wait, always share a table ,always a great experience! Sadly we now live in Portland, Oregon...so Fred wherever you may be...how about opening a branch up her in the Pacific Northwest?

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank grammy6187
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to San Francisco we took a Sunday morning trip over to Sausalito for brunch. We of course used TripAdvisor to find the best place and went along. You guys did not disappoint. There was a little queue and wait for 5 mins. But once seated the service was friendly, courteous, and quick. All of the food we had was great but you MUST have their special bacon. It was so amazing I don't have E the words. Their eggs Benedict with the special bacon was an absolute highlight of my holiday.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elkster
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

My wife and I ate breakfast here on our last day in the bay area. Not only was it one of the best if not the best breakfasts I've ever had but watching the 4 short order cooks perform their craft was something to behold. Sit at the counter, you'll love it. They're like a well oiled machine. No wonder our meal was served piping hot, fresh and it only took a few minutes, even though the place was packed. The eggs, hash browns and bacon (oh that bacon) was cooked to perfection. Hats off to everyone at Fred's, it is truly the best place for breakfast in the bay area. Don't miss this place. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank jphillips56
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