First Awakenings

A great way to start the day.

Our Menu

We serve breakfast and lunch seven days a week, and offer a variety of items, from our Homemade Belgian Waffle to our Breakfast Bomber Burrito. We promise you won’t leave hungry!

Enchilada Omelette. Image Source: Instagram

Two Locations

Pacific Grove

Our Pacific Grove location is within walking distance to the Monterey Bay aquarium, Cannery Row, and the beautiful Pacific Grove Coastal Trail. We are located inside the American Tin Cannery Outlets Mall.


Our Salinas location is in the heart of Downtown Salinas on Main Street, situated in the late 19th century McDougall building. We are minutes away from the John Steinbeck’s house and the Steinbeck National Center.

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& free parking

Our Pacific Grove location offers a dog-friendly outdoor dining patio and free 2-hour parking validation if you park in the American Tin Cannery parking lot (off of Eardley Ave). If you visit our Salinas location, there is a free parking along Main Street.

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So great! Came here based on the great reviews and it was worth it. We had the french toast and the bacado and it was so good. It is a ton of food which is nice.

Colby Vlietstra