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9520 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9229
+1 831-336-8949
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
23 Jan 2018
“Mom and pop diner”
12 Sep 2017
“small, simple breakfast diner on hwy9 in Ben Lomond”
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American, Diner, Cafe
$$ - $$$
9520 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9229
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Coming back from a morning visit to Big Basin State Park we were looking for a bite to eat and the name Spanky's drew us in. It's a small mom and pop diner with no frills or gimmicks so it's all about the service and...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Good food, eggs and pancake were good, and good service. I don't recommend the biscuits and gravy. About $12 each for breakfast. Ate there multiple times on trip.

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I couldn't find anything about it to bring me back again. Waitress acts like She is doing you a big favor waiting on your table, cook makes whatever He feels like and serves it to you and waitress doesn't even look to see if it...More

1  Thank luggedsteel
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is one of my husband and I breakfast spot. Don't let the cars in the parking lot discourage you from stopping. Fast seating and great service, the food is alway good and plenty. Check out the special written on the board for surprise dishes....More

Thank 98jackyw
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I shouldn't have to say too much more, but I had this yesterday and it was amazing!!! Imagine creamy, eggy french toast stuffed with cream cheese and walnuts. I added bacon to my meal. It was all so yummy...Highly recommended. Every time I try something...More

Thank dandkbcc
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Yes, frozen. Not even heated up all the way. Way too much money for a glorified eggo waffle! Service was abrupt (sorry I was disrupting your conversation with your friends!) and had to ask for coffee several times. Seriously. In the morning.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Been eating here for ever when I lived near here. They recently put a new coat of paint. Best breakfast in the valley

Thank maninthewoods
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This little cafe is a great little place for a quick bite. The staff is very friendly, happy with smiles and knew several customers by name. Breakfast is served all day. We got a cheeseburger and a mushroom melt sandwich. Both dishes were great! The...More

Thank admrgn
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The worst eggs benedict you will ever eat. The owner is rude and the food is poor. I would avoid this if I was you! Do you really want to eat "Spanky's special batter"?????

Thank r0rschach
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stopped with friends for breakfast. WOW! Amazing service and even tho there was a brief wait for this tiny place, the turnover was quick. It would have been worth a longer wait! I love breakfast and this is good diner food.

Thank dandkbcc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9520 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9229
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ben Lomond
  • Phone Number: +1 831-336-8949
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