Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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  1. Ken Anderson

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    I'm not sure how widespread they are, but Perkins is a chain diner-type restaurant that I had associated mostly with the MidWest, only there was one next to the hotel we stayed at in Pennsylvania. I had only been in a Perkins restaurant once or twice before because we didn't have them near us when I lived in Michigan.

    Anyhow, I could eat three meals a day in a Perkins restaurant for a month and not order the same thing twice, I think. The menu was very large, the prices were great, and the food was terrific.

    My only complaint was that it took quite a while to get anyone's attention when we were ready to leave, because our waitress hadn't left us a ticket. However, they were very busy.

    I give Perkins a big thumbs up.

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    We had Perkins out in Washington State, too. There were several that I can remember. I think Spokane had two of them, and when we drove from Spokane to Seattle, weoften stopped for gas and always stopped where there was also a Perkins. I think there was one in Ritzville, one in Ellensburg, and also in the Seattle area, although I can’t remember exactly where we used to stop over there.
    Perkins always had great food, good service, and the prices were reasonable, and they kept your coffee cup full.
     
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    The food is still good but the wait is still horrible.
     
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    When I lived in Pennsylvania, it was the hang-out for the "old folks". I guess they didn't mind the wait since they had nothing else to do, but now that I am one of the Old folks, I haven't been there for a while.
     
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    On our way home from Philadelphia, we stopped at a Perkins and had lunch, and it was delicious ! I have not seen one since we moved out here to Alabama, and since it used to be a favorite restaurant when we lived in Washington State, both Robin and myself were happy to spot one along the highway.
    They had a “pick two” lunch special, which featured several kinds of soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts, and you could choose any two you wanted for $7.99.
    I had a Cobb salad with a piece of their wonderful wild berry pie for dessert, and it was delicious, and just the right amount of food to be eating when traveling.
    I wish they were in more places, and that we had one here in Huntsville . I noticed that most of the people we saw having lunch were seniors, @Don Alaska , so maybe this Perkins is a “senior hangout”, too ?

    That little silver car in the picture was Robin’s rental car that we drove home with. It is a Ford Escape hybrid, and was a really nice vehicle.
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    When I was sent to Flagstaff from our home office in Phoenix, I often met my nephew Mike there for lunch at Perkins. Today, it is gone.

    We have one here in Bullhead City, nice place, I cannot fault it, but my wife doesn't like it.

    (You know what that means!)

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