Chris and I are are always on the look out for nice places to get breakfast whether it is locally or when we are on the road traveling. This week will bring a sales road trip and guess what? I get to go along this time. The plan was to get a rental car since I need to get back from Ohio to leave for North Carolina for my trip with my bestie. It’s complicated. Our lives are very complicated right now. Chris had the car all reserved and when we went to pick it up on Saturday they could not provide the car that we had reserved. Instead we ended up with this. It’s huge. I am sure the gas mileage will be fabulous. At least it is the right color, right? My poor mom is going to have to have a stepladder to get inside when we take her out.
The good thing is we found a new local place that offers breakfast locally. The salon manager at Kush Spa and Salon, Paula, always lets me know the latest and greatest places to eat. She gave me the tip on Sugarpie Bakery in Belmond and that was a great tip. This past week I had my hair appointment with Paula and she told me that the 1910 Grille in the Historic Park Inn was serving breakfast daily and I knew what was on my weekend list when Chris got home. After we picked up the huge red truck we headed downtown to grab a bite. Chris had made online reservations earlier so we were all set.From the moment you step into the hotel it is an experience that is savored. It is such a beautiful place and the renovations have kept the space as authenic and true to the Frank Lloyd Wright style as possible and visitors come from far and wide to experience the hotel in all its glory.
Each space echoes the clean lines of the architect and I love how the patterns are carried out throughout even the 1910 Grille area.
The breakfast menu is full and offers a wide range of offerings to please every palate. I was happy to see that you could order Ala Carte as well. Sometimes what I want does not fit into the regular menu so it is nice to be able to have the option to add options from that portion of the menu.Chris chose the Gyro Skillet which boasted plenty of gyro meat, tomato, feta, spinach and tzakiki sauce. Chris omitted the onion and they were able to accommodate. He also added a couple of eggs on top of the skillet for a dollar each as our waitress told us that they did not include any eggs with the skillets.
I chose the Tuscan Omelet which was filled with bacon, tomato, spinach artichoke dip, and parmesan cheese. It also included a choice of breakfast potatoes or hash browns and toast and I wisely chose the potato option and the lovely wheat berry toast. The servings were huge and the one thing that I especially love about the 1910 Grille is that they are one of those restaurants that take your leftovers to the kitchen to box them up. Somehow that seems so much classier than sliding them into a styrofoam box table side, doesn’t it? The breakfast choices were both delicious and I am thrilled that we have another local option for breakfast dining. The place was hopping the morning we were there with several large parties being served and our wait time for our food was a bit long. I don’t mind waiting for good food and it was worth the wait but if you are expecting a quick fast food experience this is not the place to go. Enjoy the experience and the ambience of the place and start your day out right with a lovely breakfast.
If you stop in don’t forget to check out the Frank Lloyd Wright statue across from the hotel in the park. He would love it, I am sure.
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Looks like a really nice place!
It really is a wonderful place for breakfast or dinner.
I’d heard they’re now open for breakfast and I’ve been meaning to check it out. It sounds and looks really good. Anything with feta generally gets high marks from me.
I wish I liked feta but I don’t so I leave that to Chris. Mine had amazing bacon in it and I took home leftovers. Lots of leftovers.
First of all, I like the pun in your title:) They always seem to execute their dinner and lounge menus well so we’ll have to stop by for breakfast some time. I do think it’s weird that eggs cost extra for the skillets. Great to see another downtown breakfast option.
Breakfast was a winner for sure. And yes—a little surprising that an egg was not part of the skillet but she told us that so that was good to know ahead of time and not be surprised when it arrived eggless.
I love their shrimp angel hair pasta. I requested it extra spicy last time and it was the spiciest thing I’ve eaten in Mason City. I love them for that:)
You and your spicy food! I bet you like it when your scalp tingles!
Oh, your mom will love that pick-up. Not.
Sounds like the restaurant at the FLW hotel is as interesting as the hotel part.
She is going to need a step ladder! Oh my goodness it is high to get into!!
I just love the ambiance of that place and I’m sure it made for a great date morning!! Both meals look amazing!
It is a great place—have you been here for dinner? We have eaten here quite often and never had a bad meal at all. Great wait staff and fabulous atmosphere.
Once you drive a truck you’ll never go back! 😉
This looks like so much fun!! We need to get together!
We do!!!! I am in Dothan again in a couple of weeks but not sure if I will have a car that week to use. Will keep you posted!
Wright designed much of Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. I went there to college class of ’71.
I did not know that! Another reason to come visit Florida. Thanks for the info!
That’s an interesting inscription at the bottom of the Frank Lloyd Wright statue: “Invest in Beauty.”
I’ve not been to any of his homes, but one of his rooms was dismantled and reassembled in the Met Museum. It’s a living room inside of a museum. Very cool. 🙂
Maybe we can go see that at the Met when we are in NYC in May! I hope to make it there but I suspect our time is going to fly by with graduation and all the festivities!
You’ll love driving that truck as you sit up higher and can see all around…the food looks delicious…oh my gosh, my mouth is watering….
Day one of driving under the belt and I drove most of it. Did great and yes—I do like being up higher. I used to drive a big Ford Conversion van (remember when they were all the rage?) so it isn’t much different than that actually.
I Would totally order what Dad did! Yum! We should go and by “we” I mean Mother Mary and her 15 children 😉
That would be some bill!
My husband and I visited one of his houses years ago. I do not even remember the date but it was not looking so well then. We did see him in one of the museums in New York one time while we were taking a few days of vacation. I just read a book on his life. Very interesting.!
His houses are interesting!
I think I would have a hard time getting there on time for breakfast with their limited hours during the week. As a hold over from when I was pregnant (30+ years ago), I cannot eat for over an hour once I get out of bed. My breakfast is usually closer to brunch. Looks like a wonderful place to eat though!