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Breakfast on the showroom floor

Hpim0099_2 A lot of people know about the restaurant on the Galpin Motors lot in Van Nuys. It's a dazzling artifact of our car-centered way of life. You can buy a car and have lunch at the same place!

But it's not the only car lot eatery in our area. There's another to the northwest of the Valley, roughly 20 miles from Santa Clarita, at the William L. Morris Chevrolet agency in Fillmore. Inevitably named Mr. Goodlunch, it's even more integrated into the auto biz than its Van Nuys equivalent, some of its tables being located out in the showroom floor within tire-kicking distance of a Corvette Z06.

Basically, Mr. Goodlunch is a cozy little breakfast and lunch place with the traditional pancakes, egg dishes and sandwiches. It has great hot link sausages, you can get generous, fluffy biscuits in cream gravy, and your breakfast comes with complimentary fresh orange juice -- after all, Fillmore is in the middle of that stretch of orange groves on Highway 128. This could be a cool place to stop for a bite if you're shopping the fruit stands in the Piru-Santa Paula area.

-- Charles Perry

Photo by Charles Perry

Mr. Goodlunch Cafe, William L. Morris Chevrolet, 1024 Ventura St., Fillmore. (805) 524-2619. Open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.

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Great lunch spot. Good down to earth people...


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