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Foley Coffee Shop

213 N. McKenzie St., Foley, AL - (251) 943-7433
A big storefront clattering with noise from the grill and stove in the open kitchen behind the counter, Foley Coffee Shop is the locals’ favorite. Breakfast includes a long roster of good southern vegetables, and lunch features ham and grits and sausage gravy.
88% Approval Rating (9 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Pork Chop
vegetables
Biscuits & Tomato Gravy
Pancake sandwich
Biscuits & Gravy
Beauregard's Omelet
Hash Browns
Mushroom & Swiss Omelet
Fried Eggs

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (5)
Roadfood.com Editor
"A big storefront clattering with noise from the grill and stove in the open kitchen behind the counter, Foley Coffee Shop is the locals’ favorite. Men and women gather over copious breakfasts every workday and chatter table to table as a radio blasts news, sports and ..."   [Read More]
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Dave Reasons - Photos (2)
January 16, 2010
"Located on Highway 59 in the heart of Foley across from the park, the Foley Coffee Shop has been one of the local folks' favorite breakfast diners since 1965. When you walk in the door you feel that you've stepped back in time. We were promptly greeted by one of the ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

213 N. McKenzie St., Foley, AL
(251) 943-7433

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Biscuits and tomato gravy is a popular breakfast item along this area of the Gulf coast.
"Biscuits and tomato gravy is a popular breakfast item along this area of the Gulf coast."
Cliff Strutz





Eggs are cooked to order with the yolks intact.
"Eggs are cooked to order with the yolks intact."
Dave Reasons


A working person's breakfast:  thousands of calories to burn!
"A working person's breakfast: thousands of calories to burn!"
Michael Stern


The pancake sandwich features an egg between two light pancakes.
"The pancake sandwich features an egg between two light pancakes."
Cliff Strutz


Coffee is presented with the spoon already in the cup, ready to stir.  Note the napkin-wrapped silverware behind the cup: a southern cafe tradition.
"Coffee is presented with the spoon already in the cup, ready to stir. Note the napkin-wrapped silverware behind the cup: a southern cafe tradition."
Michael Stern


If you like your hashbrowns inside your omelet, then you need to order the Beauregard's omelet, which also holds a meat of your choice and onions.
"If you like your hashbrowns inside your omelet, then you need to order the Beauregard's omelet, which also holds a meat of your choice and onions."
Cliff Strutz


The biscuits and sausage gravy has some seriously large chunks of meat.
"The biscuits and sausage gravy has some seriously large chunks of meat."
Cliff Strutz


A pork chop can be ordered as a side.  I was expecting it to come fried, with bone-in, but it came grilled and was very moist and tender.
"A pork chop can be ordered as a side. I was expecting it to come fried, with bone-in, but it came grilled and was very moist and tender."
Cliff Strutz


The griddle man works hard all morning, flipping pancakes and scrambling eggs.  Grateful patrons use this collection jar by the cash register to express thanks.
"The griddle man works hard all morning, flipping pancakes and scrambling eggs. Grateful patrons use this collection jar by the cash register to express thanks."
Michael Stern


The daily specials the morning we stopped in.  Unfortunately for us, the pies weren't ready yet.
"The daily specials the morning we stopped in. Unfortunately for us, the pies weren't ready yet."
Cliff Strutz


Foley's interior.  This was taken late morning between the breakfast and lunch rushes.
"Foley's interior. This was taken late morning between the breakfast and lunch rushes."
Cliff Strutz


Creative mural to disguise the grill exhaust fan.
"Creative mural to disguise the grill exhaust fan."
Dave Reasons


On the road to Gulf Shores, Foley is a busy crossroads.  This cafe is its
"On the road to Gulf Shores, Foley is a busy crossroads. This cafe is its "town square.""
Michael Stern


Across from the Foley Coffee Shop is the train depot, as romanticized on this handsome mural that takes up one whole side of the restaurant.
"Across from the Foley Coffee Shop is the train depot, as romanticized on this handsome mural that takes up one whole side of the restaurant."
Michael Stern



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