At least we didn’t walk.

This picture doesn’t really need any of my blather surrounding it but I’m writing it anyway. Yes, it’s true. Ron’s Restaurant is no more. Beloved breakfast joint of three Courtois clan generations.

The odd thing about this is that there are really no other greasy little family-run breakfast joints in our vicinity any more. Maybe I’m mis-remembering, but it seems like there were more of those things around back in 1980 when I started hanging around up here. The GG was insistent upon a restaurant breakfast today and for a moment we were hard-pressed to come up with an alternate idea. The closest breakfast place was probably that restaurant by the Cut River and I will never eat there again. Don’t even ask.

We ended up at Coyle’s. It’s a little farther away but it’s good and clean and quick and very friendly. We’ll go there again. But it isn’t Ron’s.

P.S. Ron himself is still around as far as we know. And the “lunch Ron’s” survives.

5 Responses to “At least we didn’t walk.”

  1. Dog Momster Says:


  2. mouse Says:

    D= i haven’t been there in years!

  3. isa Says:

    aaaaaaaaaaaah nooooooooooooo

  4. Kathy Farnell Says:

    There is a restaurant across the Lake called Shakers. They serve a decent breakfast there. Doug and I like it and I went there with Liz last week and she had a sandwich she liked. Give it a try.

  5. Ian McKillop Says:

    I was just going to recommend Shakers. One point to note : the owner is a heavy smoker and so the place is simply split into smoking and non smoking areas but as usually happens, the actual smoke doesn’t know the difference and floats into the non smoking area !! It’s rarely bad enough to notice (and believe me, I’ll usually notice) and their breakfasts are excellent for quality and quantity.