With some time to spare before the wedding, we drove our rental car up to Port Costa to walk around for a little while and have some lunch. It was a treat. We looked out across the Carquinez strait and then meandered through the tiny town.
We were greeted by chickens driving a pickup truck, some sweet old cars, and this old theater sign:
We first walked into the Burlington Hotel cafe to and got a plate of bacon (Thanks Rob!) and some coffee. The cafe, like the exterior of the hotel is bright and inviting.
The bacon was predictably delicious:
But it was also a treat to walk around the hotel. Port Costa was a former port for wheat-shipping and the hotel was built in 1883, soon after the Port Costa was founded.
Antiques sign, across the stairwell:
We even got to peek into a few of the rooms.
The entrance to the Bertha room:Caffeinated and baconated, we checked out Wendy Addison’s Theater of Dreams studio:
and then elected to grab lunch at Crockett rather than eat at the Warehouse Cafe. Another time.
We ended up at the Valona Deli and I took this photo in the bathroom: