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Pioneer Cafe

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450 Pioneer Dr, Glendale, CA 91203-1713
+1 818-548-1700
07:00 - 21:00
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Santa Maria
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was good, large portions and tasty. Took about fifteen minutes to get a to go order. Older fashioned furnishings

Thank Sherry M
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe is as dated as the Days Inn. It is clean and the staff are friendly. The breakfast menu is very limited but traditional. The fried potatoes were good. LA has plenty of better Breakfast venues-but this is fine if you are staying at the Days Inn, are very hungry and have to eat immediately rather than driving somewhere.

Thank sandralydia
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's a basic diner, but the food we ordered was good and was delivered quickly. I had a baked potato and the tuna - it was good.

Thank LyndaTodd
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The owner of this small Hotel cafe should find another career because he can not cook and has no clue what good food is. He (Bruce) whines and makes excuses when you complain or make a suggestion. I had mold on a tomato in my salad and I wanted to return it and take it off my bill and he... More 

Thank John B
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Very good taste Very fresh Coffee great Super friendly and attentive staff Had breakfast and lunch sandwiches Definitely recommend

Thank Miguel L
Fairfield, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Pioneer Cafe was for me an excellent choice. The people were polite, the staff was very good, and the restaurant was clean. Being "handicapped" parking was very good with 2 parking lots close. Food was good old fashion choices special was 2 eggs 2 pancakes, choice of bacon ir sausage and toast for under $7.00 a very good bargain.

Thank davidk2512015
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We had steak, or what was called steak on the menu. This was by fare the worst steak I have ever tried. The steak was overt cooked even though we ordered medium. Not to recommend at all.

Thank bjørn K
Glendale, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

This was the only choice in restaurants we had but, it was surprisingly acceptable. It isn't much to look at but, the food we ate was okay. Our waiter was the best thing about the place!

Thank Caryle S
Murrieta, California
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495 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

This restaurant is on the ground floor of the hotel. It feels like a family run old fashioned diner. Great coffee, good comfort food and fantastic service.

Thank Alexandra T
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

The food was average restaurant food except the mashed potatoes were the worst ever. The apparent owner, Bruce, was a whining sap but the waiter was very pleasant.

Thank Charlie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Pioneer Dr, Glendale, CA 91203-1713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-548-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?