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James Restaurant

739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
+1 818-361-1850
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average33%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
26 Aug 2016
“a good old place”
25 Apr 2016
“Old School Dinner, slow service”
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I lived in San Fernando when I was a kid in the early 1960's and James was already a well established place. Went back to see it and was not disappointed.

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I've visited this dinner many times and although the food is decent the service leaves much to be desired! It's extremely slow, I think they should just leave a stock of things on each table and call it a day.. Like IHOP, just give me...More

Thank afiafidavey18
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Service is always great. Mostly come here for breakfast, very generous portions. Lunch is equally filling, my favorite is the "Ortega Burger".

Thank MannyChristine O
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Exponentially better than my last visit. It was really hopping on a Saturday morning, but food came fast and plentiful. For $10 you could easily feed a family of 3-4 depending on appetites. Good diner.

Thank rockstar89
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We picked this place based MOSTLY on the kitschy sign and exterior and also because we were simply ready to eat and it was close. The reviews of the place were iffy and, as we found out, pretty accurate. The place is visually appealing, it's...More

1  Thank dknight818
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

If you find this helpful please click the helpful link below. This restaurant is on the way from LA to San Francisco and you may be tempted by the menu prices listed to stop at a non fast food breakfast spot... Keep looking. The owners...More

1  Thank snmurphy07
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Price is good and the food is good. In fact, you get a great deal of food for the price and they will adjust anything on the menu to accommodate your tastes. Truly at a place like James you go for the slice of local...More

2  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I wish there was some way to rate it between average & very good. You get a lot of bang for your buck that is for sure. It is a HUGE menu with lots of different options that are all fairly cheap. For $9 I...More

1  Thank rockstar89
Reviewed 8 July 2013

James is one of those places that every local northeast Valley resident knows. And when they come back, they go back. Giant fluffy pancakes, crispy waffles, and It's run by a Greek couple, and the enormous menu celebrates many Greek ingredients that aren't typically diner...More

Thank halobb
Reviewed 29 December 2011

James family restaurant is a great place for people of all ages and its food is incredibly delicious. The service was great because the waitresses are very friendly. They should maybe get rid of the man on the sign though.

Thank Johnybo15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Fernando
  • Phone Number: +1 818-361-1850
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