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Mollies Famous Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
+1 949-240-9261
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06:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 06:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 06:00 - 20:30
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Mission Viejo, California
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to have a little lunch with my baby grand daughter after going to Zoomar's petting zoo. Mollies fit the bill perfectly. This place has been around a long time and is a local favorite. Breakfast is served all day and they have the best french toast. Portions are perfect, not too big or too small. Reminds me of the... More 

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Thank Gina M
San Juan Capistrano, California
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the home made meat loaf. My daughters had the salmon in lemon caper sauce and the large scampi on angel hair. Breakfast is really good. I like the crispy hash browns. Good place to get your filling.

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Thank Dakineguy
San Clemente, California
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437 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have only been here for breakfasts. Always to meet clients. It was huge breakfasts that are something to look forward to! It can get crowded as it is popular!

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Thank JimW551
San Juan Capistrano, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Local old fashion coffee shop. I use to stop in a couple of times a week. Sadly the preparation has fallen off. Large portions, but greasy. The place does not feel clean and the service has fallen off along with the food. . .

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Maryland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mollies has been a family favorite for more than 20 years. The service is cheerful and the food is excellent. It's a modest family-owned cafe tucked into a shopping center in the middle of town, but if you're looking for generous and delicious portions at a fair price, visit Mollies.

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Thank StrayPup
Ellijay, Georgia
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Put the address in your gps. Large menu. Delicious monte cristo. Great corned beef hash. Yummy omelette.

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Thank kathystephens2016
Mission Viejo, California
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299 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I get that people like familiar surroundings, but some fresh paint and ceiling tiles would brighten this place up. Service is always very friendly and the locals enjoy coming here. No complaints about the food.

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Thank marc c
San Juan Capistrano, California
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Of course, Mollies is known for its terrific breakfast offerings, however, try them for dinner also - their ribs (special on Wednesdays) is not only a "best buy" but the best in town.

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Thank CoastalPicRick
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great comfort food day or night. The best service in SJC !! Bring you own coffee cup the coffee is awesome !!

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Thank Kimberly M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Every time we visit California myself and my family visit Mollie's World Famous Diner to start our day. Staff are always welcoming from the lady at the entrance to the lovely gentleman serving the coffee. Everyone has a smile on their face! They told us about the specials and there was no complaints from our party of four. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-9261

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