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Colonial Kitchen Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1110 Huntington Dr, San Marino, CA 91108-1829
+1 626-289-2449
07:00 - 21:00
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Three Rivers, Texas
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We had party of 3 for late breakfast. Pancakes were great. Eggs prepared exactly like we ordered. The service was outstanding. The restaurant has charm and is very clean. Lots of local diners from the neighborhood. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Karl A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Staff and owners are always friendly. Prices are reasonable. Decent selection of food items. Nice glass of wine for about $5. Quiet inside with ample seating. Easy parking. I go there often.

Thank Sally D
Los Angeles, California
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612 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I went through a time warp today walking into this restaurant, it felt like the late 1960's, yep that's about the right decade. The restaurant has been around since the 1940's. We were seated immediately by a nice Asian gentleman. The atmosphere brought me back memories when dad and mom would drive their gas guzzling faux wood sided behemoth of... More 

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good place for breakfast. If you are a big eater go with the Titan breakfast. They fresh squeeze their orange juice to order.

Thank michaelbI6702LF
Las Vegas, Nevada
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Having been here a few times I can say the experience is very consistent. Food is fresh, good and exactly what you want from an original diner. Service is incredibly friendly. We have only eaten breakfast here and all three times and it has been great each time! We also had seen that one of the scenes from the final... More 

Thank krwilden
Pasadena, California
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146 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I like the low key atmosphere of this restaurant. Attentive wait staff and plain old good food. My daughter had already eaten lunch at school, but decided to try a couple spoons of their clam chowder. She found herself eating it all! It was really good!! Very lean corned beef--that's my measure of a good sandwich restaurant. All the meals... More 

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Columbus, Ohio
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Make sure you get the home fries! The two of us had pancakes, eggs, crispy bacon, an omelette, healthy toast, coffee, and endless refills of coffee and water. Great prices. Great service. I would go once a week if I could.

Thank burkeohio
San Marino, California
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

If you don't ask for too much, you can have a reasonable dinner with reasonable price here. Typical American dinning. We ordered steak and was fine. Interior gave us the feeling that we were inside Musso & Frank Grill of Hollywood.

Thank MrsRath
Connecticut, USA
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Colonial Kitchen is where we have our traditional giganza breakfast when we're visiting family. The portions are old-fashioned diner-sized, which is to say, HUGE. Kids love the pancakes...adults too. When you want comfort food or a great breakfast, this is the place to head.

Thank LilyK88
Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Every time we come visit family in San Marino, we have to stop by and have breakfast here. My daughter is always looking for Rosa when we come in. She is the best!! Love the O'Brien potatoes and fresh squeezed orange juice. The decor is old fashioned and almost a time-capsule feel to it. It's peaceful. Five star every time!

Thank MOBR02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 1110 Huntington Dr, San Marino, CA 91108-1829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marino
  • Phone Number: +1 626-289-2449

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?