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Jimmy's Family Restaurant

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9635 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3807
+1 619-448-8994
06:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, CA
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here once or twice a month. Consistently good, sometimes excellent. Fast friendly service. Extensive menu

Thank Lonolono
Arnold, California
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Breakfast and taste and large portions.... great potatoes .. yum yum... excellent selection of menu items.. for all customers.. loved how the restaurant has been in business for many many years and proud of it..

Thank Glennda_11
El Cajon
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have our bi-monthly meetings at Jimmy's in Santee. Very few restaurants have a back room ~ they do and are happy to share it, regardless of how many people attend the meeting. Atmosphere is very casual with lots of light. Servers are pleasant and happy to assist. Food is better than other 'family' restaurants. Prices are better than other... More 

Thank coleenowens
Santee, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If I could I'd eat there every day their menu is just that much to choose from,if you can't find anything then your just not hungry! the prices are good, and some plates you could share,that just how much they serve.

Thank ritavalencia2016
San Diego, California
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346 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I came in for the Friday fish fry and was most definitely not disappointed. The food was good, service fast, and very friendly. This is a great spot to grab a bite to eat after some Santee hiking, or while making the rounds tasting some of Santee's superb microbreweries.

Thank TheAnvil
El Cajon, California
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is the place I go to get a cheap good breakfast, they have a few breakfasts for 7.50 so if i dont have a drink i can get away with 10 with the tip

Thank Bradnvicki
Santee, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Specials are good, service is inconsistent. Nice family atmosphere. Large menu, with the additional Specials and kids and senior offerings as well.

Thank lb9191
Santee, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food and service is excellent. Facility needs some updating, shows wear and tear. Great menu section with good prices. Always have daily specials with comfort food selections..

Thank ndf60
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Diner food doesn't have the best reputation. Going into Jimmy's, I didn't expect anything fantastic. I was pleasantly surprised how many options they had, though! I don't eat pork and can't have gluten, so diners tend to be a bummer time for me. Not only could I get turkey bacon here, but also they had delicious gluten free toast -... More 

Thank Sarah S
Lakeside, California
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161 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I've lived within a few miles of Jimmy's for the last 25 or so years but for whatever reason never stopped in to try it. Last Sunday my wife and I decided to give 'em a try. We were impressed with the quality and taste of the food as well as the reasonable prices. It's nothing fancy, but the food,... More 

Thank ccrowe3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 9635 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-448-8994

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