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1828 Springs Rd, Vallejo, CA 94591-5555
+1 707-644-5315
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07:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unpretentious place. Felt comfortable. Had super good hamburgers. Others ordered omelets-huge- and pancakes. Great waitress.

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Thank hawkeye194
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitestaff was very friendly. The place is small but be patient, people eat quickly. The potions are big and hearty. I really enjoyed the French toast. I also shared the pancakes with my friends. They tasted like buttermilk and they fit in the entire plate. I thought they were a bit gummy. I also had the hash browns which... More 

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Thank Pork C
Vallejo, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were well received, the lady who took care of us was very nice, even though I live in Vallejo for a long time, I had never been there. I was surprised, the food was great. My son took me for a great meal and that's what I got. Been there a couple times with friends and they loved.

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Thank Nicaman1
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thank goodness we found this family-owned place, recommended by long-time Vallejoans. It is nothing fancy to look at, but the food is great. Come here hungry, as portions are huge; definitely not a place for the weight-conscious (well, once a week, OK)! They bake their own bread, and each breakfast is served with a huge slab of the stuff. Even... More 

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Thank Janine R
Vallejo, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Huge servings and great food selections! Great place for breakfast/brunch! The service was amazing as server will give you his/her time to explain what's on the menu and what to expect. They recommend according to your palate.

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Thank Cecilia V
American Canyon, California, United States
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154 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Good comfort food. Love the French toast. Bread is also very good. Good breakfasts, especially omelettes

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Thank Sandra F
Vallejo, California
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I had a nice breakfast. Waffle, egg, sausage and coffee. I really liked the coffee. The egg was cooked perfectly to order, and it wasn't dripping in grease... which is good. The sausage was average, and I liked that it was caseless link style. The only thing I wasn't fond of was the waffle. It was very dense and heavy.... More 

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Thank C M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

EXCELLENT EVERYTHING!!!! Try it. The Homemade Bread 🍞🍞is AMAZING👏👍💞🍞☕🍴. California Sandwich is DELICIOUS. Service was excellent. Hidden Jem of Vallejo.

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Thank rickdanford
Vallejo
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Everything on the menu here is good. My wife and I are regulars and have breakfast once or twice a week. They serve the best toast from their home made sweet bread. Very friendly staff, and if James is on the grill, you'll get the best omelet ever.

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Thank 488georgen
Solon, Iowa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Popular place with the locals. Small venue with people lined up outside waiting to get in. The whole experience was phenomenal and worth the short wait. A very nice gentleman with two young boys who frequent there often offered their seats to us and the staff was hard working and very friendly. The food ... oh my... the portions are... 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
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1828 Springs Rd, Vallejo, CA 94591-5555
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vallejo
  • Phone Number: +1 707-644-5315

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