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Family House of Pancakes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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562 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910-5308
+1 619-425-5133
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for over 30 years. The food is consistently delicious. Whenever I'm in town I always eat here at least once. It's a Chula Vista classic!

Thank Lindsey R
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good old fashioned coffee shop that the locals love you will often find a line but it seems to move pretty good. I have eaten here many times and never had a bad meal.

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

When on vacay one tries to find spots to eat thats not as touristy. Mainly because you would like to get a feel for the place that you are visiting. Well Family House of Pancakes in Chula Vista is it! Hugr portions, which are enough for 2 in mh opinion. Just good ole eating. I ordered the French toast with... More 

Thank Mister219
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here since 1974. It is a family owned breakfast and lunch restaurant. Open 6am to 2pm. This is a real gem serving country style portions with excellent service. The home fries are awesome. All the servings are huge. The omelettes are the biggest in the South Bay area. They are large enough to feed two persons.... More 

Thank David G
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited with our Navy son. He likes this place a lot and wanted us to eat breakfast there with him while we were in town. He recommended the Chilaquiles and we were not disappointed! The food is really good, and the portions are huge. You will definitely not leave there hungry!

Thank Kent R
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This has been a popular place for my family, we have frequented for several years. Quite busy during breakfast hours on weekends and sometimes during the weekdays which is a good sign. I have never been able to finish one of their many omelettes but now my wife and I share one, otherwise we take a doggie bag. My grown... More 

Thank ozzietell11
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with husband for breakfast there was a short wait. Food was fresh, hot and delicious. The orange juice was excellent and I usually don't like orange juice. I had scrambled eggs and sausage with hash browns and buttermilk pancakes and my husband had a breakfast scramble with onions, ham,potatoes and cheese. Everything was delicious and worth every calorie.... More 

Thank Charmaine P
Billings, Montana
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant has been a staple in the south bay for many years. Not only that but, it has been voted the best continuously through the years. There is only one reason for that. they serve the tastiest food. It may take awhile to get seated for breakfast but it is well worth the wait. Service is great and they... More 

Thank emhorn
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Their breakfast never disappoints! Also their service is warm and although it takes a while waiting for a table the kitchen is quick and reliable!

Thank Manzanyta
Chula Vista, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Best breakfast spot in Chula Vista with friendly staff and great mexican breakfast. Closest thing to a diner in San Diego along with their National City location.

Thank mhawkes86

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 562 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910-5308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-425-5133

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