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garden center cafe and grill

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1625 S Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-4111
+1 760-728-4147
07:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Wed 07:30 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place was recommended by our motel. Cute garden setting. Very nice to sit outside. The huevos rancheros were excellent. Great service.

Thank Kathy D
Southern California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visit this restaurant on Sundays for breakfast and during the week for lunch from time to time. We always have a choice to sit outside on a covered patio surrounded by greenery or inside. They will serve you almost anything you ask for at breakfast and have a great pastry case so you can see what you are getting... More 

Thank Paul C
Fallbrook, California
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

First time trying one of their salads - guess the one we picked certainly needs some improvement. For $13.95, this salad was mostly greens, tho' it did have a fair portion of chicken but it was tough chicken and not particularly tasty; other ingredients listed were minimal at best. Try something else! On the other hand, their customer service is... More 

Thank gin48
Fallbrook, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Garden Center Cafe and Grill has both indoor and outdoor garden seating. The food is always good and the staff is friendly and laid back. The service is not always the fastest, but that is ok by me, because I never go here for "fast" food, but rather to enjoy a relaxing meal and glass of wine. The salads are... More 

Thank 1dreamseeker
Sedona, Arizona
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoy the Garden Center Cafe nearly every time I pass through Fallbrook. I like the great salads and their home made dressings are ideal. The setting is quite, comfortable, relatively private if desired, and the food excellent.

Thank David H
Fallbrook, California
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133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food at the Garden Center Cafe is fairly good. Try a salad. You won't be disappointed! The ambiance is, well, casual, and the staff is friendly. Service is a little slow though.

Thank Frank O
Fallbrook, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Don't go very often because there's a limited menu, but I do enjoy it when I'm there. It's beautiful, especially sitting at the outside patio. Staff are nice. Food is great, but a bit pricey. Event like Mother's Day 2015 they really crammed people in despite reservations. We decided to leave rather than be crowded in.

Thank Sharon D
San Diego, California
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Gracious, comfortable atmosphere that also offers patio dining. Whether you're having a scrumptious breakfast,lunch or enjoying an evening out..Garden Center Cafe and Grill. Limited menu, but you will definitely find something to love. Our go to spot for date night where you can get the prix fixe for two dinner that offers your choice of soup or salad (fresh berry... More 

Thank s b
Fallbrook, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A nice venue to dine at patio or inside dining looking out at the patio and trees. Dinner is very good, exceptional "house salad" served with meal, the salmon is delicious !!! I cant say the same for breakfast, very ordinary and not too tasty, otherwise worth a stop.....

Thank miligold1
Fallbrook, California
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A modest size menu, but has a good variety for most tastes. It is a somewhat casually elegant setting, with indoor tables having a view of the covered patio seating in a lush garden setting. The patio seats more than the indoor area, so the choice is yours depending upon the weather. The tables and chairs are like glorified fancy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 S Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-4111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fallbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 760-728-4147

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