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Cafe Rialto

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108 W Wilshire Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-1824
08:00 - 15:30
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Seattle, Washington
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269 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast as a recommendation from a friend who lived in the area. The atmosphere was great - mid January and we're eating outside - AND they paid a guitar player to serenade us while we ate. The food was good and typical breakfast cafe food.

Thank Hung T
Orange County, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small place in Fullerton popular with the college crowd. Breakfast is served all day and is delicious! Lots of choices from Santa Fe type breakfast paninis to strawberry waffles or French toast. Breakfast potatoes are simply delicious or they have hash browns if you do prefer. Food always seems fresh. Lots of lunch choices too with chicken... More 

Thank tisha1554
Fullerton, California
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306 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Rialto Café is a retro-style eatery in an old building that once housed a small theater. At the time of this review, their daily hours are 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, so this is a place for breakfast and lunch (breakfast is served all day). The Rialto has the casual vibe and décor that small urban cafes like this... More 

Thank BruinDan
Brea, California, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ordering oatmeal at a restaurant is always iffy. Cafe Rialto more than surprised me with probably the best oatmeal I have ever had. Have gone back repeatedly and it is always the same, wonderful! Also, the hash browns are perfect and generous in serving. my favorite breakfast place.

Thank Mela H
Anaheim, California
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262 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stopped by here for a late brunch the other day. The place was really small. Extremely small. Don't plan on having a private conversation with your dining companion because the nearby tables are only inches away from your elbows. Apparently this place is a hangout for the college aged crowd. Which is great if your college aged, not so... More 

Thank Mark B
Orange County, California
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Its our favorite breakfast in town, no ridiculous large portions or gimmick trying to compensate for mediocre food. Rialto Cafe is solid good food. Orange Juice/ Coffee, Fruit Parfait, Rialto Rancheros ( sliced baguette, sun dried tomato spread, fried egg (OE), bruschetta and blue cheese ! ) Every single time and always delicious. She gets the breakfast burrito with the... More 

Thank xNOTEx
Orlando, Florida
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

I was recently in California for a conference and went with some colleagues to Cafe Rialto. I had an amazing breakfast of Rialto Rancheros which consisted of baguette slices topped with sun dried tomatoes, a fried egg, bruchetta and blue cheese. I also had a side of hash browns. It was an amazing breakfast that I will remember for quite... More 

1 Thank valeriek726
Fullerton, California
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88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Been loyal customer of Rialto since day one. Only breakfast and lunch offerings, but the food is always outstanding. All breakfast items are consistently excellent, great coffee to go along with fat pills. Lunch is always excellent, full menu items, sandwiches are abundant in size. Smaller Cafe setting so do NOT be in a hurry as you will have to... More 

1 Thank Michael P
Los Angeles, California
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

Met up with a few friends for Sunday breakfast. Picked Cafe Rialto randomly off of Yelp and was not disappointed. Be forewarned, the cafe is t-i-n-y. Inside is seating for (maybe) 30. Outside are another 4 tables (on the sidewalk, not even as part of the restaurant, really). Our wait, at 11am on a Sunday was about 40 minutes (which... More 

1 Thank KC W
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

My husband and I came over the weekend for lunch. First impression, the place had a lot of people outside so the food must be really good. We arrived around noon and asked to put our names down. The girl said it was going to be around a 45 minute wait. Okay not a problem... we only came to Fullerton... More 

1 Thank Charlene C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Wilshire Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-1824
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton

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