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Mission Cafe

300 3rd St, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
+1 831-623-2220
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
300 3rd St, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We were passing through on our way east from Monterey, and found Mission Cafe for a breakfast stop. I had an omelet with home fries. The eggs were delicious and fresh, as were all of the ingredients: chorizo, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and avocado. The home...More

Thank Freebeer12
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

For the only diner in town it is pretty decent. Service is good. I would recommend the homemade corned beef and eggs. My only complaint is the decor. There is no theme for this diner. Be creative! Customers want an experience they will remember.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

An initialed tile in the checkered floor says "1919," so that makes it a classic. Breakfast and lunch, soda counter, booths and tables. Retro cafe that retains its neighborhood feel. Good food, healthy portions, reasonable prices. In a charming, old California mission town, too. Come...More

Thank 10,362
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Great food, home made, excellent quality. We need more places like this! When you go in hungry you leave with a full tummy! Everything there is great! French toast is to die for, and the bacon is done right and is not paper thin!

Thank RevMBCOC
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We ate here after visiting the adjacent state park. The food was far better than the average lunch stop- just really high quality ingredients and well-prepared food. The fries were not encased in salt, hurrah! The burger was cooked just as ordered. Simple food, but...More

Thank snapperblue
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I left Hungry. The eggs were done perfectly. I rarely can afford to eat out. My time was limited to 45 minutes as I had an appointment in the next hour. I asked for a rare to med rare steak and eggs. The waitress seemed...More

Thank t m
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Love the look of this place, very 1950s soda fountain. Having said that, the breakfast here was just so so. The huevos rancheros were nothing to write home about, although the pork sausage was excellent. But maybe the only place in town for breakfast, so...More

1  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I wouldn't go anywhere else for breakfast! Great omletts! A must! I live in the area and this is a Saturday ritual!!

Thank venice123-TRIP
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a mid-morning snack (after driving down from San Francisco) before seeing The Mission, church, museum, and garden (all well worth the drive). The Mission Cafe, on the corner of the main street and the street up to The Mission, is small...More

Thank SMFSanFran
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is the place that time forgot - right out of the 60's. We stopped for a lunch of milkshakes, a burger, and a BLT. Great food and friendly service.

Thank Senorheath
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 3rd St, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Juan Bautista
  • Phone Number: +1 831-623-2220
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