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Mollies Famous Cafe

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32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
+1 949-240-9261
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 06:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 06:00 - 20:30
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Dana Point, California
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188 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've eaten at Mollie's many times. All meals are served, but the place always seems to be busy during breakfast, even during the week. The breakfasts are hearty and very good. Not a place to eat if you want just a small something. Servers are often in short supply, but most are very friendly. Things are efficient once you've ordered.... More 

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Thank Tom M
Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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314 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in for a leisurely breakfast at the counter. I was immediately served coffee by Nico who kept my coffee cup filled.This counter server was a Energizer Bunny- making coffee, filling water pitchers and glasses, setting tables for new customers, wiping tables and counters, etc. I was told he has worked here for 35 years. I ordered the daily special... More 

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Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Ferndale, Michigan
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Came here on a recommendation of a friend. Had and egg white omelette with broccoli and swiss cheese, and wheat toast. Not bad but nothing special. I might come back, but wouldn't go out of my way.

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Thank Burton K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a very popular spot for lunch. The portions are gigantic and the prices are great. The food is good but not really above average. Service can be slow because they are always packed!

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Thank F2778SWmarym
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It was a busy Sunday, but worth the wait. We were impressed by the friendliness and attentiveness of the staff. Down home cooking... Great pancakes, corn beef hash, home fries, eggs and the best hot chocolate! Generous portions, great value! We will be back.

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Thank Richard A
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Mollie's Famous Cafe is a local favorite for breakfast. It's very small, and can be noisy, and the atmosphere and decor is only a few steps up from your average Denny's, but the food is very good. Breakfast is definitely better than lunch or dinner, which is why the place is generally crowded in the mornings. Portions are large, especially... More 

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Thank 512stewartg
Los Angeles, California
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Had a very hearty delicious breakfast here. It is located on the side of a shopping center and one has to know it is there. But it was crowded on a weekday and clearly a favorite spot for locals. Food was delicious, service great, and prices reasonable (but not cheap).

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Thank Lexizmom
Mission Viejo, California
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wanted to have a little lunch with my baby grand daughter after going to Zoomar's petting zoo. Mollies fit the bill perfectly. This place has been around a long time and is a local favorite. Breakfast is served all day and they have the best french toast. Portions are perfect, not too big or too small. Reminds me of the... More 

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Thank Gina M
San Juan Capistrano, California
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the home made meat loaf. My daughters had the salmon in lemon caper sauce and the large scampi on angel hair. Breakfast is really good. I like the crispy hash browns. Good place to get your filling.

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Thank Dakineguy
San Clemente, California
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446 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have only been here for breakfasts. Always to meet clients. It was huge breakfasts that are something to look forward to! It can get crowded as it is popular!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-9261

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?