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Old California Coffee House & Eatery

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1080 W San Marcos Blvd, Ste 176, San Marcos, CA 92078-4005
+1 760-744-2112
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a light breakfast and coffee on a Sunday morning. The everyday coffee was amazing! We had 2 breakfast sandwiches...a bagel with egg/cheese. Also a wrap with eggs and bacon and cheese. Both were incredibly satisfying and delicious. It was a little slow...but they were freshly made so totally worth the wait. (Probably only 7-10 minutes). The service was... More 

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Thank BearsCubsFan
San Marcos, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is fun when live music and friends gather for beer and small dinner or late desert - Sometimes too full to get a good seat

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Thank terryhensley1
Oceanside, California
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249 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in here for a coffee while we were in the area. We both ordered frappe drinks. The place wasn't busy at all, it took about 15 minutes to get our drinks. I watched my finished drink sit next to the espresso machine for at least half the time while she got the other drinks ready... More 

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MN
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Although the food is a bit on the expensive side, which is typical for sandwich shops, I felt the food was worth it. The sandwiches were creative and fresh. The lemonade was good as well. My club sandwich was one of the best I have had. Definitely would go back here to eat.

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Thank mma536
San Marcos, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good coffee and light menu. Enjoy board games, a reading corner, on occasionally live music. Amazing breakfast sandwiches, and unique deserts!

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Thank Peter W
San Marcos, California
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895 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Place has a cool environment with great flavored coffee drinks. But it has surprisingly good food. We had the breakfast bagel sandwich and the backyard club and both were really good.

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Thank JimmyJackk
Junction City, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

OMG the breakfast there was truly excellent. I was at awe when I ate there. The variety of food there was enormous. So much food to choose from, I wanted to try so much of it. But what I had was good regardless.

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Thank ctorres1653
San Marcos, California
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

A fun coffee house, especially when the entertainment is going, mostly weekends. Plenty of drink choices and some food items that are interesting.

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Thank Frank L
Carlsbad, California
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We stopped by on a Friday night before a movie and there was a live band playing jazz music. Loved the atmosphere (fire pits and heaters). I ordered a Butterscotch single pour coffee and it was delicious - not too sweet. We also ate a brownie a la mode, which was tasty too. The employees (I think one was the... More 

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Thank Shannon C
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

First time here and really enjoyed the atmosphere and the blended mint mocha. They use ice cream so it was rich and Delish!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1080 W San Marcos Blvd, Ste 176, San Marcos, CA 92078-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-744-2112

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?