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Kelley's Cafe

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20424 Brian Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561-6768
+1 661-822-1608
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 06:00 - 14:00
Wed 06:00 - 20:00
Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a sorry excuse for a restaurant. Please avoid at all possible. Should not be open.Run away!

Thank Linda S
Windsor, California
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180 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A breakfast and lunch cafe with the largest menu choices for omelets I've ever seen. Imagine something to put into an omelet and they do it! Don't go here unless you're really hungry - had to take at least half of my omelet home to enjoy later. Service was fast and friendly too. We'd go back to this place for... More 

Thank byebye2u
Tehachapi, California
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Kelley's was our favorite restaurant the first few years we lived in Tehachapi, but it's gone downhill the past year. They're only open for breakfast and lunch now, except for Fridays. The quality of the food isn't as good as it used to be, neither is the quantity. They've also economized on the number of servers. About two months ago,... More 

Thank Claire F
Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is a little tricky to find, but it's worth the effort. The food reminds me of the 'coffee shops' i grew up with, where people could eat bacon, biscuits and gravy, and chicken-fried steak with enthusiasm. The atmosphere is casual. I was stunned at the omelet options (there's a list. in small print. one entire page. i got... More 

Thank Nancy P
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2015

My husband and I went to kelley's for breakfast last week. The service was great, the place looks clean and nice. I ordered the porkchop breakfast. I thought the porkchops smelled funky when the waitress served them, but I tried two bites anyway. They were bad. I told my waitress and the owner took $ 2.00 off my bill. I... More 

1 Thank Catherine R
Tehachapi, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

These people make serious omlets, too many types to count on the menu. And they are willing to do special orders as well. They serve tasty sides including outstanding home fries. Down home feel and very friendly waitresses make you feel welcome.

Thank Mikeistrippin
Tehachapi, California
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Look at the photo, Alan P. and check the address. This is a great breakfast place. There is a Kelcy's also on Tehachapi blvd., but this is Kelley's on Brian Way. Sheesh. They have a great menu and friendly, "down home" service.

Thank kifu
Clever, Missouri
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

The pancakes are amazing and the breakfasts are home cooked and delicious. You are always made to feel at home and never have to worry about getting a bad breakfast. Coffee is just okay though.

Thank Sojou
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

This place is the ONLY place i have been able to find that makes a fried salad!! Its seriously a deep fried battered salad! It tastes like a crunchy crouton in every bite!!! You need to try this place its just all around amazing!!!

Thank Ashlie G
Caliente, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest restaurant in old downtown Tehachapi. And like I said, it is KELCY's, NOT KELLY's Cafe. My wife and I own a small horse ranch in the mountains about an hour's drive from Tehachapi, but we spend a lot of time in this little town, and whenever we are here we... More 

Thank Alan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20424 Brian Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561-6768
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: +1 661-822-1608

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