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Joy of Eating Cafe

1828 Springs Rd, Vallejo, CA 94591-5555
+1 707-644-5315
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“homemade bread” (23 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1828 Springs Rd, Vallejo, CA 94591-5555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually go to our favorite for breakfast, downtown Vallejo, but decided to try out a new place. Pretty average food...omelet with link sausage was fair, and potatoes were bland. Wife's eggs were very good (over medium), but her bacon was very greasy. Then came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Morning rules: come and Pay Homage to the King of Breakfast, the Joy of Eating cafe. It doesn't matter whether its cereal cooked to perfection (why is it so much better here? Mystery oatmeal goodness. Or the French toast, I have pictures... Gotta come and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bugnurse56
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I've been here 2 times now, once with my wife (before she passed), and this most recent trip. The food is ok, but nothing to write home about. I agree the homemade bread is an appeal, and makes some good French toast, but outside of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Busy place, but worth the wait. Fresh bread is the best. a little on the small side, so can get very crowded.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank No1tazfan
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We have a great breakfast I ever have for quite sometimes. Also much more the portion of the servings. You really have to go there real hungry otherwise you will be taking lunch box back to your house or wherever you planned to go that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rolandocaabay
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My bf and I were staying in Vallejo and found this cute hometown style diner. It’s a little outdated, style wise but food was amazing! Portion size was great, a lot of food for a decent price, tasted great, the homemade bread was phenomenal and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ila121607
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My wife and I went in for week day breakfast it wasn't busy but sat in booth which seats were dated and uncomfortable service was ok. My wife order the French toast and they were soggy and not fully cooked while it was a good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We found this little gem right off the freeway on our road trip. Friendly, good service and the food was fantastic.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Acrenename
Reviewed April 17, 2018

This place is ALWAYS packed so be prepared to wait, but it’s well worth the time. The food here is great, the home baked bread is absolutely delicious and the staff are friendly. The neighborhood is a bit less desirable so be sure to lock...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lbjelly
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This is my second time here, and that's an understatement it's so good that you can't go wrong with any of their dishes. I tried two eggs with bacon and potatoes, and their homemade bread is to die for. Also their blueberry (order them with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JuanRDiaz
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August 1, 2015|
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Response from Brenda K | Property representative |
We are currently open Wednesday thru Monday from 7 AM to 2 PM..... Closed on Tuesdays....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1828 Springs Rd, Vallejo, CA 94591-5555
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vallejo
  • Phone Number: +1 707-644-5315
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