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Pete's Breakfast House Restaurant

2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
+1 805-648-1130
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“strawberry jam” (20 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pete's is one of my favorite restaurants in town. The line to get in is always long, especially on weekends. But SO worth it! The pancake roll with yogurt and berries is to die for, in my opinion. Big portions, great prices, excellent service.

Thank slorraine0930
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Granted, it's hard to mess up eggs but for a good breakfast place you need GOOD ATTITUDE. These folks have it down pat. Great wait staff, greeter, cashier, bussing troops, everybody is friendly, helpful, and just plain nice. The food is great, coffee is nothing...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent, one of the best ever. Brother enjoyed it so much he ate their again a day later. If you in town a definite must stop for breakfast or lunch. Absolutely fabulous food, great service and extensive menu with large servings. My brother is a...More

Thank gcarlson613
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Be prepared to wait! This is a crowded place - but its worth to wait a bit, as the breakfast is great value and very much original amarican breakfast as it should be. We have been visiting from Europe and we love the place and...More

Thank Georg P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We go to Pete's several times a month, on Saturdays or Sundays. We know to arrive before 8 a.m. to beat the crowd. Our favorite item is the breakfast sandwich, which is an incredible BLT plus fried egg sandwich. They use sourdough bread and toast...More

Thank BigFeet16
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The place was pretty packed but we waited the 20minutes to be seated with coffees outside so that made it easier. Home of the famous chorizo burger. Fast service, good simple food, close casual interior.

Thank jetaimetd01
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My favorite breakfast place in Ventura for over 30 years. Love the small hometown feel of Pete's Breakfast House. They make the best pancakes! They serve large portions and most items are homemade including their strawberry jam..Yum! It's very rare there's not a line to...More

Thank Cgrl3700
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great breakfast and Very quick service even though it was crowded.. It reminded me of the place I ate 50 years ago. It was a whole lot of nostalgia. You know its good when the locals pack it in. It was very busy

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to check out this place since I saw it on Diners Drive ins and Dives...went super hungry and was sat about 35 minutes later...the menu looked so good it was hard to decide! Ended up with the pancake combo and added hash brown potatoes...More

Thank Maui808Mama
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I am a corned beef hash snob..... and this one was in the top 3 I have ever had. everything was great, even the buscuits were bomb !!! if there is a wait..... WAIT !! you will not be sad for long. we will be...More

Thank hugh b
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Dot W
25 June 2017|
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Response from Cindy B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, looks like first come first served. I'd call and check--especially for a larger group they would probably take a reservation. Very customer service oriented.
3 February 2017|
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Response from VenturaCoTraveler | Reviewed this property |
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13 July 2016|
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Response from Dana A | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was very reasonable...and worth the wait if you have one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-648-1130
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