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Family House of Pancakes

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562 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910-5308
+1 619-425-5133
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Bellingham, WA
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a Wednesday morning about 9:30 and the place was packed. Because it was so full it became extremely noisy. However, food was very good and service was quick. Would go again.

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Thank BellinghamQuilter
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the times I have visited this place you have to wait. Pancakes are some what better than other restaurants but prices are way higher, wait is longer and service not always great. I do not mind paying whats worth when food is beyond the competition or service is beyond what expected; but if none are better I will... More 

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Thank Juanprieto89
Chula Vista, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was clean, a little outdated, but cozy. The food was very good and the portions were huge!

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Thank LeBetty
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like old fashioned, it truly doesn't get any better than this. We love Family House of Pancakes because it's like stepping back to a time where people gathered at the local diner to enjoy a hearty breakfast of classic favorites. I cannot stress enough that these are the BEST pancakes I have ever had... and I consider myself... More 

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Thank VictoriaB1985
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The breakfast setting is great. The location is across from the Chula Mall, parking is great. The staff is so friendly.

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Thank mastersfamily1959
Chula Vista, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Delicious food and service was great. The only negative if you can call it that, is that it is a lot of food. We had breakfast and had enough for two other breakfasts at home.

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Thank Nelia M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Family House is our go-to restaurant, ESPECIALLY for breakfast. You need to get there EARLY for breakfast on the weekends as the line can Build quickly but it is WELL worth the wait!!!! Portion sizes are HUGE, food quality is above standard, prices are MORE THAN reasonable and customer service is A+. We've been going there for years and will... More 

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Thank neliesj2838
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the corned beef hash and got a lot of bland food even the salsa in a little weird cup couldn't help rescue it. It's also dark and unwelcoming. Tried it for the good reviews. I just don't agree.

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Thank Alex B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

As always this was amazing breakfast we invited to friends this was their first time they loved it I'm sure this will be a new customer for you guys thanks again family house

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Thank phylrun
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for over 30 years. The food is consistently delicious. Whenever I'm in town I always eat here at least once. It's a Chula Vista classic!

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Thank Lindsey R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 562 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910-5308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-425-5133

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