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Fallbrook Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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739 E Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-2216
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Today
06:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Home/country feel. You welcomed with a smile. Food is wonderful and filling. Good portions and well prepared. Ive driven past this place for a very long time to go to other local spots well that changed today. Stop by and check it out if you just want to fell like you stepped into the feel good past.

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Thank Larry J
Maryland
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261 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Diner food, pure and simple, and ver4y good for that genre. And a great deal; soup or salad, roll or cornbread, entree, side, vegie and dessert for $12-15, and serving sides large. Pork chops were particularly good, with apples and cranberries on top. Plus VERY accommodating to 97 year old mother in law.

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Thank chazzq
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I love the Fallbrook Cafe and have been a local customer for 4 years. They have that old time feeling from the 70s with a healthy menu with lots of old time favorites including meatloaf, liver and onions and fish and chips. They also have a wonderful steak dinner and prime rib each week and many wonderful hard to find... More 

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Thank Donna M
Tempe, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

True old-school down home diner with a huge menu selection from breakfast to lunch to dinner. We came for breakfast at noon & were impressed with the selections on the menu. Quality of food was very good, portions were generous, wait staff attentive & service was great. Wish we had found this place sooner! A must-do for anyone who loves... More 

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Thank Mialchi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This popular Fallbrook spot has amazing lemon ricotta pancakes! I will travel miles for them. Everything and the service is top notch, diner style.

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Thank Lightngravity
Fallbrook, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Good choice for a home style dinner at a decent price. Diner style. Disappointed I couldn't get low fat options for food and drink. Staff could be friendlier.

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Thank Sharon D
El Dorado County, CA
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

My friend and I hike in and around the Santa Margarita River then head for this restaurant for lunch. It's always fun, friendly and so far, everything that we have had to eat is great. The place was low-key, quiet and the food has been great each of the four time that we have eaten there.

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Thank Vic S
Fallbrook, California
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97 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I got a salad and a grilled cheese sandwich, both were good, my friends had over dishes, everyone was happy with their meals, and my friend loved the pie she ate.

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Thank Lori B
Fallbrook, California
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Not an elegant meal, but a local cafe menu with counter, tables and chairs. The food is 'ok' but also hit or miss on prep and plating. Service is spotty, depending on how tired the serving wenches are at the time, not bouncy young things. Unfortunately, this is a bit of a 'tired' place in a worn section of town,... More 

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Thank The1911guy
Nashville, Tennessee
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89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. The place was pretty crowded, which we took as a good sign. I had pigs in a blanket that I was happy with. The service was above average, so all in all, we will return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 E Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-2216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fallbrook

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