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Pot Holder Cafe

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3700 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-6105
+1 562-433-9305
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I had a very good lunch here several months ago but I'm not too keen on the breakfast they serve, which I find to be quite "average" at best. The portions are big, the service is quick and friendly, and the place is great for nostalgia's sake as it's decorated with pictures of customers who take photos around the world,... More 

Thank habitact
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have been going to the Potholder for several years now and ALWAYS have a great experience. from MO, our server, to the manager, Kevin, everyone is always great. It may be a wait on the weekends, but it is worth it.

Thank bill w
Brisbane, Australia
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a charming little place with great service, great food and a warm and friendly feel. The breakfasts are terrific. Would recommend.

Thank MXKBrisbane75
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Trip Advisor recommended this cafe and it was spot on. Great food, great service and some interesting decor. Just go you won't be sorry.

Thank Eddieg17467
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Every so often you get to a place for a meal, walk in, and feel that it is exactly the place you want to go. My wife and daughter and I found ourselves in Long Beach on a Sunday and were looking for a place for brunch. We found the Pot Holder Cafe and could not have been more pleased.... More 

Thank JuezJoe
Los Angeles, California, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Old standby for breakfast for our family for over 30yrs. Quirky waitstaff, good eats, neverending coffee. What else do you need? Oh, those potatoes. You need those potatoes. And probly some pancakes ;)

Bellflower, California, USA
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207 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I have been coming to this Long Beach Treasure for the better part of 30 years! I started eating here as a teenager and I still love coming here. Parking can be a bear and the wait on the weekends at times is HORRIFIC! But it's totally worth it! The Pot Holder Cafe is a Long Beach Institution and if... More 

Thank rodvilencia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Huge menu, great staff and service. This is a must go breakfast place in Long Beach. If you're feeling brave do the Mac Daddy!

Thank ethylbob
Temecula, California
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268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

It was not bad, we were all pretty content with our selected breakfast dishes. My kid did not disappoint ...a bit of a wait but all in all it was pleasant. Service: Servers were personable, attentive, prompt and on it! Ambiance: Very casual, relaxing & cozy. Food: The "Huevos Rancheros" surprisingly were tasty and the eggs were cooked perfectly on... More 

Thank billionsandnocure
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This local hot spot has it all! Great food, great waitstaff and funky atmosphere. If you go for Breakfast get in line, but believe me it's worth the wait. You won't leave hungry! A true Long Beach Classic.

Thank Chasmosis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-6105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-433-9305

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