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Family House of Pancakes

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1900 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3703
+1 619-477-3197
06:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food is really delicious and comes out so fast! I don't know how they do it! Hash browns or cottage fries are so delicious, especially with their homemade salsa! The pancakes are more than enough to eat. The plates are full of food! At first the prices may seem high but you will have leftovers because there's so much... More 

Thank kdeskin
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Packed at 10am which is a good indicator of a great place! Prices are similar to those at other Iarge name breakfast places. Servers checked on us several times and were helpful.

Thank 321Travel10
Dayton, Ohio
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234 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a favorite local spot for residents of South Bay and believe me.....the servings are huge! The mini breakfast I could not even finish! Omelets are huge so pay the fee to split a meal because there's enough for at least two people. Lots of selection. There's a wait during peak times.

Thank isay691
National City, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I love eating here real early in the morning on the weekends before 8am because it gets busy after that. They serve you a lot of food and the prices are reasonable! I love to get the mini breakfast which has 2 pancakes, 2 sausage or bacon and 2 eggs if they are scrambled. I have been coming here with... More 

Thank Z517VWmaryf
Ejido El Porvenir, Mexico
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

They serve generous portions, and have a good variety of things not often found on restaurant menus. And kudos to them - not a television in the place. Hurrah!

Thank Mark S
Lomita, California, United States
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I had breakfast here with my wife yesterday, staying nearby. It was very busy and quite popular. My wife had the spice pancakes and the amount of food was amazing, she got a huge portion. I, on the other hand, was a little less happy. I got the corn beef hash and I got such a small portion of hash... More 

Thank JJLMc
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I have seen this place for years but have never tried it. It appeared to be very popular on Friday morning. I tried the corned beef hash and it great. You can definitely tell that it was freshly made and didn't come out of a can. Plus the pancakes were some of the best that I have had.

Thank James B
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

So much food, the portions are huge. Love this place. Coffee was fresh and hot. Didn't wait at all for a table. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Joey H
Spring Valley, California
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Hungry? Then this is the place. I'm a regular customer at this place but have never reviewed it. Consistently great food. Consistently huge portions. Consistently great and friendly service. They have an extensive menu and everything that I have tried has been really good. I always try to take my out of town guests here and they are always WOWed.... More 

Thank Joe G
Renton, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped by this place because I was recommended to by a friend and I'm glad I did! the food was really good. I got one of the biggest omelets I've seen in a while with potatoes. Fantastic. You can't beat the quality of the food or the price.

Thank LT0081

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-477-3197

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