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James Restaurant

739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
+1 818-361-1850
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
12 Sep 2017
“Old School Diner”
6 Sep 2017
“Good old time coffee shop.”
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06:00 - 22:00 Hours
739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I love the ambiance of James Restaurant. It's old school. It's nothing at all like what you'd expect to find in Los Angeles. It feels like any old school diner on the east coast. They always look festive, but are particularly decked out our Christmas...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visit often, portions are generous and good. They will make anything that your heart desires. Service is great and owners always have one of them on site. Great place.

Thank Theale H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

went there with 3 staff members from my company for lunch and the service was average but responsive and friendly. we ordered sandwiches and they were hearty and priced right. the decor is old and dingy but the food was good. this is a great...More

Thank 183matthewl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was here on July 22. My partner and I came in in the morning on our way back in from camping. We both ordered breakfast and coffee. The portions were large and greasy but the food was good. While we were sat at a...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Love James! Been coming here since I was a kid. Their food is all very good but I mostly come for their breakfast. They serve huge delicious pancakes. Mmmm!

Thank 818Norma
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I lived in San Fernando when I was a kid in the early 1960's and James was already a well established place. Went back to see it and was not disappointed.

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I've visited this dinner many times and although the food is decent the service leaves much to be desired! It's extremely slow, I think they should just leave a stock of things on each table and call it a day.. Like IHOP, just give me...More

Thank afiafidavey18
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Service is always great. Mostly come here for breakfast, very generous portions. Lunch is equally filling, my favorite is the "Ortega Burger".

Thank MannyChristine O
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Exponentially better than my last visit. It was really hopping on a Saturday morning, but food came fast and plentiful. For $10 you could easily feed a family of 3-4 depending on appetites. Good diner.

Thank rockstar89
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We picked this place based MOSTLY on the kitschy sign and exterior and also because we were simply ready to eat and it was close. The reviews of the place were iffy and, as we found out, pretty accurate. The place is visually appealing, it's...More

1  Thank dknight818
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 739 Truman St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Fernando
  • Phone Number: +1 818-361-1850
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