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1366 S de Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4604
+1 408-255-7373
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San Jose, California
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155 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We continue to enjoy the pancakes and coffee here. the Swedish Pancakes and the Georgia Pecan Pancakes are delicious. The service has always been spotty and continues to be a weak point. We were seated at a booth that had not been cleaned so we asked to be moved. Then the hostess failed to give us menus. We had to... More 

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Ukiah, California, United States
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

We've been having breakfast here about twice a month for the last 2 years. We returned from vacation and went there today. We had to beg for the table we wanted; we waited for 10 minutes for coffee and to place an order. I had to get up to find a waitress to get more coffee. We watched a couple... More 

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Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The eggs are fluffy and perfectly cooked. The fresh squeezed orange juice is delicious. The pancakes are super tasty, not to mention the homemade syrup. It is like a super good home cooked meal at grandma's house. Not to be missed. We love it!

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Thank Neil B
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

There aren't too many breakfast places to go near where I live. Recently, we've been coming to this place for Saturday morning breakfast. Use to come to this place many years ago but stopped due to the service. But, now, things have changed; good service and food - very reasonable pricing, too. Today, ordered mexicana omelette; never seen an omelette... More 

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Cupertino, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Can be a little noisy at times. Food I would label as "average". Wait staff not always the best. Ambiance is of an "old fashioned" pancake house.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We came off the interstate for breakfast and found this place. The food was good. Crepes, waffles etc etc were all tasty. I enjoyed my brunch

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Thank Beki64
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I wouldn't bring my enemies dog here! Filthy room serving dog food or worse. Try MCDonalds pancakes for a real treat! Totally DIS GUSTING "food" !

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California
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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Pigs in a blanket, crepes, corned beef hash, etc. they have it all and lots more. Gets packed on weekends and for special holidays like Mothers Day so expect to wait. It's link home cooking elevated to another level as you don't have to do the cooking!

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San Jose, California
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

I've been coming here for years. I was surprised that I did not have to wait on a holiday Monday. Service was excellent. Frequent rounds by the wait staff with coffee pots which always makes me happy. Georgia Pecan pancakes were tasty as always. My friend asked for her bacon to be cooked crispy, and it was. I always take... More 

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Thank NapiliR
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153 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Fantastic pancakes and excellent service. They serve your typical breakfast items such as pancakes, waffles, omelets, and eggs. All offerings here are delicious but huge serving sizes. My favorite here is the oatmeal pancakes with apple syrup ( you can get a half order). These are light and fluffy and when the warm apple syrup is added beyond delicious. Another... More 

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US$20
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Breakfast
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1366 S de Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-255-7373

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