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Dorothy's Chuck Wagon Cafe

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2344 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-6644
+1 805-987-2167
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Camarillo, California, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Cute old fashioned diner with great pancakes, especially the pumpkin cranberry. The coffee is pretty good. Come here if you want to feel you are stepping back in time. Tables are small so don't bring a big group.

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Thank Gina H
Camarillo, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Dorothy's just isn't any good at all. You go in and everything's for sale. Ugly clocks, terrible art that I'm guessing the owner's children "created", old fruit...it's very embarrassing. At best the food is average and the service is slow and borderline rude. The heavy older lady moves like a slug in slow motion and always calls everyone Young Man.... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our son took us here for breakfast. Huge servings, and a delightful 50s diner atmosphere. Quaint main street to walk after eating also.

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Thank 4everTXn
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food was terrible. I went here for breakfast and the eggs were the only thing edible. The fruit looked like it came out of the can. Nothing there is homemade. When they say CHUCK WAGON, That's exactly what your getting. I asked for my money back! I couldn't eat anything. Oh, and to top it all off... They don't... More 

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VENTURA, CA
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

nice quite place the waitress was really nice and on top of everything. food was good. and good size portions. you need to know that it is cash only but they have an atm inside.

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Thank MATTOX23
Camarillo
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I really enjoy supporting local places but I was so disappointed with this place. The cook had long greasy hair that was loose, no hair net or even a pony tail. The food wasn't very good plus there were 2 hairs in it and my water glass had lipstick on it. I won't go back!

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Thank Winkylee12
Thousand Oaks, California
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This place is little but the food is Excellent,Great portions are huge make sure you have a big appetite and some time.We sit and drink coffee and catch up from the week before.It's down home cooking at it's best. Owner's are very nice & the girl's ( waitress ) are there anytime you need anything.

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Thank Thekern1957
Camarillo, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I've been going to Dorothy's since I was a kid back in the 70's. It was great then ...and it's great today!

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Thank Tim W
Camarillo, California
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The food here is below average. The atmosphere is unpleasant. I have no idea why anyone would return. There are so many places in Camarillo serving better, fresher, tastier breakfasts. I guess this is just a bad habit for some. I sure won't be back.

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Thank CamReviewer123
Camarillo, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

This place probably has not changed in 30 years, and that is the charm. Good food, friendly service, and the bumper stickers on the walls will keep you entertained. They take cash only and close at 1p. There is an ATM inside as well.

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Thank Steve M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2344 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-6644
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-987-2167

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