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Aunt Emma's Pancakes

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700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
+1 619-427-2722
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We eat here at least once a month, we tried the green chilaquiles and they were delicious, almost everything we have tried was delicious, once we tried the crepes but were not that good. even though we always wait like 10 minutes to get a table it is worth it.

Thank Zarithza G
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prompt courteous service. Clean. Coming here for years. Always a fav when in town. Consistency flows like hot coffee with honey.

Thank Ev F
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friendly servers, the food was great. It's been a local favorite for as long as I can remember and for good reason. Good portions, good food and good service. You should go.

Thank Walter W
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

place is always packed with local people. Service is good and the food is like home made, good, very good but you have go there during the week when it is not too crowded..weekends....mmmhhhhhh...ok if you don't mind the wait. Pancakes are awesome..

Thank ozzietell11
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is awesome, and the service is wonderful. There are sometimes long lines, even out the door, but don't worry!! They move VERY quickly. We have sometimes had to wait outside because it is so packed, but even then, we are normally seated within 15 minutes. The food is very good. Everything we have tried, we love. The... More 

Thank Mike G
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the go to diner for locals. We've been here many times over the years and never disappointed, If you come on a weekend morning you will have a long wait though. Come hungry and leave ridiculously full. Pancakes are delicious but be prepared to share. Don't bother ordering lunch items, just stick with the tried and true breakfast... More 

Thank Susanna C
Chula Vista, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you are a breakfast lover, you have to go here. The pancakes are better than IHOP or Denny's, and the omelettes are big and delicious! They serve lunch also and everything I've tried is good. Food is always fresh and hot. Restaurant.com always has coupons for Aunt Emma's which will save you a little also. They close at 3,... More 

Thank Shelly A
San Marcos
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This may be my best breakfast ever! I had the eggs benedict and it was yummy, and only 9.99. My dining friends said the coffee was delicious and also the blueberry crepes and potato pancakes. We will be back!

1 Thank 109cynthian
Cathedral City, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife, we ordered from their specials. They are smaller portions but was plenty of food and was very good.

Thank Sergio G
Kingman, Arizona
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were in town with friends and Aunt Emma's was across the street from our hotel. In two days, we visited for two breakfasts and a lunch. First off, I strongly advise you to pack an appetite! Large servings and reasonable prices for really good food! On weekdays, they have a selection of inexpensive specials that turn out to be... More 

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-427-2722

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