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Ramona Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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628 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2044
+1 760-789-8656
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was nice atmosphere but lacked a little in taste on some food selections. Waitress that served us was polite and attentive.

Thank Beverly O
Huntington Beach, California
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Guy Fieri was here for the Cinnamon Rolls. They are the best. They have 3 flavors. The original with Pecans, Cinnamon Apple and a Carmel Pecan. I have tried all 3 and would recommend the Original. They are large at over $5.00. They are so good we order them to go to take home after our vacation at the Rivera... More 

1 Thank hoho92649
Oceanside, California
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325 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just driving through after seeing a quilt show (surprisingly a lot to do in this small town) and stopped in. We had lunch. Wife had a very nice small chef salad (which actually was a huge salad). I had your basic Swiss and cheese on rye. Excellent. Washed it down with a huge Arnold Palmer. We saw one of the... More 

Thank LodiWineBob
Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Based on reviews, we stopped at Ramona Cafe for breakfast. I ordered an at gratin potato omelet, my husband had French toast and bacon. The omelette was overlooked, and filled with chunks of potato and unadorned cream cheese. While my husband is not a picky eater, he left most of his breakfast untouched. This is not a place we will... More 

Thank BLove51
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Pure Americana🇺🇸 in small western town Ramona CA Great omelettes Chorizo scramble is the bomb Home of the Giant cinnamon bun ( was on food network ) Pancakes and French toast the best!

Thank Jamie K
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We our local and have eaten here many many times. The food is always great. Sometimes the service can be a little bit slow on the weekends, but that's because the place is usually jam packed with flatlanders. Def a cool place to stop any day of the week!

Thank Aloma D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've eaten here twice and both times have been a great and positive trip for me and my party that was with me. Great food, giant cinnamon rolls, and nice staff/owner.

Thank Hannah R
Ramona, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have eaten there many of times and the food never lets me down. Their Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs is by far one of my favorite for the breakfast menu. For lunch it would have to be the French Dip or the Club Sandwich that I like the most.

Thank toofeet
Tacoma, Washington
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Typical diner service, typical diner atmosphere, typical diner food, with the exception of one monster sized cinnamon rooler that can be share by multiple diners.

Thank waregaldriver
Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Enjoyed the Senior dinner of Fish and Chips. Still a lot of food - we both took enough back to eat for dinner another night! Also picked up a Cinnamon Roll for breakfast. This is the biggest Cinnamon Roll I've ever seen. Our waitress was pleasant and attentive. Special requests were handled with smiles.

1 Thank Suzanne v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
  • Phone Number: +1 760-789-8656

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