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Theresa & Johnny's Comfort Food

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817 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
+1 415-259-0182
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08:00 - 15:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

And good lunch too. Love the coffee, grits, eggs, pancakes, you name it! The atmosphere is funky and fun, and the staff is great. There can be long waits on weekends but I would rather wait then eat anyplace else. Cash on,y, but they have an ATM.

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Thank Cphym
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lots of kitsch-y stuff on the walls, that's kind of their thing. I've always found the food to be mediocre, used to go every weekend when I was trying really hard to like this place (weekend breakfast is a long tradition of mine). Their menu feels like they just have no idea what's going on - fried chicken & waffles,... More 

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Thank Dgunderson
Mill Valley, California
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383 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Unique atmosphere...interesting decor...small yet spacious somehow! Inviting and homey with great servers. Not the healthiest options knocked it down a star for me...but...that's a personal preference! Excellent teas! A long standing and beloved spot.

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Thank Joan88
Santa Rosa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We drive down from Santa Rosa just to eat here. Every thing we have tried has been excellent. The portions are huge. The specials are always interesting, a new twist on the familiar. Come hungry!

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Thank Bill B
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77 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in to this place you feel like you are going eat at your favorite family member's house because they always made your favorite meals. Silicon us eggs and yummy crispy bacon. Excellent franchise toast. I like the old fashion decor too. Super friendly service to boot.

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Thank Explorior
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Just like what just about everyone say, this place is outstanding on every level. Great service, unpretentious and amazing food. My waitress (I wish I'd gotten her name, she was a joy) steered me to the breakfast burrito and it was incredible. My friend got the fried French toast and it was an indulgently delicious. Seriously, maybe my favorite brunch... More 

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Thank Jon H
Slidell, Louisiana
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Theresa & Johnny's has amazing food. We had biscuits and gravy, grits and cheese and eggs Benedict. Everything was hot and fresh. Staff is very friendly, place is quaint and clean, and the price is right. Will definitely be back to Theresa and Johnny's Comfort food.

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Thank Watkinsnc
Indiana
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Very fast service. There was a bit of a wait to get in. Usual breakfast fare and great pancakes! Massive breakfast burrito if your appetite is big! Nothing fancy, but worth a stop. Prices reasonable.

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Thank Amy K
San Rafael, California
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you don't mind waiting this place is great, The specials never fail to impress no matter how odd a combination my sound. Order it, you won't be sorry! Cash only

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had lunch here on our way to San Francisco. The food was great, had a veggie omelet and sat at the counter which like the rest of this place would remind anyone of the 50's style diners with all the decor that covers the walls. I told my wife if I hadn't married her, this is what my bachelor apartment... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-259-0182

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