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MJ's Downtown Cafe & Bakery

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655 1st St, Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 684-7242
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious

Decided to stop in for some carry out and it was outstanding. I had the cheeseburger and it was delicious they make their ranch from scratch and the fries or good too. They also have a wide variety of desserts. There was also a great breakfast on the menu

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Decided to stop in for some carry out and it was outstanding. I had the cheeseburger and it was delicious they make their ranch from scratch and the fries or good too. They also have a wide variety of desserts. There was also a great breakfast on the menu

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Fresno, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pleasant spot for fresh, tasty food--with excellent dessert items! It's a nice addition to lovely little downtown Brentwood--the service and prices were both good. I'll return!

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

MJ's is my favorite breakfast place in Brentwood. The food is always great! They are very accommodating too when you're ordering and they pay attention to detail. The service can be a little slow, but its because they're always busy! My husband and I aren't super picky, but all the places in Brentwood have disappointed us. Never at MJ's! my... More 

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

MJs is one of our favorite breakfast and lunch spots in the area. The omelettes are terrific, and all the sandwiches are fresh and tasty. Service is friendly and timely. looking forward to our next visit.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The menu was extensive(they even had linguica), but we were on a mission to get the world famous cinnamon bun. We were not disappointed! It was a half pound of warm gooey pastry bathed in icing. Between the 2,of us we couldn't finish it! Absolute heaven!

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Brentwood, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went with a friend from out of town for our annual lunch at MJs Cafe. It was the noon crowd so very busy. We both ordered burgers and the waiter said it is a longer wait for the burgers. We said, no problem. It was very good of him to warn us of the wait. He was a great... More 

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We frequent MJ's. The food is always yummy, but it seems it takes forever to get your meal. Love going to breakfast here, just plan the extra time to wait for your food.

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this place is only open for breakfast and lunch and is extremely popular. weekday breakfast before 9am in less than $7 and is huge meal. generally have to wait in line for breakfast on weekends.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is always good. But, it is slow in coming out of the kitchen. You get your fill of coffee before the food arrives, then you're not so hungry.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love the Cobb Salad....so many ingredients! Voted Best Breakfast .... just one visit and you will be hooked! Fresh bakery on site!

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Additional Information about MJ's Downtown Cafe & Bakery

Address: 655 1st St, Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone Number: (925) 684-7242
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Brentwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 655 1st St, Brentwood, CA 94513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: (925) 684-7242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm

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