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Paul's Coffee Shop

16947 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2819
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Ranked #49 of 162 Restaurants in Fountain Valley
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Been coming here for years, every time I visit California, and the food is always good and never disappoints. Service is friendly and fast.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Ordered waffles and bacon, took 15 min before she came to the table, then after I got the waffles, 15 more min before I had to tell her that I would like syrup with it, Morons and it was not even that busy, nothing special about this place and they don't have the respect enough to give veterans a little... More

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Fountain Valley, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food here is excellent, the staff is warm and friendly, lot's of local regulars, packed on weekends. Worth the wait. Mother's day and such holidays you have to go early.

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Newport Beach, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We crave breakfast here! I love that they serve island-style meals like the loco moco or Portuguese sausage with rice and eggs because those aren't easy to find! I recently started eating pancakes here which are probably the best I've ever had. Very fluffy! The portions are a generous size but be warned... this is not fine dining spot and... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Being on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives doesn't always make a place special. In this case, Paul's is really nothing more than just a solid diner. Situated in a strip mall, Paul's was very busy, so people must like it, and the food was solid. Diner furniture, diner menus and diner food - Not to say that is a bad... More

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Yes it's military themed and there are regulars; they are all very nice when you talk to them. I got the pancakes and they were delicious. My girlfriend ordered the chicken fried steak, which covered the whole plate. I took a picture and it was two-and-a-half iPhones long and two iPhones wide (I had no other means of measuring). Despite... More

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

We visited Paul's on a Sunday morning. It was very busy, but the wait wasn't too bad! It was worth it! Great food, service, and quick turnaround! Definitely going back!! Loved the choice of hash browns or potatoes, huge biscuits, crispy bacon, and perfect scrambled eggs! We had French toast, pancakes, and an omelette also at our table, ALL were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Have been to Paul's three times and never been disappointed with the breakfast, very tasty pancakes. Atmosphere a bit small, military themed.

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Costa Mesa, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I am an avid fan of Harry's Cafe at Bolsa and Springdale. Satisfies my basic requirements: good food, good service, big portions and reasonable prices. Saw some reviews for Paul's and went looking for their menu. I found the menu....but no prices! This always makes me highly suspicious of a restaurant. Why try to hide the prices from a prospective... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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252 reviews 252 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

It's a breakfast lunch sort of military coffee shop cafe. Lots of regulars in this military marine themed cafe. Pretty sure the owner was having lunch at a nearby table himself. Am sure being on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives hasn't hurt business, it's why i found myself there on this particular Monday in early December. Service was friendly,... More

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