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9062 Trask Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92844-2224
714-898-7044
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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The first time I went to Mae's Cafe, my mother and I were having breakfast and it was absolutly delicious! We were sold that this was gonna be our regular spot. Then the 2nd time we went it was absoulutly awful!!! Food was disgusting and the coffee was not only cold but it tasted like it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

The first time I went to Mae's Cafe, my mother and I were having breakfast and it was absolutly delicious! We were sold that this was gonna be our regular spot. Then the 2nd time we went it was absoulutly awful!!! Food was disgusting and the coffee was not only cold but it tasted like it was yesterdays batch! I... More 

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went here once back in August 2013 and one more time lately during my trip to SoCal. Good food and reasonable price, but don't expect some 5 star quality food. I enjoyed my meal, a steak with turnover eggs and lyonnaise potatoes (ate breakfast and dinner) overall.

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California, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Not my lucky night, we ordered the special of the night pork chops (very dry with overcooked green beans; maybe from a can?) I ordered the steak skillet with baked potato MEDIUM. The 1st try was bloody red and I returned it. The all American waitress showed me the ticket and it stated "M". The 2nd time the skillet was... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Our hotel was about 5 minutes from this hidden gem. During our 6 night stay we ate here for breakfast three times. I don't have one bad thing to say about it! Food was great, waitstaff was so friendly, and most importantly, they kept the coffee coming! Wonderful little diner!!!

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Garden Grove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2010

great food great service comfortable place to eat. and drinks are free refills, good steak , good fries good french toast, not too shabby, not too fancy. just perfect! I don't know how else to describe it. great place if you want to take your friends out to try something new. great breakfast menu!

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garden grove, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

I've been going to Mae's since i was a kid and it was called John's. i've since converted many many people on making this place there own and never had one person dissapointed. give it a shot at least once. i suggest the john wayne or the country fried steak and eggs. Enjoy!

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Irvine, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2009

Mae's is a great little place! I was quite surprised when I read "food critic's" review. Mae's is not a fancy restaurant but a friendly neighborhood style "Diner". It's about as close as you can get to an east coast or mid-west "Diner" type restaurant in this part of Southern California. It may be a little short on "ambiance" but... More 

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garden grove
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2008

This place is HORRIBLE!!! I have gone 3 times and each one of my experiences horrible. The first time i went i had a male server, he had no character at all, he was a little rude when asked about menu selections, like we should have known what everything was. He took way to long to get our order and... More 

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Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2008

I went there today for the first time with my co-workers and I like the place! The food is fresh and taste like home made. They do not put too much salt and other spicies to make the food tasty like most other restaurants, but they use the best fresh and quality ingredients to make the food taste better. The... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2007

Compared to the like's of Denny's, Carrows and other family diners/cafe's this place blows them out of the water. The food actually has flavor. The prices are much better. And you can't beat that feel of home when eating at Mae's. I have been a customer for years and will continue to be.

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  • Address: 9062 Trask Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92844-2224
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: 714-898-7044

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