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Mama Kat's Restaurant

950 W San Marcos Blvd, Suite J, San Marcos, CA 92078
760 591 4558
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Ranked #2 of 207 restaurants in San Marcos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
San Marcos, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

MaMa Kat's is one of the best breakfast spots in North San Diego County. There is often a line of people waiting, but there is a good reason, the food is that good. The service in this family run restaurant is outstanding. Come Hungry! Portion sizes are large.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Waited fifteen minutes for a table while there were more than a dozen empty and set up. Then waited some more. Obviously not enough wait or kitchen staff. Left before ordering so can't rate the food. Have eaten here before and food was good but not outstanding and definitely not worth the wait. If you drive by and it's empty... More

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Kapolei, HI
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234 reviews 234 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Might sound silly to be so excited about a breakfast place, but........if you're on the road allot like we are, you learn to appreciate the "home-y" feeling of a place like this when you are not in your own cozy kitchen. We are staying at the Lake House Resort San Marcos, and came here for breakfast our first morning. I'm... More

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San Marcos, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Been here for breakfast mostly. Love it!!!! I usually have something I usually do not have still home like biscuits and gravy or pancakes/waffles. Just awesomely delicious. The service is great, friendly and personable. You might have to wait for a table but it us well worth it. A little slice of home, one of the best places in San... More

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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Prices great food quality way above average, prepared well. Great place for breakfast. Only downfall is the service is off when the restaurant get crowded. Several inexperienced waitresses we ate here twice. Late lunch 1:30 service was great. Breakfast 8 am crowded service very slow. We waited15 minutes to,place an order. However, no excuses BUT this place is a locals... More

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Winnipeg
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116 reviews 116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This operation is a nice little local restaurant with a large local following. When its busy you will have to wait. Service is quite good. Much better than average tasting coffee is served in huge mugs which are never allowed to be empty. The portions are huge and calorie wise irresponsible. I had to Hash and Eggs which was vigorously... More

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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Very homey. Food is very good. Like eating in granny's house. Soups, salads, burgers, pies and cakes all home made. Very fresh....very simple..very tasty

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Escondido, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This place is great.The food is great and the service is outstanding.There is often a wait,especially for breakfast.

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Visited this family owned cafe for breakfast with a group of 11 - kids, adults, and some picky eaters. Food was great, service prompt and friendly. Kids loved the pigs in a blanket and pancakes! Coffee was hot and fresh. A "must stop" for breakfast in San Marcos.

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This place is amazing!!! Please go there if you want a very, very good breakfast served by people who are ALL glad that you chose their place to do business. The staff is so amazingly greatful for your business and the food was so good we came back the next morning. The most important meal of the day served by... More

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