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Mama Kat's Restaurant

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950 W San Marcos Blvd, Suite J, San Marcos, CA 92078
760 591 4558
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A place for breakfast

This is our go to place for breakfast in San Marcos; particularly when we have guests from out of town. Oh yes make sure you try their home made jam.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Rob H
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San Marcos, California
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San Marcos, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is our go to place for breakfast in San Marcos; particularly when we have guests from out of town. Oh yes make sure you try their home made jam.

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Bethel, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My son took us here while visiting and had excellent corned beef hash eggs Benedict! Very tasty. We went back the next week and hubby had another style of eggs Benedict and I ate off the Senior menu with eggs and bacon. We both were very satisfied again. If we lived in the area, we would be regulars. While we... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Was in the area for a family graduation and wanted to find a local spot for breakfast and good old Tripadvisor did not let us down by steering us to Mama Kat's! We were seated up at the counter and loved it.. The staff was super friendly and talkative here and the food was AMAZING and very large portions

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning. The wait was stated to be 45 minutes. We waited for 35. It was totally worth it. We had a scramble and an omelet along with home made corn beef hash and a large cinnamon roll. All of it was delicious and plentiful. The wait staff was delightful, funny... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We have been going to Mama Kat's for years and it never fails to satisfy. Service is excellent, even though you may have to wait since it's a favorite place for many in north county.

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Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The hype was hard to live up to--and it did not. The food was good, but not exceptional. Service was okay.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After reading the reviews on this restaurant, we decided it would be our breakfast destination on Mother's day. While I loved the food, the organization and service caused me take back a point. I had the biscuits and gravy...loved every bite. The biscuit was fluffy and fresh, the gravy had the yummy sausage bits that I crave in my biscuits... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I've started reserving 5/5 for only exceptional experiences. That being said, I would recommend this restaurant. Only open for breakfast and lunch. If a place can stay in business without dinner, it's worth checking out. It was packed at 8:30 am on a Thursday. Our service was great. Very attentive. The only thing I docked this place for was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited this restaurant while on vacation in May. Our first visit was on the weekend and we waited 20 minutes to be seated. We were offered coffee while waiting, which I thought was very nice. We returned for a second visit on the day of our departure, mid week, and waited a mere 5 minutes. On both occasions, we... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

i walked in, went to the counter,asked how long the wait was, was asked if I wanted to sit at the counter....I said no. I was told I could be seated at the counter, I said no. The male host shouted at me....you don't have to yell! I was astounded. I added to see the manager and I was told... More 

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Additional Information about Mama Kat's Restaurant

Address: 950 W San Marcos Blvd, Suite J, San Marcos, CA 92078
Phone Number: 760 591 4558
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 950 W San Marcos Blvd, Suite J, San Marcos, CA 92078
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 760 591 4558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm

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