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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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6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 3
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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
Food like Mama used to make

Come hungry, for the food is wonderful. Portions are big. On Sunday's the wait is minimum 20 minutes up to An hour+ that should tell you all you need to know. So come and enjoy the food service and friendly stmosphere! Please do not forget to have a slice of their homemade scrumptious pie.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Come hungry, for the food is wonderful. Portions are big. On Sunday's the wait is minimum 20 minutes up to An hour+ that should tell you all you need to know. So come and enjoy the food service and friendly stmosphere! Please do not forget to have a slice of their homemade scrumptious pie.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Often on a weekday morning, I find myself enjoying a superb breakfast at Mama Kat's. Long a favorite hangout of the locals, Mama Kat's feels like what breakfast places used to be. Good service, great food, good friends, and all for a reasonable price. Love it!

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I'm still full! The servings are great! Everything perfect! To top everything off, the service was also great. You feel like you're dining with family. That's a great feeling in itself. We'll be back.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This little Home Style breakfast spot has been my favorite for years!! I have also had many great lunches there as well. Fresh and Friendly!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Good food breakfast and custom coffee. Great wait staff. Would recommend to friends and family Always a line but it goes fast. Great family restaurant. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Stoppeed by this resturant by accident, and found it was the best thing I have done in awhile. Bought a turtle pie to go, as it looked so yummy in the display case. I was not left disappointed as it was one of the most mouth watering best taste pie in a long time. Did I mention I am a... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

They are only open until 2 in the afternoon. We arrived at 1:15 and waited about 5 minutes to be seated. I wish I could remember our waiters name because he was amazing. The food was wonderful. I would definitely recommend the burger and fries. Our waiter did not push us out of the restaurant when we were still eating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a great local restaurant. The servers are fantastic and the food is even better. I had the eggs beny and hubby had their home made pork hash. The atmosphere is casual and very friendly. I would go back again the next time I'm in the area.

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San Marcos, California
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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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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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Restaurant Details

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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