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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: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    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
Great Breakfast

Such a charming little cafe. Really good breakfast. You get good size portions and great combo options for those that can't decide if you're in the salty or sweet mood. They have a cute display of jams and other items for purchase. I did buy a jelly which was AMAZING.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Daye A
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Plantation, Florida
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Plantation, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Such a charming little cafe. Really good breakfast. You get good size portions and great combo options for those that can't decide if you're in the salty or sweet mood. They have a cute display of jams and other items for purchase. I did buy a jelly which was AMAZING.

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San Marcos, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I LOVE Mama Kat's for breakfast. My best advice is get there early on a weekend because the wait list can get pretty long. I try to get there before 8 a.m. on a weekend to avoid the wait list / line. Their breakfast is always hot when you get it; omelettes aren't too thick with a good variety of... More 

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san marcos
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you can tell the difference between farm fresh eggs and the others you must go to Mama Kat's for breakfast. Try to avoid weekends due to crowds. The Florentine Benedict is great but so is all the rest. Lunch is served. They make the pies fresh every day. They sell about 800 of them at Thanksgiving. The 1/2 soup,salad... More 

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San Marcos, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My family and I have been eating at Mama Kat's for years. Typically, 20 or more times per year. Over the last couple of years it has taken no less than 40 minutes to get a table at any time of the day. Even when quoted 20 minutes of wait time, it has NEVER taken less than 40 minutes. During... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

This place was awesome. The food was delicious, the vibe inside and out was warm and friendly and our server was very gracious. Apparently it's the place to go for pie as well and if I wasn't so full Ibwoukd have had a big fat piece of banana creme. Highly recommend.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Went there twice for breakfast and loved it both times. The breakfast burrito was huge, and my boyfriend loved ordering the three topping omelet with "bacon, cheese, and more bacon!". Cute atmosphere and the coffee was delicious.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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185 reviews 185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our server was very personable and gave great service. Food wasn't bad. We had the cinnamon roll french toast and a bowl of oatmeal. On a Sunday morning we had to wait quite a while for a table, so it appears to be popular. I would go back because they were friendly and the service was so good, but the... More 

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San Marcos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great little place. Friendly people and great food. Weekends are very busy, which is always a good sign.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I had the chorizo burrito and it was great. The atmosphere is not for everyone since it is a strip mall near acupuncture and chiropractic clinic but it was great fit me. A good local find and well worth the visit

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Ogden, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good food, good service. Good place to meet friends, family and linger over a meal or cup of coffee.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?