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1974 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
707-575-1628
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 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

We actually ate here twice because the breakfast was so good. Wonderful selection. Wait staff very helpful and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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San Diego, California
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We actually ate here twice because the breakfast was so good. Wonderful selection. Wait staff very helpful and friendly.

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a down to earth and comfortable place. The food is delicious and very well-priced. We visited for a weekend brunch and enjoyed all the choices we made: my New York steak was prepared perfectly---pink as I like. The fries were nice (maybe a little burned), and the eggs runny and nice. The staff might be a little under-experienced... More 

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west coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a wonderful, unexpected find for us. My husband loves meat and I'm a vegetarian. (Disclaimer: I didn't ask how the veg. burgers were cooked). This was great because it had good choices for both of us. Something about this place struck me as having a "local" Hawaiian flare for those of you who have lived in the islands.... More 

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California
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Lita's is a great diner. The menu is huge. We have been there many times and the food has always been great.

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Stilwell, Kansas
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The day before when we drove into town, we ended up at IHOP. Yuck. Lita's Cafe is the opposite of IHOP and we loved it. This was a balm to the weary traveler. If I lived anywhere near Santa Rosa I'd be eating there a couple times a week. A good variety of home cooking, generous portions, fresh ingredients, friendly... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The place is always busy with mostly locals. They provide well priced meals in a comfortable atmosphere. Great burgers!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Obviously a well known place to dine in Santa Rosa; however, the wait for a table is worth it. They offer a terrific broad selection of well prepared food for breakfast lunch and dinner with reasonable prices.

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santa rosa, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

The menu is extensive, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections. I had a chicken pesto sandwich, and my wife had a cheeseburger. Both were well prepared and tasted good. My wife ordered a side of fruit, one of the choices, and it was really nice. I had a side of cole slaw which was just how I like it. We... More 

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Additional Information about Lita's

Address: 1974 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone Number: 707-575-1628
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1974 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707-575-1628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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