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JoAnn's Cafe

1131 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3207
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Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
South San Francisco, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This place has pretty consistently good food but it is very small, with limited seating, so don't go there if you are starving--you'll be waiting a while for a table. If you don't mind sitting at the counter, that can cut down on the wait. Their baked goods are tasty as a side for breakfast. As usual in most of... More

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South San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excelente food but always is packed. I dont know if it has been expanded but it is very small for many clients that it has

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Pacifica, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We've been going to this place for great breakfast and lunch for at least a decade. The menu is basic American for the most part, with all the classics for breakfast, great sandwiches and salads for lunch. So generous we often share between us and they always split the dish in the kitchen, which is very sweet of them. Today... More

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The food here is Awesome. I was in town visiting from Florida and this place was great everyone was so friendly and accommodating. Everything that the six people in our party ordered was awesome not one persons food was wrong or tasted bad those good odds.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you are near the airport and want a great breakfast go here. Avoid the chains like IHOP. This place is pure homemade. Had eggs with chorizo and home fries. Very good. Service was excellent. Its a dinner!!! Near the airport a cant miss

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San Bruno
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I had the sleeping beauty and my friend had the TAS for lunch - we both loved the sandwiches and the fries were really good. Service was quick and friendly. Only real negative for me was the walk to the small bathroom in the back through the kitchen - it's a cramped walk and you have to squeeze past all... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

I ate breakfast here twice. I liked the granola...the buckwheat pancakes were a little dry though...bacon was sublime! Orange juice had to be fresh squeezed! The scone was uninspired...but my husband's & mother-in-law's eggs looked great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We went with a few different taste buds and everyone was satisfied. From breakfast to burgers. Great food. Tucked away, but worth looking for.

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South San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I have been to all the local restaurants looking for ome,ets cooked the way Jo-annns makes them, to no avail. They are fluffy, soft and filled as you like them. Also, you can order eggs "scrambled" with omelet ingedients which are fluffy, not overdone and tasty. My favorite scramble is chorizo, jack cheese, avocado, with sour cream on top. Try... More

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Cupertino, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

FOOD: Although nothing stood out as exceptionally tasty, we enjoyed our breakfast here nonetheless. The dishes were wholesome, robust, and amply portioned. But they consisted of the type of pedestrian fare (e.g., omelets, scrambles) that I could have made at home at a fraction of the cost. SERVICE: The service was superb. Our waitress was very friendly, attentive, and efficient.... More

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