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Emma Jean's Hollandburger Cafe

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17143 D Street, Victorville, Victorville, CA 92394
760 243 9938
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5:00 am - 2:45 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 12:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Emma Jean's opened in 1947 and is little changed since then. It may well be the most authentic diner on Route 66. I recommend the patty melt. On my first visit, I was overwhelmed with how big it was, but on a more recent stop, I learned that you can get either a 1/2 lb. or 1/4 lb version. Either... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Emma Jean's opened in 1947 and is little changed since then. It may well be the most authentic diner on Route 66. I recommend the patty melt. On my first visit, I was overwhelmed with how big it was, but on a more recent stop, I learned that you can get either a 1/2 lb. or 1/4 lb version. Either... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The place was featured on Triple D. Very small place so we had to wait for a room at the counter but it was worth it. The other diners were good about moving down a seat, as needed to make room for new arrivals. Friendly place and family owned. Caution portions are generous. I had the Brian burger and it... More 

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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

this place been on tv the food come from local grower in area and they pay attention to eatting food portion are large food is good and breakfast will make you come back for more.. bad thing it get crowded that because good food and it small size restraunt but people still wait to eat so you no the food... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Overall, this is a great place to eat, their food is always made in front of your eyes and served in a large and very tasteful portion. The ambiance here this also great, it truly feel like if you are at home enjoying food with friends and family. If you truly want to enjoy a good Hamburger or a great... More 

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Victorville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stopped there again for a late lunch, really great old fashion burger & great service. If your solo, sit at the bar as seating is limited

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Phelan, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Enjoyed my breakfast sausage and eggs with biscuits and my son had cheese burger.it looked delish. Service is good. Owners wife is a waitress there and very funny. Just wish they were open on Sunday's.

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Victorville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I love old school, which is what this diner is, this place has been around a long time, 40's I think. You must stop here after the museum in Victorville. They are down the same street, just ask the people in the museum, or Google it. This place is a reminder of what a cafe used to be. The food... More 

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Victorville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a small quaint little diner. It seats about 25 total customers. We were a group of four and sat on bar stools overlooking the kitchen. It reminded me of an old sixties diner. The food was excellent and not overpriced. It is a great place to stop to get breakfast/brunch/lunch.

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Tipton, West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Real Route 66 history. Open since 1947. It is GREAT! Proper roadside cafe and got to meet the family who run the place. Just down the road from the museum so a great place for lunch after a visit there.

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St Andrews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

There is nothing that I can say that has not been said before but I will reiterate anyway, whilst only a small diner you can tell by the locals sat at the bar that it will be worth waiting for. The girls working give you a warm welcome and it is great to see Brian flipping those burgers while you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17143 D Street, Victorville, Victorville, CA 92394
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Victorville
  • Phone Number: 760 243 9938

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 2:45 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:30 pm

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