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868 East Vista Way,, Vista, CA 92084
760 758-1549
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A real gem!

We had brunch. The food was great albeit a bit slow. We didn't make it in time for strawberry crepes. The staff was sweet, friendly and helpful. The onion rings were excellent...some of the best I've had in a long time. Definitely worth stopping!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Deborah N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had brunch. The food was great albeit a bit slow. We didn't make it in time for strawberry crepes. The staff was sweet, friendly and helpful. The onion rings were excellent...some of the best I've had in a long time. Definitely worth stopping!

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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is home style, comfort food cooking. You will be greeted by friendly waitresses. The decor is cute, and casual. The meal was satisfying, and had to sneak in some homemade pie, ala mode! We were a party of 4-and everyone was please with their choices. Service was quick.

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Vista, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you like home cooked food, this is your place. Great family atmosphere & the owners are awesome! Our family goes here quite often and have yet to get a meal that wasn't delicious. Love supporting small business!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We have visited here several times and have almost everything on the menu. Our favorites are the Turkey, meatloaf, and Pork Chop dinners. However if you want something special come on Monday for the Corn Chowder.

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Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Second visit to this favorite breakfast haven of my Vista buddy over a couple of years,but this morning there must have been an energetic blow out....I ordered the special, the Mediterranean omelet which was under cooked and returned to the kitchen. What was presented next was an entirely different animal, sans spinach and feta. The waitperson disappeared, service was poor.... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

My friend and I had lunch at the Vista Way Cafe. It's a great little spot and obviously a favorite of the local senior citizen crowd. It's the typical local cafe known for it's good food, service and very reasonable prices. The whole staff is friendly and rushes around making sure things are good for everyone. We both had the... More 

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Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

My wife and I love to have our Sunday morning breakfast here. Their Chicken Fried and we always order their Chicken Fried "Special". It is one of the best we have ever had with great flavors. The coffee is a little to the weak side and the room is almost always on the warm side but the food and service... More 

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

I found this restaurant through their facebook page, and I'm glad I did. We went for breakfast, I had the lumber jack breakfast and my wife had a skillet. The portions were massive and the service was great. Had a slice of home made pie but couldn't finish it, i had to take it home. Looking forward to going back... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

Casual and homey. We only can comment on the breakfast, which is always excellent no matter what you order. Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs is some of the best I've had--thick gravy with large chunks of sausage in it. Family owned and operated and friendly staff. Very reasonable prices too!

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vista cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

my hubby and I live down the street from the vista way cafe many more place i could be dining at but i rather eat here.fantastic food great service love there home made croutons...try there poor boy breakfast just one word for it''' wonderfull''' MUCH LOVE FROM A HAPPY customer VERONICA~ vista resident for 35 years

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  • Address: 868 East Vista Way,, Vista, CA 92084
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: 760 758-1549

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