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Cj's Kitchen & Grille

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2100 W Garden St, Pensacola, FL 32501-4424
(850) 435-9543
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Breakfast

Old school neighborhood dinner feel. Jazz playing on the speaker. The place could use a good deep clean up in a few spots, but overall, ok. Pretty quick service, friendly waitress- Mary. The person bringing the food was pleasant but dry. (I hate when people are talking to me but walking away). I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
imp4jml
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Pensacola, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Old school neighborhood dinner feel. Jazz playing on the speaker. The place could use a good deep clean up in a few spots, but overall, ok. Pretty quick service, friendly waitress- Mary. The person bringing the food was pleasant but dry. (I hate when people are talking to me but walking away). I ordered the 2+2+2, eggs bacon pancakes. Eggs... More 

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Pensacola, FL
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Ordered the turkey and dressing with mashed potatoes and green beans. Meatloaf was the special, but they were already sold out by 12:30. Waited almost one hour to receive our food. The food tasted excellent. The green beans were really good cooked with lots of garlic and bacon. I would definitely go back, but only when I'm not in a... More 

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Rocky Mount, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I went to CJ's because of reviews on Tripadvisor. What a mistake. My philly French dip was good. Turkey and dressing was tasteless. I was OK until I went to the restroom, and could see the kitchen. Not clean at all.

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Pensacola, Florida
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

this is one of my new favorite places!!! you MUST try Eggs Benedict with crab cakes! I wasn't sure when I ordered it but OMG!!! it was AMAZING and the service was just as good! this is a very small place, and it is a guarantee that you are going to have to wait but it is so worth it!!!... More 

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Panama City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

I love the Carribean Chicken salad. I could eat here every day. The service is great, the food is excellent.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Excellent brunch here with some world class beignets! Having been to Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans, I can say that CJ's rivals their beignets. They melt in your mouth with plenty of powered sugar to spare! The brunch was great too, with a well made omelet with a side of hash browns and a biscuit. Great little diner with... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Some issues with order detail but they were slammed standing room only. Food was good overall staff was friendly. Will eat there again. Always go for hash and beignets ;)

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Loved the breakfast but the beignets were the best. My goodness I could eat those smothered in honey everyday. Staff was slow and didnt come over to refill our coffee. We had to get up and ask someone. Its ok though, the food is great.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Previously did fine with lunch and the deep fat fried fare. Definitely a good local greasy spoon with a lot of character. For breakfast, stick with the pancakes and French toast as recommended by others. The steak, while generous and render, was freezer burn bloody tasting despite the good seasoning on the outside. Horrible approaching rancid taste that will be... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have seen CJ's for years and always just judged a book by its cover. It doesn't look horrible, it just isn't inviting. After reading some reviews I went there this morning and man was I surprised. It is truly a diamond in the rough. Food was great, staff was very nice, and the hollandaise sauce is amazing. Don't judge... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2100 W Garden St, Pensacola, FL 32501-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: (850) 435-9543

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?