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MJ's Downtown Cafe & Bakery

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655 1st St, Brentwood, CA 94513-1322
+1 925-684-7242
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Brentwood, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten in this place three times. The portion is a lot. My friends and I go here for breakfast Bday celeb after work. Service is good and place is nice and clean.

Thank janjayD
Brentwood, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place Has the best breakfast in town. Fresh ingredients & friendly staff makes this a great weekend stop.

Thank terricanada
Brentwood, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place opened a few years ago in a downtown that DESPERATELY needed a REAL restaurant.. They serve good old American food in glutonous proportions. My favorite is the veggie club and then I add chicken for protein. My go-to breakfast here is the BAMS omelet. Bacon, Avocado, Mushroom and spinach. Always served hot and with some sort of great... More 

Thank cathydanielrealtor
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Plenty of look to go around. Fantastic cinnamon rolls--get the frosting on the side!! They see all the regular breakfast and lunch items. Always very friendly and the food comes fast. It is a locals favorite.

Thank steve s
Brentwood, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant... Great atmosphere❤️ Lots of choices and a great family feel. Definitely a place to get a filling delicious meal!

Thank 994karih
Brentwood, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Having breakfast as a family on an early Sunday morning is one of my families favorite things to do in Brentwood. The atmosphere, yummy food and great service make it a special way to end a long hectic weekend and prep for the upcoming week. Gotta order the eggs Benedict with hashbrowns...!!!

Thank Guy J
Brentwood, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Fast Service. Hugh portions. Great taste. Our favorite place for breakfast. Love the apple sausage. And homemade Biscuits.

Thank TodLis5
Brentwood, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 17, 2017

The meal was very good except had to wait a long time for someone to take our order. And just as long to get our meal. Not sure if we will ever go back. Only thing good aboiut the visit was the meal was very good.

Thank Lindalee24
Santa Cruz, California
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278 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This restaurant is always busy. There is always a wait, but it's worth it. My family always orders breakfast and I am a lunch person. So both are served and everyone is happy. They have great pancakes and chicken apple sausage. I like their salads. A great place to go to before the movies, but they're not open for dinner.

Thank timteresa0
Brentwood, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Had heard MJ's had good food and couldn't wait to try it. At the top of the list is their homemade cinnamon buns!! They are huge, you may want to share(or not) and they are delicious!! Move over Cinnabon!! These buns have got you beat!!! Then secondly you must try the biscuits and chocolate gravy. I wasn't sure about this... More 

Thank GrammyBee55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 1st St, Brentwood, CA 94513-1322
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +1 925-684-7242

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