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Aunt Emma's Pancakes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly servers, the food was great. It's been a local favorite for as long as I can remember and for good reason. Good portions, good food and good service. You should go.

Thank Walter W
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

place is always packed with local people. Service is good and the food is like home made, good, very good but you have go there during the week when it is not too crowded..weekends....mmmhhhhhh...ok if you don't mind the wait. Pancakes are awesome..

Thank ozzietell11
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The food here is awesome, and the service is wonderful. There are sometimes long lines, even out the door, but don't worry!! They move VERY quickly. We have sometimes had to wait outside because it is so packed, but even then, we are normally seated within 15 minutes. The food is very good. Everything we have tried, we love. The... More 

Thank Mike G
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is the go to diner for locals. We've been here many times over the years and never disappointed, If you come on a weekend morning you will have a long wait though. Come hungry and leave ridiculously full. Pancakes are delicious but be prepared to share. Don't bother ordering lunch items, just stick with the tried and true breakfast... More 

Thank Susanna C
Chula Vista, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are a breakfast lover, you have to go here. The pancakes are better than IHOP or Denny's, and the omelettes are big and delicious! They serve lunch also and everything I've tried is good. Food is always fresh and hot. Restaurant.com always has coupons for Aunt Emma's which will save you a little also. They close at 3,... More 

Thank Shelly A
San Marcos
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This may be my best breakfast ever! I had the eggs benedict and it was yummy, and only 9.99. My dining friends said the coffee was delicious and also the blueberry crepes and potato pancakes. We will be back!

1 Thank 109cynthian
Cathedral City, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife, we ordered from their specials. They are smaller portions but was plenty of food and was very good.

Thank Sergio G
Kingman, Arizona
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We were in town with friends and Aunt Emma's was across the street from our hotel. In two days, we visited for two breakfasts and a lunch. First off, I strongly advise you to pack an appetite! Large servings and reasonable prices for really good food! On weekdays, they have a selection of inexpensive specials that turn out to be... More 

Thank Tom M
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is delish!!! We go there about once a week and have tried almost everything on the menu. Best weekday deal is the 2 egg omelet special. Upgrade the pancakes to Peanut butter for a great treat or to the banana nut. One thing I do not recomend is the Cajeta ones. Not real cajeta but instead a watery... More 

Thank LeBetty
Tijuana, Mexico
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201 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This place has been here forever. Very convenient just off fwy 5 , E St. Exit. Delicious pancakes..eggs and the like. Try the chili omelet or the Benedict. Packed on SUNDAY.

Thank bajajulio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: 619-427-2722

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