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Old California Coffee House & Eatery

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1080 W San Marcos Blvd, Ste 176, San Marcos, CA 92078-4005
(760) 744-2112
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Although the food is a bit on the expensive side, which is typical for sandwich shops, I felt the food was worth it. The sandwiches were creative and fresh. The lemonade was good as well. My club sandwich was one of the best I have had. Definitely would go back here to eat.

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Thank mma536
San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Good coffee and light menu. Enjoy board games, a reading corner, on occasionally live music. Amazing breakfast sandwiches, and unique deserts!

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Thank Peter W
San Marcos, California
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670 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Place has a cool environment with great flavored coffee drinks. But it has surprisingly good food. We had the breakfast bagel sandwich and the backyard club and both were really good.

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Thank JimmyJackk
Junction City, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

OMG the breakfast there was truly excellent. I was at awe when I ate there. The variety of food there was enormous. So much food to choose from, I wanted to try so much of it. But what I had was good regardless.

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Thank ctorres1653
San Marcos, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A fun coffee house, especially when the entertainment is going, mostly weekends. Plenty of drink choices and some food items that are interesting.

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Thank Frank L
Carlsbad, California
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We stopped by on a Friday night before a movie and there was a live band playing jazz music. Loved the atmosphere (fire pits and heaters). I ordered a Butterscotch single pour coffee and it was delicious - not too sweet. We also ate a brownie a la mode, which was tasty too. The employees (I think one was the... More 

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Thank Shannon C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

First time here and really enjoyed the atmosphere and the blended mint mocha. They use ice cream so it was rich and Delish!!!

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Thank S R
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! It has the feel of the California I use to know!! We just stopped in for coffee, which was excellent, but was also impressed with the great menu selections. Saw the food all around us. Very reasonably priced for the area. Next time we will plan on eating.

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Thank Gina M
San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Very cool coffee show. Met a friend for business meeting and it was the perfect atmosphere for casual conversation. The coffee is good as well.

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Thank JimmyJackk
Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Old Cal makes you feel like you are at your super chill, cool friends house. Your cool friend has a big house and has talented friends that come and play music while your super sweet friends mom makes you delicious snacks and drinks. All of your other cool friends like to come and hang out since the house is so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1080 W San Marcos Blvd, Ste 176, San Marcos, CA 92078-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: (760) 744-2112

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?