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Take the classic 50s diner, add a little swagger and you get Great Maple. It is one of four outlets statewide, but this particular location is always b...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
Great Maple is a modern American eatery specializing in elevated comfort food with a twist. Using seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients, we strive to create crave-worthy dishes, more commonly associated with upscale dining.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take out only - superb food. We had the prime rib with whipped potatoes and Brussel sprouts. Ten minute ride home. Faaaaantaatic! Prime rib was a perfect medium rare with a great crust. The Brussels were cooked well with a great crunch. The potatoes were...a perfect compliment. Jus and horseradish were also very Good. It’s important to support the local eateries right now and the Great Maple did an excellent job. Can’t wait for them to reopen for dining.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed October 12, 2020 via mobile

Just wow. This is one of the dinettes that has the best service, when you visit this place there are three things that so far has always delighted our appetite and they are, 1. The french toast (one is enough for 2 people) 2. The...Maple donuts with bacon (this is the best) 3. Mushroom truffle fries.( the best crunch yet meaty taste ever!) By god, these people have mastered breakfast Oh and 4. The chilaquiles. I forgot about this one. People let me tell you the 45minute wait without reservation is totally worth it, with covid-19 is dine out in their parking lot, but still they have managed to create a work of art. Bravo to all the staff pulling trough hard times. It is social distancing perfect place. Oh and today the wait was only 25 minutes Yes! The wait is always a bummer but it wil not dissapoint! 10 stars.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

I expected a 1970’s vibe since the place looked run down, signage on the street is an awful Army-olive drab color. The interior was nicer, definitely clean. About a 2.5-3.5 from a 0-5 scale, with 5 being the best. The menu labeled the items in...a haute cuisine way, but it is not; just mildly overpriced. Pommes Batonnes? Just plain French fries. BBQ sandwich with onions? Good, but nothing to write home about. The wine list is moderate- one or two very nice selections. Some harder liquor selections, much better representations. Dessert was average- better selections at Denny’s or Shari’s restaurants.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 22, 2020

COVID Safety - great job of masking up and distance. Huge line at 8 am but the team did a great job. Also helps to have mellow peeps albeit hungry! Food - the choices are phenomenal which makes you want to come back multiple time...since there are too many choices on a ah gel visit. Bacon Maple Pancake trio with eggs, sausage and potato - seriously delicious and a to. Of food Southwest brisket hash - OMG this is to die for it is so good. If you like brisket then do not hesitate just order it. Cocktail - for you Bloody Mary fans definitely check out Pickle Mary. Delicious Mary with a ginormous pickle as well. Incredibly well balanced. If you see my other Mary reviews you know I'm on the constant hunt for the Best Mary and this ranks right up there if not my new number one. Service -excellent. Our server - Michelle - did a great job. Service makes a restaurant so take care of your server! Parking - rough is all I will say. Small lot with even smaller slots. Small cars cool. Keep your truck and large vehicles at home. Street parking available but you might need to circle for awhile. Place is very popular so come early to get parking. Cost - $65 for two before tip so ... stop eating out for a day or two. Curb your online shopping. Go hungry for a day but save that money and get your butt down here. You might wait, it might hurt think of spending for a meal but it is so worth it. Overall - one of the best places I have visited. There are good places then there are places that set the bar for others. This is one of them. Reservations definitely recommended!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed April 10, 2020

Unfortunately they temporarily closed the day we visited due to the virus outbreak and the CA mandate to do so. We tried the turkey burger and the key lime pie and they were memorable. Look forward to a return visit asap.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely Love it!!! Delicious American food, super clean and comfortable place and awesome service!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 4, 2020

Daughter recommended for breakfast. Long wait but we went over to the tail gate market while we waited on a Sunday. The food was superb...bring a heft appetite!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020

We took our visitor for Restaurant Week lunch...every bite was delicious. Kale/quinoa salad has so many good things in it (please cut the kale smaller) and French dip sandwich with crispy onion rings was perfect! Tiny cherry pie desserts were the perfect ending and delicious....All that food means the place is crazy busy so all servers are operating at max speed and it can take awhile to get your next need accommodated (not the server's fault). For the third visit now, our bill was presented and desserts forgotten. Really, this has happened on 3 occasions with totally different servers...hmmm...when asked for, it takes awhile to get them but desserts eventually arrived and were delicious. I'm a dessert girl; I won't ever forget to ask for that course:)More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 9, 2020

We had a quick dinner here with friends on a recent vacation. Eclectic mix of items and they offer a good brunch. Casual setting. I loved the deviled eggs and classic wedge as starters and the Shepard's Pie entree. Maple Bacon donuts are to die...for!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed January 8, 2020

Arrived around 11am for brunch. We were seated immediately and the restaurant was partially full. To start we ordered coffee along with an order of Beignets. We waited a bit as I imagine the beignets are fried up when requested. When the order arrived the...beignets looked delicious as they were stacked nicely. We both expected a bit more of a show for the final preparation but the server popped them into a paper bag that had sugar, shook the bag and placed the beignets back into the serving dish. The beignets were fresh and light. Lemon curd on the side for dipping was tasty. Our breakfast was the Chilaquiles plate. Very large, enough for the both of us and some to take home. Fresh crisp corn tortillas, delicious chorizo topping, onion, cilantro, avocado , eggs and sour cream. We've eaten chilaquiles in many restaurants and even make our own at home. These were pretty good. It is a substantial dish. We plan to return but this time will try something else on the menu, maybe a sandwich.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Pamela H
January 19, 2019|
Response from Hazel V | Reviewed this property |
We were there for restaurant week, but upon reviewing the menu, the prices are mid-range ($$), so $12 and up depending on what you decide to eat.
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