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“lots of food”
Review of Centre City Cafe

Centre City Cafe
Ranked #70 of 341 Restaurants in Escondido
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
San Diego
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“lots of food”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant since it opened 10 plus years ago. it's the same, still the old style restaurant. the portions are Huge and we always take home food. the specials are great, as well as their stuffed cabbage rolls. the patio is dog friendly, so the pups can go and enjoy. the staff is always friendly. i love this place. it's my "go to" place when we need quick, good food.....

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
948 reviews
668 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
“located in a classic '50s building; serving very good food”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Located in a classic '50s building, just off the freeway on the outskirts of Escondido:
Be warned......The outdoor seating includes the designated smoking section.
The menu is extensive and the portions are huge.
Their fried chicken takes 15-20 minutes, but is worth the wait.
The waitresses make the salads, so you can request more cucumbers and less tomatoes -- or whatever special proportions/combos you desire.
Our servers have always been enthusiastic and friendly.
Our meals have been averaging $15 a person, always with take-home leftovers.

Visited January 2014
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Escondido, California
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Greatest Cafe Ever”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

This cafe has first rate service. The food is excellent (down home cooking) and is reasonably priced. The menu is extensive, we go there alot. It is definetely one of the better restaurants. It has outside seating as well as indoor seating. If you are a slow eater or just go there for a few hours visiting with a friend for dessert, the staff is very accommodating. Food is great. Highly recommend.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Nancy W
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FORT COLLINS
Level 6 Contributor
345 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“supersized portions don't substituye for quality”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have been here several times as my travel host likes to eat here. I suggest the vegetarian omelette as it is decent, but far from exceptional. You will also receive enough potatoes for 3 people so bear that in mind when ordering. My son had pancakes that might be the worst I have ever tasted. Service is very good, the food isn't. My neice had the breakfast burrito which is huge and enough for two very hungry diners. In fact most portions are sharing size.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank HARLAND R
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Escondido, California, USA
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Centre City Café serves an excellent breakfast. We love the Italian omelet. The service is great. Enjoy.

Visited October 2013
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Thank John R
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