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Janet's Montana Cafe

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2506 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901-2205
+1 619-659-3874
06:00 - 20:30
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Sun 06:00 - 20:30
Mon 06:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 06:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Alpine, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

With their huge menu Janet's offers everyone something tasty and delicious for breakfast., lunch, or dinner.. While I totally enjoyed my taco salad , my friends totally enjoyed their grilled Chicken dinner and Cobb salads. If we a had chosen, we could have enjoyed pancakes and eggs. The wait staff is friendly, helpful and efficient. The décor is rustic and... More 

Thank Joanne M
Glendale, California
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170 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very cool. If your in Alpine for the mountain atmosphere this is it. We had breakfast and it was excellent. The service was good, the staff made you feel at home. It is so much nicer than a chain restaurant. Well worth a stop.

Thank NoHoMike
Alpine, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live within walking distance of Janet's Montana Cafe in Alpine, so I'm a bit prejudice about this being a great place...but, with all the traveling my wife and I do, this is honestly a great place for breakfast. The food is outstanding, and the portions are "lumberjack-size." But, unfortunately for my wallet, so are the prices...and I truly hate... More 

Thank georgehaughton
califorina, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Service and food are just Great. A nice selection of food and large portions. The atmosphere is wonderful

Thank Thomas C
Alpine, California
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is absolutely the best eating experience in Alpine. If you are cruising down I-8, you owe it to yourself to stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. My wife is one of those Breakfast for Dinner type people, and she ordered crepes, pictured here. Every evening, Janet's offers a special dinner menu that includes a HUGE free dessert. I... More 

Thank Ray H
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great down home cooking and huge huge portions. Hubby had fried chicken - homemade, cooked fresh, and the generous vegetable side was asparagus. I had a half order of biscuits and gravy with a side of scrambled eggs and two sausage patties. It was twice as much food as I could ever possibly eat. We arrived at 1p on a... More 

Thank vsbrinkman
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I travel past Alpine quite often of late, and we decided to try Janet's for lunch on a whim (her name is Janet) We Love It! great setting, rustic décor, good service, and great food! If you're there on Friday around lunch, you should try the Blackbird Sandwich. Delicious. (we split one, plenty for both) We'll be... More 

Thank ralph w
Yuma, Arizona
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had Breakfast this time, Belgium waffles with Blackberries and Bananas. My beloved and I split the breakfast as it was a whole waffle with 2 eggs & bacon or sausage. The service was excellent. The coffee was great. Although we didn't get any dessert the display case of pies, cakes, & cookies was very hard to resist. We will stop... More 

Thank Ksunshine1
Alpine, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Alpine. I've tried almost everything in their menu and I can't complain. Their patty melt is my husband's favorite. They serve breakfast all day. Their lunch specials come with a free slice of pie. You've got to try their lemon cream cheese pie, it's sinful!! The service is great. Parking could be... More 

Thank angelsalpine2011
Alpine, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Food is good. Lots of it. I think that the price is a little high, but you do get a lot of food. The service is great. A fun place to go for the atmosphere.

Thank twalters2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2506 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901-2205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 619-659-3874

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