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Aunt Emma's Pancakes

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700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
+1 619-427-2722
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has been around for a long time and there is always a line on weekends (that should tell the story) I have never had bad service or poor quality food. Prices are reasonable and I think most people would enjoy the food.

Chula Vista, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I brought my friend here for her birthday because Aunt Emma's has a great reputation for breakfast. She ordered a crepe and I ordered blueberry pancakes. She was looking forward to an item that is delicate-yet-springy, tender and thin but received an item that was thick and tough (she likened it to a tortilla). Perhaps there wasn't enough butter and... More 

Thank Kitty904
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This was such a great restaurant. The staff couldn't have been friendlier. The food was so yummy, I ate it all!!! There is likely going to be a wait but there is a reason. Must go!

Thank jessicah0405
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We eat here at least once a month, we tried the green chilaquiles and they were delicious, almost everything we have tried was delicious, once we tried the crepes but were not that good. even though we always wait like 10 minutes to get a table it is worth it.

Thank Zarithza G
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Prompt courteous service. Clean. Coming here for years. Always a fav when in town. Consistency flows like hot coffee with honey.

Thank Ev F
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

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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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

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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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 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 13 September 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 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 

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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
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-427-2722

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