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Paul's Coffee Shop

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16947 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2819
+1 714-965-3643
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07:00 - 13:45
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 13:45
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Elyria, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the French toast breakfast. Very good meal. I would recommend Paul's to anyone looking for a good quick meal in a diner atmosphere.

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Thank MattSwabb
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A friend and I were attending a good friends memorial service in Newport Beach. Asked an employee at CVS and he recommended Paul's. In honor of two friends who recently passed we had the the SOS on military tray and the Hawaiin plate. Huge portions. Hot comfort food. Military decor. Worth the wait. Came back two days later with friends.... More 

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Thank Bruce F
Newport Beach
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for years this place is amazing! I would always recommend trying their specials or their chicken fried chicken or chicken fried steak!

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Thank gzz
San Pedro, CA
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Came here after seeing it on TV. At the time, it was owned by a former Marine and was so themed. On future visits, it was evident that it went down hill fast. The restaurant is now run by other family members, and the change is good. I was in the area on a Monday morning, so decided to stop... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I just finished meeting a friend for lunch but wound up ordering Paul's Special Omelette instead of a lunch item. Everyday breakfast menu is available during all business hours. I chose has browns over home fries with Rye toast. The omelette was a best ever item. sausage, well sautéed onions, cheese and sweet peppers combined to make it delicious. The... More 

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Thank jumbojohnhb
Laguna Niguel, California
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103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Loved the different pastried I tried here. The salad and sandwiches looked great too which I shal. Go for tonight. Everything is made on the premesis.

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Thank luckydog172
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Lost a lot of respect for food network. Place is an outdated dive so that part is correct but food was horrible!

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Thank Burt W
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

In a non-descript strip mall location (I don't think there are any windows), this is an old-time diner/greasy spoon, with a counter and booths and lots of military memorabilia on the walls. It has a certain authentic atmosphere, and it backs it up by serving good-size portions of solid American diner food (think chicken-fried steak).

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Thank Mlunu
Madison, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

First off, the food is amazing as is the staff! Saw this on DDD & my husband, a retired Marine, had to get the SOS & he lived it it! Not to mention they serve it on an actual chow hall tray! Everyone else's meals were tasty plus they are hefty portions. There is a section for each branch of... More 

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Thank cdenoi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

My brother is a semi regular and discovered thus place while waiting for pizza. From the outside it looks small. It is small but it is jam packed with people... hopping as I say it. I ordered the corned beef hash special... Great food. Cindy, the owner, is a great host and is hopping on her feet just.like her employees.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:45
Monday
07:00 - 13:45
Tuesday
07:00 - 13:45
Wednesday
07:00 - 13:45
Thursday
07:00 - 13:45
Friday
07:00 - 13:45
Saturday
07:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16947 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2819
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fountain Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 714-965-3643

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?