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Paul's Pantry

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27409 Bellogente, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6455
+1 949-364-1088
06:00 - 13:45
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759 reviews
469 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. Good prices and consistent food, but this last time it was just ok. My eggs were anything, but soft boiled and the tomatoes on the side had no flavor at all. Still, I'll give them another shot since I enjoy the the service gals that keep your cup full.

Thank yogiacomo
Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Don't miss the huge delicious cinnamon rolls, or the best chicken fried steak with cream gravy west of El Paso.

Thank JanCordova11
San Clemente, California
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437 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place for breakfast or lunch. Always a lot of locals in here. Food is good and meals are hearty. Service is prompt and pleasant!

Thank JimW551
Ladera Ranch, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you like a hearty breakfast, this place is for you! You can't walk away still hungry. Down home biscuits and gravy, huge omelettes and a huge cinnamon roll are big menu hits. A Mission Viejo institution.

Thank Rick B
Garden Grove
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Well the hash browns were burnt greasy not even easy to look at the chorizo was over cooked and no flavor the coffe was bad the only thing they have going for them are the cinnamon rolls they were very tasty I will not return as this was my second visit but still bad food

Thank Olivia D
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Rude servers and manager, average food and dirty. Plenty of other places to go for a pleasant experience for breakfast. Try San Juan Capistrano. Did I mention expensive?

Thank Frank P
Newport, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is very close to Mission Hospital. The menu was extensive, food outstanding, and service excellent! This seems to be a popular place that locals frequent. I recommend Paul's for a hearty breakfast.

Thank Aspen P
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great menu (breakfast, lunch) food like Mom made. Sit outside on the large patio and enjoy your morning. The only down side would be sometimes the fry cook can't get your eggs the way you ordered them (over easy can be very under cooked). Good cup of coffee, and get yourself a wonderful cinnamon roll with it!!

Thank Chris S
West Coast
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I rarely write negative reviews, but if there ever was an establishment that was deserving of one, it's Paul's Pantry in Mission Viejo. While the food might rate three-stars on a good day, having to deal with the cranky manager who sits patrons upon arrival, one's appetite quickly subsides. Not only is the manager rude, but he's condescending. More disturbing... More 

Thank MuTheta
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Paul's pantry has been around for a long time now. It has fairly quick seating and service. It is a little hard to find off of Crown Valley Parkway but it is worth it. Don't go for the ambiance but the food and reasonably quick service. Lines can form here but they generally move pretty good. If you are really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27409 Bellogente, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6455
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-364-1088

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