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Fantastic Cafe

1727 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-8601
+1 714-541-7997
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good76%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Feb 2016
“Change in owners”
11 Apr 2015
“Good family diner type-restaurant. Lots of menu choices.”
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06:00 - 22:00 Hours
1727 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-8601
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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I used to love coming to this place. Carne asada quesadilla was the best. Last time I went, I realized more than half the employees were gone. I was then told they changed owners. Now, they are not as friendly as before. I doubt I...More

Thank Michelle C
OC-GigiWelsh, Owner at Fantastic Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Hi Michelle. A few employees have moved on; however many are still there. I have just joined the crew this weekend and we are ensuring that everyone takes great care of the customers. Please stop by and see us soon.

Reviewed 12 April 2015

My son likes this spot and brings his 3 boys. So I tagged along one day. The menu offers a lot from breakfast to dinner. I got a BLT which is not that hard to make or judge, for that matter. But I enjoyed it...More

1  Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I love their onion rings which are double dipped. Staff friendly and hard working. Other food above average.

1  Thank Lori H
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

This is one of the popular lunch spots in the area. Love the french fries here as they are always hot and fresh. This is popular place for local business people for lunch including local law-enforcement who like to frequent this restaurant. Everything on the...More

1  Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We usually get the Fantastic Omelet for breakfast. It is has everything in it and comes with good hash browns. Bread is also included in the meal. They serve food low in sodium in big servings. You'll enjoy the retro interior as it showcases everything...More

1  Thank frances2day
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We visited the first time with a coupon good for a free meal. There are often coupons in the Pennysaver. Fantastic Cafe is very clean with a varied menu. Portions are huge, and prices are very reasonable. The quality of our entrees (broiled chicken and...More

1  Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I am new to the area and was in search of a place nearby where I could get a breakfast burrito on Sunday mornings. After checking out 2 places, my search brought me here. I opted for the drive-thru since the parking lot was full....More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 13 February 2011

I suppose if California had a "diner" this would be the place. Now that the interior has been completely refurbished -- in more or less an "industrial" look -- the place is clean and fresh. One approaches the counter, places the order (and there is...More

Thank Fatbird1
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1727 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-8601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-541-7997
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