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“Poor service, decent food”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Lakeside Cafe

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Lakeside Cafe
Ranked #26 of 53 Restaurants in Lakeside
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lakeside, California, USA
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Poor service, decent food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

I have gone here 4 times now and every single time it is horrible service. The staff are on their own schedule and do not want to help you at all. I asked for water, wasn't brought, asked again, never brought, i had to get up and walk to kitchen counter. Next we asked for syrup for pancakes, an obvious thing to bring but it wasn't brought, so we are sitting there waiting and waiting as our server was at another table talking an order, after that she goes and stands at front counter. Again, had to get up and ask the kitchen staff. The food however is good and the portions are huge. I keep wanting this place to be a good spot to go, but when it takes an hour to be waited on and served food it's not with it to wait.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Lakeside, California
Level Contributor
41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“homestyle atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Really plentiful portions of food! Good selections for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Weekly specials. The booths are very comfortable and the atmosphere is pleasing. Easy to have a conversation with your friend. Also nice outdoor eating..

Visited January 2014
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Lakeside, California
Level Contributor
47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lakeside Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

We've been going here at least once a month and we just love the place ... great food and friendly service... the place is clean... there is seating for those who like to eat outdoors... just know that it's packed on the weekends and parking is impossible...

Visited August 2013
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