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Mollies Famous Cafe

32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
+1 949-240-9261
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good51%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (11 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“machaca” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We love Mollys. We have been coming here for almost 20 years, and all of our friends and family eat here too. When you walk in, it's always locals, and everyone knows everyone. They always have a great special every day. We highly recommend the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kirsten T
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a hangout for locals. My favorite meal here is breakfast. Generous portions and reasonable prices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you're looking for this type of dining experience, stop on by.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary Anne W
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick breakfast on our trip and this place didn't disappoint. Good menu ( though some vegan options would be welcome) I ended up with blueberry pancakes -- literally bigger than my head and hubby got the chicken fried steak with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This cafe offers some big eating. We had omelettes, coffee, and my daughter had pancakes. It was difficult to finish such large portions. Indeed I had no need to eat for the rest of the day. The food, service and atmosphere are quite standard for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DCtravels11
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I grew up on the East coast and love diners ! Mollies is the closest thing I can find like it ! You can have breakfast food , burgers , sandwiches anytime you’d like ! If you feel like eggs but want a pancake too...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Mollies is a great “local” cafe with all the flavor of a neighborhood favorite. Quaint and comfortable, good comfort food and service with a smile. Get an refill of your coffee and join in on the conversation at the next table

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

My family of four chose this place for lunch while in San Juan Capistrano on a visit to SoCal as a result the excellent reviews here on TripAdvisor. It is in a strip mall but don't let that concern you. The service was excellent, the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kiernan820
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We were driving from LA to San Diego and turned off of I-5 to get some lunch. Ratings directed us to Mollie's and we were not disappointed. They had a great Machaca (scrambled egg with shredded beef and peppers): tasty! Also, their salsa was home...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Brought our grandchildren here for lunch as a treat. We were seated promptly and drink orders taken. Our food order was taken and was slow in delivery and not very crowded? There also is a problem with black fly inside and outside of this location?...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I have enjoyed so many visits to this comfort food extravaganza with my 84 year old father. His health issues with many dietary restrictions make it a bit challenging, what with all sorts of extra requests and substitutions. Mollies has always delivered that "old school"...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank maitaimike2015
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Response from 512stewartg | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32033 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-9261
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