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Janet's Montana Cafe

2506 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901-2205
+1 619-659-3874
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (10 reviews)
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2506 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901-2205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to Janet's Montana Café (and the others, too) for many years. Janet's recipes and meal creations are excellent - from traditional items to creative specials, they're hard to beat. The homemade pies, cakes and ice cream are excellent. It's a go-to place...More

Thank ChuckBrownSV
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's right off the 8 freeway. Easy access. The outside looks like a mountain cabin. Once inside you really feel like you're in a mountain cabin. Very nice inside and Homey. We were greeted by everyone making you feel like family. They have numerous types...More

Thank mdp351
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby n I went for breakfast treat.....haven't done in awhile. After getting 2 large whole wheat pancakes...plenty w/one, took other home. Hubby got the cinnamon bread French toast...lots of sugar!! Would just say, most expensive pancakes had in forever. The regular breakfast looks good and...More

Thank justus2737
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've frequented Janet's for over twenty years. That's an endorsement right there. This is one of my favorite go-to restaurants. The southwest salad is the best version I've eaten anywhere. I have never been disappointed with any dish served at Janet's. The entire staff from...More

Thank stevodiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone needs to come to Janet's at least once. The food is great but it's really the atmosphere and surroundings that make this place wonderful. WE love to sit outside and take in the beauty of the surroundings.

Thank Donnelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I traveling to San Diego stopped for lunch. sits just off interstate 8 in town. Lots of little shops around it too and the decor was very inviting and rustic. Service was wonderful as was the food. We both would highly recommend this...More

Thank duffer47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, good burger and onion rings; non-edible meatloaf and potatoes. Very disappointing, we won't go again - 1 meal out of 2 was not eatable. Waiter was gracious about it and deleted that entree from the bill. No one else working there - the...More

Thank JoecatDenver
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stopped for lunch but after looking at some of the breakfasts they were serving I almost changed my mind. We both ordered lunch, a BLT and a Turkey Melt. The homemade potato salad was excellent as were the sandwiches. If you're passing this way...More

Thank BobBarb
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am not a breakfast fan, but when they have the pumpkin pancakes, I get them. The breakfast scrambles are a generous size and delicious. I love that their lunch specials come with dessert and their brownie is large and moist. It's great to sit...More

Thank Beverley T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner, in Alpine? Look no further than Janet's Montana Cafe. Expect to wait for a table, as they have a good reputation. The wait usually isn't long. Portions are large, and come with lots of flavor. Service...More

Thank acoachcool
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Van M
15 June 2017|
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Response from Victoria D | Reviewed this property |
yes, on the outside patio
Deborah J
9 December 2016|
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Response from mreis4 | Reviewed this property |
They might, I am not 100% sure. I would advise calling them. They are friendly and I am sure want to help you.
21 November 2016|
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Response from rle300 | Reviewed this property |
Call and let them know you would like order pie -
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2506 Alpine Blvd, Alpine, CA 91901-2205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 619-659-3874
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