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Harbor House Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
16341 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1821
+1 562-592-5404
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab sandwich” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
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16341 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and i went to Harbor House Cafe on a Sunday morning and for some reason the place was not crowded. Usually there's a line outside the door and you must wait a VERY LONG time to get in. But this morning we got...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

It has a fun, old-time interior and fun oldie music. The dining area was quite clean with plenty of cadillac-style seating, and it looked like a local's breakfast joint. I think a server was missing because the service was a little slow. However, our server...More

Thank GodsFaith
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great diner with good service and food. I had a breakfast meeting here because I wanted to pop to the beach afterwards. Parking good and quick service.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

small place but great atmosphere even had great music. Waiter was so accommodating with our orders and place to sit food was awesome also!!!!

Thank Michele F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The menu is extensive. The food is very good, and there is plenty of it. Service was good. We were a party of 9 easily accommodated on one table for breakfast. The place is funky. (Unfortunately, so is the bathroom). It can get crowded and...More

Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Harbor House Café on Pacific Coast Hwy in Sunset Beach opened in 1939, and is now open 24 hours a day. Clearly it is a local institution, and deservedly so. It’s your basic diner, but the walls are covered with movie posters and headshots...More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Harbor House is a local favorite; an original wooden building without air conditioning, beachy atmosphere with a variety of menu items. All portions are huge, we usually share an omlette for breakfast. The sides offered with breakfast are rice, spinach or potatoes. They make...More

Thank HBGolfer
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been eating at Harbor House for over 40 years and have never had a bad meal here. Everyone I've dined with at the Harbor House enjoyed their homemade meals, just like eating at home is what they said. Harbor House is open 24/7, even...More

Thank Pt123123
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great 24-hour diner with huge menu. The breakfasts here are great, but I'll always come back for their signature Hot Crab Sandwich. Whenever I'm on the OC coast, I'll make a special effort to get to this place or it's Dana Harbor twin.

Thank RoadBoater
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great place for traditional breakfast before heading out to the beach of boating on the Pacific Ocean

Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16341 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-592-5404
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