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27409 Bellogente, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6455
+1 949-364-1088
06:00 - 13:45
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Our friends took us here for brunch. We opted to substitute Paul's "famous cinnamon rolls" for toast. (There may have been an uncharge... I don't remember.) WOW! The cinnamon roll was the VERY BEST I have EVER eaten (and I've eaten quite a few over the years.) It was BIG, had LOTS of drizzling sweet sauce on it, and a... More 

Thank EwanderingMan
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The atmosphere here is not above fair. As others have said, they're known for their cinnamon rolls which are good. However, the restaurant doesn't feel very clean which makes me uncomfortable about how the kitchen is being run. The wait staff is there to take orders and bring food, period. Cinnamon rolls aren't enough for me to return.

Thank Debbie J
San Juan Capistrano, California
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Really like the pancake/French toast entrees, especially the cinnamon roll presentation. I have eaten here over thirty times and have never been disappointed, but the wait time can be a bit frustrating due to the folks trying to dine. Service is always spot on and a very friendly staff. The portions are very generous so be careful when you order.

Thank petelapuh
Mission Viejo, California
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was our first visit to Paul's Pantry. We just moved to Mission Viejo and we were looking for a good place for Sunday breakfast. Friends who have lived in MV for ages recommended Paul's so we thought we would give it a try. We are glad we did. Nothing pretentious, just good food at a reasonable price. This place... More 

Thank Gina M
Mission Viejo, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food is fixed old style, no frills or fancy gimmicks, just well prepared food, and don't forget the glazed cinnamon roll. We of course have our favorite, but if we stray from our norm, we never have been disappointed. Lots of food served fill their big plates. Outdoor dining area, quiet and friendly. If you want, eat inside, and... More 

Thank John C
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779 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. Good prices and consistent food, but this last time it was just ok. My eggs were anything, but soft boiled and the tomatoes on the side had no flavor at all. Still, I'll give them another shot since I enjoy the the service gals that keep your cup full.

Thank yogiacomo
Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Don't miss the huge delicious cinnamon rolls, or the best chicken fried steak with cream gravy west of El Paso.

Thank JanCordova11
San Clemente, California
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440 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place for breakfast or lunch. Always a lot of locals in here. Food is good and meals are hearty. Service is prompt and pleasant!

Thank JimW551
Ladera Ranch, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you like a hearty breakfast, this place is for you! You can't walk away still hungry. Down home biscuits and gravy, huge omelettes and a huge cinnamon roll are big menu hits. A Mission Viejo institution.

Thank Rick B
Garden Grove
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Well the hash browns were burnt greasy not even easy to look at the chorizo was over cooked and no flavor the coffe was bad the only thing they have going for them are the cinnamon rolls they were very tasty I will not return as this was my second visit but still bad food

Thank Olivia D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
06:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27409 Bellogente, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6455
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-364-1088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?