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Pete's Breakfast House Restaurant

2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
+1 805-648-1130
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“strawberry jam” (21 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place and picked it thanks to some reviews. It isn't a huge place, so we did have to wait awhile to be seated. Once we got our food, we understood what the wait was for! We really enjoyed this place.

Thank Travellin_Paul
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Each and everything prepared here is first rate. The homemade hash is fantastic as are the omelettes. Generous portions and sides. You have to get a biscuit and slather it with the strawberry jam. One of the best biscuits ever. Staff is friendly and service...More

Thank JBakersfield
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This was a little unique. It was an enormous (ENORMOUS) pancake rolled up like an omelette with yogurt and berries inside. It had more yogurt and berries on top with granola. Really good! We had a group of 8 and they fitted us right in...More

Thank penguinpi
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Pete's is one of my favorite restaurants in town. The line to get in is always long, especially on weekends. But SO worth it! The pancake roll with yogurt and berries is to die for, in my opinion. Big portions, great prices, excellent service.

Thank slorraine0930
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Granted, it's hard to mess up eggs but for a good breakfast place you need GOOD ATTITUDE. These folks have it down pat. Great wait staff, greeter, cashier, bussing troops, everybody is friendly, helpful, and just plain nice. The food is great, coffee is nothing...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent, one of the best ever. Brother enjoyed it so much he ate their again a day later. If you in town a definite must stop for breakfast or lunch. Absolutely fabulous food, great service and extensive menu with large servings. My brother is a...More

Thank gcarlson613
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Be prepared to wait! This is a crowded place - but its worth to wait a bit, as the breakfast is great value and very much original amarican breakfast as it should be. We have been visiting from Europe and we love the place and...More

Thank Georg P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We go to Pete's several times a month, on Saturdays or Sundays. We know to arrive before 8 a.m. to beat the crowd. Our favorite item is the breakfast sandwich, which is an incredible BLT plus fried egg sandwich. They use sourdough bread and toast...More

Thank BigFeet16
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The place was pretty packed but we waited the 20minutes to be seated with coffees outside so that made it easier. Home of the famous chorizo burger. Fast service, good simple food, close casual interior.

Thank jetaimetd01
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My favorite breakfast place in Ventura for over 30 years. Love the small hometown feel of Pete's Breakfast House. They make the best pancakes! They serve large portions and most items are homemade including their strawberry jam..Yum! It's very rare there's not a line to...More

Thank Cgrl3700
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Dot W
25 June 2017|
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Response from Cindy B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, looks like first come first served. I'd call and check--especially for a larger group they would probably take a reservation. Very customer service oriented.
4 February 2017|
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Response from VenturaCoTraveler | Reviewed this property |
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14 July 2016|
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Response from Dana A | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was very reasonable...and worth the wait if you have one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-3505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-648-1130
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