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The Half Way House Cafe

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15564 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91390-4728
+1 661-251-0102
Today
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My oldest grandson just graduated from Cal Poly SLO and this was his pick for a late breakfast. I have eaten here before the 14 Fwy was even on the drawing board. The food was plentyful and very good. The server was FANTASTIC and wad handling the place by herself. The only thing I would ask is, if you make... More 

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Thank Herb W
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food is a bit better than average, but the venue is so well known in movies and commercials, that you really should check it out. We went on a Sunday morning, and the place was virtually empty at 9:30am. Tostada omelette was very tasty, and the chicken fried steak and eggs were as well. Service was very attentive, (remember... More 

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Thank Dale G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Support local small businesses. Great food, funky diner atmosphere, attentive and kind waitresses and cashier/ hostess. Best coffee ever! A friend brought me here and now I am a definite regular customer. Easy parking, clean bathrooms, a must visit. A shout out to morning waitresses... U R the BEST!

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Thank Cocoa B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

The food is average - but there is a lot to chose from. The service i friendly and very very nice. And the authenticity of the place is over the roof. If you want the true cowboy feeling, this is the place to go. No wonder a lot of movies and commercials shoot here. We were won over by the... More 

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Thank Deamariapetersen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

More of a place that has been in countless movies and commercials. The food is standard diner. I had the Patty Melt, which was OK.

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Thank Pacbreeze
Holland, Michigan
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

A real landmark Sierra Highway restaurant. Great breakfasts. The Café has been used in numerous commercials and several movies over the years. Plan to wait for a table on Saturday or Sunday mornings.

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Thank lwlevey
Happy Jack, Arizona
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Great restaurant. Food is excellent and the atmosphere is very down home. Favorite of the locals and not so locals

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We have heard for years about the great breakfast at the Halfway House Cafe. After a morning hike we stopped by and had a great breakfast. The waitress was very accommodating and served us well and fast. So glad we finally found Halfway House Cafe.

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Thank jeford19
Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

This place has been here since 1931. Good solid food and friendly service, and a reasonable cup of coffee - bottomless. The plates are large and the tables are small. Come with an appetite - these folks will take care of you.

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Thank Alan A
Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

i first visited the Half Way House in the 1950 when my father was a rodeo cowboy and we would stop there to or from an event in the high desert. It was just another roadside cafe back then, no different than many but it's survived all these years with very little change, which makes it so very popular as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15564 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91390-4728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clarita
  • Phone Number: +1 661-251-0102

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?