Restaurants in El Cajon

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Traditional carpets hang across the ceilings above diners at Ali Baba Family Restaurant. Seated beneath them, guests dig into plates heaping with kebabs, shawarma, and hummus paired with freshly baked bread. Specialty pizzas are also available, along with vegetarian options for those who prefer to pizzas that aren't carved whole out of a large chunk of meat.

421 E Main St
El Cajon,
CA
US

Good Quality food at its best, in a very clean environment. Come and enjoy our great chicken with numerous combos and sandwiches. Come on your break from work during lunch and try our great chicken salad or chicken pita. Customers cannot get enough of either and for dinner go for a great family meal that has a whole chic

1468 Graves Ave
El Cajon,
CA
US

Aromas of saffron rice, lemon, and garlic waft from the hefty silver and ceramic platters used to contain Hammurabi Family Restaurant's generous portions of Middle Eastern food. Crisp puffs of falafel—patties of garbanzo and fava beans fried to a golden brown—tuck inside pockets of freshly baked flatbread. Starters of smooth hummus blended with olive oil, garlic, and lemon prep palates for spicy entrees such as roasted chicken and marinated beef kebabs. Between bites, patrons can sip shanina yogurt drinks or arabic coffee, or try to suck the nutty filling from their baklava through straws. Hammurabi’s staff also stocks catered meals with enough kebab skewers and sides for up to 150 guests.

401 W Main St
El Cajon,
CA
US

Food that puts a spring in your step and is satisfying yet nutritious--that's what's on the menu at Tropifruit 100% Natural Juice Bar. The staff blends fresh fruit and veggies into smoothies and juices that make for a healthier snack than a bagel dipped in Dorito dust. Customers can also order tortas and sandwiches for breakfast and lunch, as well as fruits and salads. The juice bar reinforces its fresh, healthy outlooks with its decor, which features blond wood floors, avocado-colored walls, warm accents, and a counter full of iridescent tile work.

762 N Johnson Ave
El Cajon,
CA
US

For nearly fifty years, the wait staff at The Pancake House Restaurant has been dropping by tables to plop down hearty plates of American diner food and refill guests' mugs with hot pours of coffee. The diner has filled up patrons with mouth-watering, hunger-slaughtering breakfast classics such as omelets filled with bacon and cheddar, french toast, and a family-style, all-you-can-eat platter of endless country potatoes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and buttermilk pancakes. The restaurant stays open past breakfast to ride out its own coffee buzz and serve up lunch and dinner options such as deli sandwiches, fish ‘n’ chips, and pork chops.

1000 N 2nd St
El Cajon,
CA
US