Open Patio Dining & Take-Out


 Here we are once again closed for Dine-In, but the "good news" we are


We will be using the same precautions and guidelines we submitted to the last few months. Please be responsible for your own protection and others when you visit. Self screen, wash your hands, maintain distance when at all possible and wear a mask until seated.


New Hours:

Closed breakfast

Lunch 11:00-2:00 Tuesday-Sunday

Dinner 4:30-7:30 Thursday-Saturday

Closed Monday


Reservations are highly recommended for dinner. Call today 760-728-4147

We apologize for having to limit the time of your seating.

Lunch 1 hour

Dinner 1 hour 15 min.

Hopefully we will be back to normal soon.


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We are offering, take out only, half price bottles of wine and beer.  Also our Family Meals will be making a comeback.  
May God Bless you, your family and America!


We are reminded that all of the best things---home, family, friendship, and good food---are still the best things!  We are grateful to be a part of this community, and will continue to do all we can to look out for one another.




Bill, Vicki and Clay Porter have been the owner-operators of “Garden Center Café & Grill” for the past 20 years. Their passion for food and friends are distinct features of Fallbrook’s finest Restaurant. There is a sign over the entry door saying,  “Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends.”  Having lived in Fallbrook for 30 years, many of their guests are long time friends.  Their staff is a vital part of the warm environment.  Several employees have been part of the restaurant since the beginning and many of the guests consider them truly a part of their family.


Their son Clayton has been an integral part of the restaurant throughout the 20 years. He is now the General Manager as the family has acquired another Fallbrook restaurant, "El Jardin."  Clay's enthusiasm and passion for the restaurant, along with his education in the business since he was quite young,  is a vital asset to the cafe.


Tammie Faught is often a key person you see managing, as well as being part of our wait staff many days.  Her growing knowledge of the business and love for her long time guests, is an essential part of our business. 


They consider themselves blessed being able to continue their passion for the restaurant business here in Fallbrook. They love the community and the people. God willing, they can live and work in paradise forever,


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