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Polly's Pies & Johnny Rebs question

Has anyone been here for breakfast and would like to comment on their french toast and belgian waffle? How are their pies?

How is the french toast at Johnny Rebs?


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  1. Pollys has Excellent pies. My Favorite is the Ban-Berry pie it's Banana Cream with strawberries and whipped cream..... YUM

      1. re: LoveCulverCity

        pollys used to be in santa monica now i can only think off the 605 and santa anita in orange county

        1. re: LoveCulverCity

          There are Polly's around the Long Beach area (on Atlantic around 30th, at the traffic circle, for example). IMHO, Hof's, also in the LB area, does a much better job with pies.

        2. Polly's has a great Hamburger and pie combo. The rhubarb pie is good. All the pies are good.

          1. My cousins brought over that Ban-berry Pie at Thanksgiving and that delicious dessert won me over! We forgot about the pumpkin pie. The location in Whittier is excellent. Haven't tried Johnny Reb's yet.

            1. i've always been kind of disappointed with polly's, though it may be because my local outlet is only about 1/2 mile from my beloved bake 'n' broil, which does much the same menu SO much better.

              Johnny Reb's does good breakfast. The French toast is good, but I usually get eggs and grits as that's the stuff i can't seem to find anyplace else.

              1. Went to Johnny Rebs for breakfast with some friends.

                Friend 1 ordered the sugar-cured ham with potatoes, biscuit, and eggs over easy. She liked the ham and said it tasted kinda like Honey Baked Ham. Her eggs looked pretty good and she ate all of her biscuit.

                Friend 2 ordered the cajun sausage with cheesy grits and scrambled eggs. She liked the sausage but said it was nothing special. She also liked the grits which came pipping hot.

                I ordered the french toast. There were six pieces to an order ($5.29). The menu describes the french toast as "thick Texas bread swirled in cinnamon and vanilla, served with butter and maple syrup." They weren't all that thick and I didn't really taste any cinnamon or vanilla, more of an oily grill flavor. Though you do get a lot, I didn't really want it after I ate the first piece.

                For fluffy french toast, you're better off going to the Filling Station which is just down the road. Their french toast is made with thick Hawaiian bread and they taste much lighter.

                1. For any OC'ers...... besides the one in Santa Ana, there's a Polly's in Laguna Hills. My Mom used to live right near it and she liked to go there frequently. Not great food, but OK. Good take-out pies. Average customer age in Laguna Hills location: about 75+.

                  1. there's a pollys in Yorba Linda on Imperial near Yorba Linda Blvd.