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Grits Fullerton

133 W. Chapman Ave., Ste. 102 (Malden Ave.) Send to Phone
714-449-0939
Charming downtown Fullerton spot featuring innovative breakfast, brunch and dinner items with a distinctive Southern influence.

Cuisine
Open
Breakfast & Brunch daily, Dinner Wed.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual

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Grits Fullerton Restaurant Review

: Located about a block west of downtown Fullerton’s congested bustle, this airy industrial restaurant provides an anchor to an unassuming, slightly retro quasi strip mall. Large floor-to-ceiling windows, flourishes of bright color, and an open kitchen add congenial warmth to the space, which sets the ideal mood for the kitchen's array of funky yet approachable contemporary items --- think oatmeal made with dulce de leche or an omelet built around avocado coconut purée and roasted cauliflower pico. We suggest digging into the brunch menu during the daytime, where indulgent finds of biscuits and bone marrow or strips of pork belly prepared four ways await, ready to be paired by a bowl of Havarti grits. You can also sink your teeth into hearty sandwiches like the breakfast torta with pulled pork, avocado purée, sunny egg and pickled tomatillos. A great appreciation for Southern fare shines through at dinner with the Dr. Pepper-braised pork shank and grits and the must-try puff pastry-wrapped spiced meatloaf served with duck fat mash. (Note: Former executive chef Cody Storts is no longer with the restaurant.) Indulgent desserts such as the chocolate peanut butter pie are worthy finishers to a meal.



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