Pamela's Tearoom

12752 Valley View St.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
714-897-9442

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Pamela’s Tearoom is an English restaurant in Garden Grove. It makes its home in an industrial park just off the 405. But step inside, and the charm takes over. Every table has intricate tablecloths and maps of Sussex (Pamela’s from Yorkshire, though). A fuzzy painting of Queen Elizabeth II looms over everyone; flags of England, Wales and Scotland hang outside. It’s a great setting for a deceptively simple menu: tea sandwiches, meat pies, quiches, and stuffed pancakes covered in a cheese sauce that seem more like savory crepes than anything sweet, but are filling and wonderful. But there’s nothing dainty about the food; the sandwiches fill stomachs, the pies big enough for a miner, the ploughman’s lunch worthy of any working bloke.

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    "I'm so sorry, dear," the Pamela of Pamela's Tearoom told a young boy who wasn't having her gentle chiding. "I'm English; I like to tease." Don't mind that kid: Everyone else loves Pamela. The Yorkshire native has run the tearoom at...

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