The story of Polly's Pies Restaurants began in 1968 when brothers Don and Eddie Sheldrake opened a little space in Fullerton called Polly's Pie Palace. It served just pies, coffee and sandwiches. But it was a hit. And soon Don and Eddie and their gro … show more
The story of Polly's Pies Restaurants began in 1968 when brothers Don and Eddie Sheldrake opened a little space in Fullerton called Polly's Pie Palace. It served just pies, coffee and sandwiches. But it was a hit. And soon Don and Eddie and their growing team of associates enlarged the space to accommodate more guests and more menu items.
Then the team ventured into a second location in Orange; then a third in Long Beach; a fourth in Santa Ana; a fifth in Whittier, and so on. Thus began the steady growth of the Polly's Pies family dining concept.
There are now 13 Polly's in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties, including our newest Polly's in Norco. The company actually built the Norco restaurant from its own plans and ideas and opened it in 2005. It's an attractive, spacious, western-themed building with a water tower-type sign that's visible from the I-15 freeway. (Hint: stop by on your way to or from Las Vegas or Apple Valley). A map is on the website.
What are some of the things that make Polly's unique? For starters, each and every Polly's makes from scratch and bakes in its own ovens all the loaves of bread, muffins, cinnamon rolls, dinner rolls, corn bread, cookies, and pies that it sells.
Also, Polly's breakfast, lunch and dinner menus have an array of creative entrees designed and tested to assure broad appeal. There are old time favorites and new, created-just-for-Polly's specials. And the price for both is always right!
After over 40 years in the foodservice business, Polly's attributes its success, however modest by big chains' standards, to the loyalty of its guests, many of whom are from the second, third, and even fourth generations of families who have considered Polly's to be among their favorite restaurants.
Polly's also believes it has been successful because of its faithfulness to its mission statement; to its belief in integrity, quality and value; and to the contributions that its great associates, team members, and...