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Don's Country Kitchen

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2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
760-729-2274
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A bit over-rated.

"Good food", but nothing to rave about. Great place for those with pets. Outside seating was full of friendly folks with dogs. Very nice staff, quick service.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Carol V
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Landers, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Landers, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

"Good food", but nothing to rave about. Great place for those with pets. Outside seating was full of friendly folks with dogs. Very nice staff, quick service.

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Chandler, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I don't know why this place gets such rave reviews. It is very small and very busy so we ended up sitting at the counter. That was okay except that we had a view into the kitchen. Wonder how they get an A rating by board of health. We saw a dirty floor with a bag of Krustez pancake mix... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Love the big portions and the coffee cake is simply amazing! Omelettes are light, fluffy and a meal in itself...loved this place so much, we came here multiple times during our week out here.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Don's is a great little discovery. My husband and I spent a few days in the area. We were actually headed to the Danish Bakery (I'll review it later), but it was closed. Since Don's was in the same parking lot we decided to give it a try. It was a crowded Sunday morning, but the staff greeted us with... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and three kids ate here one morning and sat outside as it was a beautiful day. I thought 2.75 for an ice tea was kind of high, and two small pieces of sausage for one of my sons was 4.25. I had a very good omelet that was so huge I was able to take half home and... More 

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Suwannee, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The food was good and plentiful. So good, in fact, that we will go there again tomorrow morning! The price was good, too. All-in-all, one of the best breakfasts we have had. Highly recommend it to you!

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Vista, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had breakfast here today with a friend. Great coffee and got my eggs the way I like them. The hash browns were really good. The only downside, I got biscuits and gravy with my meal. This is not true cream gravy like is made in the south. It tasted like it had bouillon in it and very little sausage.... More 

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Sherman oaks
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Best breakfast in Carlsbad!! I had the apple cinnamon pancakes and they were amazing the apples were fresh not the kind from a can. The hash browns and pecan waffles were also great. We sat at the counter and had fabulous service stop here if in Carlsbad

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Valley Center, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Don's Country Kitchen is a popular restaurant in Carlsbad that is a local favorite so my husband and I tried it for breakfast. Breakfast is usually the same at every restaurant. Two eggs over easy, hashbrowns, and sour bread toast. I sometimes like to change up to pancakes and decided to get a short stack. Pancakes are one of my... More 

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Winnipeg
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134 reviews 134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We tried several times to get into this establishment but line-up was impossibly long. We finally got in and found out that there are 8 or 9 tables and about 10 mushroom seats at the counter and 4 or 5 tables on the sidewalk. So there isn't a lot of capacity in there. Service is fast and friendly. Tables are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-729-2274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Diner, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?