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Izzy's Cafe

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1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
619-447-5067
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a breakfast; don't miss those one!

This is down home coming at its American best. I could not finish my chicken fried steak and eggs but kept trying for a long time because it was sooo good! Portions are huge, service is crisp and friendly, and prices are very reasonable. Go there if you have a chance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
jazzlover44
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Kirkland, Washington
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Kirkland, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is down home coming at its American best. I could not finish my chicken fried steak and eggs but kept trying for a long time because it was sooo good! Portions are huge, service is crisp and friendly, and prices are very reasonable. Go there if you have a chance.

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El Cajon, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Started coming to Izzy's when they were on the corner of 2nd and Broadway, hidden in the back. I know it was over 25 years ago because I started bringing my children here. They moved just down the street on the northwest corner of Broadway and Crosby when they tore the buildings down at their old location. The food never... More 

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El Cajon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

great food good service pleasant atmosphere good family place to eat any meal totally satisfied the owners are available to serve and be visable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Came with a group of friends. The food was very good, server was. Busy, however got it all done. Happy customer.

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El Cajon, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Have only been there for breakfast and enjoyed that very much. We had a large group and the service was good.

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El Cajon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Izzy's is a place you can go for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have good food for any occasion. They also cater and I have used them several times for catering events. You can always count on consistently good food when you come. I have breakfast here more often than any other meal, and now you can even have brisket... More 

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El Cajon, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It's very small but has friendly service and good portions. I love the frittatta and fried peach pie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We came for crepes and they were really good!! I had the peach ones and my friend the Strawberry ones. We will definitely come back to try the breakfast :)

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have eaten at Izzy"s for a while now, they have the best beef brisket in town. I even have it for breakfast sometimes. The owners and staff will take care of you and your hunger. the portions are big, enough to take some home. everything is homemade. So yummy.

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Paso Robles, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Izzy's is a family owned restaurant. Fantastic menu, Fantastic food, Fantastic portions, and Fantastic servers!!!! All that and suitably priced. What else to say?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: 619-447-5067

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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