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Izzy's Cafe

1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
619-447-5067
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El Cajon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I came from North Carolina where they know how to do bar-b-que. Izzy's is the best I've found in Ca since I've been here(since the 50's). Forget Phil's , it's not even close. Izzy's also has great French Dips. My husband and I eat there usually once a week. It reminds me of Cheers, "where everybody knows your name". Very... More

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El Cajon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great little local place with good home town meals. we especially like their senior breakfast, don't know why it tasts better than other places, but it does! I'd guess fresh ingredients. Actually I've eaten here several times and haven't had a bad meal or a bad experience yet. Even like to bring our dog and sit out side occasionally on... More

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San Diego, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not a fancy place - nor was I expecting it. But very clean and nicest people you will ever meet. Best of all is the food. Well prepared, tasty and all home made - just one work yum! This time it was breakfast, next time I will try lunch.

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband just had a friend visit that loves to eat out. They had breakfast at 5 different places in El Cajon and Izzy's was by far the best. This was the winner for these super eaters.

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San Diego, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is one of those places you enjoy going to for a relaxing time to talk and eat. They have both booths, tables and a counter. It is small place but comfortable reminds me of a 50's cafe. Every day they serve a great breakfast and lunch, only open for dinner on Thur's and Friday. The owners, Blaine and Lori... More

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Alpine, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Always good breakfast and service We like the fact Izzy's is closed on Sunday's My wife likes the wafers and pancakes Me! I like the omlettes with home fryes

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El Cajon, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Best pancakes I've ever had. This is a real "find" in El Cajon. We've made Izzy's a regular stop time and time again. Whether it's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (Thursday and Fridays only), we absolutely love this place. The food is outstanding, did I mention the pancakes, and their prices are very reasonable. We also love their baby back... More

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El Cajon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When we visited with my family of four, there was a screaming child in the restaurant. The couple next to us got up and left after they ask for boxes for their food. We asked our waitress if she would ask the parent and grandparent to take the screaming child outside. She ignored us. Finally I nicely asked the grandmother... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a great meal! Drove from Phoenix, AZ to visit family, was hungry and found this place. We went there and had a great meal. Was nice to eat outside. The service was ok. The portions were large. The food was real hot and cooked to perfection. Will definitely return here.

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San Diego, California, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Not sure why I have never eaten here before. We were close by at breakfast time and read a review that said great ham. Well the reviewer was right. I have Ham n Eggs and the ham was thick and tasty. We have several good places for breakfast in the area. We will eat here again. Would like to try... More

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

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