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

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  • 11
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  • 1
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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 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good breakfast

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Pat C
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Reviewer
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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
1 review
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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Restaurant Details

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  • 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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