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2201 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
619-298-8440
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this place

Another of our regular San Diego eateries , had dinner here as it's just at the end of the block from where we stay , had a great dinner , menu is very good and often varied , the food is plentiful and of a very high standard , our server was very friendly , attentive, and helpful and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
SHOTLEYBOYS
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IPSWICH SUFFOLK
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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IPSWICH SUFFOLK
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Another of our regular San Diego eateries , had dinner here as it's just at the end of the block from where we stay , had a great dinner , menu is very good and often varied , the food is plentiful and of a very high standard , our server was very friendly , attentive, and helpful and we... More 

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Nipomo, California
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A very diverse menu and beautiful presentation. I got the eggs caprese so two over easy eggs with polenta, fresh basil, tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella drizzled with balsamic reduction. Outstanding. My friend ordered the creme brulee soaked french toast with berry compote and fresh chantilly cream. His was also amazing!!

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san diego
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Not in your main tourist area, this neighborhood charmer rates a visit. Locals and business folks frequent the small restaurant. You have class in the service and ambiance and sass in the meals offered. They know their regulars, but treat newcomers like long last family. Breakfast and lunch overlap in time available - so for those that like breakfast at... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast at the grill this morning with a friend. The seating service was prompt and super friendly. We had a corner table which had a window and comfy pillows! Our server was very friendly and attentive but not overbearing. I had the Texas cinnamon french toast and my friend had the lavender infused french toast. Both meals were very... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We have eaten at this Grill several times during visits to San Diego. We have never been disappointed, their food is consistently good. The Pot Roast is always a favorite. The prices are reasonable. It is off the tourist track, so it serves mostly locals.

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Marthasville, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We arrived fairly close to closing on a Friday night but were welcomed without a hint of reluctance. Service was friendly and just the right amount of attention. The carrot ginger soup was very good. The goat cheese fritters were enough for 3 or 4 people and the red pepper couli was the right accompaniment. I took home half of... More 

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I am so happy I found this gem in my neighborhood. Stopped by for breakfast and ordered the Lavender infused French Toast- and OMG I was in heaven! Will definitely be stopping by for lunch and dinner.

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San Diego
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This is a great find!Conveniently located on Adams Ave. in University Heights. Always on the street available parking.Every dish is amazing,Good, homemade style eatery. They serve breakfast through lunch time.It's always difficult to choose because it is all so good.Homemade soups are tasty,my favorite dishes are the red stuffed peppers, the pot roast,salads,you just can't go wrong.Most entrees come with... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The last time I was there, I know I arrived at 1:58 and the restaurant closes at 2:00 Yet all I wanted was soup to go. As I told the waitress that is all I wanted the cook signal me that it was OK yet the waitress told me the kitchen was closed and she would not take the order.... More 

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Los Angeles CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Walking in to AAG feels so familiar. The place is comfortably decorated and furnished, feeling like your own dining room. And the residential location only enhances that homey feeling. The food is great! Had the veggie special of stuffed roasted poblanos, very tasty, size able and filling. And at a reasonable price. Fair wine and beer selection to choose from.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2201 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-298-8440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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?