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Mission Cafe & Coffee House

3795 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109 (Mission Beach)
(858) 488-9060
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Ranked #28 of 4,068 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Mission Beach
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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The three of us (me, hubby and 10 yr old son) were in San Diego over the Labor Day weekend. We went to this restaurant for breakfast on Saturday. The place was bustling but we were seated within 2 minutes. The decor inside is very artsy and tasteful. Our server was extremely competent, attentive and friendly. I ordered the Zen... More

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London
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This place was recommended by a friend who lives locally and we were not disappointed. When we arrived around 11.00 there was a long queue which to us meant that it must be good! We only waited 5 mn and we quickly sat and offered drinks. They have a nice menu and a very good selection of dishes from pancakes,... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Tasty food and a nice alternative to the usual breakfast cafés. This was recommended by the valet at our hotel. I had pancakes and fruit, with their house coffee, everything was so fresh, I only wish we would have found this place a few days earlier! The staff were really friendly!

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New York City, New York
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169 reviews 169 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great local place. Lot's to choose from. Even has a gluten free menu. I had a breakfast burrito which was fantastic. Pop in for a coffee or a meal. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great original breakfast choices...Grilled rosemary breakfast potatoes, Chicken apple sausage, giant fresh fruit pancakes, wonderful eggs, incredible homemade roast beef hash...fresh cinnamon bread French toast...I ate there maybe five times... family friendly, Chino - Latin choices as well...lunch is interesting... parking on Mission Ave is always a hassle so I would recommend walking or riding a bike. Many locals know... More

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Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I lived a few blocks away for years and visited dozens of times. It's a hidden gem with great mexican style breakfast and a casual ambiance. The French Toast is still my wife and I favorite! We've put it to the test with places in L.A, San Fran, Vegas, NYC, resorts in Hawaii and the Caribbean... it is simply that... More

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Mission Cafe at Mission Beach/Bay, a wonderful place to have breakfast. Me and some friends went there at 12 to 13pm, we must wait about 5-10 minutes, but it is no problem.Some people say that in the morning you have to wait more than 10 minutes, so take a good time to go. The Staff is really,really nice and good... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went to get breakfast on a Sunday morning. Though you will typically wait about 15-20 minutes for a table on the busy weekend breakfast rush, it is well worth the wait. The waitress was very attentive, despite the many tables and loud crowd. Pancakes were amazing! I got the strawberry banana panackes and they were huge! No wonder eggs... More

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Long Island, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The restaurant is unassuming and you might pass it by so keep a sharp eye out. My family of five agreed that this place was our favorite, hands down. Breakfast was in a good portion, made with fresh ingrediants and VERY tasty. Rarely do my kids rave over food but at this restaraunt, they insisted everyone sample their dishes. Not... More

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We visit the San Diego area every year, and honestly we make a point of driving all the way from Encinitas to Mission Beach primarily in order to eat lunch at this restaurant. It is that good! We always order the Papas Loco (crazy potatoes), which is supposedly a breakfast meal, but we eat it as a hearty lunch. It... More

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