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The Mission Restaurant

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3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 488-9060
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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  • 154
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb breakfasts!

We have made multiple trips to The Mission and that won't stop. The breakfasts here are outstanding - unique preparation, presentation and taste. We keep trying new things on the menu and have never been disappointed. We love the location, though parking can be a challenge if you're not there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Jon R
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Bakersfield, California
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  • Families with children
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Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have made multiple trips to The Mission and that won't stop. The breakfasts here are outstanding - unique preparation, presentation and taste. We keep trying new things on the menu and have never been disappointed. We love the location, though parking can be a challenge if you're not there early. The service is very good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and i are san diego natives and we were suggested this spot for some morning grub. We were appalled by the so called "food" that was given to us. First and foremost, i would like to say we were told 15 min waiting period, which turned to 45 min. Secondly, the dishes, silverware, and glasses were all filthy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Ate here with my family, got the blueberry cornmeal pancakes, they were the best I've ever had! Would come here again, and again, and again. Best breakfast in town!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great food, big portions, super busy. Fast service but nobody felt rushed. Ralphie was a great host and managed to charm three generations.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

During a week stay on Mission, we had one breakfast and one brunch at The Mission. Expect a wait after 8- patience is rewarded. Very friendly wait staff. Excellent food. Only complaint was that the pancakes were on the dry side. French toast and omelettes were excellent. A Mimosa was a great way to start a lazy beach day.

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Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We were directed to this spot by fellow tourists as we had prepared to stop in at another spot that was a block or two closer to our vacation rental. That turned out to be great advice. There was a short wait when we arrived a little after 8:00 for breakfast. Once we were seated, we had warm and friendly... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I had a delicious meal here that put me in a good mood for the rest of the day. Nice service and location.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Traveling with family--everyone enjoyed their food. Alot of southwestern type breakfast options...which I love. i.e. breakfat burriros etc. But also offers smoothies, and typical american fare. Cute place right in the heart of Mission Beach. Parking is tough.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We were told this is the place to have breakfast. Food was average to good, service the same. But the wait times and slow serving times really made us think we probably will not be back. The pancakes are very good, the egg dishes at least what you would expect. We were a party of 6 so we got to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My family had a very nice lunch experience. Large plates with genuine quesadillas. The largest. Blueberry pancakes for my daughter. Fast service. Nice staff. Good choice!

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Additional Information about The Mission Restaurant

Address: 3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: (858) 488-9060
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Beach
  • Neighborhood: Mission Beach
  • Phone Number: (858) 488-9060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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