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Kono's Cafe

704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408 (Pacific Beach)
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Ranked #19 of 4,048 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Almost don't need to review this place, since I'm just re-iterating what everyone else says. The local in line in front of us recommended the French toast and bacon. My wife's usual everywhere is French toast and she said it was great. The local emphasized the "bacon", and she was right - really good. Big portions (the 300+ pound local... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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255 reviews 255 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

What a breakfast. I'm still full! Don't worry about the line around the corner, it moves fast. Hubby and I both enjoyed a "Little" Breakfast with eggs, Kono Potatoes and toast, then we added avocado, cuz we needed some health to the order. Next time I'll add bacon, too. Or maybe a burrito... Kono potatoes have cheese, onions and green... More

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Hamilton, Bermuda
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Super portions, great food, very friendly staff, comfortable seating area. There are usually lines waiting to order food, but they move pretty quickly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My dad taught me a long time ago, ask a cop where to eat.. Well, we were tooling around one morning looking for a place to go, and I saw a motorcycle cop in a 7 eleven parking lot so we whipped in and I asked him where to go. He first recommended "The Mission" which we also really like,... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place is always PACKED. I was so hungry and was not pleased about a line around the building on a Sunday morning, but the group convinced me to stay! Well worth it! Had a HUGE brekky burrito with sausage green chilies, egg and seasoning. Bit too big or just got bored with it after the 100th bite, but lovely... More

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El Paso, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a cool little place. Get there early or stand in line for awhile. there is indoor as well as outdoor seating. If the area north of the restaurant is full there is additional eating behind the store in front of the café. Make sure they know you are there so they can find you with your order. Their... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

excellent staff & lots of food for the price delivered right to your seat inside or on the deck by the ocean where you can enjoy the water or people watching

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San Marcos, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was lucky to be the first in line for breakfast at the time that I visited and was greeted with a very warm and friendly smile by the staff. The food was substantial and I was able to sit in the patio area overlooking the ocean. It was a great experience. I plan to make this my breakfast spot... More

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place is very popular, but we enjoyed eating both breakfast and lunch there before the weekend crowd arrived. Very fresh, delicious food. The breakfast burrito is enough for 2.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Quick, inexpensive delicious food on the boardwalk! Long lines but worth it! Huge breakfast burritos, great eggs. Yummy!

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