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Kono's Cafe

704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408 (Pacific Beach)
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Ranked #7 of 3,982 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
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405 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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Avondale, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Sure, the wait was a good 20-30 minutes. But don't let that stop you from having the tastiest plate of food you've had in a long time! We had the Big Breakfast #1 & #2,and let me tell you,it was delicious. The cheesy potatoes,the perfectly scrambled eggs and super fluffy pancakes and french toast were amazing. The coffee was the... More

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Vail, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

ordered their Big Breakfast #1 and the eggs and potatoes were very seasoned and flavorful! They are not at all stingy with their portions and you can't beat the price for the value! Only downfall is that it's cash only and if you want coffee you have to get it at their little coffee cart. Overall, great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We ate breakfast here while staying in Pacific Beach. Great breakfast burritos and egg sandwiches. Service was fast and friendly. Our family of five ate for $25!

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Vernon, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stood in line for 45 minutes. Food is average. However the restaurant presents a huge value in a $6 breakfast. In 2014 it seems that breakfasts even at Denny's are not cheap. These guys are doing something right... They are selling the story and the lineups. "It must be good" ... Truth is, your time is also worth money. Figure... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Long line moves quickly, so use your time in line to get your order straight! Scrambled eggs very good, can get with peppers and cheese. Potatoes are with cheese peppers and onions. I loved them but if you like your taters plain, you need to special order. Huge plates full so could share with a friend.

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Bishops Stortford
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Couldn't believe the size of the food you got for such a small cost. You can understand the queue's as for sure breakfast there means you won't eat again for 12 hours - worth the wait when you can people watch whilst queuing

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Excellent made to order breakfast. I got the big breakfast for $6.95 and it was a lot of food. Eggs with cheese, bacon, English muffin hashbrowns and French toast. My son had the egg burrito and it was very large. I wife had the little breakfast and it was not little. Great local spot in a fun but casual atmosphere.... More

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St. Louis, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We ate here out second morning in SD. Place is small and right on the beach. We had the big breakfast number 2 with French toast. Everything was great. Service was friendly and quick. Right on the beach.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Excellent breakfast, but we learned to get one and split it because it was too much for one person to eat!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Like reviews, line out the door, but moves fast. Best to check out menu & seating while waiting. Once u order things move pretty quickly. Good food. I ordered pancakes, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns....enough for myself and daughter, my 13yr old son couldn't even finish the burrito. Great location also next to boardwalk.

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