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Kono's Cafe

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704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
858-483-1669
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 49
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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A must! AMAZING food!

Our first morning in San Diego we walked past Kono's to see a huge line. Second morning, same thing. Our third morning there we decided to go as soon as they opened. There was no line; however, it didn't take long before people were lined up along the sidewalk. The food was AMAZING! Breakfast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our first morning in San Diego we walked past Kono's to see a huge line. Second morning, same thing. Our third morning there we decided to go as soon as they opened. There was no line; however, it didn't take long before people were lined up along the sidewalk. The food was AMAZING! Breakfast burritos, eggs, potatoes, pancakes, French toast....AMAZING!... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The breakfast was good as far as taste but if you are looking for a healthy breakfast this is not it. Greasy and had major heartburn later in the day. Wait was an issue as well. I can see how this is a popular place but if you have a sensitive stomach (which I typically don't) this might not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Ok I get the little breakfast and I'm stuffed for the whole day. Being on line is part of the experience. Super friendly staff. Even though there's always a line, there is always a table when you need one. Great quality for the price too. Staff is so great too!

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Paducah, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Our son and his family took us to Pacific beach and to Konos for brunch. Food was very good, reasonable prices and even though the line was out the door it moved quickly. 2 people could easily share one plate which would make for a very economical meal. Give it a try!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

You get so much food here and it's really good. We got 3 meals to share between 2 adults and 2 kids and we brought a huge plate of food home. Wait is long, once you order you are served pretty quickly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you are looking for a delicious breakfast that's not terribly expensive, you have found the place. It is wonderful.

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Anthem, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Cash only so come prepared. We waiting in line about 20 minutes, but the line moved quickly. The burritos could feed two and the Kono potatoes were awesome! Children could easily split the "little portions" and still have food left. Cheaper than Starbucks or Denny's! Kono's you have a goldmine and return customers!

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We drove in from Arizona and came to see the beach at sunrise we smelled bacon cooking got hungry and asked some of the locals where was a good breakfast place they all said Kono,s but you better get in line now lol at first glance I was a little shocked at the size of the restaurant but figured what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had been recommended this place by many people and were surprised to find a queue even at 9am on a thursday- the queue moved fast and soon we were all ordering breakfast burritos- whilst none of them finished them due to the sheer size of them we were all kept full right through to dinner! Have recommended to all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Kono's has the BEST breakfast in San Diego. We had three in our party and we each had something different and all three were excellent! We had to wait in line for about 10 minutes but it was well worth the wait. Definitely try the Kono's Potatoes!

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Additional Information about Kono's Cafe

Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
Phone Number: 858-483-1669
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-483-1669

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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