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Kono's Cafe

704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408 (Pacific Beach)
858-483-1669
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Ranked #20 of 4,043 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
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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89% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Meridian, Idaho
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Visited 2 days ago. Arrived at 1030 and the line was about 4 people out the door. Stood for about 15-20 minutes before ordering. My DH got the "Big Breakfast" (top of the pic) and I got the Scramble (bottom). We both enjoyed our meals, considering the price we paid (about $10 total). I thought my scramble was undercooked-the scrambled... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011 via mobile

Had breakfast here, I barely got to see the bottom of the plate before I was full and only $6!

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Nebraska
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

I tried this with my wife based on all the 5 star reviews. It was a nice drive up from San Diego Sunday morning. We got there before 8:00 and so there were only a few folks there. We ordered a burrito with sausage and avocado and the french toast with the intention to share both. The french toast was... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

This is the best - and waiting in line is worth it! Food is outstanding and lots of it - cooked with love.

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Aurora, CO
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Had breakfast here again and sat out on the little deck behind the souvenir store across the boardwalk. It was fairly early in the AM so we could see the surfers. Have the french toast, it is awesome!!

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CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Breakfast burritos, standard fare...nothing to write home about.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

The food was very good - better than Broken Yolk Cafe (which was good). Add on the beach front seating and I can't image a better place to eat. My family had breakfast there on our first morning in San Diego and our last. It was fantastic! They serve very large portions - a big breakfast can feed two.

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St.Paul, MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

A great value! Big, big breakfast for less than $6-7.00. We got 2 breakfast and could have easily shared one. Ton's of great fresh food. You order at the counter and are then seated. You can sit in the restaurant or across on the deck over looking the beach watching the surfers. A great find- wish I would have found... More

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Hurricane, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We have eaten here for years. You stand on line but it is worth the wait. Large portions cooked to order and tastes great. Eat in the dining room or walk across the way to the outdoor seating area with a view of the Pacific. They even serve your food to the outdoor area. We have actually been on line... More

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Tucson AZ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

Fun to people watch from here. Too much food for one... my husband and I always split a meal.

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