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Denny's

2445 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1107
619-298-7046
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Ranked #979 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Loved it. Awesome food. Came here with my husband left full and happy. Awesome employee's. Very friendly. Will be coming back.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I have always like Denny's, especially for breakfast. Is a nice place, very warm, family friendly and never had a problem with the service. The Menu has a good variety and food is always good, doesn't matter if its for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A nice place to have a casual meal.

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Us Of A.
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We went here to eat on Saturday night after 11pm, our "normal" meal time. Due to being in Collage area AND being a Halloween weekend, late night crowd was loud and noisy...No fault of Denny's but, could've asked the customers to keep it to civil levels. We only saw one server that night, which explain why the slow service, especially... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Cheap cheerful and fresh food at a reasonable price. Quick service. Set us up for a busy day ahead. Accessible for wheelchair users as is most of america

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Palm Springs, California
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12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Denny's on El Cajon in San Diego. Consistent with Denny's food, good service, extensive menu and inexpensive. This particular restaurant was easy walking distance to our motel. Buffalo Chicken wings and a quesadilla were just right for a small meal split between my daughter and I. Clean and comfortable.

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Two minutes to seating for breakfast, 15 minutes for first cup of coffee, and 45 minutes for "most" of our order-enough said! The food was good, and locations were easy on and off freeway, but more than an hour just to begin breakfast is too painful!

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North Carolina
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231 reviews 231 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
314 helpful votes 314 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Had supper 3/6/13 at Denny's on Rosecrans. The place could use some updating but our lady server was nice and friendly. My husband had the grilled chicken with avocado sandwich and said it was really good. I ordered their spaghetti & meatballs. The meatballs were surprisingly good but the sauce was like a Ragu or any other store bought sauce.... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The waiter mark was very rude with us for nothing. I will not recommend anyone to go there. Also there are a lot of homeless people around. Didn't feel so safe.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This review is for Denny's on Rosecrans and Jarvis in San Diego and when we discovered it for our Thanksgiving dinner it prompted us to return the next day. Our Thanksgiving dinner was great. We had the traditional turkey dinner and our server was very attentive and very nice. It was not busy when we arrived but it filled up... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Good value food with very good service. Each time we visited the manager was about checking up, topping up hot drinks and speaking to customers. This Denny's was very clean and the food good. Well worth visiting with kids, they also eat free with each paying adult Tues & Sat evening.

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