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“Classic American Cafe” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Daily News

The Daily News
3001 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-1023
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Ranked #34 of 265 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
San Diego, California
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Classic American Cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This place has been around forever and is still as popular as ever!! The food is fresh and generous (but not ridiculous). Best of all, 80% of the seats are outdoors where you can appreciate why we live in Southern California! On a beautiful day, expect to wait for a table. Staff is experienced and friendly. The menu has a great variety of comfort dishes. Service can slow down when the kitchen is busy, but staff keeps the refills coming. After your meal, take two steps towards the ocean and stroll leisurely along the beach.

Visited March 2013
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Minnesota
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great breakfast spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We ate breakfast there every day of our stay. Service varies from good to barely passable, but the food is terrific. My husband loved the corned beef hash with poached eggs. Omelettes are huge, and filled with great fresh ingredients.

Visited February 2013
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Tucson
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Wonderful breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We had an excellent experience at this little spot. It's worth the wait because they seem to be pretty busy. I had the best ever Cinnamon Bread French Toast. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals, good variety, not just your average breakfast!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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California
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Clsoe to the beach and quite good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Go for breakfast. Great assortment and large portions. Service is nice too. Really close to beach and downtown Carlsbad. Quite crowded for breakfast in season.

Visited November 2012
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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“Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We arrived at our Resort a day early, and they recommend we
go for lunch at the The Daily News Cafe while waiting for our room to be prepared. Diane had a salad and Steve had homemade chili and bread. The food was excellent.

Visited January 2013
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