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“Wow...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Snooze

3940 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103
+1 619-500-3344
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Ranked #4 of 3,705 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Founded by brothers Jon and Adam Schlegel, Snooze was born on April 2, 2006 in Denver, Colorado seeking to evolve the A.M. Dining experience through culinary innovation, an eclectic and energetic atmosphere and comfortable and friendly service. Breakfast marks the beginning of a new day. At Snooze, we believe life is for living and each person and each day is worth celebrating. Our mantra: it only takes a moment to make a difference. From the day we were born, our people - Snoozers - have led the way serving creative twists on America's favorite breakfast classics in a casual, friendly and vibrant atmosphere. The passion of our Snoozers is contagious. Over the past 8+ years it has inspired Snooze fans of all ages across the country. We embrace our roots in the Denver Ballpark neighborhood and aspire to be an integral part of every community in which we're lucky to live. Today, you can experience Snooze across neighborhoods in Colorado, California and Arizona. We invite you to join us, make up a new pancake and dance to the music. Wake up to the potential of your day. Wake up to Snooze!
Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This was a great place to have breakfast. We have one in Boulder but frankly it is too crowded to even try to get a table. I was pleasantly surprised when I went to San Diego to visit family and learned that I could actually get a seat in this location. The food was terrific and I would go back in a heartbeat.

Visited April 2013
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los angeles, ca
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“Trendy Breakfast hotspot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I found the reviews for this restaurant on Yelp. It is aound the University Village, very trendy and very good food as well. There was a long wait due to the popularity, but it was worth it. The servings were more than enough, and the house mango jelly was a delight. Definitely recommendable.

Visited March 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Worth the wait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Good breakfast places, well, just breakfast places are hard to come by in San Diego. And when you find one, there usually is a long wait on the weekends so either get there early or settle in and enjoy the great San Diego weather, sip some complimentary coffee and enjoy the people watching.
The classic dinner decor is great, a super fit for Hillcrest. The servers are plentiful, friendly and quick. Lots of options on the menu. We had several at our table and none disappointed.

Visited April 2013
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southern california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Over rated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We had been expecting great things from SNOOZE. The online reviews were generally favorable and the large crowd waiting to get in appeared to indicate that the place was both good and popular. Despite arriving early on a Sunday morning, we were told that there was a one hour wait for a table. Guests are offered coffee while they wait, but the blend is weak and bland. Once finally seated, a cheerful server appeared immediately, brought drinks and took our order. The wait staff buzz around the tables constantly. There appear to be plenty of servers, but for some reason, food takes forever to come out of the kitchen. The majority of the guests around us waited as long as we did (over 30 minutes) for their food to arrive. A place specializing in breakfast should have the formula down well enough to get food out much more quickly than this. Our meals were OK, but we did have to return one plate because the dish was undercooked. The decor is 1950 coffee shop. Despite a high ceiling, the noise level is high. In summary...not worth the wait.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Unique eatery with great food, service, and atmosphere. One of a kind for sure.

The Guatemalan coffee is amazing!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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