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Broken Yolk Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
+1 760-943-8182
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuna Melt with sweet potato fries and a pickle. Sat outside on the patio and enjoyed a beautiful San Diego Sunday. Lunch after 2pm is quiet and service was fine.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with Broken Yolk. Our eggs were overcooked, the pancakes were tasteless, and the bacon very puny. While it is not expensive, you get what you pay for--which in this case is not much value.

Thank Golfdr
Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was pretty good, but in my opinion it's hard to screw up breakfast foods. Good selection. I ordered a Diet Coke and their serving is a ginormous cup, that I was able to take the balance in a to go cup. Quite frankly it was too large a serving and it kind of forces you to get more than... More 

Thank cindy l
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

A very good La Costa area restaurant for Breakfast or Lunch. My favorite is their pork chops and eggs with home potatoes. Their omelets are very good along with their blueberry pancakes. They also have Gluten Free pancakes available. Can be very busy on weekends, but wait times are usually not super long. Service has always been friendly

Thank TravelingMan2012
Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We ate here on Thanksgiving morning for brunch. Very good food / menu. A lot to choose from and very good service.

Thank Diana M
Cathedral city
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast. Got sat right away. Loved their Golden State Benedict but was on the cold side. Great biscuits & gravy!!! Service was a little slow. 4 star instead of 5 because service was a little slow & Benedict barely warm but otherwise it would have been a 5 :)

Thank mobro1
Floral Park, New York
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42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My cousin & I had omelets for breakfast & they were cooked perfectly, delicious & very generous. I had a biscuit with mine & have never seen a biscuit that big & it was also delicious. I ordered hot tea and was brought a basket of many assorted teas! Very nice touch. Overall the place was very clean- the food... More 

Thank lsmc119
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Found this breakfast/lunch spot while driving and it was well done. Nice patio and good menu with many options. Decent service as our waiter was overwhelmed often. I would come back.

Thank jfoster1268
San Bernardino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Broken Yolk was the perfect breakfast spot for my brother, our Dad (who was visiting from Oregon), and myself. The food, service, and atmosphere was ideal before we enjoyed opening day at Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Thank Mark H
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Nice staff and management. Good portioned meals and delicious. Something on the menu for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Thank Adriana C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-8182

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?