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Broken Yolk Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Cathedral city
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

This place had a huge menu and even huger portions. Not refined, but really consistent for basic fare. Omelets were very large and had plentiful fresh fillings. Service was good. Coffee cold have been a little stronger.

Thank envirosence
Chesterfield, Missouri
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We ate at Broken Yolk twice and sat on the patio. My wife loved The Mom Omelette. They have many good choices that combine eggs with a Mexican twist. Broken Yolk is also a popular place for locals to bring their dogs while sitting on the patio.

Thank Curtiss B
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Ate outdoors. Portions large, couldn't finish it all. Ordered omelette - all have four eggs plus ingredients added. Included was blueberry biscuit and fruit bowl (from several choices). Large menu, some unusual breakfast combinations on menu.

Thank Larry R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great breakfast place. We go there regularly with our local family. Sometimes a short wait, but good food does that, and there's a Starbucks right next door for good coffee while you wait. Large menu, everything is good. Family atmosphere, noisy on weekends. Good stuff! Enjoy!

Thank cindyrella2u
Chandler, Arizona
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a popular spot. It was very busy when we visited on a late Friday morning for breakfast. Despite the rush, we were seated almost right away. They have a huge menu and everything sounded so delicious we had a hard time making up our minds about what to try. My son tried the Tiki toast and loved it.... More 

Thank deedeeg123

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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: 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?