We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beach Plum Kitchen

Order Online

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


American, Cafe
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Improve this listing
Reviews (212)
Filter reviews
209 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brunch coffee cake pancakes hash omelet dirty chai strawberry basil multigrain bread huevos rancheros pork belly dish potatoes french toast sandwich outstanding breakfast tin leaf lovely atmosphere great breakfast spot
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 209 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again, I say wow!! Everytime we visit Carlsbad we go to Beach Plum Kitchen for breakfast. Every morning we are in town! The buttermilk pancakes are to die for. More like a "cake" than a pancake. I don't know how they do it but I...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank guyfritzjr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service is so excellent here along with the cooks in the kitchen so the tables turn over fast. We really loved our breakfasts here and would come back again soon!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank crunch6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone is so friendly and the food is delicious. I’ve been here many times and it is always great food and service

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in Carlsbad for just an overnight stay t see the ocean. We searched TripAdvisor and decided to try the Beach Plum. OMG, so happy we did. Truly, this was one of the best breakfasts out we have ever had. Excellent coffee and hot...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank KatSimons
Reviewed October 31, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice breakfast and lunch spot. Staff first of all is perennially awesome. What I like here is the creative presentation of traditional breakfasts. Great waffles, fresh and well prepared foods. Easy to park, great patio, and good portions. Want a different breakfast?...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank CliveWatkins
Reviewed October 26, 2019

Scrambled eggs dry and tasted strange. Bacon very greasy. Whole grain wheat toast and jam best part of breakfast. Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Tony M
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Pro: 1. Clean 2. Service is awesome 3. Great Variety 4. Food taste delicious 5. Price Con: 1 They let dogs in Went there with a friend, food was well made and had great flavor. Service was fast and efficient. I highly recommend this place...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Thewanderingmarine
Reviewed October 9, 2019

We've been to the Beach Plum Kitchen several times, and it's a favorite whenever we're in the area. One of the things I like most is their gluten-free menu. They have a number of items on this menu and I've never been disappointed. The chocolate...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Terry A
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Great food but get there early, especially on weekends as it gets crowded and wait line can be long. This place has very good, healthy options & tasty food! Service is always very good!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank m l
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

In an area where there's no shortage of solid breakfast options,the Beach Plum stands out for high quality, interesting food and great service. Don't be scared off by lines on the weekend; it's worth the wait!

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Migdald
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 41 nearby hotels
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
3,575 reviews
.86 miles away
Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, Carlsbad Ca.
526 reviews
1.06 miles away
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
2,674 reviews
1.12 miles away
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad
369 reviews
1.47 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 420 nearby restaurants
Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen
175 reviews
.13 miles away
Bob's Steak & Chop House
90 reviews
.93 miles away
Ignite Bistro & Wine Spot
125 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Alga Norte Community Park
46 reviews
.89 miles away
Carlsbad City Library
12 reviews
.23 miles away
137 reviews
.08 miles away
Spa at La Costa
64 reviews
.87 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Beach Plum Kitchen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing