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La Mesa Bistro and Bakery

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8697 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-9565
619-589-0806
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard about this restaurant from a family member and decided to try it out for ourselves! Well worth the time! When we arrived it was a Sunday morning a little before 9 am and it was just starting to get busier, but, the cashier/ order taker, was very pleasant and answered any questions that we had about menu items. I... More 

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Thank tonetta40
San Diego, CA
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little bistro with a huge menu of delicious choices. Very good coffee as well. Great for breakfast or lunch. Sandwiches are huge, salads are enormous, and breakfast plates are just too big for one person to eat. But the best aspect is that the food is fresh and well prepared. Truly tasty. Downside is that it... More 

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Thank Connie B
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where can you get your selection of over 10 different coffees? You place your order at the counter, pick your coffee, pick your table and wait for the food to arrive. They have the largest selection of Eggs Benedict I've seen but my favorite is the Eggs Benny with bacon, They serve anything you could possibly want for breakfast and... More 

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Thank playinatlife
La Mesa, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but yummy place to go for breakfast. Lots of choices, many very healthy. Good size proportions, fresh ingredients and good prices. Crowded on the weekend so go early or be prepared to wait.

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Thank fraz12016
El Cajon, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual, reasonable prices, fast, friendly service...and terrific food. Why do I love it? Wide range of breakfast entrees...everyone can find something to love. I relish Eggs Benedict but here I can get it with the traditional ham or try it with corned beef hash, spinach, or sausage. The potatoes that come with it are top-drawer! If the entire entree is... More 

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Thank Wanderlustsuzy
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting from out of town and found this recommendation online after my niece's graduation. We were so happy!! Cute, clean place, friendly, helpful staff and the food is fantastic!! You can easily share the meals. We ate breakfast and we highly recommend the pancakes and omelet plate. You place your order first at the counter and if you... More 

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Thank Alisa F
El Cajon, California
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We've eaten here several times and it's always good. Lots of choices for breakfast and lunch. Most recently we went for an early lunch. My wife usually has the Acai Bowl . It is huge with Acai, fresh fruit, granola and bee pollen, if you want it. I had the turkey and cranberry sandwich, which came with fries. Very large... More 

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Thank Don C
La Mesa, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is a casual breakfast, brunch, and lunch spot that's our favorite in La Mesa. Friendly service. Can be crowded. Order at the counter. Large menu with lots of daily specials. Good food. We eat here quite often and are never disappointed.

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Thank Laura B
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Num num! We came because of the yelp reviews, and we weren't disappointed. My wife and I both ended up getting eggs Benedict, I got the veggie, she got to Denver. Very good! It wasn't too busy when we came, 11 AM on a Thursday. If you're in the area I definitely give it a try.

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Alpine, ca.
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went here for lunch.For $11:00 for a burger, very good. Side salad and soda. Long wait it was peek lunch time. Great customer service. Will be back again. Next time I thick will take the family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8697 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-9565
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: 619-589-0806

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