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Beach Break Cafe

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They had patio dining. There was an app to access the menu with your phone, but we opted for the paper version. The place was busy, even though it was a week day. Service was above average. The waitress brought us LOTS of salsa (homemade)...when we requested extra. I had the Killer Burrito which was large,tasty, and filling. Try it if you go there. This is kinda older building which lots of the locals eat at. Prices are reasonable. The only reason I gave them 4 stars instead of 5 was the hash browns. The meal came with a side. Hash browns were very, very greasy. Next time, I'll have the fruit as a side.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2020

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. People have told me about this restaurant and I finally tried it! They were correct. Casual but Classy and Comfortable. Sitting outside was nice. Weather was warm. Reasonable prices and nice amount of food. Coffee was great. Definitely returning.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after visiting Oceanside for the day. The restaurant is located away from the beach and pier area, but there is plenty of street side parking as well as a small parking lot on their location. Trust me, its worth the effort...to get there. Service was very friendly and they have plenty of outside, patio and inside seating. Tables are spaced per Covid requirements and they are obviously making an effort to comply and make sure customers are safe and comfortable. Service was very friendly and efficient, but the food is the big star here. We had the Banana Crunch Pancakes and the Green Chili Scramble with Chicken. Both of us were very happy and just wish this was a place we could visit more often. They’ve got a great menu and there’s so much more I’d like to try. Bathrooms were very clean. This is an excellent choice for all the right reasons in Oceanside. Enjoy!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 6, 2020

Service was very friendly, Kelly was great! Food was ok. Order came out correctly the and portions were large. Plenty of outdoor seating. Overall I would return!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Will definitely be back again! We had the Banana Crunch French Toast and California Omelette, both were excellent. We went on a Saturday morning and were happy to see it wasn’t insanely busy. Staff was super friendly too.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020

A block from the beach. Parking is a bit challenging - the lot is small. Staff is pretty helpful and acknowledging. One holer for the men's room. Frisco burger was a little different. Fries were great - thin cut and cooked to perfection. Glad I...didn't order the pancakes - I saw them served with Aunt Jemima's syrup.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020

We usually have breakfast in various places in San Diego when we are staying there but decided to try here on our way up to LA. So glad we did! Fantastic breakfast with great staff and lovely tasty food. Will definitely return on our next...trip.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Beach break is no secret in Oside!.. Been going since early 1990's and food and service are still the best in town! Love the family owned buisness and local vibe.. no better Can't go wrong!! Love me some beach break!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Long wait time get in but it’s because it’s so good. The beach break is one of my favorite places in oceanside.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 5, 2020

When you see the line is out the door with locals....then you know you found the best place in town! Everything on the menu looks great, but I have only tried the breakfasts. The breakfasts are great but the homemade coffeecake piping hot with drizzled...frosting is to die for! Parking is hard but there is a parking lot across the side street to handle this. Every time we have guests visiting, this is our first stop! We have a tiny pet, so we are also accommodated on the outside, covered patio. You will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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September 14, 2019|
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Response from Mitchell D | Property representative |
Yes, we offer Gluten Free Pancakes and Waffles! Hope to see you in soon! Thanks!
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Debbie0622 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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