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Brian's 24

828 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6307
+1 619-702-8410
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“hotcakes” (12 reviews)
“home fries” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
828 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6307
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1 - 10 of 517 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend. For one it's 24 hours that speaks for itself. If you too love breakfast like myself this is definitely the place for you... Heck if you just plain and simple enjoy good food this is the place for you. Stopped by randomly one...More

1  Thank ChicAmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I had lunch at Brian's 24 in a visit in August 2017. I had the steak sandwich with fries, while my son had a short stack of pancakes with eggs. When the food arrived, my son marveled that the pancakes were bigger...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a lot of food for the pricey meal but it is well worth it. For all the big eaters, these huge breakfasts will happily satisfy their appetites. Located in downtown, we needed a taxi from the Hilton Bayfront but it was well worth...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel next door and went to Brian's for breakfast. I had a delicious omelet, while my 17 year old son ordered the s'mores pancakes. He declared it was the best breakfast he'd ever had, so that's a pretty good accolade from...More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brian's 24 is a 24 hour restaurant housed on the ground floor of the Ramada Hotel located in the Gaslamp District of downtown San Diego. Brian's has a small outdoor eating area, and bar and a pleasant indoor eating area. There are both tables and...More

Thank 858marca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We grabbed dinner one night here. My son loved the Bleu Cheeseburger and sweet potato fries. Both my younger two loved their enormous sundaes and the service was excellent.

Thank PaddleWarrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good breakfast at Brian's 24. Good service and meals well cooked, perhaps too many fried potatoe bites with meal and toast but no extra butter provided. Nice orange juice and tea.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the area to watch a musical, when it was over we were hungry. Brian's 24 was our choice. The only full service, 24-hour restaurant in downtown San Diego. Quickly seated, given menus and coffee. So many good breakfasts, other meal choices. Wanted breakfast, the...More

Thank LocalGuySDCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a few blocks away at the Z Hotel, and many people recommended Brian's 24. The service was great, the coffee hot and strong, and the menu is extensive. I had a tuna sandwich for breakfast. With fries. My husband had pancakes. All very...More

Thank SarahDanni
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband always wants breakfast. It doesn't matter what time of day. I am not the biggest fan of breakfast food. This place makes us both happy. The food and service was fantastic. The atmosphere is adorable. My daughter couldn't stop staring at the giant...More

1  Thank Maura E
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Pam W
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Brian E | Property representative |
Hi Pam. Due to the small size of our kitchen, we are unable to guarantee that any of our items have not been subject to cross contamination with gluten-containing ingredients. However, those with low levels of sensitivity... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-702-8410
  • E-mail
Description
On behalf of our family and staff, we welcome you to Brian's 24! We know you have a lot of choices when deciding where to eat and we're so glad that you chose our restaurant. Aside from the big bar and even bigger food, our place has a story…all great places have a story.This story starts in 2008 when a father (Steve) and a son (Brian) began a drive around the Gaslamp Quarter in search of their next family business venture. Being San Diego natives, Steve and Brian knew exactly what Downtown was missing, an all-hours restaurant where you could get good comfort food any time, day or night. Having come from a family of foodies and restaurateurs, and with Brian himself having spent time in the restaurant industry in Las Vegas, both Steve and Brian were ready for something fun, exciting and in the heart of their hometown. From the moment they stepped in to the restaurant off the lobby of the historic St. James Hotel, they knew they had found the spot. With its grand, hand-crafted mahogany bar (obtained from actress Joan Crawford's estate), beautiful crystal chandelier and tin ceiling, the place really had a warm feeling and a great personality. Fast-forward to today, and the family business is still going strong. After Steve's passing in 2010, the business now has more family members sharing in this labor of love, with Ida (mom), Andrea and Robin (two of Brian's four sisters) standing next to Brian at the helm.Our mission is simple - family, comfort food and anything you want, any time you want it.
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