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Add Chicken or Turkey Breast, Shredded Pork or Shredded Top Sirloin $12.5
A large flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa fresca & refried beans. Topped with jack cheese & sour cream.
Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla and smothered in our spicy Spanish sauce. Served with beans, guacamole, sour cream & tortillas.
Chopped onions and tomatoes with scrambled eggs & your choice of freshly baked turkey, shredded pork, shredded top sirloin or chorizo. Served with salsa fresca, refried beans & tortillas.
Carolenas Corn Tortilla
A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalepeño jack cheese & avocado. Served with mango salsa.
Flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, cilantro, hash browns & Monterey jack. Served with tomatillo salsa verde & sour cream.
Fried corn tortillas, black bean chorizo mixture, avocado, Monterey jack & salsa fresca. Served with your choice of two eggs any style or chicken breast & a side of mango salsa.
Two corn tortillas stuffed with scrambled eggs, choice of chicken, turkey breast, shredded top sirloin or pork cushion topped with our homemade enchilada sauced. Served with refried beans.
With chorizo and scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions & topped with guacamole. Served with refried beans & jicama cole slaw.
CREST BREAKFAST SPECIALTIES
Scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, scallions and your choice of bacon or Canadian bacon, served in a croissant with potatoes or fresh fruit.
Veggie Breakfast Mess
Veggie chili, topped with breakfast potatoes, jalepeño cheese, salsa fresca & avocado. Served with toast.
Pastrami, Two eggs any style atop potatoes, butternut squash, leeks & garlic. Served with fresh fruit & toast.
Artichoke and Ham Strata
Freshly baked casserole of artichokes, ham, gorgonzola, monterey jack, sourdough bread and unique blend of herbs. Served with fresh fruit.
Angus Beef Hash
Angus ground beef, sundried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, potatoes. Topped with two eggs any style. Served with fresh fruit & toast.
Steak or Pork Chops & Eggs
Choice top sirloin or pork chops with two eggs any style, potatoes & toast.
Morning Scrambled Sandwich
Scrambled eggs, avocado, fresh mushrooms, jack & cheddar cheeses, bacon, scallions & tomatoes on the toast of your choice with potatoes or fruit.
Eggs Benedict or Florentine
Two poached eggs, laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with potatoes.
Two Eggs any Style with Potatoes & Toast
Add bacon, spicy chicken sausage link, Canadian bacon, pork sausage patties, ham or chorizo.
Two poached eggs atop croissant, sliced ham & asparagus. Topped with sundried tomato cream sauce with herbs. Served with potatoes.
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Loose Hot Tea
Hot Water Setup/tea Bag Tariff
Freshly Brewed Coffee
HOT OFF THE GRIDDLE
Three Raisin French Toast
Bread & Cie raisin bread, enriched with currants, Thompson & California golden raisins.
Apple Cinnamon French Toast
Thinly sliced Granny Smith apples, cooked in sugar & cinnamon, placed atop French toast.
Bacon buttermilk pancakes topped with two eggs any style.
Orange Marmalade French Toast
Stuffed with a special blend of cream cheese, orange marmalade, nutmeg & cinnamon. Served with orange syrup.
Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes
Fresh lemon zest mixed with ricotta cheese & pancake batter. Topped with fresh strawberries & bananas.
Crème Brûlée French Toast
Our thick French toast with whipped cream & fresh strawberries topped with our Crème Brûlée sauce.
Blueberry Belgian Waffle
Short Stack (2) $7.0
Full Stack (3) $9.0
Buttermilk or Honeywheat Pancakes
Classic Belgian Waffle
OMELETTES & SCRAMBLERS
Each omelette or scrambler is made with four large eggs and served with your choice 2: homefries, hashbrowns, toast, tortillas, refried beans, black beans, cottage cheese or sliced roma tomatoes. Fresh fruit substitution for sides add $3.50. Toast selections: sourdough, whole wheat, rye, multigrain or English muffin. Substitute croissant for toast $1.75.
Fresh jalepeños, avocado, spicy chicken sausage & jack cheese, topped with chimichurri sauce.
Chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomatoes & blue cheese crumbles.
Fresh grilled salmon, scrambled eggs, chives, red onions & capers.
Feta Cheese, artichokes, tomatoes & spinach.
Ham, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms & cheddar cheese.
Ortega chile, salsa fresca, hot pepper jack cheese & spicy chicken sausage.
Sautéed shrimp & jack cheese with your choice of Spanish or hollandaise sauce served on the side.
Crest Cafe is proud to be a locally owned business in San Diego, California and a long time staple of the Hillcrest area! Our family restaurant is perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert. We have been in business for over 30 years and are proud to have been featured on the Food Network! We are great for customers looking for a fast bite to eat as well as customers looking to enjoy the comfort of our space. We serve beer, wine, champagne, mimosas, and coffee. We cater and also offer online ordering and delivery. Stop in for daily food deals during the week! We validate all parking on 6th Ave for our customers.
All reviews brunch butter burger french toast creme brûlée pancakes tostada cottage cheese comfort food guy fieri drive ins very generous portions great little place menu is extensive our waiter the wait staff recommend this restaurant hillcrest
We love the lunches at this Hillcrest establishment. The burgers are always good and the onion loaf is not-to-be-missed. We've tried their breakfasts on one occasion and were not impressed. My advice is to stick to lunch here.
We stopped here pretty late, it was just after 11, and they closed at 12AM. Despite the time, we felt welcome and wee bit rushed! The server recommended the Pastrimi Rueban, and it was absolutely delicious!
I've eaten at Crest several times over the last 20 years. I've never been impressed. It's like you often hear, you can either have good food or atmosphere but you can't have both. Well, I've always felt this place was cute but the food wasn't...More
My husband wanted to come here for breakfast one morning on our vacation in San Diego because we saw Guy Fieri had visited on his show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Honestly, this place was pretty disappointing. Their pancakes did look pretty appetizing, and I'm sure...More
This is my ONE must visit restaurant every time I am in San Diego. I try to get to San Diego about once a year. I first ate at Crest Cafe probably close to 10 years ago. And just loved it. I love the food,...More
Never had opportunity to try food. My family and I were here on vacation and were very excited to try this well rated restaurant. We were made to feel as we were a bother for just walking inside. Waited for over 20 minutes and were...More
We stopped by here while staying at a timeshare in the neighborhood. The service was friendly and attentive, the food was decent, and the prices moderate. Our server appeared to be new as he had to ask the other server about how one item was...More
We had to visit after the DDD show and found the menu to be very big. My husband chose pancakes and I had a tostada breakfast. Good service but it’s a small place and we were sat right on top of another couple, way too...More