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Cafe on Park

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3831 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103-3609
+1 619-293-7275
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Diner
$$ - $$$
3831 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103-3609
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good for: Large portions-- pancake the size of a dinner plate Variety of tasty breakfast food-- back to basics well made Colorful basic ambiance-- wooden tables and chairs No wait before 9am on a Saturday

Thank visitall50
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I love this place. The only bad thing is the availability of parking. I often have to walk a block or more to get to the restaurant.... but its worth it. Go early because its packed every day of the week (especially on the weekends).

Thank Joel B
Reviewed August 23, 2016

3 WORDS!!! CAPTAIN CRUNCH PANCAKE!!! This place has never failed me...Great service and amazing breakfast!!

Thank Perapol D
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been to this place a few times already and each time has been just delicious. It does not disappoint one bit. There is usually a wait time so be prepared but it's because the food it's very good. Favorite item on the menu...More

Thank mldndo
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We got there early, before the zoo opened around 8 am on a Tuesday. There was no waiting for a table. I had scrambled eggs and potatoes. The potatoes and eggs were cooked just right. The best was the brown bread and jelly that comes...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I ate at the Cafe on Park regularly when I lived in San Diego in the late '90's and try to get there every time I return. A few things have changed (they used to serve dinner, at least on weekends) but it still has...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

All of the reviews are about breakfast. The lunch menu is terrific and we all had excellent food. Huge portions and delicious food. Our service was very good. The Caesar salad is wonderful. I had the soup of the day, which was spicy black bean...More

Thank sascanlan
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The food was AMAZING and the portions were huge. Come hungry!! I got the Bugs Benny, which is a vegetarian Benedict, and it was fantastic. The service was pretty good. I actually felt bad for the server because he was only one in a totally...More

Thank LostCoastWanderer
Reviewed April 10, 2016

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast before going to Balboa Park. the food was excellent, the coffee was excellent and they were both served hot. My wife had the Bugs Benny, a concoction of eggs benedict with extra potatoes and I had an...More

Thank Hans h
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Our breakfast cost about $38 after all was said and done. However, the quality and quantity of the food was amazing. I had the salmon scramble and it was served with potatoes, a large slice of musk melon, dark toast and handmade blueberry jam. It...More

Thank emilyhurst2016
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rodney v
I would like to know if they have a gluten free menu our gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3831 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103-3609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-293-7275
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