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Kono's Cafe

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Pacific Beach
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704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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sparks nv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying at the Crystal Pier Hotel. My friend had heard that this was a great breakfast place and she was right! We ate there twice. There was a bit of a wait. One day we took our meal to our cabin and ate there. The food was good, plentiful, and reasonable. Coffee was just ok.

Thank fiddlestogo
Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome breakfast and atmosphere Cheap and very friendly, right on boardwalk/ocean Lines form early everyday, but well worth it

Thank Doyle101365
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always the best place to have breakfast. They have good food, hot and delicious. Beautiful view and friendly people.

Thank Silver54
Parker, Colorado
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great breakfast for a great price. After ordering be sure to go to the patio across the walking path.

Thank lgp9387
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a family Vacation and we're staying in Solano Beach, but after reading the great reviews about Kono's, we figured we needed to check it out. So we drove 20 minutes down and it was more than worth it! First of all, it was a Tuesday morning yet 10 people in line in front of me. (Almost always a... More 

Thank Gatornsparky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! The choices on the menu are vast...it was hard to choose what to eat....everything looked good. I ordered a breakfast burrito with eggs, sausage and avocado. It was HUGE! The burrito was delicious. It looked like they used a dozen eggs. I can't wait to go back tomorrow to try something else.

Thank daless
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch on a Saturday mid-afternoon. Surprisingly we did not have a long wait. We had a tuna salad sandwich and a ceasar salad.....both good. Sat on a deck overlooking Pacific Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This may not be gourmet dining, but it was a good lunch and the view was hard to beat. Be aware: parking in... More 

Thank gold-vintner
Isla Vista, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool surfer's cafe by the beach. Very charming place, best for breakfast/brunch/lunch. Nice atmosphere and good food. Had a breakfast-plate.

Thank lars_ostgaard
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the coffee, food and location! (Coffee refills only 50cents). Get there early for breakfast - long lines - for good reason.

Thank GregS1960
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't understand why people stand in line for this meal. There is nothing extraordinary about the food here. It not bad, but it's just greasy beach food. Fried & salted, how do u screw that up? There are no exceptional flavores. The food is just fill in my opinion. The portions however, are huge. So if u decide to... More 

Thank Kim H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-483-1669

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