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Perry's Cafe

#109 of 3,768 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
American, Cafe, Diner
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4610 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-291-7121
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There were a lot of different kind of workers having breakfast on that Friday morning and I was pleased to see that the dinner served homeless people as well. At around 6h40 I had sat in a booth and ordered coffee and the breakfast special, a waffle with 2 eggs and 2 slices of bacon. The food was good and... More 

Thank DoCamandro
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the food was cold and the server was horrible. We probably will not return. Our meal at IHOP was better both for food and service.

Thank Ruth C
Elk Grove, California
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320 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A giant restaurant specializing in breakfast. Thinnest waffle I have ever seen. Good taste and good service. But nothing special. Not cheap either.

Thank Eric Y
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the locals seem to go. It was packed on the Saturday morning we went. It had a great atmosphere. The coffee was nice and strong. The waffle was delicious. My husband had pancakes they were great too.

Thank kala l
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited about 25 minutes at 10 am on a Sunday for our table. This place is huge and runs like a well oiled machine. All of the staff were friendly, efficient ADULTS. The menu offered Italian Frittatas, Mexican and American options. When the food arrived it was delicious and the portions huge. Crispy hash browns, tasty coffee, fast friendly... More 

Thank Lily A
Chennai (Madras), India
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86 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a great place for a sumptuous breakfast or brunch. The choice is wide and the serving quantities, abundant. The food was also tasty. It is very popular and crowded but we were served very well.

Thank PTG1976
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to this town on business and need a place to eat come here. The service is awesome and the atmosphere is nice. Located only minutes from the highway and near old town San Diego!

Thank Kreatine30
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The first thing you notice is how BIG the Parking lot is... Ahhhh 18 Wheelers... Look , only OPEN from 6am to 2pm... This is PERRY'S !!! As you walk up to the front door and you see ALL walks of life milling around the front door... You can go to the counter IF you can find a seat, if... More 

1 Thank TheCaptainofDelMar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The place looks nice and food is lovely. We had to wait a bit to be seated as the cafe was full but the experience was great ! Go there with an empty stomach !!!!

Thank pierluigi r
Humlebaek, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We visited on a Sunday at its most busy hour, thus the wait was a bit too long. Also the 'second' half of the restaurant where we sat was not as nice as the diner part. The service was ok and food average. The prices is also average, not cheap. So I recommend not visiting on Sundays around noon.

Thank Jes C

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4610 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-7121

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