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IHOP

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856 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 274-9764
Today
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We enjoy the 55+ breakfasts occasionally and their whopping big omelets ( if not over cooked) are very satisfying and large enough to split. Although IHOP is a chain they have continued enjoying a repeat clientele due to consistently good products and changing their menus periodically. If ordering scrambled eggs ask your server for a less dry product if you... More 

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Thank Rosie657
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245 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I needed good coffee early Sunday morning and went into the only place open in my area. IHOP gave me a fabulous cup of coffee. I have to admit I was surprised. The service and cleanliness was excellent as well.

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Thank martin k
Northern California
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

During our recent vacation we tried a number of local restaurants. We should have skipped this particular IHOP. The prices were way out of line for this type of restaurant. The food was cold, mediocre, and for the most part just plain crummy. The turkey had a gray color and tasted like it was several days old. I agree with... More 

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Thank Schiltkraut
Parsippany, New Jersey
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Yes it's a chain restaurant but it is one of the better locations. The atmosphere is very pleasing and ell laid out. The service was timely and pleasant. My wife had the Garden Omelet and i had the bacon omelet. Both came with hash browns or toast. We picked the hash browns. All I can say is...Boy, OMELETS were huge.... More 

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Thank Hans h
Anaheim CA
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Met our friends for brunch who shared a favorite location. Cordially greeted and quickly seated; friendly, accurate, attentive server. Food was "right-on" good. One syrup dispenser handle broke, and quickly replaced.

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Thank Anaheim_Marilyn
Sandy, Utah
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

expect the usual ihop dishes and you'll be satisfied. just another chain restaurant. good for a cheap bite in pacific beach.

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Thank thewench9146
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I love IHOP. But not this one. The chicken fried steak was like shoe leather. The pancakes were gritty. I don't know how that happens. I eat at IHOP for the crepes and they weren't good. To thin and hard. Too much chocolate in the milk.

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Thank Wanda M
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a quick lunch while out exploring around downtown San Diego. It started raining and we popped into the IHOP. Service was do it yourself and the food was mediocre at best.Our expectations were not very high but we were still disappointed. The staff could not have cared less about us or if we... More 

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Thank Northof54
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We were in a hurry, had great service, perfect food and great start to the day. Very clean and great views of the area.

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Thank cfnelson
La Jolla, California
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372 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Chain restaurants, such as Ihop, seem to be going by the wayside. But at an Ihop you know EXACTLY what you are getting.... and that is typically well prepared breakfasts and sandwiches. At this Pacific Beach Ihop the servers were especially well trained. They were att3entive, friendly, and did what they could to make easting here a wonderful experience. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: (858) 274-9764

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