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Eclipse Chocolate

2145 Fern St, San Diego, CA 92104-5517
+1 619-578-2984
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2145 Fern St, San Diego, CA 92104-5517
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Reviewed 1 week ago

-Eclipse is not closed.- We were here recently - pancakes were perfect, and they gave us a generous extra portion of fruit for our son. My mom especially loved the stuffed french toast. The server was super funny and very attentive. The drinking chocolate was...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed July 6, 2017

We visited during their annual cupcake extravaganza and ordered 9 cupcakes. The cupcakes were mediocre at best - thought due to the exciting flavors they would be very flavorful but found the cake was dry and they lacked flavor. In addition, the cashier was rude...More

Thank rjones-75
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This was a super neighborhood restaurant. A number of us had the avocado Benedict and everyone loved it. Some of the other dishes didn't quite make the same great impression. The drinking chocolate pleased everyone

Thank Coquina_Q
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Ordered chicken panini problem was served with raw bacon. Brought this to servers attention who did nothing never offered to recook bacon. Once I removed the bacon sandwich was good. Also expensive tea was like drinking colored water. Great chocolates.

Thank Buckeyemikemike
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We came here for a group meeting in the back room (I forget the name). Although the food is really good, what really stands out is their drinking chocolate, which comes with a variety of added essences and flavors. The staff are helpful and friendly,...More

Thank Nancyuen
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We came here for a light dinner, plus coffee, on a Friday evening. They were not horribly busy, so we were served pretty quickly. One orders and pays at the counter, then takes a number to one's table, where they bring your order. Their salads...More

Thank Nancyuen
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Friendly people. Great location. Clean and attractive with an educational mural about chocolate production. So many great desserts to chose from.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed January 5, 2017

If you like chocolate then don't miss Eclipse Chocolate while in San Diego! Best hot chocolate and chocolate bars we have ever had!

Thank bill42354
Reviewed November 29, 2016

If you like chocolate, this is the place to go for a lite meal and/or dessert. We stopped in for dessert and were not disappointed. We had the couverture dark chocolate drink infused with cinnamon masala. It was rich and hearty with a marshmallow on...More

Thank BigDMI
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Went to Eclipse Chocolate in the morning for a coffee and pastry. What a great place, great coffee, great drinking chocolate, fabulous homemade pastries and really friendly staff. Our server, Daniel, was so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Eclipse is a little pricey...More

Thank Clive K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$9 - $17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2145 Fern St, San Diego, CA 92104-5517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-578-2984
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Nestled in the romantic walking neighborhood of South Park, Eclipse offers irresistible sweet and savory fusion cuisine. Take your time and tickle your tastebuds with tempting treats, craft confections, and a brilliant daily brunch and dinner menu. Sip a molten cup of decadent Drinking Chocolate while savoring a dazzling Avocado Benedict with crispy Sea Salted Potatoes, drizzled lovingly with chile-burnt caramel hollandaise sauce. The menu also features plenty of fantastic vegan and gluten-free options. The exotic chocolate is also handcrafted with Fair Trade Certified couverture chocolate, and most confections are vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free, too! Eclipse also has green initiatives and pledges 10% of their net profits as in-kind donations to charitable organizations in the community.
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