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Grand Central Cafe - CLOSED

500 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3506
+1 619-234-2233
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Dec 28, 2015
“Out of Business!!!”
Apr 26, 2015
“Authentic Diner Feel”
Restaurant Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3506
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Reviewed December 28, 2015

Out of Business!!! Another traveler informed me that this cafe closed about a year ago even though they advertise operating hours from 7am to 2pm .Please do not go here because there is nothing there

Thank driftinblu
Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stumbled upon the Cafe heading to the USS Midway and enjoyed our breakfast. The service is fast and efficient, the food plentiful and prices good for what you get. We each had a different omelette, toast and hash browns and had more than enough...More

2  Thank Janine P
Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had an early breakfast at this this restaurant. I ordered the pancakes. It was just OK. The silverwear was so cheap that I had trouble cutting my pancake with the fork. I wouldn't go back.

Thank atllisa
Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We came across this cafe one morning in search for breakfast, and had to return the next day! This cafe offers very good and tender eggs benedict, and there are interesting mexican style breakfast options. Everything we tried here was really good and filling, prices...More

1  Thank Olga_from_UA
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Easily the best, good value place for breakfast. Our fancy nearby hotel served a poor buffet by comparison, but Cafe Central provided huge, tasty helpings, good hot coffee - and the price was right. Fun old-world diner décor.

3  Thank TicaTraveller
Reviewed February 6, 2015

My wife and I ate breakfast here before going on a whale watching tour. The restaurant was very attractive, clean and neat. Our wait staff was very friendly and the food was really good. I even thought that the prices were pretty fair. I would...More

2  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Each morning we had breakfast at this cafe, food is great plenty of it. Staff very friendly and helpful eggs benicdict very tasty price very good.

1  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed January 17, 2015

I ate breakfast here twice during my four day stay. Never had a crowd when I came in about 8, don't know about earlier. Choose your table, service is fast and friendly, food is great and prices very reasonable. Just about a block from the...More

2  Thank Jerry H
Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is so cute and the staff is friendly. The service is fast. Food came out super quick and it was so good.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had breakfast at his place before heading home and the family enjoyed this historical place very much. The menu is very simple but delicious, very friendly server and menu prices so just right. Didn't really wait for a table for along time and food came...More

Thank Cath M
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Open Hours
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 - 2:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-2233
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