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Lucky's Breakfast

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3804 Grim Ave, San Diego, CA (Formerly Golden Phenix)
+1 619-297-2760
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San Diego, California
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177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Breakfast only, no substitutes. Reasonable food, always prepared perfectly. Lucky is amazing! He remembers your order if you haven't been there for awhile

Thank Nancy J
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Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious, authentic American breakfast for Low Price! Simply Good! Nice Servant, Great Coffee! Worth a Short trip from Downtown

Thank Thomas S
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2016

I love breakfast at Lucky's. It's a great place to enjoy homemade, no-fuss breakfast in a family like environment.

Thank Aimee E
Bratt, Florida
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168 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2015

Everyone else has pretty much covered this place. Great old school diner. All seating is at the counter. No tables. It's a one man show, and he does a great job. About 8 am Monday, we went into a diner about a quarter full. Lucky greeted us with a quip as soon as we opened the door. He had coffee... More 

Thank kmaFL
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Super great place to have breakfast average cost of a meal with coffee $5. no table seating. Sit down bar style .One man dose it all Lucky ....You will not find a better place for the price .

Thank H.T. S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 6, 2015

$5.00 Breakfast includes coffee ,need I say more great deal. Local jewel. I have been eating here 30 years now always the same .

Thank Harold S
Los Angeles
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185 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is a back to basics breakfast place with reasonable prices. Customer service is superb, a one-man show.

Thank Lynnbrownstone
Portland, OR
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2012

I was staying with friends in San Diego, and decided to try this place because it was within walking distance of their house. From the moment I walked in, I could tell we had made the right choice. It has Asian decor and a little old Asian man running the place. And he's amazing! He literally does everything from taking... More 

1 Thank catwell2
Plano, Texas
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2012

I cannot recommend the flapjack plate highly enough. I had it twice, wife had it once, friends wife had it twice. 2 eggs, 3 flapjacks and a meat choice. Very well cooked food. Great flapjacks! Gas Lamp district next door to Marriott Hotel.

Thank KarlFS
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

Was in San Diego for business and needed a quick bite to eat and stumbled upon this place. It was spot on. Fast, good food and reasonable price.

Thank Candy100

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3804 Grim Ave, San Diego, CA (Formerly Golden Phenix)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-2760

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