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“Best Eggs Benedict Anywhere- Hands Down”
Review of 101 Diner

101 Diner
Ranked #9 of 300 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
San Diego
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best Eggs Benedict Anywhere- Hands Down”
Reviewed October 9, 2011

And if you like, they'll add avocado and bacon- yikes. And their home-made corned beef hash is amazing. And the Dutch Pancake. I don't know of any other local place that has anything similar or as good as this. The waitresses have always been notably friendly and efficient. I'm not wild about the way they make the potatoes, but that's the only thing that can be improved in my book. All my friends go there, again and again. Definitely a local vibe that's fun.

  • Visited October 2011
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
San Diego
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Local breakfast spot”
Reviewed February 17, 2011

When we came here the first time, we were a little "lost" - couldn't figure out where to put our name down to get a table. (The list is a small paper pad, outside, on top of a brick/stone wall). We stood there for several minutes trying to figure it out - meanwhile several groups jumped ahead of us by writing their own names down on the list. Write your own name down if no one is there!

I have had the omelet with bacon, avocado, and tomato with a side of banana pancakes - and it's really good. My husband really likes the tropical fruit crepes, but thought the crab cake benedict was decent, but not "wow" - the crab meat tasted canned (not fresh).

This is a really nice local spot, and we were really happy with the food.

  • Visited February 2011
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Valley Center, California
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“pretty american”
Reviewed November 14, 2010

nice place, very typical, the food was ok nothing more than this...

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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“california benedict is soooo good!”
Reviewed October 29, 2009

california benedict is soooo good!

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