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“Cheap eats on Pacific Beach” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Kono's Cafe

Kono's Cafe
Ranked #14 of 4,561 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Cheap eats on Pacific Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Kono's is a cool little beach place that serves breakfast/lunch. Prices are cheap and the food is good. You order first, then go find a seat and they bring your good out to you. The line can be a bit long, but there is a separate coffee bar so at least you can get some caffeine while you wait. Skip the breakfast burritos - they are basically just 3 lbs of eggs in a burrito. Do get the potatoes - loaded with cheese, peppers and bacon crumbles. Also good was the veggie sandwich.

The view and outdoor seating on Pacific Beach are great. Kono's is a nice place to start your day off and not break the bank.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
“You can't go wrong”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Only stopped by for breakfast...every day we were in town. It's so affordable and absolutely amazing.

Visited November 2013
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Vancouver, WA
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good, but Ranked Too High”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We went here because it was close to our hotel, and ranked so high on Trip Advisor. Okay, Number 4? This is a place with simple breakfast fare in huge portions for cheap. Don't get me wrong, the food is good, but compared to what is available in San Diego I really don't think this is the 4th greatest restaurant in San Diego....

If you are in the area and hungry, then by all means check it out. You will be full at the end of your meal and not unhappy. Bring cash; no credit cards here!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

fun and simple. The food portions are huge and very good. not a lot of flash or flare, but well worth the experience.

Visited October 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic breakfast near the pier!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We got here right at 7 when they open and there was already a line down the block. We had the breakfast sammie, burrito and Kono potatoes. Amazing.

Great service, charming atmosphere and unbeatable price!

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