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Bessie's 1929 Cafe - CLOSED

232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-3109
+1 760-967-9371
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
13 Jan 2016
“Breakfast on our way to San Diego!”
5 Oct 2015
“Great breakfast.. An Oceanside treasure!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner
232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-3109
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

My husband and I were staying in Laguna Beach and decided to take a drive down to San Diego. I searched breakfast on my phone and the usual Denny's sort of thing popped up, and so did Bessie's Cafe. So we decided to go try...More

Thank OkayKari
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Loved the old home feeling. Great breakfast. I have tried many dishes and always pleased. They make a great coffee cake they serve before your breakfast. Usually warm and yummy. Staff is fun and attentive. Just a great place to have some good eats.

Thank Regina T
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Huevos rancheros was just one egg on a crispy tortilla (we did ask for crispy), lots of salsa, and a bunch more chips and some pinto beans (from a can?) on the side - not what you might expect of a hearty breakfast, not much...More

1  Thank a-travelin-foodie
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Had breakfast at Bessies for the first time last week with my family. I just happened to see the place when looking for a spot to eat before catching the train. This is such a cute place. It has old silent films running on the...More

1  Thank Mise48
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped here by chance, traveling the Historic California 101. Extremely surprised by the restaurant, original interior with original favorites on the menu! Service was excellent, efficient and pleasant. Food was hot, excellent tasting and large portions at good prices. Only downsides were the interior was...More

1  Thank snoeshoe
Reviewed 10 April 2015

While driving down the coast highway, we saw the sign Bessie's. I researched it on trip advisor and found some good ratings so we had breakfast yesterday, we found the waiter (rock climber guy) to be extremely friendly, well-traveled and full of suggestions for our...More

1  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

We were just walking by looking for somewhere for brunch and one of the two sidewalk tables opened up so we asked if we could take it and sat down after they cleared and wiped down the table. We had corned beef hash plus a...More

1  Thank 0591TimS
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The atmosphere is great, they have classic Buster Keaton movies running. They give you a large portion of food for you money. The prices are reasonable. It's located on Pacific Coast Highway close the shopping and the beach.

Thank Dancy S
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Stopped in on a Friday afternoon for lunch. Very close to train station, and Bessie's was nearby. Prior to visiting, I knew nothing about the place, but it looked interesting, and locally owned restaurants always have more interest factor than chain restaurants. It was later...More

1  Thank bryanweaver
Reviewed 3 February 2015

What a treat! I had breakfast at Bessie's with friends. I ordered my hash browns crispy; they came PERFECT: brown & crisp without being greasy. My eggs were cooked as ordered and the sausage patty was seasoned well. The others at my table ordered Huevos...More

Thank Soozesun
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American, Diner
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  • Address: 232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-3109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-967-9371
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