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The Broken Yolk

355 6th Ave, Gaslamp District, San Diego, CA 92101-7005
+1 619-338-9655
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 6th Ave, Gaslamp District, San Diego, CA 92101-7005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being an European traveler this experience is just EVERYTHING. For us just as you see on TV, very traditional US restaurant, amazing food, HUGE plates, relatively cheap, endless coffee, friendly staff, clean environment.

Thank 591pat
Reviewed 6 days ago

I needed a quick breakfast spot before my train back to Orange County and I found this restaurant. Initially the hostess told me it would be a 20 minute wait but they had me seated in under 10 minutes! Very happy so far. Without hesitation...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here five mornings in a row because the food was so good and the price was right. The wait staff were fast and friendly. I particularly loved the breakfast burrito with chicken and covered in green chilli. The American breakfast was excellent as...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe offers a very comprehensive menu at affordable prices. The staff are very friendly and efficient and the food is excellent. I would certainly eat there again.

Thank Julia N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't find a Denny's diner so thought we would check this similar diner out today - it didn't disappoint ! The omelet was fantastic choice from a varied menu and the choice of accompaniments was excellent ! Coffee was topped up frequently and staff...More

Thank Paula L
Mariana R, Manager at The Broken Yolk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed!! Thank you for the great review, Paula!!

Reviewed 26 January 2018

We were so please with the food and service that we ate here twice. Reasonable prices for delicious food. Great service and walkable from our hotel .

Thank leslie4713
Mariana R, Manager at The Broken Yolk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review, Leslie!!

Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Broken Yolk serves large servings. Huge servings! Pancakes are the size of dinner plates. Eggs with toast. Toast means four half servings of farm toast as in 1/2 thick. French toast is 1/2 thick. Lots of choices: omelets; French toast; waffles; pancakes; crepes; eggs...More

Thank Lisa B
Mariana R, other at The Broken Yolk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are thrilled to hear that you left feeling satisfied!! We hope you can join us again soon, Lisa!!! Thank you for the great review !

Reviewed 20 January 2018

Excellent service; Wide choices of food, combos, etc. It is a MUST for us when we are staying there. Has an outside area and we have never had to wait long. Many choices and variety

Thank Pat T
Mariana R, other at The Broken Yolk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Wow! Thanks for the compliment!! We hope you can join us again soon, Pat!!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Three of us came by for breakfast. After a short wait we were seated upstairs in an airy patio area. The server was very friendly. The food came quickly and was really good.The "mom" omelet was a vegetarian treat. My nephew really liked the french...More

Thank david k
Mariana R, Manager at The Broken Yolk, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

hank you, David!! So glad you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We are still assimilating from European time..... early morning rising is still the norm! Asked the concierge for a recommendation for breakfast & he sent us here. Comprehensive menu, tex-mex themed items, friendly and attentive staff. The usual endless coffee ..... but .... big, big...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 6th Ave, Gaslamp District, San Diego, CA 92101-7005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-338-9655
Located just a block of the GasLamp district...close to the Marriot near Petco Park and Hilton Bayside....not far from the TIN FISH
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