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Cafe de L' Opera

1354 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4211
+1 619-234-0425
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
7 Oct 2017
“Best croissants in San Diego ”
30 Jun 2017
“Excellent Light Bite in Downtown”
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Cafe, French, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
1354 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4211
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Love their croissants. The rest of the menu is pretty good, coffee is good, ambiance is nice. But it's definitely about the fresh croissants here.

Thank Bridget K
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I came in looking for a light breakfast. There is a nice selection of filled Croissants available for the morning. I choose a ham and cheese with Dijon mustard. It was excellent. I would return here for the croissants any time I'm in the area...More

Thank expat326
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices. I had a pasta dish with bowtie, chicken and broccoli. What I was disappointed in was basically no sauce, very dry. Husband had a seafood risotto dish with plenty of sauce and he enjoyed his, so maybe mine was a mistake.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stopped in here for breakfast about 8 AM while waiting on a contractor. Just wanted something nice and not too trendy. It was clean and nicely appointed. Got a nice welcome from the single staff at the counter. I ordered a egg, ham, bacon, cheese...More

Thank EsconBill
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to French croissants and coffee. I got that, along with attitude from the worker. She just acted as if we were bothering her. The almond croissant was amazing and fresh. My husband's orange juice was so bad that he threw it...More

Thank DCR6335
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Cute little cafe near Petco Park and Hotel Indigo where I stayed. I had an Iced Chai that was thick, sweet and flavorful and a customized Croissant with ham, fresh mozzarella (instead of Cheddar) and Fig jam (instead of mustard aioli). I also got a...More

Thank Sivi811
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My family and I went to Comic Con this year, and after walking and having a good time we were looking for a place to relax for a while. Luckily, we found Cafe de L'Opera nicely tucked into a convenience store and another building. Once...More

Thank L369CY
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Delicious food good environment nice stay would come again in a heartbeat next time want to try out extras if possible I was busy

1  Thank ishekhtman
Reviewed 4 November 2014

After spending nearly an hour trying to find a place for a decent croissant and macaron in San Diego, this seemed like just about the only place that fit the bill. I arrived around 8:00am for breakfast to find one diner, empty shelves and cases...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We find our way to San Diego once or twice a year. We always make plans to go here and never have had a bad experience. The staff is very friendly and attentive the food is fantastic. Call and make reservations though, we are not...More

2  Thank danicharli
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1354 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-0425
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