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Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach

1851 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3353
+1 858-270-9655
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“broken yolk” (41 reviews)
“hash browns” (14 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1851 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3353
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Was a good breakfast easy to find right off the highway, Hotel Circle. Big menu, the guys were well satisfied.

Thank Martha Z
Mariana R, other at Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

That's what we like to hear!! Thank you, Martha!

Reviewed 18 January 2018

We wanted to try a new restaurant, Breakfast Republic. BR does not take reservations, we had a large group of 13. We came EARLY to "get in line" as recommended by the restaurant, but after waiting 1 hour and 40 minutes, we had had it....More

Thank Mary D
Mariana R, other at Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We look forward to it!! Thank you, Mary!!

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were very impressed with the mimosa flights. All the food was hot but not too hot to eat right away. The service was impeccable! Our server Karen was on point. Wanted to go back the next day but ended up traveling...More

Thank Vince L
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for the kind review, Vince!! We hope you can join us again the next time you are in town!

Reviewed 29 November 2017

This restaurant is only open for breakfast and lunch and the menu reflects that. I had a chicken and waffles eggs benedict and my daughter had a fajita eggs benedict - two twists on a classic breakfast that were both very good. The atmosphere is...More

Thank JD B
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for the kind review, JD! We are so happy that you and your daughter had a great visit with us! Hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Good food. Large selection of choices. Something for everyone. Breakfast food, burgers, salads. You won't be disappointed.

Thank 310Beachlover
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

That's what we like to hear!! Thank you, Beachlover!

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had breakfast here and it was tasty. The service was good. It's overpriced for breakfast but we were on holiday!!

Thank bedhead02
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the kind review! We hope you enjoyed your holiday!

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Wow!! Half of Pacific Beach decided to have Sunday Brunch at the Broken Yolk Cafe. The waiting line was out the door with over half an hour wait. We decided to eat at the counter and not wait. Our waitress was wonderful, bubbly & exuberant...More

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

They say this is an institution in San Diego since 1979 - but with their prices, I'm surprised they've lasted so long. Come on, $12+ for french toast? The place has the feel of a Denny's, only a little cleaner. The food is average denny's...More

Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Delicious food! My husband and I met our cousin we hadn't seen for 20 years for breakfast here. Wonderful delicious omelet and hash browns! The biscuits were to die for... yum! We lingered a long time and never felt rushed since we kept our...More

Thank Desha C
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This used to be our "go to" place when visiting San Diego. San Diego fell off the radar for ten years and so did the Broken Yolk. It was good to visit again. They have gotten more expensive (relative to similar places) than they used...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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: 1851 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3353
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-9655
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