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Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach

1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-270-9655
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“broken yolk” (40 reviews)
“hash browns” (14 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank fewsl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very filling breakfast and worth the price. It was crowded, but we were seated quickly upstairs in the patio

Thank Thom L
Reviewed 30 June 2017

When in Pacific Beach, CA, a visit to Broken Yolk for Sunday brunch, or an early breakfast is a must ! Super friendly servers, great food, mimosas, what more can you ask for ? Opens at 6 AM, closes at 3 PM !

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We ate at the Broken Yolk two times while in San Diego-Great place for breakfast!! There are many selections for breakfast and the staff is amazing! Danielle was our waitress; she is the BEST! Very helpful, great personality, and definitely goes the extra mile! My...More

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Read the reviews and it seemed like a good place to take the family. My husband and I had the breakfast burritos and our 5 year old actually tried a little of everything. The servers were really friendly and helpful. We all left full and...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had been told they have good food and we were not disappointed! My husband had the Monte Cristo that was prepared with care and I had the Premier Breakfast! I ordered a side of salsa and our waitress, Karen G told it would be...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 25 February 2017

First, a BIG shout out to our Simply Superb Server, Nancy. She was great and the reason we came back twice in the same week. Attentive without being intrusive, great sense of humor and knows the area very well and provided helpful insight. I'm not...More

Thank OrlandoRick
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

First meal in San Diego only a short joirney from our hotel. Had the American breakfast and partner had the Premier breakfast. Unlimited coffee brought to our table regular. Our meals were large and filling. Very friendly staff and lucky enough no waot. Will return...More

Thank mixedblessings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-9655
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