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Craving french toast in San Diego

I've been craving for some wicked french toast these last couple of months. Where in San Diego would you say has the BEST french toast?

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  1. My two favourites are Isabel Cantina in PB or any of the Mission Cafes.

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      1. re: phee

        I think Isabel Cantina is about the best in town. If you like bananas, the french toast at Cafe One-Three on Park Blvd. is pretty good too and it comes with a banana compote.

        1. re: DiningDiva

          I'm trying to remember if I've had it before - what is Isabel's Cantina's French Toast like?

          1. re: Alice Q

            as I recall, thick cut challah (?) with shredded coconut, powdered sugar, raspberry coulis and something else for syrup.

            If anyone is in Vegas, Payard does a to die for pain perdu French toast with sauteed berries and a sauteed banana/Nutella chocolate waffle.

            1. re: daantaat

              I don't think I have tried it then, if I had, based on all of these recommendations it sounds like I'd remember it! :-)

      2. When it's good, the Coast Toast at the Brockton Villa is excellent, but it does vary a bit - still, if I was craving French Toast that's where I'd go.

        I've also had good French Toast a couple of times now at the Cafe on Park. You have to ask for real maple syrup (and pay extra for it) but it's worth it. Call me a snob, but I can't eat pancakes/waffles/french toast without it anymore!

        1. Mimi's Cafe makes a killer pan perdu that is one of the best out there..imo
          Friends have raved about Isabel Cantina french toast but have not had it..
          I need to go since it really is hard to find a place that does it well.

          1. Wow, after some digging on everyone's suggestions, I really want to give Isabel Cantina's coconut french toast a go (assuming its still on the menu)! And cafe on park sounds like it could be really good too! So this means I'll just have to do 2 trips! Thanks for the inputs!

            1. Cavaillon's Tahitian Vanilla Bean French Toast with Rasberry Coulis is excellent.

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              1. Try Isabel Cantina in PB, I also like Broken Yolk in PB, thick cut. Brockton VIlla in LJ has Coast Toast when they're 'on' they're good, but they are not consistant and quite pricey.

                1. 3rd Corner has French Toast on their Brunch Menu along with other good stuff..
                  Duck Machaca, Mushroom/Onion Flan, 3rd Corner Benedict, Goat Cheese Omelet.
                  All items $14.95 and served with Con Pana chocolate bread, roasted potatoes and fresh berries. It will be great on the patio when it warms up.

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                  1. re: P Macias

                    what about cafe 222 or cafe chloe? I know 222 has a rediculous pumkin waffle, i would imagine they would have a good french toast as well.