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AGOTT Aug 30, 2011 06:23 AM

Where's the best breakfast or brunch in San Diego, in your opinion???

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    pickypicky Sep 2, 2011 12:38 PM

    Farm House Brunch - love the new menu
    Barrio Star - breakfast torta. yum. Does anyone else do a fried egg sandwich?
    Cantina - during the week when the tourists aren't there
    Cafe Mono - Mission Beach. The parking sucks but the coffee is great. On Sundays they have Bosnian specialties. Other times: omelets and panini. Great place to sit outside.

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    Farm House Cafe
    2121 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

    Cantina
    966 Felspar St, San Diego, CA 92109

    Cafe Mono
    3833 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

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      sdnosh Sep 1, 2011 01:42 PM

      Firehouse in PB
      Lox & Cream Cheese Omlet at DZ Akins (can't vouch for anything else)
      The Missions - just for their rosemary potatoes.

      1. Josh Aug 31, 2011 03:13 PM

        Super Cocina. Chilaquiles are off the hook. Huevos Oaxaqueños are also fantastic.

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        Super Cocina
        3627 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92104

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          Beach Chick Aug 31, 2011 06:46 PM

          Love love love me some Chilaquiles and gotta try Super Cocina..

          Breakfast I really like..

          Claire's on Cedros in Solana Beach
          Tobey's..19th green at Balboa Golf Course...classic and so good and cheap.
          Cottage/Mission/Coffee Cup
          La Valencia back patio overlooking cove
          Green Flash in PB
          Anywhere that serves a Mexican breakfast..

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            scottca075 Aug 31, 2011 09:13 PM

            So Cafe Coyote too?

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            Cafe Coyote
            2461 San Diego Ave Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110

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              Beach Chick Sep 1, 2011 07:30 AM

              Never been for breakfast but just looked at the menu and it looks good!

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          cactuschowdah Aug 31, 2011 02:47 PM

          I'm not from SD, but am a frequent visitor. Every time I go, we make it a point to eat breakfast at Brockton Villa in La Jolla. Enjoy amazing views of the ocean while eating coast toast and a great espresso- paradise. Just typing this is making me want to go back....

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          Brockton Villa Restaurant
          1235 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037

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            cstr Aug 31, 2011 04:12 PM

            While I do like BV's coffee, the breakfast with the exception of Coast Toast, is pretty meh and quite pricey. Next time you're in town, you may wish to try The Cottage on Fay St.

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              daantaat Aug 31, 2011 05:34 PM

              2nd cstr...

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                globocity Aug 31, 2011 06:03 PM

                Funny, I think the breakfast at The Cottage is so overrated. Have been a few times after hearing and reading so many recommendations. I just don't get it. Agree with you about BV. Would like to try out Coffee Cup next time I head into LJ for breakfast.

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                Coffee Cup
                1109 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037

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                  RB Hound Aug 31, 2011 09:53 PM

                  Take into account that I'm pretty much a rube, but my wife and I have had more positive experiences at Harry's than The Cottage, Brockton Villa, or the Coffee Cup.

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                  Brockton Villa Restaurant
                  1235 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037

                  Coffee Cup
                  1109 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037

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                    scottca075 Sep 1, 2011 06:51 AM

                    I think there is a big difference between "best" and "favorite". Cafe Chloe and Cavaillon are "better" by some nebulous foodie standard, but I'd rather eat at Harry's than probably another other place in La Jolla. I like BV a lot, it is a great setting and I especially love it in the winter when it is quiet, but by far Harry's is my favorite place in La Jolla, just like I like the Broken Yolk, Richard Walker's and dare I say, The Original Pancake House for just a nice regular breakfast. I also don't get the Cottage. I find it cute, fun, but unremarkable just like The Cottage in Laguna Beach.

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                    Cafe Chloe
                    721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

                    Cavaillon Restaurant
                    14701 Via Bettona, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92127

                    Pancake House Restaurant
                    1000 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021

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                      cstr Sep 1, 2011 07:50 AM

                      have to agree RB., it's old school consistant basic breakfast with a pot of coffee on each table. No pretense there!

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                        globocity Sep 2, 2011 04:38 PM

                        Forgot about Harry's! Good call, RB. Have had consistently (albeit slow service) good grub there.

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                  daantaat Aug 30, 2011 09:57 PM

                  Cavaillon on Sundays
                  Coffee Cup Cafe in La Jolla
                  Cafe Chloe
                  Whisknladle in Del Mar or La Jolla

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                  Cafe Chloe
                  721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

                  Cavaillon Restaurant
                  14701 Via Bettona, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92127

                  Whisknladle
                  1044 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

                  Coffee Cup
                  1109 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037

                  1. scottca075 Aug 30, 2011 05:07 PM

                    Cafe 21 (formerly called Cafe 2121) in University Heights.

                    1. Fake Name Aug 30, 2011 08:45 AM

                      Farm House Cafe

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                      Farm House Cafe
                      2121 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

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                        globocity Aug 30, 2011 02:28 PM

                        Though not an expert nor frequent breakfast/brunch person, I have really enjoyed Urban Solace.
                        They have great options for vegetarians, protein-only eaters, or the person with the sweet tooth.

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                        Urban Solace Restaurant
                        3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

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                          Fake Name Aug 30, 2011 02:35 PM

                          Yeah- right up there with FH forgot about them. Cinnamon rolls are amazing and delicious.

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