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Harvey Milk's American Diner - CLOSED

535 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
+1 619-295-2747
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
13 Oct 2014
“Bad food, bad service, overpriced”
12 Oct 2014
“Happy Hour Visit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
535 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

My husband and I decided to try Harvey Milk's one day when we were looking for a full breakfast. The hostess and waitstaff were very friendly, but that's the last good thing I have to say. The service was extremely slow even though it was...More

Thank tucson2403
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by after a 5 hour bike ride, and I was dying of course for an ice water and a beer! We sat at the bar first and we were immediately greeted by Brian. Super nice, we told him about our...More

Thank PaigeR263
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I was shocked, last year or so, when City Deli sold out. I had a feeling Harvey Milk's wouldn't last long. I stopped in my first day of a week long business trip. Food was overpriced, staff not the best vis-a-vis service (they hired, it...More

Thank calinjaxnc
Reviewed 18 September 2014

My husband and I enjoy this restaurant. Food is good, reasonable prices, waiters are very friendly and efficient. I like the vibe of this place..laid back..and parking is a few steps away. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Angelica S
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Every time we go to San Diego we go to Harvey's on University. From the minute you walk in the entire staff is friendly and very helpful. The menu is very full of alot of goodies and we have never been disappointed...

Thank LVBeachgoer
Reviewed 7 August 2014

The food was fine, the service was a little slow; overall not too bad. Its fun and full of energy, good crowd!

Thank tommym2u
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

The place was very clean and neat looking. The staff nice. The food was good and tasty but just barely lukewarm. The Chile rellnos were battered very lightly and had 2 small ones.The over medium eggs were cooked perfectly. And the side of guacamole and...More

Thank Ronda C
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I went to Harvey's with some friends for brunch. We were welcomed right away and everyone was super friendly. The food was great too! I had the Green Eggs and Ham Omelet. It was amazing with a delicious cilantro cream sauce! YUM YUM! All of...More

Thank Jaime S
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Took my sister here for dinner a few months ago and it was more than I had expected. The service was great, the food was very good and the desserts were to die for. I would like to try and breakfast or dinner here and...More

Thank Carrottop4u2
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We were in San Diego for a week to see Sheena Easton perform with the San DIego orchestra, and we were starving while we were driving to our hotel. We saw this diner, parked the car, and went in for a meal. Best decision we've...More

1  Thank Steven B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-2747
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