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Broken Yolk Cafe - Pacific Beach

1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-270-9655
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“broken yolk” (40 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

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

Thank 310Beachlover
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 7 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 17 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 14 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

Thank fewsl
Reviewed 18 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-9655
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