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Champagne Bakery Cafe & Bistro

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12265 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-4095
+1 858-792-2222
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San Diego, California
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575 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I go regularly there for coffee and pastry. The cinnamon rolls are outstanding. The service is excellent, and the setting is tasteful. They serve lunch and dinner there, but I am mostly a morning customer.

Thank baltoro
San Diego
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food at fair prices. Best to eat outside if weather permits as interior is quite noisy. Prices at bakery keep going up and many items are not worth the cost. Coffee drink prices are competitive. Ask for salad with breakfast croissant if you don't want potatoes or to pay tbe surcharge for fruit.

Thank BarryBSanDiego
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I found this bakery on the way back from Torrey pines reserve. Went there for breakfast and tried the French baked goodies with French hot chocolate. Loved the breakfast so much that I went there for lunch same day. Food was served fresh, portion size was enough and staff was very friendly. I was very happy to find deserts which... More 

Thank Kavita B
San Diego, California
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575 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Though they serve meals here, I only go for pastry and coffee.Yesterday we had a Napoleon, which was terrific. The cinnamon roles are also delicious, as is the freshly baked bread.

Thank baltoro
Vista, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

So good I went twice in one week. The breakfast brioche and the pesto chicken salad with their homemade potato salad, were the essence of great brunch food. Outdoor seating by the water fountain under the trees, for well deserved relaxation. The pastries, and custardy goodness rounds out your visit with just the right amounts of indulgence.

Thank TMEC123
San Diego, CA
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent boulangerie, but also good for a light lunch or a hearty breakfast, the strawberry pancake being the most delicious sweet you'll ever taste. Good service all day long.

Thank fredyair
San Luis Obispo, California
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Saturday morning breakfast at the Bistro was a treat. The wait staff was very attentive, never letting the water or coffee get low and always checking on us, which doesn't always happen elsewhere. (the coffee is very good!) Ordered an omelet which comes with potatoes and fresh bread, both delicious. When the cheese I ordered was left off my omelet... More 

Thank john b
Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here after the next door snooze had a 1.5 hour wait and we decided to pass. We don't regret the decision for a second. Although the place was packed, the service was great and the food was very good. Highly recommended.

Thank Assaf K
San Diego, California
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This French bakery/cafe is situated in Del Mar Highlands mall. on a sunday morning, we thought of trying this cafe - we chose indoor seating as outside was too hot (summer time). we had Chicken panini Sandwich and Chicken Florentine Crepes. I loved Panini sandwich specially their peso sauce, delicious! we also opted for Creme Brulee as desert....

Thank sudipk
San Diego, California
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

It place is a gem! It's got indoor and outdoor seating. The food is great. I like it better than Snooze (which is across the street)

Thank SDquilter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12265 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-4095
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-792-2222

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?