Best Cafe in San Diego

Expert recommended Top 3 Cafe in San Diego, California. All of our cafe face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


802 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 Directions

Since 2006

Turkey Benedict, Avocado Toast, Classic Pancakes, French Toast, Vegetarian Power Bowl, Chicken Pesto, Lemon Merengue Crepe Cake, Mediterranean Fried Rice, Wilted Greens Borek, Mary’s Farm Chicken Crepe Cake, Espresso, Café Cubano, Raspberry Lemonade, Chia Seed Parfait, Americano, Cappuccino, Vanilla Latte, House Coffee & Stubborn Lemon Berry Acai

'Cafe 21 Gaslamp' is one of the most innovative cafes that provides live music entertainment every evening in downtown San Diego's Gaslamp district. Their concept is small plates, allowing for variety and their guests to indulge in different tastes and flavors. The cafe accommodates guests with dietary restrictions and an allergy-friendly restaurant in downtown San Diego's Gaslamp. Master Chef Leyla provides the most eclectic and unique menu making Cafe 21 the most flavorful and exciting California fusion kitchen. They use the best and freshest ingredients to bring you different seasonal dishes. Cafe 21 also serves two locations within San Diego.

Price: Starts from $3.50

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Sun - Thu 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

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CAFE 222

222 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 Directions

Since 1992

Granola, Seasonal Fruit Bowl, Buttermilk Biscuit, Waffles: Pumpkin, Strawberry Shortcake, Blueberry Cornbread, Scrambles: Diced Ham and Swiss Cheese, Green Eggs and Spam, Spinach and Swiss Cheese, Eggs Italia, Huevos Rancheros, Egg Breakfast, Tamale and Eggs, Pork Patty Benedict, Corned Beef Hash, Pancakes & Traditional French Toast

Cafe 222 was founded by Terryl Gavre in 1992, who earned from selling a screenplay to move to San Diego and open Cafe 222. This cafe is located in the Marina District of San Diego, a few blocks from the Gaslamp Quarter, Convention Center, and Petco Park, San Diego. Their cafe is perfect for classic dinner with cozy booths and countertop dining. Cafe 222 is also famous for homestyle lunches, and a few favorites include tuna melt topped with American cheese on white bread and Southern-style chili. Try out their lunch specialties, including Benedict Arnold, House Chopped Salad, Grilled Turkey Rueben, The Croaker, Biscuits & Gravy.

Price: Starts from $2.25


Mon - Sun 7:00 am – 1:45 pm

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704 Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109 Directions

Since 1991

Pancakes Bacon and Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Sandwich, French Toast and Bacon, Veggie Sandwich, Jalapeño Chicken Pita, Grilled Cheese, Quesadilla, Bacon Cheeseburger, Egg Salad on Bagel, Veggie Egg Scramble, Mexi Burger, Tuna Stack, Kono's Caesar Salad, French Squeezed Orange Juice, Iced Coffee, Tazo Hot Tea, Chocolate Milk & Hot Chocolate

Kono's Cafe is owned and operated by Kathy and Steve. It is a modern Cafe serving delicious breakfast all day since 1991, with complimentary front row seats to the Pacific Ocean. This Cafe is located at 704 Garnet Avenue San Diego and easily accessible from anywhere in the city. The restaurant features the opportunity to provide an outdoor patio for its valuable guests. They want to draw families and tourists to an area more known for its biker bars. Kono's Cafe, most of the space, is wheelchair accessible for disabled people. Taste their speciality beverages, including fresh-squeezed orange juice, fountain drink, unsweetened iced tea.

Price: Starts from $1.95

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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat & Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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