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Broken Yolk Cafe

7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
+1 760-943-8182
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“broken yolk” (28 reviews)
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This chain is reasonable priced, has many items to choose from, and is affordable. There is more than once, but this is the location that I frequent the most because it is very convenient to my home. The food is OK, and the service is...More

Thank Denise P
Mariana R, Manager at Broken Yolk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Denise! We hope you can join us again sometime soon!

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My husband & I went for breakfast as we remembered it as very good. 1st off, we had a coupon, the waitress said because it dod not have a certain line on it,they would not honor it-although there was nothing on the coupon to that...More

Thank NLavelle
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

NLavelle, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. Our coupons do expire, but we apologize if that was unclear or if there was any confusion! We hope that you and your husband will join us again and we will do...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Many good options at this local chain restaurant. Food was good with large portions and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Deane P
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thanks for the great review, Deane! We hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times and have enjoyed wonderful breakfast dishes. The omelets are varied and tasty. My favorite dish is the French Toast. This is not a place you go to for ambiance. It is a place you go to for...More

Thank SES_Traveler
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

MM we love the French toast as well!! Thank you, SES_Traveler!

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This location is way better than in Oceanside. Nice and clean! I like their food better than the other Broken Yolk restaurant. Great service! I would come back again!

Thank Pinay P
Mariana R, Owner at Broken Yolk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

So happy you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you, Pinay P!

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The Broken Yolk offers your typical breakfast fare along with some south of the border inspired dishes. The service was quick and friendly and the servings were generous. Can I just say Tiki toast? :)

Thank Eve M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Broken Yolk is a step above most traditional Breakfast Dining establishments. This location had ample seating both indoors and outdoors. The service was prompt and very attentive. Beverage refills were tended regularly. The food selection was more than adequate and the portions were too.

Thank Spartan58
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you for such a kind review! We are so happy you enjoyed the service and our food selection! We do hope you can visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I haven't really found too many places that can mess up breakfast. This is no exception. They have huge portions and compared to the hotel we are staying at can eat here 3 times for the cost of one breakfast there. Service is very good...More

Thank Garen818
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed the service and the food! We hope you can join us again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Was visiting the area and heard good things about this joint. The food was abundant but rather generic. 1) Steak and eggs -- steak was like RUBBER had to send back for a new one as order - medium, not OVERY done 2) chilaquiles --...More

Thank gogirl40
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great menu with everything you can imagine for a great Cali breakfast , fresh squeezed OJ as well as good coffee.

Thank manos6232
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7670 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-8182
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