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The Mission

1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
+1 619-232-7662
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“french toast” (48 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the recommended French toast! Delicious! also eggs and potatoes on the side. great ambiance! Parking is horrendous go a block down to the public parking area near the library.

Thank Greg383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is the pickiest breakfast eater I've ever known! We gave up a free buffet at the Westin to try The Mission! It was a great choice! Coffee is excellent! Food was delicious! Service was perfect! We would definitely be regulars if we lived...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So did my research for a great place for breakfast here in the Gaslamp District. The Mission was near the top. We walked to it (quite a ways, as Waze and Google Maps were getting confused). When we got there, the food looked fantastic. We...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Flew in for a meeting and we were starving by the time we landed. This place was recommended by a coworker so we decided to go. The food was delicious and service was excellent. The place is small but they were able to accommodate a...More

Thank Janie A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us had a breakfast to beat the jet lag here at The Mission. We ordered a range of dishes including pancakes, eggs, bacon, and the chicken sausages. It was all great, especially those pancakes. I'd definitely recommend.

Thank xJessx
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A recommendation from our hotel concierge. We wish we knew about this place earlier during our stay, we would've went for breakfast every day. The coffee was great! The presentation of my Carmel latte was amazing. The breakfast menu was outstanding. The ambiance was rustic...More

Thank tiffanyv367
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Breakfast is amazing with a good variety of dishes. Servings are large, 2 could easily share a plate. Staff was very helpful and accommodating. If going on a weekend, it's probably best to get there early to avoid the brunch rush. We...More

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Rosemary potatoes are crisp and yummy with scrambled eggs and soft rosemary bread. Good coffee too. Highly recommended for a breakfast to power up for walking San Diego streets.

Thank GipsyEater
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Creative Latino breakfast plates include a delicious slightly spicy Papas con chorizo and a veggie Plato verde with egg and chili tamales. Blueberry cornmeal pancake was a nice breakfast dessert snack. This is the place to come in the morning directly from the airport.

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Nice and quiet. Get there early and beat the rush! The breakfast burrito with black beans was just wbat tbe docfor ordered!

Thank Steven J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-7662
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