We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Specialty's Cafe and Bakery

101 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-8201
+1 415-362-2052
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Aug 2017
“Fab light lunch.”
8 Jan 2018
“Great coffee and croissants”
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, American
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-8201
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed January 8, 2018

My wife and I took the Coaster train to San Diego - then walked about 4 blocks to Specialty's Cafe and Bakery for coffee - before taking an Uber to the San Diego Zoo. The restaurant is expansive with a large seating area - many...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Sandwiches and salads made to order at a reasonable price. What else can I say!? The food was fresh, portions were large, and value was amazing. Well organized for a large lunch crowd. I wish I had found it on the first day of my...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch stop on the edge of Gaslamp quarter. Highly recommend cheddar & ham croissant and Swissified Thai chicken sandwich - very tasty.

Thank 22mand
Reviewed January 12, 2017

My wife and I went to San Diego in early January. She had an early meeting so we decided to eat breakfast at the hotel. Forty five dollars later she went to her meeting and I decided t explore. The Corner Cafe is on the...More

Thank boba413
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Had a sandwiches brought in for a business meeting. Everyone enjoyed them and the salads were very large.

Thank Ajenm A
Reviewed April 13, 2016

I've eaten at other Specialty's and had a better experience. This location seems to large business catering orders and doesn't do so well with the walk-ins. There was nothing wrong with my food; it just took way too long for a quick breakfast.

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed January 24, 2016

I'm only having coffee but have to award them 5 stars! Why? Because at 3pm though they didn't have decaf drip coffee, the cashier offered to make me a decaf Americano for the same price as a regular small coffee! Sweet. Also, cashier and barrista...More

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed August 19, 2015

This place reminded me of Panera Bread, not as nice and more expensive. I ordered the Dawn's Vegan Salad (small) and the Butternut Squash Soup (side portion). My total came to $14.77. The salad contained fresh ingredients, good, but not amazing. The soup was good...More

Thank mctraveler2
Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

It is only the second time that I have eaten at Specialty's, it is a shame that I keep forgetting that it exists! We had the vegetable soup, which was delicious and the bread was soft and warm. It has great choices for baked breads...More

Thank Adriana S
Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I often take the early morning ferry from Coronado to San Diego. As part of our daily walk we often walk to Specialty's Café and Bakery. We sometimes have their delicious sweet baked goods, but we almost always have their hardy egg,...More

Thank Lou M
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 287 hotels in San Diego
The Sofia Hotel
1,567 reviews
.08 km away
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
1,859 reviews
.11 km away
The Bristol Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
1,325 reviews
.16 km away
The Westgate Hotel
1,038 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tender Greens
147 reviews
.11 km away
Currant American Brasserie
279 reviews
.06 km away
Sushi Deli 2 Restaurant
255 reviews
.12 km away
Chipotle Mexican Grill
6 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Columbia Cemetery
17 reviews
.09 km away
We Love Tourists
443 reviews
.28 km away
San Diego Civic Theatre
86 reviews
.30 km away
Balboa Theatre
44 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Specialty's Cafe and Bakery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-8201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-2052
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;