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Kono's Cafe

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Pacific Beach
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704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
+1 858-483-1669
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

food is diner quality with huge portions. The big breakfast which has bacon, eggs, an english muffin, pancakes AND potatoes is just $8.50 totally enough for two. The potatoes are a work of art with onions and cheese and nice and grilled up. We stayed across the street and were amazed that there's always a line. Service is just bring... More 

Thank Susan Haines L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always enjoy their breakfasts and usually split as they are large portions. The food is always hot and very good.

Thank Lovinglv
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great small restaurant with delicious food for a little dough! It's along the board walk and open with a few tables inside and a small patio area behind it where the coffee bar is located. While my husband waited in line which extended out the door, I bought a latte at the coffee bar behind the restaurant. That's where I... More 

Thank Chipsters56
Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food at a very reasonable price. Great service too. Get there early because a line forms early, which also tells you how good this cafe is.

Thank delach00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best coffee shop I have been to in a while with a great breakfast. Right on the ocean side, they have a balcony area across the street. The food was fresh, portions large and would highly recommend.

Thank Travelcritic-ca
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a nearby hotel that recommended Konos as a great place to go for breakfast. After the first time we enjoyed it so much that we went again. The staff are really friendly and quickly deal with the line of guests waiting to order food. There are outdoor eating areas so you can enjoy your food whilst looking... More 

Thank Revlod
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great stop for breakfast. Get there early to avoid the line!!! Simple but good food. CASH ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Connie C
Riverton, Utah
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great prices, AMPLE portions, great food, and great staff. We happened to be there for their 25th anniversary. The owner was giving a free meal with the purchase of a meal, and all the proceeds were going directly to the staff. I admire and appreciate an owner who respects and takes care of his staff. KONO'S is a must whenever... More 

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Wild Western Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The wait was so long each of the days we went, we ended up getting coffee from the kiosk outside the restaurant and drinking it along the boardwalk... which really wasn't so bad! The coffee was tasty, and the service reasonable.

Thank DDLee10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very yummy food! Highly recommend the food. (: atmosphere was chill and staff was nice wish I could go back

Thank Stephanie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-483-1669

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