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Kono's Cafe

704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
+1 858-483-1669
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potatoes” (121 reviews)
“pancakes” (87 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great "hole in the wall" kind of place. Right by the beach. The portions were huge and delicious! The line was out the door, but totally worth it. A must-try!

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good coffee from a stand right by Crystal pier. Outdoor seating and a small indoor section for breakfast.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly a favorite breakfast spot near the boardwalk indicated by the constant lines. Heavier on the weekends. Delicious breakfast, generous-sized burritos.

Thank allbeers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if your hotel has a free Continental breakfast you should ignore it and go to Kono's. The portions are huge. The breakfast burrito is 2 1/2 inches in diameter. It's filled with fluffy scrambled eggs, cheese, and sausage. There are big breakfasts with pancakes,...More

Thank krlynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kono's is right on the boardwalk. You can eat on their deck and watch the people walk, jog, and bike by. Or you can eat on their "secret" deck and watch the ocean right at the pier. But instead of watching people or waves, you...More

Thank gbrandolph
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portions are generous and the potatoes are good.But, I my world it is really hard to mess up breakfast. The coffee is good. It is worth a wait? Not sure. I went on a Monday morning at 7:30 am and there was no wait....More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a breakfast burrito that was huge and delicious. The line was out-the-door much of the time (on a weekday morning), but it moved quickly and the service was very friendly. I was disappointed by canned pineapple in the side of fruit. Otherwise our...More

Thank MaineTumbleweed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubs and I shared the Big Breakfast Two and some fruit. Big Breakfast Two has potatoes with cheese, onions and peppers, scrambled eggs with cheese, cinnamon french toast, English muffin and three big pieces of well cooked bacon. The fruit cup has delicious fresh fruit...More

Thank Aimee G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect spot to grab an iced almond coffee as you walk the boardwalk along Pacific Beach! Friendly fast service.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There will always be a line because it’s worth it!! Don’t miss out on this one! Great breakfast, great people, great fun!!

Thank Melissa R
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27 January 2018|
Response from Angie H | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for breakfast/lunch. And most times there is a line to order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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