Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in San Diego, according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in San Diego, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in San Diego on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Tartine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1106 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1407
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#29. Pappalecco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (413 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 1602 State St, San Diego, CA 92101-2512
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#28. Cody's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,212 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1025 Prospect St Suite 210, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4100
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#27. D.Z. Akin's Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (398 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6930 Alvarado Rd, La Mesa, CA 92120-5305
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#26. Cafe Gratitude

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1980 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-2252
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#25. Brian's 24

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (717 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 828 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6307
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#24. Great Maple - Hillcrest

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (373 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1451 Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-2615
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#23. Girard Gourmet

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (254 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7837 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4231
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#22. Perry's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (355 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 4610 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92110-2703
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#21. The Waffle Spot

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (713 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA 92108-3408
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#20. Broken Yolk Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,424 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 355 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7005
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#19. Hash House A Go Go

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,065 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3628 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4220
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#18. Sugar and Scribe Bakery Fine Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (236 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7660 Fay Ave Suite I, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-0021
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#17. Breakfast Republic

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (273 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2730 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2812
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#16. Richard Walker's Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (486 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 909 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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#15. Woody's Breakfast and Burgers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 4111 Ocean Blvd Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA 92109-3900
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#14. Clayton's Coffee Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (926 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 979 Orange Ave Should be BREAKFAST not freakfast, Coronado, CA 92118-2609
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#13. Cafe 222

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (796 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 222 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6826
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#12. Harry's Coffee Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (399 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5102
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#11. The Mission - North Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (350 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2801 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2904
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#10. Breakfast Republic

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 707 G St, San Diego, CA 92101-6418
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#9. Shorehouse Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2236 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3219
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#8. The Mission - Mission Beach

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (579 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3795 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-7143
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#7. Richard Walker's Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,751 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 520 Front St, San Diego, CA 92101
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#6. The Cottage La Jolla

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,574 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7702 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4309
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#5. Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,155 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3940 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3112
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#4. Dockside 1953

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (489 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Grill
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 998 W Mission Bay Dr At The Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA 92109-7803
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#3. Olive Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (256 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 805 Santa Clara Pl, San Diego, CA 92109-7223
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#2. The Mission - East Village

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (418 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$ - $$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
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#1. Kono's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,274 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
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