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Specialty's Cafe and Bakery

101 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-8201
+1 415-362-2052
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Aug 2017
“Fab light lunch.”
8 Jan 2018
“Great coffee and croissants”
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101 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-8201
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Reviewed 8 January 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 14 October 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 25 August 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 12 January 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 14 October 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 13 April 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 25 January 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 20 August 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 11 May 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 21 March 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
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