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Big Kitchen

3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
+1 619-234-5789
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped at the Big Kitchen for our last meal in San Diego before heading back East. The coffee was great. The omelet was stuffed with veggies. The eggs with toast was done just right, definitely try the homemade jam. The service was timely, not...More

Thank Dalyce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, I admit it. I'm a judger. If a restaurant doesn't look the part, I may not step in. But our kids took us to this little hole-in-the-wall place to eat breakfast and we were very glad they did. Best breakfast you could ask for....More

Thank AlaskaBound10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was first introduced to Big Kitchen by $40/Day many years ago on the Food Network and returned today because--guess what--they serve a protein pancake and it's DELICIOUS! Quirky, homey, great food at a neighborhood haunt. You can only go wrong if you're offended by...More

Thank FourDayTraveler
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for breakfast and it's a very cozy little weird place. The menu offered breakfast and lunch classics as well as specials. Prices are moderate. Food tasted delicious. Loved their habanero sauce. super friendly staff.

Thank Holly949
Reviewed 27 May 2017

....or you will be leaving your first born as collateral until you get to the ATM across the street. LMAO. The only thing I didn't like was that the seats at the counter are a little close to the counter, feel homemade and are a...More

Thank Lynella J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite. The lady behind the county is the founders daughter. Since I was the only one there at the time, I had nice conversation with her and a friend that stopped by. I had the spinach and Turkey omelet. That...More

Thank Courney B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

In the heart of San Diego's Haight. It's a good place for a good breakfast for not much bucks. Six more characters.

Thank Bimbo S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

When my husband and I travel, we always like to go to places where the locals eat. Well, this place definitely fits the bill! We went in on a busy Saturday morning and immediately loved the place. Just looking at all the crazy stuff hanging...More

Thank Clare Z
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent local restaurant. With delicious food in large portions, friendly staff and clients. The layout of the counter encourages customers to have conversations with other patrons - if you feel like it.

Thank wynnewin
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The Big Kitchen in Southpark, San Diego was recommended to us by L. and J. who had moved here from Rochester and know the owner Judy from back there. So, in 2009 we went there for the first time, and since then we have been...More

Thank Ninscha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-5789
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