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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
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07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Littleton, Colorado
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently ate here on our trip to San Diego. It was such good find, and a great location! Very reasonably priced. FYI: They do not accept credit cards, cash only. There is, however, an ATM machine just outside the door. We will definitely eat here again on our next trip.

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1 Thank James7764
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cheap food. Decent eats. A good grab and go. Otherwise go somewhere else. There is always a line but don't let that be your barometer. It is fast and cheap. Just not all that good.

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Thank T3868HUstephenb
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever we have out of town guests, we insist on taking them for breakfast at Kono's. There is always a line out the door, but it moves quickly and worth every minute. Their Big Breakfast is just that, BIG and mouthwatering! Best part it it is reasonably priced. We love eating on the outside deck and then taking a stroll... More 

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1 Thank TeriCici
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place has a line ALWAYS!, but the people watching, and surf videos make it easy, Good food, friendly people, and can you can walk 20 yards on the boardwalk to reach the stairs down to the sand

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1 Thank J S
San Diego
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The locals know Kono's as the place to have breakfast on the beach in a chill atmosphere. Nothing pretentious, nothing fancy, just a great breakfast served quickly and with a smile right on the beach.

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1 Thank bostonsig
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The line is generally incredibly long. The food is ALWAYS incredibly great. Just go. Best breakfast burritos ever and I don't usually love any breakfast period! The wait is so worth it.....

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1 Thank Janie T
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a treasure. It harbors a true San Diego beach vibe, which means that it's laid back, unpretentious, and while partaking of the delicious food you can hear the sound of waves crashing. And all this for a fraction of what you would pay for coastal dining elsewhere. Counter service, breakfast and lunch--they close at 3pm, of course.... More 

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1 Thank WilliamFromAmerica
San Diego, California
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kono's is a local favorite. Be prepared for a long line depending on what time you get there especially if it's a weekend. You walk up to the counter to order. There is seating inside & it's not a large space or on the other side of the boardwalk by the pier there is ocean view seating outside as well.... More 

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1 Thank Renee L
San Diego, California, United States
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here many times. The have a good menu and are kid friendly. Place is on the board walk right next to the beach. Nice to take a walk on the beach and then come in for something to eat. Place is very popular with the locals so you should be prepared for a line unless you get... More 

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1 Thank Nancy S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the food and view from patio looking out our the beach while eating breakfast. Go early on weekends or plan on a wait out the door.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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?