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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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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
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1 - 10 of 898 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my first time at Kono's and now I'm hooked. I got the Breakfast Burrito #3 and it could have easily fed 2 people. The food was delicious, but every item on the menu is a large portion! So prepare yourself. There's seating inside...More

Thank lenanash31
Reviewed 6 days ago

Real authentic small restaurant that serves excellent (quality, portion size) breakfast with a focus on Mexican style dishes. Great, simple, cheap & in an excellent location right next to the Pacific Beach Pier!

Thank Don_Pedro_CH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The queue winding outside on a daily basis suggests that it will be better than it is. The people watching experience is what you're queueing for but only if you're fortunate enough to get an outside seat. My husband & I queued for over an...More

Thank Joannebo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and the drinks were good the view was awesome also..We went in the afternoon and the line was around the block

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A business friend told us to stop by and give it a try. While we stood in line, grab a coffee from their outside coffee stand. Line moves quickly. You can people watch or just chat with people around you. The food portions are large....More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A San Diego classic beach spot for breakfast. Great views and food. Lines may be long..but worth it.

Thank 91,942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So let's get the bad part out of the way, right up front: the wait. This place is SMALL (maybe 8-10 tables, depending on the size of groups), and since they make everything right there, it means you're in for a wait. Cash only, so...More

Thank Zarqua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you come to Kono's Café hungry. Their portions are very large and can easily be split/shared with a companion. They now have two locations and the food is the same excellent quality in both restaurants. If you go on a weekend expect to...More

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been eating here for years. Every visit to San Diego means a visit to Kono's. The food is great, reasonable and you eat it while looking at the ocean. There is usually a line but it moves fast and you get your food...More

Thank Becky1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the drive, traffic, parking & waiting in line.....food was great.....price is right.....don't let the line outside deceive you.....get a menu before you order so the process is speeded up for others.....you can eat inside, outside (next to restaurant) or go behind the store across...More

Thank Phil H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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