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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
704 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2408
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fabulous food. Great prices. Great service. Loved it! Perfect location. Employees of Kono cafe are so awesome!

Thank Bekki L
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is a "clone" of Pipes in san clemente and carlsbad. we split the big-breakfast, and actually a little better than the Pipes, surprisingly. good breakfast, good price, great atmosphere.

2  Thank arizona-mark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first place our family hit up on our trip to SD, and it was spot on. Everyone from the 4 year old to Mommy was beyond amazed with the food. Service is quick and friendly, even with the line out the door...More

2  Thank Louis V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best deal on pacific beach. It is cash only. There is always a line. U can order your food and then go eat by the terrace across, overlooking pacific beach. Amazing view ,great prices and yummy food. Breakfast is served all day. My big breakfast...More

2  Thank jolieee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for quality food, large portions, a great ocean view this is your place. Be prepared for a wait but the line move along pretty fast. We come here every time we visit San Diego!

2  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money, breakfast was delicious. Place is popular so you might wait 20 mins or so to order

2  Thank Justas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a find...any morning you will find locals hanging around the beach and enjoying an excellent t next to the pier, it attracts those who get up early for a beach walk, surf, or just hang. Tables inside, but the best are the outdoor seats...More

2  Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I laughed at those who complained about the wait. Good food in a populated area equals wait time, with that said, this place is worth the wait. We were a family of 5 with 2 teens. A couple of the adults were hefty eaters and...More

1  Thank Xrayrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiting time was long. Our expectations were high about this place, but the breakfast was not at all good, not even close to good. I think in par with a Fast food breakfast would be in line.

Thank Jurgen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

2  Thank James7764
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
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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