A reliable casual breakfast spot is a must-have for lazy summer mornings in San Diego. Whether "morning" means 8am or 11:45am, these hearty breakfast restaurants are sure to start your morning off right--and at the right price.
Hash House a Go Go
Hash House accents your food with fun. Depending on your morning mood, try the smoked chicken scramble with sun-dried tomato pesto, spinach, and goat cheese served with griddled mashed potatoes and a biscuit--or the O'Hare of the dog special, with a 24oz Budweiser and a side of bacon. Hillcrest.
Pipes Cafe keeps breakfast simple; and that utterly delectable simplicity maintains a line around the corner every morning of the week. Cruise to Cardiff for the Burrito #2: a mix of eggs, bacon, potatoes, cheese, and pica sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla. For under $4, you really can't beat it. Cardiff.
Pacific Beach's best breakfast spot serves up breakfast basics to hundreds of hungry locals and tourists every morning. Sit outside and enjoy a gigantic egg scrambler with the best potatoes in town, smothered in cheese and green onion. Pacific Beach.
With two locations in North Park and Mission Beach, Mission Café is the mecca of massive pancakes. The Strawberry Banana Pancakes served with scrambled eggs and double smoked bacon redefines breakfast in San Diego. North Park.
For a lighter breakfast, enjoy an Acai Bowl on the garden patio at Café 976. Brazilian fruit, guarana, bananas, strawberries, and blueberries makes for the perfect healthy breakfast. Pacific Beach.