Start your day fully tanked up at one of San Diego’s popular breakfast stops! With plenty of trendy toast spots, cereal bars, and old-timey coffee shops to choose from, you just can’t miss!

The Best Breakfast Spots

Café 222-Downtown

Address: 222 Island Ave, San Diego


Proudly named one of the best breakfast spots in San Diego, Café 222 serves up a full menu of breakfast favorites such as waffles, French toast, bacon, biscuits, etc. Whether you’re looking for something light or heavy, they got you covered. They have been around for more than 25 years so it goes without saying that they know exactly what they are doing. Try their famous pumpkin waffles!

Opening hours: 7:00 am -1: 45 pm

 Breakfast Republic

Address: 2730 University Ave, CA 92104 (North Park)


A favorite hotspot to enjoy the most important meal of the day. They serve hearty portions so you’ll surely have a belly full. Note, the place is a hotspot so it can really get crowded at times but there’s no need to worry because the service is super-fast. With 7 locations.

Opening hours: 7:00 am- 3:00 pm

Harry’s Coffee Shop

Address: 7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla


Harry’s Coffee Shop is a true San Diego landmark that was founded in 1960 by Harry (owner) and his wife Catherine. Every morning,  since its inception they have opened the doors to serve delicious temptations for any early morning cravings.

Opens hours: 6:00 am -3:00 pm (Daily)

The Mission-North Park

Address: 3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego


Make it a must complete mission to have the most important meal of the day at this nationally acclaimed breakfast eatery. They have been in the business since 1997, serving delicious well-prepared breakfast to locals and tourists.

Opening hours: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (Daily)

Great Maple-Hillcrest

Address: 1451 Washington St, San Diego


This breakfast gem in the charming neighborhood of University Heights serves classic breakfast dishes with a modern twist on American comfort food. A must-have is their Maple Bacon Doughnuts.

Opening hours: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (Daily)

Hash House a Go-Go

Address: 3628 Fifth Ave, San Diego


A New York Times “must visit”, run by executive chef Craig “Andy” Beardslee ensures that everyone who visits enjoys an entertaining dining experience. The atmosphere is fun and high spirited, the food is flavorful and the portions are plentiful.

Opening hours: 7:30 am – 2:00 pm (Daily)

Toast Gastrobrunch

Address: 5970 Avenida Encinas Carlsbad, CA


Serving modern-day Instagram worthy breakfast dishes-everything you could want in a brunch-inspired breakfast.

Opening hours: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm (Daily)

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