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Don's Country Kitchen

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2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
+1 760-729-2274
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Yucaipa, California
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy place even on a weekday. Seating is limited. We sat at the counter. The service was excellent. Food came fairly quick. I had the Rosa scramble. Delicious. We will be back.

Thank Dartravelgirl
Long Valley, New Jersey
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Cali and staying in Carlsbad, checked TA for breakfast spots. Don's looked good and I was very impressed. My friend ordered the chorizo and cheese omelette and he said it was delicious (besides it being the size of his head!). I ordered the "Pancakes Plus" with blueberry pancakes, eggs over easy and patty sausage. The pancakes are huge (8"),... More 

Thank Tom S
Yuma, Arizona
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very small local coffee shop. Seems very popular with locals and regulars. Had the stuffed raspberry French Toast with eggs, very good. Seating is limited so weekends most likely has a,wait list for a table. Exit I-5 at Carlsbad Village Drive and go toward the Ocean to Roosevelt St. Turn right one block just past Grand Ave and on the... More 

Thank DRO O
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have been to Don's a lot over the years. Even though it's not real close to our home, we make the journey for the feeling, look and food of an Old School diner experience. The hashbrowns are a must and any kind of eggs they do very well. In the days when I ate sausage, those are also excellent.... More 

Thank Victor L
Manchester, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our first time in Carlsbad & while walking around beautiful Carlsbad village looking for a place for lunch we came upon Don's Country Kitchen, which looked like a great place! Only waited a few minutes to be seated & our server was very nice! We both had the homemade chicken salad sandwiches & my husband also had a bowl of... More 

Thank Summergirl1959
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Always delicious! Service is fast and friendly. Sometimes hard to find a seat but with the healthy portions at a small cafe price what would you expect.

Thank Matt B
Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every town should have a good, all purpose restaurant like Don's with a varied menu that covers the basics very well! Great for breakfast!

Thank MondialeTravels
Columbia, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I Went here the other day with family and friends. Overall good food and experience. Nice serving sizes as well. Gave 4 stars instead of 5 because it did take a good amount of time to be served but other than that we were satisfied.

Thank Brad F
Vista, California
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great little breakfast spot! I enjoy sitting at the tables outside. If you bring your dog, this is where you have to sit - bonus! My favorite is the Carlsbad Benedict. It's eggs Benedict with avocado. Sometimes the wait can be long - the place is small, be patient.

Thank Denise C
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The service stinks, but, seriously...the breakfasts are so good, you won't care. We sat outside and watched several vintage cars with surf boards drive by. Lots of people out walking their dogs. Don's is by far the best breakfast in the village. We went on a Saturday and tried to go back on a Sunday and it was crazy packed.... More 

Thank Andrea G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, International, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-2274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?