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Don's Country Kitchen

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2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
+1 760-729-2274
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was quite crowded on the rainy Tuesday morning. I order the Don's stuffed hashbrown dor my brunch. The waitress was kind of impatient. The hashbrown taste good in the beginning. After a while, you would feel that's just okay. I'm not sure why people love it so much. I found it a bit too dry.

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Thank SuperMT
Carlsbad, California
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Don's! It is only open till 2 PM, and they only do breakfast and brunch/lunch. The food is super good - homemade and all. Nice portions, good prices, very friendly, and has great outside, dog friendly seating. They have the best homemade potato chips!

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Thank kasadalace
Austin, Texas, USA
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Five Stars! Old fashioned service and great menu. Meals like the ones that use to be served instead of menus designed in NYC or SFO. Prices are very competitive with food factories close to freeway. I can recommend a detour off the highway to eat here. Reminds me of the Texas cafes of years past. For a little local information,... More 

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Toronto
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Found through a google search for Best Breakfast in Carlsbad... smallish, down home setting for amazing home cooked meal. I regret not trying the biscuits and gravy... but we did have a French Toast meal (complete with eggs and a side of meat) and a Kielbasa Scramble with Rye Toast. Let me just say, I usually avoid a carb heavy... More 

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Minnesota
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Downhome cooking! Yummy breakfast, reasonably priced. A definite "don't miss" if you are looking for big portions and fast service.

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Thank aspen24
Kalamazoo, MI
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309 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Best breakfast in Carlsbad so far. Fresh, tasty. Homey. Lot's of good choices. Reasonable prices. Will return.

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Thank JSKazoo
Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Visiting friends that are locals - and this is a favorite spot for them. I had an avocado, bacon eggs benedict - was delicious! More food than I could finish and the waitresses are very attentive - hot coffee. Great food in a casual, comfortable atmosphere!

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Thank berowler
Chelmsford
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Oh my, authentic and real life breakfast diner, could be off a film set. Well cooked and lovey food. I really enjoyed the experience. Best breakfast by far. Loved it. Thank you to all staff.

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Thank Onge1964
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

On a business trip and found this little jewel for breakfast. Nothing fancy but great food. I had the biscuits and gravy and really enjoyed it. Wish I would have had more opportunities to try more things on the menu because it looked like some great options. It was February when I visited but enjoyed breakfast outside. Waitress was very... More 

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Highland, Illinois
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Restaurant is in downtown Carlsbad. Restaurant was great for breakfast, several choices to pick from. Restaurant is small so it doesn't hold too many people. Orange juice is fresh squeezed! I would recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
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 - 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?