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The Mission

1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
+1 619-232-7662
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“french toast” (47 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people in this place were just wonderful. Everyone who worked there was just so so friendly and polite, it was lovely. They were a joy to be around. The food is great too. Plenty of choice for vegetarians, massive portions and excellent cold brew....More

Thank unikitty3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere with a Bohemian comfy vibe. Lamb kabobs were great and the drinks were too.

Thank Doris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place doesn't look like much, but the service was excellent and the food was amazing. My family of 5 went and had no problem being seated right away.

Thank tinkbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I had Sunday brunch at the East Village location. There was a wait but it was worth it! The food is delicious! My son had pancakes that were plated beautifully with chocolate sauce on the rim. I had eggs, toast, homefries with...More

Thank sander352017
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went for brunch at The Mission (East Village) after a visit to Mission Brewery (they are very close together), and enjoyed the experience. We both had very good coffee, and I had the often recommended Cinnamon French Toast, which was just delicious (and the...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the cinnamon French toast, but bring an appetite. Great little place in San Diego.

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I was in San Diego for a vacation and I had breakfast in several restaurants, I would say that the mission was one of the best and compared to the other places the prices are very reasonable . I had their French toast and it...More

Thank Nour S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the very filling French toast, pancakes, and chilaquiles for breakfast along with a couple friends who shared with me. We all were very impressed and very full. Sort of pricey but worth it. Loved the freshly squeezed oj. Shocked that they sell their fancy...More

Thank GoldenBlue3
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went for breakfast, which we loved! The menu was appealing b/c we weren't sure what we wanted and they have many great choices whether you want comfort food like pancakes & french toast or breakfast tacos or Latino dishes. I asked our server for...More

Thank robinburns15
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I enjoy the food here! Once the server told me that they grow the tomatoes themselves, wild! I have a lot of friends who like the pancakes as well! This location has a nice outer eating are as well as a spacious inside. The location...More

Thank Jebbie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-7662
  • E-mail
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