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Kip's Cafe

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3925 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3109
+1 619-298-0127
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

My husband introduced me to Kip's while we were first dating, when it was in its original 2nd Street location. I could eat sushi every day, my husband is addicted to orange chicken so it was perfect for us - who else offers Chinese & Japanese cuisine in the same place?! It was always a treat; lots of menu choices,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

I loved Kips in El Cajon originally, I followed them to Hillcrest; it was okay, but not the same as in El Cajon, I was happy to hear of their return to El Cajon, I made it there to enjoy my favorites. I don't know if they were just having a bad day or what? The service was horrendous! The... More 

Thank awnmyown
Gilbert, Arizona
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We have been going to Kip's for many years. The food is always fantastic. Made to order. Fresh. Sushi is great too. Big menu with many choices!!

Thank princess8898
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Kips came back :) This place originally was in El Cajon but unexpectedly closed :( Now they are back in Hillcrest but rumor has it they are repening another location back in El Cajon.. I have been going to this place since i was little, its the same cook/owner.. I love love the chicken chow mein and kung pow trio.... More 

Thank shantel n
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2012

love the new place!! we were regulars when Kips was in El Cajon. it was more of a 'cafe' then. now, very nice ambience, decor. looks like the prices remained pretty much the same, which equates to not much out of your pocket book. terrible terrible parking though.

Thank jeffrey w
Oceanside, California
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162 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Kip's is one of the best Chinese restaurants in San Diego. It is a fairly new restaurant in the Hillcrest area San Diego. We have eaten here many times and never once been disappointed. The food, service, drinks and atmosphere were always beyond our expectations. If you like fried rice, then just the smell of it will get your mouth... More 

Thank Michael M
San Diego North County
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I give up on finding a Chinese Restaurant in this area that provides good food, cleanliness, a cocktail bar and good service. Usually find one of these qualities but never all. Had heard Kip's was pretty good so gave it a shot. The only thing that was nice was the person serving us...all other was below standard. Probably was good... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3925 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-0127

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