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Big Kitchen

3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
+1 619-234-5789
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“coffee cake” (5 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly as advertised, this throwback Haight Ashbury served up a great lunch. Three of us had a different hamburger, Hilo, Jose and Swiss and finished with empty plates. Home fries were the best I ate in ages. The folks we stayed with said they went...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is one cool place. It's just one of those places that makes you happy to be there. It makes you feel good about getting up in the morning and being with friends and loved ones. You have classic diner and breakfast fare made with...More

Thank Vito D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous little place, with delicious food and the BEST most Friendliest service I think I’ve ever had!

Thank Bottomle
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great place for a Sunday brunch. Lots of hot coffee and fresh orange juice. Attentive service by the owner and staff. We had a lovely table outside in the front of the restaurant. The place is dog friendly ( the table next to us had...More

Thank Darcybev
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We stopped at the Big Kitchen for our last meal in San Diego before heading back East. The coffee was great. The omelet was stuffed with veggies. The eggs with toast was done just right, definitely try the homemade jam. The service was timely, not...More

Thank Dalyce
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ok, I admit it. I'm a judger. If a restaurant doesn't look the part, I may not step in. But our kids took us to this little hole-in-the-wall place to eat breakfast and we were very glad they did. Best breakfast you could ask for....More

Thank AlaskaBound10
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I was first introduced to Big Kitchen by $40/Day many years ago on the Food Network and returned today because--guess what--they serve a protein pancake and it's DELICIOUS! Quirky, homey, great food at a neighborhood haunt. You can only go wrong if you're offended by...More

Thank FourDayTraveler
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for breakfast and it's a very cozy little weird place. The menu offered breakfast and lunch classics as well as specials. Prices are moderate. Food tasted delicious. Loved their habanero sauce. super friendly staff.

Thank Holly949
Reviewed 27 May 2017

....or you will be leaving your first born as collateral until you get to the ATM across the street. LMAO. The only thing I didn't like was that the seats at the counter are a little close to the counter, feel homemade and are a...More

Thank Lynella J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite. The lady behind the county is the founders daughter. Since I was the only one there at the time, I had nice conversation with her and a friend that stopped by. I had the spinach and Turkey omelet. That...More

Thank Courney B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 Grape St, San Diego, CA 92102-1133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-5789
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