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Rudford's Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
2900 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1205
+1 619-282-8423
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“el cajon blvd” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
2900 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1205
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

my partner tried the big nick challenge! the burger is massive- 4 patties topped with 4 eggs and salsa, cheese, and hashbrowns! he finished the burger in the 30 minutes but not the required fries and shake with it- --ambitious eaters: definitely worth taking this...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Best greasy cheeseburgers! Good diner food - that's about all you need to know! Service was good - parking easy.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious, the croissant really good, the best chocolate milk ever!! Also the cinnamon roll.

Thank Horacio M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Easy to get to - loads of character - pleasant service. My meal however, and maybe it was a bad night - but boy it was lacking in taste. Portion was fine, just no seasoning to speak of. Cute though, and perhaps the best thing...More

Thank Ferenc V
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Rudford's is old school! that's what I love about it! they serve simple food! You know like eggs and sausage,hash browns and toast with a plain cup of Jo. Not a over priced experience! it's retro booths and seating at the bar. The menu is...More

Thank beahr
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Went to Rudford's for lunch today and will never return or recommend it to my out of town guests. Food was so-so, and a much better burger can be had at any of he numerous In-& Out burger joints for a lot less money. The...More

1  Thank Eurojet
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Food is so so. Chicken and waffles is not fried chicken! It's actually breaded chicken and it cost $13! Food took awhile to get. Classic diner experience so if that's what you like that's what you'll get. Parking is very difficult.

Thank 56003Richard
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love diners! and this place is awesome! big booths, big menu, fun yummy comfort food and great prices. Had Huevos Rancheros- was delicious. Ordered a mimosa and it came in a HUGE glass for $5. Felt very old school! the service was great too....More

Thank Tiro841
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I remembered Rudford's as my mother's favorite diner for breakfast. So when looking for a place to breakfast I looked for Rudford's on El Cajon Blvd. It was still there so I was able to enjoy my breakfast there each day I was in San...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you want good old fashined diner type experiecne Reudford's is for you. Only drawback is lack of parking. Great serves, decent prices, quicj service but they do not push you to leave.

Thank ndf60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-282-8423
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