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Cafe 222

Breakfast Spot · Marina
222 Island Ave (at 2nd Ave), San Diego, CA 92101, United States
Hours:
Open until 1:45 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 7:00 AM–1:45 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.5/10

Based on 258 votes

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    Ethan T.
    "Peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast really is quite good."(7 Tips)
    Robyn
    "Get the pumpkin waffle or flay's favorite- pb stuffed French toast"(6 Tips)
    Dominic C.
    "Peanut butter and banana French toast - get it."(7 Tips)
    Muhsin Y.
    "U must try mexican egg and toast, pumkin waffle .. So delicious.."(3 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • stuffed French toast
  • waffles
  • lively
  • pancakes
  • tamales
  • authentic
  • casual
  • coffee
  • eggs
  • family-friendly
  • biscuits
  • corned beef hash
  • good service
  • cozy
  • great value
  • trendy
  • bananas
  • cute
  • peanut butter
  • AGVSM

    Good and cheap, dishes served for two people, was a find as the hotel does not offer breakfast. Good service. It would be nice to have more tables.

    AGVSM · December 19, 2015
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  • Zeynep Y.

    Banana bread french toast - yummm!

    Zeynep Yurtsever · December 12, 2015
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  • Cherie S.

    The peanut butter banana French toast is SO worth the hype!!! Delectable.

    Cherie S · August 13, 2015
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  • Abdullatif A.

    Awesome Breakfast

    Abdullatif Almulhim · August 11, 2015
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  • Brandon H.

    If there's a wait, you can grab a cup of coffee at the station near the front; they'll add it to your bill

    Brandon Hoang · August 3, 2015
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  • Jeff H.

    Everything.

    Jeff Hacker · July 17, 2015
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  • Zachary P.

    The Mexican is a great scramble. Good diner coffee too.

    Zachary Pennington · July 7, 2015
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  • Edzel R.

    Cool pancakes

    Edzel Rebamontan · July 6, 2015
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  • Brent B.

    Food was good but the poor service isn't worth the wait.

    Brent Brooks · July 5, 2015
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  • Laura P.

    Peanut butter banana pancake is great, and I don't even like bananas.

    Laura Phan · June 29, 2015
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  • Fernando M.

    The biscuits and gravy are phenomenal.

    Fernando Melendez · June 17, 2015
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  • Fernando M.

    All the waffle and pancake versions are top flight. Best side is the Griddle Potatoes.

    Fernando Melendez · June 17, 2015
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  • Emily L.

    cozy breakfast spot. ordered the peanut butter banana French toast, delicious and not as sweet as I expected. excellent and fast service, accommodated my off the menu iced coffee request.

    Emily Layton · June 17, 2015
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  • Keith Q.

    Eggs Benedict on Angel Biscuit really good.

    Keith Quebodeaux · June 10, 2015
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  • Alejandro P.

    Mexican eggs with home made gravy, good stuff!

    Alejandro Portela · June 9, 2015
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  • Emilio M.

    Try the frech toast and waffles, the coffee was just ok

    Emilio Martínez · March 11, 2015
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  • Denisse N.

    The tamal is awesome...

    Denisse Navarro · February 22, 2015
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  • Michael D.

    Great breakfast - eggs perfect. Great service ..... No beer :-)

    Michael DJ · February 22, 2015
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  • Perriann H.

    The proprietor of Cafe 222 brings San Diego some of he best institutions with Bankers Hill Bar and Restaurant along with a cute little bakery called Bake Shop. Check them out!

    Perriann Hodges · January 11, 2015
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  • Perriann H.

    They get busy quick, so come early! Grab a cup of coffee while you wait!

    Perriann Hodges · January 11, 2015
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  • Perriann H.

    Must try the peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast! It is killer! There's a reason why Cafe 222 has been featured on so many shows. It's authentic, delicious, and decently priced.

    Perriann Hodges · January 11, 2015
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  • Lamia

    The basic waffle with fresh fruits was ok!

    Lamia · January 5, 2015
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  • Deepak P.

    Try the Corned Beef Hash and Tamales & Eggs!

    Deepak Padmanabhan · December 15, 2014
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  • Thomas Y.

    Mexican eggs

    Thomas Yates · December 7, 2014
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  • Rohan S.

    Great food and excellent service. Eggs Italia were just great. Pesto on the eggs with perfect home fries. The peanut butter banana pancakes were awesome.

    Rohan Sehgal · November 16, 2014
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  • James M.

    Any southwestern, get Mexican gravy!

    James Murray · November 2, 2014
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  • James M.

    Don't miss this spot, Mexi breakfast.

    James Murray · November 2, 2014
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  • Matt B.

    Great breakfast get the pumpkin waffle

    Matt Buonanno · October 28, 2014
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  • Felix J.

    Not only was the All American great, but also a free coffee to go.

    Felix JC · October 17, 2014
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  • Kylie J.

    The peanut butter and banana stuffed french toast lives up to the hype

    Kylie Jay · October 3, 2014
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  • Jennifer J.

    The best chicken fried steak!

    Jennifer J · September 24, 2014
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  • Kathy M.

    Everything is good here!

    Kathy Mc Donald Johnston · September 19, 2014
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  • Gina D.

    Breakfast was incredibly delicious!

    Gina D · September 7, 2014
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  • Luis C.

    The mexican is amazing.

    Luis Castro · September 1, 2014
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  • davelewand

    Eggs Benedict - great value.

    davelewand · August 27, 2014
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  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Cafe 222 as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Carl Schroeder, chef of Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Banana oatmeal. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • Cameron H.

    Any place with spam is awesome. End of review.

    Cameron Hernandez · August 16, 2014
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  • Ethan T.

    Peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast really is quite good.

    Ethan Turkeltaub · August 14, 2014
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  • Volkan S.

    Service can be better but also tasty.

    Volkan S. · June 25, 2014
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  • Emily T.

    Great music, even better biscuits.

    Emily Trodson · May 6, 2014
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  • Colt F.

    Corned beef hash

    Colt FortyFive · March 30, 2014
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  • Billy A.

    Small, cozy and anything warm off the griddle menu will do.

    Billy Amparano · February 15, 2014
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  • Khaled E.

    Peaunt butter and banana stuffed french toast . Waaaaw

    Khaled Ed · November 22, 2013
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  • Mary D.

    An awesome breakfast menu and very reasonable prices! Near the convention center. Dine Al Fresco on the terrace rather than the street side.

    Mary Delafield · October 25, 2013
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  • Gaurav C.

    The Peanut Butter & Banana Stuffed Toast is amazing !!!

    Gaurav Chitroda · September 21, 2013
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  • S C.

    No bacon. Turkey bacon isn't bacon.

    S C · September 8, 2013
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  • Jef T.

    Worth the short wait. Delicious food and super friendly staff.

    Jef Tingley · August 9, 2013
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  • Adam T.

    Nice of them to offer coffee to go at no extra charge after a great breakfast.

    Adam Todd · August 9, 2013
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  • Jun

    Great taste ! Read more

    Jun · August 6, 2013
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