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Perry's Cafe

Breakfast Spot and American Restaurant$$$$
Old Town, San Diego
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  • Rebekah M.
    "Their deluxe frittata & hashbrowns r the BOMB!!!!!"(12 Tips)
    Sammy H.
    "Get the blueberry muffin with you meal."(5 Tips)
    Chris R.
    "Fritatas are really great and the blueberry muffin..."(2 Tips)
    Lely B.
    "Best hashbrowns in town!"(4 Tips)
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  • Amy N.
    Amy NewtonAugust 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Love it here. My boyfriend and i want to try everything on the menu. I ordered the Combo Frittata the first time after reading these tips and it was bomb. I got this today...
  • Dave T.
    Dave TurnerJune 15, 2013
    Wow.. Stopped in after a flight to SAN heading to LA. Saw it was an old Sambo which I loved as a kid. Was blown away by service, speed and quality of food. Was the best meal of our CA trip!
  • Craig D.
    Craig DavisAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    20 years ago the Chicken-Fried Steak was big and oh!-so-Yummy. Don't dare do it now. Go for a Frittata. This place specializes in them and has a wealth of variety.73, I'm KM6AW
  • Bernie Z.
    Bernie ZamoraJune 28, 2015
    Having bfast w Chad. Waited a whole friggin hour to get seated. This place is a mad house w the weirdest looking people. BUT..... Best place to get hangover food. Chad's hungry look hahaha
  • Tina S.
    They were super quick to take our order and to bring us our food. The pancakes were some of the best I've ever had.
  • Alijandra M.
    Alijandra MogilnerOctober 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Open 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Regulars know to sit at any empty seat at the counter when it is crowded. You don't have to sign in for that.
  • Greg H.
    Greg HodgeFebruary 25, 2013
    Mexican Frittata is the bomb! Our favorite place to eat breakfast in SD and Tristie is the best waitress there.
  • James D.
    James DelgadilloSeptember 5, 2012
    Their specials are the best, and customer service makes you feel great. Great family and friend morning spot.
  • Alijandra M.
    Alijandra MogilnerOctober 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    They serve lunch, too. Weekdays after 11 they have special lunch menu at entrance, but make sure you are HUNGRY
  • Sammy H.
    Sammy HessApril 8, 2011
    Get the blueberry muffin with you meal. Combine that with the hot whipped butter and its like eating a piece of warm blueberry cake
  • Johnnie H.
    Johnnie HuffmanFebruary 10, 2014
    Looks divey and worn, but the food is good. Nothing fancy, just good, hearty meals. And you can't beat the prices!
  • Bernie Z.
    Bernie ZamoraNovember 16, 2014
    breakfast w Chad. French toast and chicken friend steak... Breakfast of Hangover champions haha
  • Carol W.
    Carol WilsonApril 4, 2014
    HUGE breakfasts. Varied menu. Across from Old Town. Great place. Closes at 2 p.m.
  • Kristen M.
    Kristen MahrerMay 26, 2016
    Cool old style diner (70ish and fun) Good food. Close to Old Town and public transportation.
  • Chris R.
    Chris RodriquezJune 3, 2013
    Fritatas are really great and the blueberry muffin is quite possibly the best I've ever had.
  • Ligaya Q.
    Ligaya QuitilenMay 22, 2010
    Party of 2 -- If there is a crazy a** wait time...go for the counter...1st come 1st served :-) plus you get to see all of the kitchen action!
  • Andria C.
    Burgers greasy and undercooked, turkey melt fab. Menu is huge. Most are $6-$11. Bfast looked a bit cheaper. Super fast service. Coffee ok.
  • Kate H.
    Kate HubbardNovember 9, 2015
    Eggs, sausage, blueberry muffins are huge and the hash browns are amazing!
  • Alijandra M.
    Alijandra MogilnerOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Big everything. The only things I have found not really really good are their gravy and their chili.
  • Kavel L.
    Kavel LaineDecember 26, 2011
    awesome frittatas and delicious french toasts.if you want to eat something delicious, you should try.
  • Shama D.
    Shama DesiMarch 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best breakfast place hands down!! Western omelette with cheese and a side of avocado.
  • Tammy S.
    Tammy SanchezApril 30, 2012
    Amazing coffee! Food is on point along w the prices !
  • Nathan C.
    Nathan CouttsOctober 16, 2010
    Get the Combo frittata, no onions, light shrooms, + jalapeños...get it, get it now!! Do it, do it
  • Henry L.
    Henry LucJanuary 16, 2012
    One spoon of sugar in coffee. Keep it simple. Biscuits and gravy are bland. Homestyle over hash potatoes. I get the two egg breakfast scrambled hard. Not a fan of italian sausage.
  • Rebekah M.
    Rebekah McCarthyAugust 18, 2013
    Their deluxe frittata & hashbrowns r the BOMB!!!!!
  • Kristina R.
    Kristina RodriguezApril 28, 2014
    Awesome food! Order the blueberry pancakes ;)
  • Dustin L.
    Dustin LiefermanNovember 3, 2013
    Support local business and the best breakfast I ever had!
  • Deborrah R.
    Deborrah RaySeptember 5, 2013
    This is a really good breakfast spot known for their fritatta's~
  • Joelle R.
    Joelle ReederMay 29, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite is the combo frittata. Yuuum. Seriously, the best things on the menu are the frittatas.
  • Julie B.
    Julie BaylorSeptember 25, 2011
    Get the blueberry muffin! So light and fluffy.
  • Freya H.
    Freya HeickApril 12, 2012
    Meal was great except for the blueberry muffin... It tasted like batter. It's actually disgusting. Everything else was great!
  • Joey M.
    Joey Mc MorrisAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best value for breakfast I San Diego
  • Ivana H.
    Ivana HajickovaOctober 14, 2012
    Huge portions, choose something salty like fritata and hashbrowns. Sweet muffin and pankes with salty butter - disgusting.
  • Marty O.
    Marty O.December 30, 2015
    Spinach frittata & home fries a solid breakfast
  • Kiela S.
    Kiela SniderAugust 16, 2014
    The frittata is amazing
  • Loren C.
    Loren CJanuary 2, 2011
    Their frittatas are the best. Without question
  • Jeanne D.
    Jeanne DeBuysMarch 4, 2016
    Everything!!!
  • Christine L.
    Christine LoweryJuly 4, 2012
    Sit at the counter..... No wait!
  • Lely B.
    Lely BasaDecember 26, 2011
    Best hashbrowns in town!
  • Julie B.
    Julie BaylorSeptember 25, 2011
    Not a lot of curb appeal, but don't let that stop you - the food is great!
  • Darin B.
    Darin BushmanJuly 7, 2013
    Ask for anyone but Leslie, she's a Bitch!
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MartinezJune 25, 2012
    Food was fast and good !!!"
  • Lyss Q C.
    Lyss Q CrowJuly 6, 2011
    Bacon Waffles are so delicious!
  • Kellie S.
    Kellie SheltonAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place for breakfast!!
  • Dustin M.
    Dustin McIntireSeptember 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Breakfast House ever!!!
  • A Bud
    A BudJuly 24, 2011
    PLENTY of FREE Parking!
  • Matt P.
    Matt PotterMay 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Counter for the quick
  • CJ F.
    CJ ForseDecember 8, 2013
    Line goes fast.
  • Caitlin Z.
    Caitlin ZJuly 4, 2010
    Great atmosphere good crispy bacon
  • dale w.
    dale watsonOctober 11, 2011
    Well... the coffee's good
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