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Don's Country Kitchen

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2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
+1 760-729-2274
07:00 - 14:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downhome cooking! Yummy breakfast, reasonably priced. A definite "don't miss" if you are looking for big portions and fast service.

Thank aspen24
Kalamazoo, MI
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296 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best breakfast in Carlsbad so far. Fresh, tasty. Homey. Lot's of good choices. Reasonable prices. Will return.

Thank JSKazoo
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting friends that are locals - and this is a favorite spot for them. I had an avocado, bacon eggs benedict - was delicious! More food than I could finish and the waitresses are very attentive - hot coffee. Great food in a casual, comfortable atmosphere!

Thank berowler
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my, authentic and real life breakfast diner, could be off a film set. Well cooked and lovey food. I really enjoyed the experience. Best breakfast by far. Loved it. Thank you to all staff.

Thank Onge1964
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

On a business trip and found this little jewel for breakfast. Nothing fancy but great food. I had the biscuits and gravy and really enjoyed it. Wish I would have had more opportunities to try more things on the menu because it looked like some great options. It was February when I visited but enjoyed breakfast outside. Waitress was very... More 

Thank David P
Highland, Illinois
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Restaurant is in downtown Carlsbad. Restaurant was great for breakfast, several choices to pick from. Restaurant is small so it doesn't hold too many people. Orange juice is fresh squeezed! I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank StlVic
Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

You can eat like a local in Carlsbad. The food at Don's Country Kitchen in Carlsbad is exceptional. I highly recommend anything on the menu. I had the Bacon and Alvocado Stuffed Benedict, it was huge, and a bacon lovers dream come true. My wife had the Banana Nut Pancakes and we took home enough food for at least another... More 

Thank JSW49
Red Bluff, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Dons country kitchen is situated in the quaint downtown area of Carlsbad. We had an outside table; several of the patrons had their well-behaved dogs at their feet. I had the stuffed hash browns, very tasty. I am a bit of a fanatic about hash browns; I like them extra crispy. I neglected to ask for extra crispy so they... More 

Thank Robin F
Yucaipa, California
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Busy place even on a weekday. Seating is limited. We sat at the counter. The service was excellent. Food came fairly quick. I had the Rosa scramble. Delicious. We will be back.

Thank Dartravelgirl
Long Valley, New Jersey
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting Cali and staying in Carlsbad, checked TA for breakfast spots. Don's looked good and I was very impressed. My friend ordered the chorizo and cheese omelette and he said it was delicious (besides it being the size of his head!). I ordered the "Pancakes Plus" with blueberry pancakes, eggs over easy and patty sausage. The pancakes are huge (8"),... More 

Thank Tom S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, Cafe, International, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2885 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-2274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?