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Beach Grass Cafe

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Plaza 101, 159 S. Hwy. 101 (Lomas Santa Fe), Solana Beach, CA 92075
+1 858-509-0632
07:00 - 15:00
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Walnut Creek, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

My husband and I had lunch at the Beach Grass Café on a late Sunday morning. The portions were generous, there was a great selection, and breakfast was also available. There were several people waiting when we arrived, but we were seated within about 10 minutes. The coffee was very good, we both enjoyed our food, and the service was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

We chose this restaurant for the menu. We will have to come back because there were too many mouthwatering choices. You can get all the usual breakfast items, but there are some really unusual scrambles, french toasts and especially pancakes. I had Lemon ricotta and blueberry pancakes and my DH had blue corn pancakes. You can get a "half" portion... More 

Thank erklein
Esparto, California, United States
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Many choices for a good breakfast, particularly if you feel like having eggs. Waitress was quite friendly and cheerful, service was good.

Thank CMH695
Munich, Germany
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

Pancakes are just YUMMY. Best Pancakes we have eaten in California. Super fluffy, buttermilk pancakes with everything you want to enjoy. With the pancake the Capuccino was good and in a really big cup. Fruits with Granola are also very very good!!! Although located at the highway you can sit outside on the terrace with no negative noises around. Top... More 

Thank LindaIbscher
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

We spent a month at Solana Beach and this became my husband's favorite place for breakfast because of their french toast. So good! The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating and many many interesting menu items. Highly recommended.

Thank Susan R
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

You can sit in or outdoors. It is hard to choose what you want because many of the items on the menu sound great. Service was good. I would definitely go back.

Thank calajohn
San Diego
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Great variety and well prepared large meals. Non-traditional entrees, so if you are completely set on eggs and bacon, better check the menu first before going. The use of rice, spicy sausage, and great fresh flavor of the ingredients is why we go. I suppose it could be called Hawaiian style, but not being all that flair with island foods,... More 

Thank BillSanDiego
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here a couple of times. The location is marginal...reminds me of a converted car repair shop...and the tables do not actually face the potential views of the hills, coast hwy...odd. Food is hit or miss. Average.

Thank blessasugo
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

They have an interesting menu with lot's of options, all made to order fresh, and I imagine as farm to table as possible. They smoke their own salmon so order it with a bagel, cream cheese, onions, etc. and you'll be delighted. We'll go back every time we're in Solana Beach or nearby.

Thank rozfineart
Encinitas, California
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Breakfast is very nice after a long coastal bike ride. Dinner is surprisingly good too with simple but very tasty fare.

Thank AndreM5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza 101, 159 S. Hwy. 101 (Lomas Santa Fe), Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-509-0632

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