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The Mission

2801 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2904
+1 619-220-8992
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (62 reviews)
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07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2801 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable Mexican Brunch, All the dishes were very tasteful and the favors were great . Each dish could be shared by two person. Recommended dishes , Papas Chorizo, Papas Loco & Egg, Breakfast Tamales and Mission French Toast The staff provided...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, great food. Crowded but we didn't had to wait too long. People was very nice! The french toast were delicious same as the coffee.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

After visiting this restaurant for years when I lived in San Diego, it is always the first place I return to when I visit. The food is delicious. It doesn't matter what you order because it is all amazing. Due to the food being so...More

Thank ridleysmythe
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Be warned that if you want things like real maple syrup, you'll have to pay extra. For a company that specializes in "simple, healthy, tasty" food, this is disappointing. But if you're willing to pay extra for what should be standard, you'll love these restaurants.

Thank JanKnee
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Was visiting my brother, who lives in SD, and he took me here for breakfast. It was the best breakfast I had in SD over my week stay! We had one of their speciality breakfasts - forget the name - that comes sausage or steak...More

Thank amillerd
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went during a busy weekend lunch time. There was a pretty decent line but once seated, we were greeted by a friendly server. The wait for our food felt like an eternity as other people seated after us finished their meals before ours ever showed...More

Thank taylorplayer
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Caught up with an old friend for lunch here on a Wednesday. I had the house quesadilla - very tasty! My friend had papas con chorizo (soy) and it was also great - full flavored. Most definitely worth a visit.

Thank mikeyadvises
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This is by far our favorite breakfast place in San Diego! They have a very varied menu-my favorite is the Homemade cinnamon bread made into French toast! My husband got Blackberry pancakes and he loved them! Our daughter got a zen. Breakfast-it is her favorite!!...More

Thank RuRuStatesboro
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Have been a fan for a while and have gone to several of their locations. My favorites are the blackberry pancakes and rosemary potatoes. Service was good and atmosphere comfortable. Always a good cup of coffee too. Only downside can be the wait during prime...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This restaurant has several locations. This particular location has a typical diner atmosphere. The service is quick. The menu has a lot to select from. There is nice choice of Latino food as well. I ordered the RANCHEROS VERDE (Fresh flour tortillas with eggs over...More

Thank DeAnna S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2801 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-220-8992
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