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Izzy's Cafe

1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
+1 619-447-5067
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (2 reviews)
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1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just had to have a second visit to Izzy's. My first was two years ago and I loved the decor and the service. This visit was the perfect repeat. The specials list was perfect for our needs. I love the variety of coffee mugs...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, adequate amounts. And great service. The place has a nice atmosphere, clean and bright and every one there is nice. One of my favorites

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel in El Cajon, but didnt want to have breakfast there. so we were driving around an found this little place which was like a treasure. Very friendly people and very delicious food. It was so nice, that we came back...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First but not last visit. Came with six others, we had a variety of breakfast items, had the stuffed croissant French toast, regular French toast, scrambled eggs, crepes, of course we shared to taste, everything was great. Food came out hot and tasted great. Lots...More

Thank rovingruz
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe features many southern dishes in a casual atmosphere. I ordered and really enjoyed their BBQ spare ribs and baked beans. Oh, and get their flavored iced tea -- really good. Would definitely visit again on another trip to the San Diego community of...More

Thank sarlsar
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for atmosphere this is not your place but if you're looking for good food and lots of it try Izzys. Small country cafe. Great service and friendly people. Parking is limited on site but plenty close by. A must visit location.

Thank James G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Izzy's is the best kept breakfast secrete in San Diego/El Cajon. If you go on the weekend go early as seating is limited. The menu is awesome and contains every breakfast concoction known to the hearty eating man with man size portions. Service could not...More

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A good small neighborhood cafe, with outstanding breafast and lunch menu. The chicken fried steak is made from scratch, not the deep fried things most places sell.

Thank Orville L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

went to Izzy's in El Cajon again for breakfast and had another great meal. Nikki my server was very nice as she took care of everything I needed for my meal. I had the Ham & Cheese Omelet with crispy Hash Brown Potatoes and tasty...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We took a suggestion to stop in at Izzy's for breakfast. It's a gem of a place with good food and efficient staff. Prices are a little high but the food is well worth the bump-up from McDonald's. Everything was fresh and hot. Highly recommended.

Thank RM234
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27 September 2015|
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Response from Joe G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure that you can have your well-behaved miniature poodle on the outside patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1252 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021-4901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-447-5067
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