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Start Fresh Cafe

1034 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-5034
+1 760-439-7940
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1034 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-5034
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located a mile south of downtown Oceanside, this modest cafe provides the largest, most filling breakfast I've ever been served. The portions are HUGE; the service is friendly and prompt. Plenty of booth or table seating, as well as several outdoor tables. Plenty of parking...More

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great reviews so I stopped in for breakfast. They had fresh baked rolls which were good. The problem I suspect was the New Mexico omelette. I like spicy food and ordered a side of salsa which was good. But about two hours after I experienced...More

Thank Picky2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Breakfast, Ham Steak & Eggs, Country Potatoes', Strawberry Waffle, Bacon. :-) Good Service. a must try. :-)

Thank DG1205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, exceptional service, economically priced. an endless cup of coffee. Lots of locals frequent here because the waitresses new a lot of people.

Thank RosesintheDesert
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A non-descript Restaurant that the locals love. Breakfast was outstanding, two mornings in a row. The omelettes are big and bold - try the New Mexico - great taste! And, enough for two meals. Lots of excellent menu choices. Good service with a smile!

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Not at all impressive from the outside but inside hosts great breakfast/lunch choices with a friendly atmosphere. We've eaten here several times: very good Mexican breakfast plates ( their chilaquiles is excellent ), and the portions are good sized. Service is good and the locals...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this little spot and absolutely loved it! It's got an old diner feel, no frills and great homemade food with large portions. I had eggs Benedict which is always a good way to start a vacation day, it came with a very...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I got the New Mexico omelette and it was one of the most flavorful omelettes I've ever had. Our waitress was friendly and super accommodating. We got the Mickey Mouse pancakes for our kids and they loved them. She also brought us fresh fruit for...More

Thank jvannatter
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

came here at 1130 on a friday and theyre pretty slow so we were seated right away and food just comes in with little wait. the hot cocoa is good - whipped cream and chocolate drizzle oozing out of the cup. i tried the cup...More

Thank vanilla g
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food is amazing, with friendly service. You can choose to sit outside on the patio, or inside. It's not fancy, but it is comfy and inviting. The prices are very reasonable and the portions are huge!

Thank xanaduyas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054-5034
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-439-7940
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