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The Mission Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mission Beach
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3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-488-9060
07:00 - 15:00
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to The Mission about a dozen times. Sometimes the food is pretty good, sometimes it's great. It's a little pricey and I wish the servings were a bit bigger, but I'd say its a good breakfast spot overall.

Thank Tazwell R
Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This joint is popping. Luckily on a Sunday morning we only had to wait 20 minutes for anseat and 20 min for our meal. My friend had the Strawberry and Banana Pancakes. So tasty and huge. Why do restaurants make pancakes the size of your head and give you three of them. Too much. 😉 That is always my worry... More 

Thank Liz M
New Bern, North Carolina
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good coffee, friendly and attentive service. Had blueberry pancakes and breakfast quesadilla, both were exceptionally good. Muffins looked amazing but breakfast servings were so big we couldn't eat them. Excellent vegetarian and gluten sensitive options too.

Thank Shanan G
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several colleagues and I were referred to this restaurant by our hotel. Turns out that the locals frequent it regularly. We had the choice of breakfast options at 2 pm which was wonderful since we hadn't had breakfast yet. The plates were large and the food very fresh. Our waiter suggested variations of the menu items to satisfy our individual... More 

Thank classytrvlr
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best establishments I've ever been to in my life! The Desayuno Burritto was incredible, the coffee unbelievable, and the service was outstanding - way above and beyond for a small joint.

Thank stltraveler1978
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mission is amazing! Gone there with my family a bunch of times and the rosemary potatoes and coconut french toast very good. i always get the Italian ice to drink. Only thing I would say that's negative is that there's super long lines though.

Thank jaswerry
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had some great Mexican food for brunch. The service was great. This place is often busy, and you may have a little wait. But it is worth it. Good value for money.

Thank Mark H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

There serve a good selection of coffees including an interesting concoction called the Vincent Vega - coke,coffee,espresso and something else. I didn't care for it much but my wife enjoyed it. The Mexican mocha was top notch. Food was plentiful, served well and very good. Blueberry cornmeal pancakes, French toast were both very good.

Thank Aaron L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very popular local breakfast place....luckily we only had a short wait and the food was really delicious.

Thank Mkdoyle
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Decided to try a new restaurant while in Mission Beach and picked The Mission - boy we were not disappointed - I knew it would be good because there is always a line to get into the restaurant - we will definitely be returning to this establishment when we are back in the area - this is a keeper...

Thank TripGal63

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, 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: 3795 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Mission Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-9060

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