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“Yum!”

Don's Country Kitchen
Ranked #39 of 355 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$8
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

Very simple little diner with really good breakfasts and nice servers! Pancakes were huge and so good! We will definitely be back. Great coffee too. Worth a try for sure.

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

Great place, all locals. Service was wonderful. Food was excellent. I'd go back for sure. Makes me wish I lived closer!

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Thank lucycan
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Every time I come to Carlsbad I come here. This is a no muss no fuss serious breakfast. You sit down, the girls that wait on you are there instantly, you order the food comes up and it is great, not fine dinning just seriously good.Try Cindy eggs Benny, corned beef hash, omelet, and chiliquies. This is serious good food.

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Thank Bill109147
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Don’s is pretty much an institution in Carlsbad. Only open for breakfast and lunch, this tiny restaurant is always busy, so expect a wait, especially if it’s a weekend and the weather is nice.

It’s a cozy place, and very unpretentious. The staff is friendly and attentive – they are so busy, they don’t have time to hover!! But they do make sure your coffee cup is full. There are so many choices –pancakes, French toast, waffles, eggs, omelets, cereal, and the daily specials – how to decide? First of all, leave your diet at the door (no granola and yogurt parfaits here). The portion sizes are huge, pancakes the size of a dinner plate. Omelets the size of a man’s shoe.

The daily special omelet with all kinds of green veggies topped with cheese was so good. Eggs were perfectly cooked and not dry, veggies crisp. The home fries were a bit disappointing, but that just left more room for the omelet! The Marisa scramble was also very good, and the homemade salsa our waitress brought was very flavorful.

Real food, real people, real good!

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Thank SmallWonderAZ
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

We visited on a Sunday morning for breakfast based on the rave reviews from other TAs. We were not disappointed. The food was great accompanied by friendly, efficient service. It is a small place with limited seating, but turnover is quick and you don't wait long. There is not a formal host/hostess so when you arrive be sure to sign in with name and party size on the clip board on the refrigerated display case.

Thank mnbob2012
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