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“Great diner” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beach Break Cafe

Beach Break Cafe
Ranked #1 of 385 Restaurants in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Los Angeles, California, United States
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great diner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

The banana crunch french toast was superb - I enjoyed every bite!! I shared it and also an egg dish with a generous portion of egg whites, chopped potatoes, and coffee cake with my partner. The restaurant was busy when we got there so took a few minutes to get seated - we chose the patio. The service was excellent and they were very friendly. looks like they've got an award-winning restaurant that is extremely popular but what I liked best was the atmosphere. It didn't feel like a cramped, hot diner the way so many IHOPs and Dennys feel. I will definitely return whenever I drive down from Los Angeles.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Portland, Oregon
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189 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Really good food, casual and fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

The decor is amazing. So many surfboards, surf pictures, posters, etc. and they serve good food quickly. Doesn't get much better than that in So Cal!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1,047 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
“Super breakfast place - don't miss the strawberries!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

We sat at the counter and enjoyed breakfast there. I ordered Greek omelet and my guest had french toast with fresh strawberries. Both were excellent. The strawberries were fresh and amazing.

Tip: be sure to visit the restrooms. The ocean decor and wall murals add to the overall ambiance.

Next time we are in the area, we will add Beach Break to our breakfast plans.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LV_Lee
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Carlsbad, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Favorite Breakfast Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

We love this place. The menu is big and varied and always have 4-6 different daily specials. Omelets are my favorite, but they are BIG. I order a 'baby' omelet with is with two eggs (vs. 3) and it's still a large omelet. Their home fries are great. Their french toast with local strawberries is good as well. This is a very local spot and has long wait times on the weekends and holidays. During the rest of the week, it's busy but you can get a table quickly.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Suzie T
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Vista, California, United States
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“Addy's Birthday”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

The portions are large and the food is good. But best of all the staff is accommodating. Our group started out at 11 and jumped to 18. Between the staff and some other considerate customers, we were all able to sit together at one large table. Atmosphere is surf culture and the rest rooms are not to be missed; both are works of art!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ChampagneGirl0610
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