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The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In And Around Grantville, San Diego
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The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In And Around Grantville, San Diego

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Updated: 11 December 2015
Next time you’re around the Grantville neighborhood in San Diego take a look at our list of the best breakfast and brunch spots in the area.
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Troy’s Greek Restaurant

Greek and American eatery

Troy’s Greek Restaurant opened its doors in 1985, and has been serving traditional Greek and American food for over 20 years. From meals like two ranch eggs, blueberry pancakes, chicken souvlaki and eggs, to a wide range of omelettes, Troy’s has some of the best breakfast meals in town. At this restaurant they strive to continue making tasty food, a relaxing atmosphere, and reasonable prices. They’re meeting these goals because a countless number of locals and visitors keep coming enjoy meals here daily and rave about the great food and service.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 7am – 9pm (Mon – Sat), 9am – 9pm (Sun)

Watch out for: the Tzatziki sauce

Address & telephone number: 10450 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA, USA +1619-281-7741

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Bud’s Louisiana Cafe

Great American food

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind, nontraditional breakfast meal that the whole family will love, Bud’s Louisiana Cafe is the place for you. This restaurant serves breakfast Monday through Friday, and each meal is prepared fresh, hot, and with a New Orleans flare. Their Jambalaya breakfast burrito, shrimp and crawfish and eggs bowl, and Bud’s breakfast plate are unique to Bud’s Louisiana Cafe. Their meals are reasonably priced and they’ve been said to have ‘the best Cajun food west of Louisiana.’

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 7am – 10am, 10:30am – 2:30pm (Mon – Tue), 7am- 10am, 10:30am – 9pm (Wed – Fri), 12pm – 9pm (Sat)

Watch out for: the jalapeno cornbread muffin

Address & telephone number: 4320 Viewridge Ave, San Diego, CA, USA +1 858-573-2837

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The Broken Yolk Cafe

All-day breakfast spot

The Broken Yolk Cafe has been serving its home-style food since 1979 and is a favorite among San Diego locals and visitors. At this restaurant, they have a strong dedication to good food and quality service, as well as a large menu with ample portions and fresh flavors. With over thirteen different omelettes, The Broken Yolk is an amazing place to grab a meal. The best thing about this place is that breakfast is served all day. This, combined with the clean and casual atmosphere, make this restaurant a hot spot.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 6am – 3pm (Mo – Sun)

Watch out for: the sun-up breakfast sandwich

Address & telephone number: 1760 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619-574-9655

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Gourmet waffle sandwich spot

Bruxie offers a new take on breakfast and brunch, making sandwiches using a creative version of authentic Belgian Waffle as the bread. In 2006 the waffle recipe was developed and ‘Brux Waffles’ was born. In 2009, Chef Kelly Mullarney was hired as a consultant to Brux Waffles and expanded sales and developed recipes to use waffles outside the traditional breakfast meals. The waffle is light, crispy, and not sweet. These waffles are paired with seasonal ingredients, serving both savory meals like buttermilk fried chicken and Hot Pastrami, as well as sweet options like their seasonal crème brulee, nutella and banana.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 8am – 9pm (Sun – Wed), 8am – 10pm (Thu), 8am – 11pm (Fri – Sat)

Watch out for: the specialty coffee drinks

Address & telephone number: 5157 College Avenue, San Diego, CA, USA +1 714-633-3900

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DiMille’s Italian Restaurant

Authentic Italian restaurant

DiMille’s has been serving its famous Italian food since 1978. Open seven days a week, the place serves Sunday brunch. Their brunch menu consists of meals you won’t find anywhere else in San Diego like the breakfast pizzeta, chicken chiquiles, and applewood ham. They bring new brunch meals to their menu frequently so dining with them never gets old. This is a good place to enjoy Italian brunch alone or surrounded by your loved ones.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 11:30am – 9:30pm (Mon – Thu), 11:30am – 10pm (Fri – Sat), 10am – 9pm (Sun)

Watch out for: the build your own Bloody Mary bar

Address & telephone number: 3492 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA , USA +1 619-283-3153

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The Trails Neighborhood Eatery

Relaxed dining experience

The Trails Neighborhood Eatery offers an extensive breakfast list, each meal unique to the restaurant, from the Sin-a-mon roll pancakes to the multi-grain waffles. Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or co-workers, there’s something on the menu for everyone. There’s a wide range of meals to choose from like the different egg dishes and scrambles. Guests can also choose from a variety of omelettes, or build their own. This restaurant is adored by many because it doesn’t just serve great meals, but it also offers great prices.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 7am – 3pm (Sun – Tue), 7am – 3pm, 5pm – 9pm (Wed – Sat)

Watch out for: the Sin-a-mon roll pancakes

Address & telephone number: 7389 Jackson Dr, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619-667-2233

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The Mission Restaurant

Asian and Latin fare

The Mission has won a variety of awards for serving some of the most amazing breakfast meals in town. Their accolades include Best Breakfast, Favorite Breakfast Spot, and Best Cafe/Coffeeshop. The restaurant’s meals are simple, healthy, and tasty, and served at an affordable price. Using simple and fresh ingredients, The Mission creates meals like their famous strawberry granola pancakes, Mission croissant, and desayuno burrito. Guests can enjoy these meals in the comfort of the restaurant’s inviting and vibrant setting. They can also enjoy the eye-catching local artwork while satisfying their appetite.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 7am – 3pm (Mon – Sun)

Watch out for: the toasted granola and fresh fruit

Address & telephone number: 2801 University Ave, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619-220-8992

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Terra American Bistro

American restaurant

Terra’s chefs are committed to using local, sustainable agriculture produce. The food here has been labeled as New American food with an emphasis on ingredients and preparation styles from North, South and Central America. Their Sunday brunch is a representation of that, as it offers great meals like their breakfast bowl, Terra’s stuffed french toast, and bacon and avocado omelette. The restaurant’s interior offers a comfortable atmosphere with polished concrete, a wall garden, wooden beams and a beautiful chandelier.

Price: Mid-range

Opening hours: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm (Mon), 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Tue), 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Wed – Thu), 4:30 am – 10:00 pm, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm (Fri), 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Sat), 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Sun)

Watch out for: the special events

Address & telephone number: 7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619-293-7088

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Jyoti-Bihanga Vegetarian Restaurant

Inventive vegan and vegetarian meals

Jyoti-Bihanga is one of the few exclusively vegetarian restaurants in San Diego, and it’s also one of the best. The vegetarian and vegan meals are both creative and delicious. This combined with an all-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet is what you’ll get when you dine here. From vegan whole wheat blueberry pancakes to rich french toast, cottage fries and tofu scramble, they have all the bases covered. These meals taste so good, many will forget they’re eating vegan and vegetarian so take your friends and family to enjoy a meal there.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon – Tue), 11am – 3pm (Wed), 11am – 9pm (Thu – Fri), 12pm – 9pm (Sat)

Watch out for: the vegan mushroom gravy

Address & telephone number: 3351 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA, USA +1 619-282-4116