Breakfast in Del Mar: Where to Find the Best Morning Eats
Fuel your trip with the best breakfast dishes in Del Mar. See our list of superb breakfast spots to visit!
Exploring San Diego? Don’t forget to visit Del Mar, a seaside city that is home to attractions and events like the Del Mar Racetrack, gorgeous beaches, The Grand Golf Club and the San Diego County Fair. Aside from these, Del Mar is also a great destination for superb food. Get your good grub fix at one of our favorite breakfast spots as you start your day, and you’ll be ready to take on all that Del Mar and San Diego have to offer.
Snooze is a bright and spacious restaurant that is frequented by locals and visitors because of its reputation for great food and service. There are many seating options inside, but if you want to enjoy the sun and open air, you can ask to be seated at restaurant’s patio. Starting your day a bit late? No need to worry, as breakfast is served from 6:30AM to 2:30PM daily.
The restaurant serves a variety of breakfast dishes, and whether you’re craving for something sweet or something savory, you’ll likely be satisfied with something from the menu. Some interesting dishes are the Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes ($8) and the Gyros Benny (eggs benedict with a Gyro twist served with hash browns for $12). Servings are plentiful, and a per-person budget ranges around $10 to $20.
The word has gotten around about Snooze thanks to sites like Yelp, and you can expect it to be busy, especially on weekends and holidays. Despite this, the service is always top-notch, and their friendly servers and staff members are always happy to address any concerns with your meal.
3435 Del Mar Heights Rd., Suite D3
San Diego, CA
Pacifica Breeze Café
With views of the ocean, dining at Pacifica Breeze Café is a true Southern California experience. Breakfast is available from 8AM to 11AM on weekdays and 8AM to 12PM on weekends. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor dining options, and choosing the patio is the best way to take in the view from the café.
Breeze Café has a number of unique dishes like the sugar-spiced salmon ($13.50) and buttered pecan waffles ($10.25). Groups dining with children can avail of their kid’s breakfast, which consists of scrambled eggs, potatoes and fresh fruit for $6. Overall, the menu isn’t as extensive as that of Snooze, so if you or anyone in your group is quite picky, then Breeze Café might not be for you.
1555 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA
Crepes and Corks Restaurant and Winebar
Okay, a wine bar sounds like a weird place to be having breakfast, but trust us, Crepes and Corks is a must for those looking for food that will wake them up. It opens at 9AM from Tuesday to Friday and 8AM during the weekend, and breakfast is served until 1PM. If you’re visiting on a Sunday, then you’re in luck, because then they serve all-day breakfast.
The restaurant specializes in crepes, and their breakfast menu has several variations, like the Egg and Cheese Crepe ($8.95) and Eggs Benedict Crepe ($8.95). Other items include Spinach and Feta Omelet ($9.50) and, off of their regular menu, Raspberry Truffle Crepe ($7.75) and Dulce Banana Crepe ($7.95). Though it has savory items on the menu, the real stars are its sweet crepes.
If you decide to eat here, you can choose to be seated inside or at their patio area. The staff is friendly enough and not at all invasive. One thing to note though is that the place charges for tap water, which can be a turnoff for some customers.
1328 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA
Perfect for late risers, Americana Restaurant serves breakfast from 7AM to 3PM. Its location in downtown Del Mar makes it incredibly convenient to visit, and once you’re there and have eaten the food, you won’t think twice about coming back. Customers can choose from indoor and outdoor seating. Seats outside have a view of the ocean and might feel a little bit less cramped, so ask to be seated there if possible.
Americana Restaurant’s breakfast menu features a selection of favorites like French Toast ($9.25) and Buttermilk Pancakes ($9.25). They also serve the Del Mar Powerhouse Breakfast, which is six scrambled egg whites, scallions, tomatoes, basil, feta, fruit and toast for $10.25. For less than $15, the restaurant’s tasty dishes will leave you feeling full and ready to take on the day.
1454 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA
They always say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Keep that in mind as you travel in and around San Diego, and visit one of our favorite spots in Del Mar! Want to know more about other awesome spots to visit in the area? See our other articles for the information you need.
(Thumbnail photo of crepes from Kervin Tran on Flickr.com)
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