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San Diego's Best Comic-Con Breakfast Deals

If you’re in town for Comic-Con, or simply a hungry morning person, check out some of the best breakfast places downtown San Diego has to offer:

1. Café 222

Open seven days a week (7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.), Café 222, the winner of the Gold Medallion for best breakfast, is tops for waffles with pizzazz (pecan waffle, pumpkin waffle, peanut butter waffle) and scrambled eggs . This funky and scrumptious café is located in the center of downtown at 222 Island Ave. (619-236-9902)

2. Richard Walker's Pancake House



Richard Walker's breakfast crepes.

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For Comic-Con, Richard Walker’s Pancake House is preparing their special crepes wrapped around fresh raspberries topped with more raspberries, tropical sauce and powdered sugar. Be prepared to wait in line. Richard Walker’s is open every day till 2:45 p.m., and is located next to Children’s Museum, south of Market Street. (619-231-7777)

3. The Mission – SOMA

Two blackberry pancakes, two scrambled eggs and two strips of bacon for $6 (Monday-Friday)at The Mission. Along with pancakes, French toast and waffles, the Mission also has many delicious Mexican inspired breakfast choices. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1250 J Street. (619-232-7662)

4. Brickyard Coffee & Tea

In the Marina District, close to the trolley line. Grab a cup of coffee and a bite to eat at Brickyard Coffee and Tea. Located at 675 West G Street, this quant little coffee shop is well known for it's Mexican Mocha and tasty breakfast burritos. (619) 696-7220

5. Brian's 24

Seven blocks from the Convention Center (and open 24 hours a day!), Brian’s 24 Restaurant Bar and Grill has an extensive breakfast menu to satisfy any breakfast craving. They also have a full bar! 828 Sixth Avenue, (619-702-8410)



Coffee and tea at the Brickyard.

Photo by Emily Pravlis



6. The Waterfront

The Waterfront Bar and Grill is one of the oldest bars in San Diego. This classic little dive bar offers a weekend special Mexican Brunch from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. They also have a traditional breakfast menu. Dive in at 2044 Kettner Boulevard. (619-232-9656)

7. Broken Yolk Café

Just two blocks from the Convention Center, the Broken Yolk Café is a close and convenient breakfast nook, with reasonable prices. Between the hours of 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. you can order off their vast breakfast menu. The Broken Yolk Café isat 355 Sixth Avenue between Kand J streets. (619-338-YOLK)

8. Hob Nob Hill

Since 1994, Hob Nob Hill has been known for its mimosas, blended with fresh squeezed orange juice, and its home-made cooking. If you’re craving an omelet and some quality cooking, take a stroll to 2271 First Avenue. Hob Nob Hill is open seven days a week and offers breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (619-239-8176)

9. Manchester Grand Hyatt, Laels Restaurant

Laels at the Manchester Grand Hyatt has a delectable daily breakfast buffet with waffles, eggs, crisp bacon, breads, pastries and more (Breakfast Buffet $24; Continental Buffet $17.50). Open Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday 6:30 a.m. to noon. (619-358-6735)

10. La Puerta

The best way to end a busy week of Comic-Con craziness is with a Mexican breakfast and cheap mimosas. Every Sunday(10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), La Puerta offers a Sunday brunch where you can get one dollar mimosas, a variety of chilaquiles, huevos rancheros and other Mexican meals. 560 Fourth Avenue, (619-696-3466)