Five great places for on-the-go breakfast in San Diego

These local places offer great meals, even when you’re short on time.

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Eggies lays a great breakfast.

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If you’re scrambling in the morning and could use some energy, San Diego has plenty of on-the-go options that make breakfast over easy. This way, you can have a delicious start to your day without the mess and prep time.

🥚 Eggies

This is Breakfast Republic’s to-go counterpart, and it has four locations in San Diego. The menu features sandwiches, entrees, and breakfast jars, plus a selection of drinks. You can save even more time by ordering online or by getting your order delivered.

☕️ Spill the Beans

We’ll let you in on a secret, you can get more than coffee here. This shop has a big selection of bagels, which can be turned into sandwiches or paired with a fun flavored cream cheese of your choosing. You can find stores in the Gaslamp Quarter or Seaport Village, and Ocean Beach and Mission Valley locations are coming soon.

🥯 Ben & Esther’s Vegan Jewish Deli

This deli has the perfect plant-based breakfast on lox — gluten-free options are available, too. You’ll can find stores in Rolando Village and Oceanside that offer a variety of bagel options, “schmears,” and meatless breakfast sandwiches.

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Get buzzed for breakfast.

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🐝 Better Buzz

This local chain may be known for its specialty drinks, but don’t sleep on the breakfast menu. You can find options like sandwiches, avocado toast, and açaí bowls — though exact offerings may vary by location.

🌯 Rigoberto’s Taco Shop

Don’t be afraid to spice up your routine at this local Mexican chain with eight locations in San Diego County, some of which are open 24/7. The breakfast menu offers burritos, omelets, and entrees that make getting a quick breakfast a wrap.

Pro tip: Order ahead online to save time or get your breakfast delivered.

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