Diner - Best of 2013

Published Aug 28, 2013

Hot coffee, overstuffed omelettes and a tall stack of pancakes. What is your favorite diner?

Winner
2013 Winner

1. D. Z. Akin's Restaurant and Delicatessen

Voters Love

"This place is so nice after a walk around Lake Murray. I have a favorite waiter, he reminds me of the Raymond guy on..." via Tracy S.

Find It
6930 Alvarado Rd San Diego CA 92120
  • D. Z. Akin's Restaurant and Delicatessen, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Specialty Food and Drink, Sandwich Shop, Breakfast, Brunch, Bakery, Desserts, Diner, 6930 Alvarado Rd San Diego CA 92120
    Nominee for: Diner
    6930 Alvarado Rd, San Diego, CA
  • San Diego Chicken Pie Shop, Cheap Eats, Diner, 2633 El Cajon Blvd  San Diego, CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2633 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Rudford's Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Coffee Shop, 2900 El Cajon Blvd University Heights San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2900 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Harry's Coffee Shop, Cheap Eats, Diner, 7545 Girard Ave La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Diner
    7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA
  • Studio Diner, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Diner, Burger, 4701 Ruffin Rd Kearny Mesa San Diego CA 92123
    Nominee for: Breakfast, Diner
    4701 Ruffin Rd, Kearny Mesa San Diego, CA
  • City Delicatessen, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Diner, 535 University Ave Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    535 University Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Chicken Pie Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 14727 Pomerado Rd Poway CA 92064
    Nominee for: Diner
    14727 Pomerado Rd, Poway Poway, CA
  • Lil B's Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Diner, 2611 El Cajon Boulevard  San Diego, CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2611 El Cajon Boulevard, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    979 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    150 S Acacia Ave, Solana Beach, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    5465 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Location
    12. Money Pit
    Nominee for: Diner
    1360 E Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    3825 Mission Ave, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Shirley's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Diner, Breakfast, 7118 University Ave La Mesa La Mesa CA 91942
    Nominee for: Diner
    7118 University Ave, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Center City Cafe, Cheap Eats, Diner, Breakfast, 2680 S Escondido Blvd Escondido CA 92025
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    2680 S Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    28870 Old Highway 80, Descanso, CA
  • Ranch House Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Diner, Burger, 11510 Woodside Ave # F Santee CA
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    11510 Woodside Ave # F, Santee, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    3949 Ohio St, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Lakeside Cafe, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Diner, New American, 12212 Woodside Avenue Lakeside CA
    Nominee for: Diner, New American
    12212 Woodside Avenue, Lakeside, CA
  • Night and Day Cafe, Cheap Eats, Diner, 847 Orange Ave Coronado Coronado CA 92118
    Nominee for: Diner
    847 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Johnny's R Family Restaurant, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 2611 El Cajon Blvd San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2611 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    6030 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
  • Jag's Grill and Spirits, Cheap Eats, Diner, 29000 Lilac Rd Valley Center CA 92082
    Nominee for: Diner
    29000 Lilac Rd, Valley Center, CA
Contest Overview
  • 98,767
    Total Votes
  • 42,147
    Voters
  • 157
    Winners

The 2013 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 98,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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