Crest Cafe

3.5 out of 5 
American, Breakfast & Brunch, Diners
  • Full Menu
    8:00am to 9:29pm
  • Breakfast Menu
    8:00am to 9:29pm

Popular Dishes

Veggie Chili
A hearty mixture of onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, garbanzo & kidney beans, herbs & spi...
$9.00
Cheese Butta Squares
Multi-grain, spread with gorgonzola cheese butter on both sides, stuffed with pears & sundried tom...
$10.50
Fried Mozzarella
A slab of fresh cut mozzarella, lightly breaded & served on top of marinara sauce
$6.50
Ruben's
Our 5th Avenue burger with cheese
$11.00
Balboa
Crisp honey cured bacon & cheddar cheese
$12.00
The Stack
Stacks of fresh baked turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocado & onion, on a large croissant. Served with fr...
$12.50
Tuna Melt
White albacore tuna salad & slices of cheddar cheese
$10.50
Huevos Rancheros
Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla & smothered in our spicy Spanish sauce. Served with b...
$10.50
Carolenas Corn Tortilla
A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalapeño, Jack cheese...
$10.00
Two Eggs Any Style with Potatoes & Toast
$9.50
Eggs Benedict or Florentine
Two poached eggs laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with...
$13.00
Angus Beef Hash
Angus ground beef, sundried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, potatoes. Topped with two eggs any st...
$12.00
French Toast
$9.00
Blueberry Belgian Waffle
$9.50
Macadamia & Caramelized Banana Belgian Waffle
$11.50
Sunrise Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon, scrambled eggs, chives, red onions & capers
$12.00
Homemade Biscuits & Sausage Gravy
$4.50
Machaca
Chopped onions & tomatoes with scrambled eggs & your choice of freshly baked turkey, shredded pork...
$11.00

Starters

Veggie Chili
A hearty mixture of onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, garbanzo & kidney beans, herbs & spi...
$9.00
Cheese Butta Squares
Multi-grain, spread with gorgonzola cheese butter on both sides, stuffed with pears & sundried tom...
$10.50
Fried Mozzarella
A slab of fresh cut mozzarella, lightly breaded & served on top of marinara sauce
$6.50
Crest Dinner Salad
Avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, mushrooms, field greens with red cabbage & julienne carrots
$7.50
Iceberg Wedge
Bleu cheese crumbles, bleu cheese dressing, tomatoes & chopped bacon
$8.50
Onion Loaf
Beer battered & deep fried
$6.50
Stuffed Jalapeños
Jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese, rolled in cracker crumbs & deep fried to a golden brown
$7.50
Sliders with Homemade Chips
Choice of meat with sundried tomatoes, basil, red onions & choice of cheese
$11.50
Fresh Mango & Brie Quesadilla
Served with salsa fresca
$9.00
Shrimp or Chicken & Veggie Quesadilla
Shrimp or chicken marinated in orange juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper & paprika. In a flour t...
$11.50
Hog Heaven French Fries
Beer battered fries with pulled pork, caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, & BBQ sauce
$9.00
Isabella’s Patties
Zucchini, grated fresh Parmesan, potato, Italian parsley & garlic patties sautéed in olive oil
$9.00
Nutter Grilled Cheese
Cheddar cheese, bacon, crunchy peanut butter, & raspberry jam
$7.50
Mac Truck Grilled Cheese
Fresh mac & cheese, Parmesan, Jack, & cheddar cheese with beef chorizo & slicked kosher beef hot dog
$7.50
Chicken Strips & Fries
$9.50

Fresh Salads Made to Order

Cecelia’s Chopped Salad
Chopped turkey, mangoes, walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, jicama, apples & spinach
$13.00
Chicken Mojo
Garlic, cumin & orange juice marinated chicken breast. Romaine lettuce, fresh mangoes, oranges, cu...
$13.00
BBQ Chicken Ranchero
BBQ chicken breast sliced atop romaine with corn, black beans, cheddar cheese, tomatoes & red bell...
$13.00
Mediterranean Chicken
Beets, olives, cucumbers, tomatoes on a bed of romaine. Topped with feta cheese & marinated chicke...
$13.00
Gorgonzola Chicken Spinach
Fresh spinach tossed with caramelized pecans, red onions, mushrooms & gorgonzola cheese
$13.00
Flat Iron Chicken Artichoke
Parmesan & mozzarella cheese, green onions, mushrooms, artichoke hearts & marinated sliced steak o...
$13.00
Flat Iron Chicken Artichoke
Parmesan & mozzarella cheese, green onions, mushrooms, artichoke hearts & marinated chicken on a b...
$13.00
Crest Chicken Cobb
Avocado, bacon bits, tomato, cheddar, Jack & bleu cheese on our field greens
$14.50
Hot Chicken
A marinated chicken breast, tomatoes, avocado, red onions, cucumber & bleu cheese crumbles on our...
$12.50

Famous Crest Burgers

Choose from half pound fresh charbroiled beef, grilled fresh ground turkey, or fresh ground pork & beef combo infused with bell peppers. Served on your choice of whole wheat or foccacia bun. Choose a side of homemade potato chips, fresh cut french fries, cottage cheese, field green salad, jicama coleslaw, or potato salad
Ruben's
Our 5th Avenue burger with cheese
$11.00
Balboa
Crisp honey cured bacon & cheddar cheese
$12.00
5th Avenue
Plain & simple
$10.50
Billy's
Sautéed mushrooms, onions & Swiss cheese
$11.50
Baba Louie
Ortega chile, Jack cheese & guacamole
$12.00
Butter
Half pound of fresh lean ground beef, stuffed with garlic, tarragon, basil, & parsley butter. Topp...
$12.50
Oui Oui
Aged bleu cheese crumbled under melted Jack cheese
$11.50
Stuffed BBQ Bacon
Angus beef stuffed with cheddar cheese & chopped bacon. Topped with more cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce...
$14.00
Uptown
Avocado, tomato, cheese & mushrooms
$12.00
The Ultimate
12 ounce Angus burger mixed with sundried tomatoes, onions, parsley & homemade teriyaki sauce. Top...
$15.50
Kits
Gouda cheese & Canadian bacon
$12.50
Crest
Jalapeño peppers & jalapeño cheese
$12.00
Patty Melt
Grilled rye stuffed with a burger, cheddar cheese & grilled onions
$11.50
Fresh Salmon Burger
Fresh salmon combined with capers, tarragon, horseradish & fresh lemon juice topped with avocado
$11.50

Hot Dogs

100% top round hot dogs served on a pretzel bun. Choose a side of homemade potato chips, fresh cut french fries, cottage cheese, field green salad, jicama coleslaw, or potato salad
Cowboy Dog
Bacon, Gouda cheese, onions, BBQ sauce
$9.00
Chicago Dog
Chopped pickles, onions, tomatoes, yellow peppers
$9.00
Chili Dog
Veggie chilli, chopped onions, shredded cheddar & Jack cheeses
$9.00

Cold Crestwiches

Unless otherwise stated, your choice of sides are homemade potato chips, fresh cut french fries, cottage cheese, field green salad, jicama coleslaw, or potato salad. Choose sourdough, whole wheat, multigrain or rye bread
The Stack
Stacks of fresh baked turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocado & onion, on a large croissant. Served with fr...
$12.50
Soup, Salad, Sandwich
Choice of grilled Isabella’s patties, veggie, B.T.C.A. or tuna melt with a cup of soup & salad
$12.00
Cold Turkey Meatloaf
Two thick slices of our homemade turkey meatloaf with lettuce, tomato, red onion & avocado
$12.00
Veggie Crestwich
Fresh cucumbers, mushrooms, tomatoes & avocado,topped with melted cheese on a grilled foccacia bun...
$10.00
Salami Crestwich
Gouda, pastrami, salami, spinach, tomatoes, avocado on a cheese toasted pretzel roll
$11.00

Hot Crestwiches from the Broiler

Tuna Melt
White albacore tuna salad & slices of cheddar cheese
$10.50
BBQ Chicken
A sliced chicken breast sautéed in a spicy BBQ sauce & poured over an onion roll
$11.00
Mexican Chicken Torta
Marinated chicken breast served on our authentic telera roll. Topped with guacamole, sour cream, s...
$13.00
Monterey Chicken
A chicken breast topped with honey cured bacon, Swiss & Jack cheese
$11.00
Chicken Breast
Chicken breast, bacon & Swiss cheese with lettuce & tomato
$10.50
Turkey Club
Slices of oven baked turkey, bacon & Swiss cheese with lettuce & tomato
$10.50
Italian Dip
Our home cooked sliced roast beef with Swiss cheese & grilled onions heated on a cheese-buttered I...
$11.00
Pesto Veggie
Grilled onions, red & green bell peppers, fresh basil, then topped with mozzarella cheese. Served...
$11.00
Hot Mexican Roast Beef
Home cooked roast beef, melted jalapeño cheese, avocado & salsa fresca
$11.00
B.T.C.A
Bacon, tomato, cheese & avocado
$10.50
Turkey & Brie
Oven baked turkey, melted brie & sautéed onions
$10.50
Portabello
Sautéed portabello mushrooms, onions, spice mix, stuffed in grilled whole wheat. Topped with Swiss...
$11.50
Cubana Sandwich
Telera roll stuffed with pulled pork, ham, kosher pickle spears, Jack cheese & orange juice vinaig...
$12.00
Orange Anchiote Pulled Pork
Cooked in an orange mop sauce; rubbed in an achiote seasoning paste & served on a telera roll laye...
$13.00
Grilled Pastrami
Hot pastrami, Swiss cheese & sauerkraut on rye bread
$11.50

Fresh Crest Café Pastas

Macaroni & Cheese
Rigatoni, Jack, cheddar & Parmesan cheese oven baked casserole style. Served with salad
$11.00
Herb Crusted Chicken
Chicken breast breaded with thyme, basil, red pepper, marjoram & bread crumbs, sautéed & served on...
$15.00
Garlic Chicken with Bacon
Linguine, garlic grilled chicken breast with bacon & Parmesan. Fresh tomatoes, basil & roasted pas...
$13.50
Bubbies
Linguine in a gorgonzola cream sauce, with ham, fresh pears & caramelized pecans
$13.50
Crest
Linguine, Canadian bacon, red onions, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, fresh basil, tomato & ga...
$13.50
Jalapeño Chiken
Linguine with sauteéd red & green bell peppers, red onion, fresh jalapenos & topped with grated Pa...
$15.00
Spinach Pesto Rigatoni with Chicken Sausage
Sauteéd chicken sausage, tomato, garlic in olive oil, salt & pepper. Tossed in penne pasta, spinac...
$15.00

Home Cooking

All home cooking entrees (unless otherwise stated) come with veggies & your choice of mashers & gravy, scalloped potatoes or linguine alfredo
East Texas Fried Chicken
A chicken breast dredged in batter made with garlic, jalapeños, buttermilk & Tabasco
$14.00
Italiano Chicken
Sauteed in olive oil, topped with garlic, tomatoes, artichoke hearts & melted mozzarella
$15.00
Not Your Grandma’s Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken breast, mushrooms, bell peppers, baked in a spicy white wine cream sauce topped with a lem...
$11.00
Brad’s Chicken Piccata
Breaded & sautéed in butter, chardonnay, lemon juice, capers & tarragon
$13.00
Honey Glazed Pork Chops
Marinated in honey, red wine, tamari sauce & cider vinegar
$19.00
Mango Salsa Pork Chops
Fresh mangoes, cilantro, red & green bell peppers, jalapeños & red onion
$19.00
BBQ Bacon Meatloaf
Angus, bacon, BBQ sauce, bell peppers, onions, garlic & tomatoes
$14.00
Turkey Meatloaf
Ground turkey, bell peppers, onions, garlic & tomatoes
$12.00
Fish & Chips
A full pound of fresh tilapia drenched in our beer batter, deep fried in canola oil. Served with o...
$13.00
Pan Fried Spicy Catfish
Fresh catfish coated with our own spice blend, pan fried to perfection. (Can be pan fried without...
$13.50
Fresh Baked Turkey Enchiladas
Smothered in our red enchilada sauce & topped with sour cream. Served with refried beans & jicama...
$11.50
Flat Iron Chimichurri
6 oz. flat iron steak is topped with cilantro, parsley, garlic, oregano & jalapeño sauce. Served w...
$18.50
Open Faced Top Sirloin
9 oz. center cut steak topped with gorgonzola butter & served atop our grilled Italian roll. Serve...
$21.00
Catfish Po'Boy
Seasoned, breaded & fried catfish on a soft telera roll. Smothered with garlic mayo, stuffed with...
$14.00
Beer Brisket Chili
Topped with sour cream, cilantro, onion, Jack cheese & sliced avocado. Served with tortillas
$12.50

Cold Beverages

Italian Sodas
$2.25
Pellegrino Water
$3.50
Sodas
$3.00
Fresh Squeezed Juice
$2.50
Tangerine Juice
Fresh Squeezed
$3.50
V8
$2.50
Cranberry
$2.50
Fresh Lemonade
$2.50
Arnold Palmer
$2.50
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea
$3.00
Milkshakes and Malts
$5.50
Classic Chocolate Egg Cream
$2.50
Ice Cream Float
$4.00
Affogato
2 scoops of vanilla ice cream, topped with coffee beans and a shot of esspresso
$5.50
Milk
$3.00

Hot Beverages

Freshly Brewed Coffee
$3.00
Espresso
$3.00
Extra Shot
$1.50
Cappuccino
$4.00
Cafe Latte
$4.00
Caramel Vanilla Latte
$4.50
Hazelnut Latte
$4.50
Milky Way Latte
$5.00
Snickers Latte
$5.00
Vanilla Latte
$4.50
White Chocolate Almond Latte
$4.50
Almond Mocha
$4.50
Cafe Mocha
$4.50
Tuxedo Mocha
$4.50
Mexican Hot Chocolate
$4.00
Loose Hot Tea
$3.50
Hot Water Set-up/Tea Bag Tariff
$3.50

Desserts

Lemon Cake
$7.50
Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding
Served a la mode
$7.50
Butterscotch Pecan Apple Crunch
Served a la mode
$7.50
Chocolate Espresso Brownie Sundae
Served a la mode
$8.50
Chocolate Chip Pie
Served a la mode
$8.50
Creme Brulee
$7.50
Carrot Cake
$7.50
Chocolate Flourless Cake
Served a la mode
$7.50
Deep Dish Apple Pie
Served a la mode
$7.50
Peach Cobbler
Served a la mode
$7.50

On the Side

Side Steak
$11.00
Side Burger Patty
$4.00
Side Tuna
$5.00
Side Chicken
$5.00
Side Salmon
$5.00
Side Shrimp
$6.00
Side of Fresh Jalapenos
$1.50
Side of Jicama Slaw
$3.50
Side of Potato Salad
$3.50

Popular Dishes

Veggie Chili
A hearty mixture of onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, garbanzo & kidney beans, herbs & spi...
$9.00
Cheese Butta Squares
Multi-grain, spread with gorgonzola cheese butter on both sides, stuffed with pears & sundried tom...
$10.50
Fried Mozzarella
A slab of fresh cut mozzarella, lightly breaded & served on top of marinara sauce
$6.50
Ruben's
Our 5th Avenue burger with cheese
$11.00
Balboa
Crisp honey cured bacon & cheddar cheese
$12.00
The Stack
Stacks of fresh baked turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocado & onion, on a large croissant. Served with fr...
$12.50
Tuna Melt
White albacore tuna salad & slices of cheddar cheese
$10.50
Huevos Rancheros
Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla & smothered in our spicy Spanish sauce. Served with b...
$10.50
Carolenas Corn Tortilla
A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalapeño, Jack cheese...
$10.00
Two Eggs Any Style with Potatoes & Toast
$9.50
Eggs Benedict or Florentine
Two poached eggs laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with...
$13.00
Angus Beef Hash
Angus ground beef, sundried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, potatoes. Topped with two eggs any st...
$12.00
French Toast
$9.00
Blueberry Belgian Waffle
$9.50
Macadamia & Caramelized Banana Belgian Waffle
$11.50
Sunrise Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon, scrambled eggs, chives, red onions & capers
$12.00
Homemade Biscuits & Sausage Gravy
$4.50
Machaca
Chopped onions & tomatoes with scrambled eggs & your choice of freshly baked turkey, shredded pork...
$11.00

Café Ole

Huevos Rancheros
Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla & smothered in our spicy Spanish sauce. Served with b...
$10.50
Carolenas Corn Tortilla
A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalapeño, Jack cheese...
$10.00
Breakfast Tacos
With chorizo & scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions & topped with guacamole. Served with refried b...
$10.00
Breakfast Burrito
A large flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa fresca, Jack cheese & refried b...
$10.50
Machaca
Chopped onions & tomatoes with scrambled eggs & your choice of freshly baked turkey, shredded pork...
$11.00
Cabo Quesadilla
Flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, cilantro, hash browns & Monterey Jack. Served w...
$12.00
Yucatan Tostadas
Fried corn tortillas, black bean chorizo mixture, avocado, Monterey Jack & salsa fresca. Served wi...
$11.50
Breakfast Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas stuffed with scrambled eggs, choice of chicken, turkey breast, shredded top sir...
$12.00

Crest Breakfast Specialties

Two Eggs Any Style with Potatoes & Toast
$9.50
Morning Scrambled Sandwich
Scrambled eggs, avocado, fresh mushrooms, Jack & cheddar cheeses, bacon, scallions, & tomatoes on...
$12.00
Eggs Benedict or Florentine
Two poached eggs laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with...
$13.00
Angus Beef Hash
Angus ground beef, sundried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, potatoes. Topped with two eggs any st...
$12.00
Cafe Eggs
Scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, scallions, your choice of bacon or Canadian bacon, served in a cro...
$11.00
Steak or Pork Chops & Eggs
Choice of top sirloin or pork chops with two eggs any style, potatoes & toast
$21.00
Ruben's Benedict
Two poached eggs, pastrami, sauerkraut, 1000 island hollandaise sauce on toasted rye. Served with...
$13.50
Tuscan Benedict
Two poached eggs atop a croissant, sliced ham & asparagus. Topped with sundried tomato cream sauce...
$13.50
Mexican Benedict
Two poached eggs on an English muffin. Topped with chorizo, cilantro, scallions, avocado & feta ch...
$13.00
Veggie Breakfast Mess
Veggie chili, topped with breakfast potatoes, jalapeño cheese, salsa fresca, & avocado. Served wit...
$10.50
Up & Adam Burger
Blend of fresh ground pork & beef mixed with bell peppers & onions & glazed with a tangy baste. To...
$11.50
Artichoke & Ham Strata
Freshly baked casserole of artichokes, ham, gorgonzola, monterey Jack, sourdough bread & a unique...
$12.00
Pastrami Hash
Pastrami, two eggs any style atop potatoes, butternut squash, leeks & garlic. Served with fruit &...
$13.00

Hot Off The Griddle

French Toast
$9.00
Blueberry Belgian Waffle
$9.50
Macadamia & Caramelized Banana Belgian Waffle
$11.50
Buttermilk Pancakes
$7.00
Honeywheat Pancakes
$7.00
Midwestern Madness
Bacon buttermilk pancakes topped with two eggs any style
$12.00
Mini Panncake Sampler
3 mini pancakes: power, chocolate chip and lemon ricotta
$11.00
Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes
Fresh lemon zest mixed with ricotta cheese & pancake batter. Topped with fresh strawberries & bana...
$11.00
Power Pancakes
Cottage cheese, almonds & oats in whole wheat pancakes, topped with fresh blackberries. Served wit...
$11.00
Raspberry Ricotta French Toast
Fresh raspberries, with a vanilla, honey & orange zest infused whipped cream
$11.50
Crème Brulée French Toast
Our thick French toast with whipped cream & fresh strawberries topped with our crème brûlée sauce
$11.50
Orange Marmalade French Toast
Stuffed with a special blend of cream cheese, orange marmalade, nutmeg, & cinnamon. Served with or...
$9.50
Apple Cinnamon French Toast
Thinly sliced Granny Smith apples, cooked in sugar & cinnamon, placed atop French toast
$9.50
Three Raisin French Toast
Bread & Cie raisin bread, enriched with currants, Thompson & California golden raisins
$9.50
Sam the Cooking Guy’s Blueberry Biscuit Bundt French Toast
Sliceses of lemon soaked buttermilk biscuits baked in a bundt pan with blueberries & made into Fr...
$10.50
Classic Belgian Waffle
$8.50
Chicken & Waffles
Hot honey glazed breaded chicken breast & waffles
$13.00
Chocolate Belgian Waffle
$9.50

Omelettes and Scrambles

Each omelette or scrambler is made with four large eggs and served with your choice of 2: homefries, hashbrowns, toast, tortillas, refried beans, black beans, cottage cheese or sliced roma tomatoes
Sunrise Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon, scrambled eggs, chives, red onions & capers
$12.00
Mediterranean
Feta cheese, artichokes, tomatoes & spinach
$12.00
Hangover
Jalapeños, avocado, spicy chicken sausage & Jack cheese, topped with chimichurri sauce
$12.00
Western
Ham, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, & cheddar cheese
$12.00
Ortega
Ortega chile, salsa fresca, hot pepper Jack cheese & spicy chicken sausage
$12.00
The Shrimp
Sauteed shrimp & Jack cheese with your choice of Spanish or hollandaise sauce served on the side
$13.00
Meat Lovers
Chicken sausage, bacon, ham & cheddar cheese
$12.00
Robinson Avenue
Bacon, spinach, tomatoes & Swiss cheese
$12.00
Chicken Cobb
Chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomatoes, & bleu cheese crumbles
$12.00
Veggie
Avocado, tomatoes, fresh mushrooms, & Jack cheese
$12.00
Spinach
Spinach, cream cheese, & sauteed mushrooms
$12.00

On the Side

Homemade Biscuits & Sausage Gravy
$4.50
Fresh Fruit
$4.50
Homemade Granola with Sliced Banana
$6.50
Fresh Buttery Croissant
$3.50
Home Fries
$3.50
Hash Browns
$3.50
Bacon
$4.50
Spicy Chicken Sausage
$4.50
Spicy Pork Sausage
$4.50
Regular Oatmeal
Served with raisins & chopped walnuts
$5.50
Steel Cut Oatmeal
Served with raisins & chopped walnuts
$5.50
Cottage Cheese & Tomatoes
$4.50
Two Eggs Any Style
$4.50
Side of Avocado
$3.25
Side of Gravy
$1.50
Side of Tortilla/Toast
$0.00
Side of 1 Pancake
$3.50
Side of fruit
$3.50
Side of Mango Salsa
$1.50
Side of Maple Syrup
$2.00
Side of fresh Jalapenos
$1.50

About Crest Cafe

(619) 295-2510 • 425 Robinson Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

We have a huge variety of breakfast lunch and dinner items-- we’re known for our fresh hamburgers, huge salads and fresh pasta dishes. Dinner items include mac & cheese 3 ways, monster pork chops, Cecelia's chopped salad, Belgian waffles, and homemade desserts