Crest Cafe - San Diego

$$ • Breakfast and Brunch • Salads • Burgers • Desserts • Sandwiches • Comfort Food
35–45 min
  • Starters

  • Fresh Salads Made to Order

  • Cafe Ole

  • Breakfast Omelettes and Scramblers

  • Hot off the Griddle

  • Crest Breakfast Specialties

  • Hot Crestwiches from the Broiler

  • Cold Crestwiches

  • Home Cooking

  • Fresh Crest Cafe Pastas

  • Famous Crest Burgers

  • Hot Dogs

  • Combo

  • Side

  • Cold Beverages

  • Hot Drinks

  • Desserts

Starters

Shrimp or Chicken and Veggie Quesadilla
Marinated in orange juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper, and paprika. In a flour tortilla with corn, onions, zucchini, jack, and cheddar cheeses. Served with salsa verde.
$11.50
Sliders with Homemade Chips
Three Angus beef sliders mixed with garlic, sun dried tomatoes, basil, red onions, and choice of cheese.
$11.50
Cheese Butta Squares
Multi grain, spread with gorgonzola cheese butter on both sides, stuffed with pears, and sun dried tomatoes. Served with a cup of fresh fruit.
$10.50
Vegetarian
Chicken Strips and Fries
$9.50
Isabella’s Patties
Zucchini, grated fresh parmesan, potato, Italian parsley, and garlic patties sauteed in olive oil.
$9.00
Vegetarian
Fresh Mango and Brie Quesadilla
Served with salsa fresca.
$9.00
Vegetarian
Hog Heaven Battered French Fries
With pulled pork, caramelized onion, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce.
$9.00
Veggie Chili
A hearty mixture of onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, garbanzo, and kidney beans, herbs, and spices. Topped with red onion and jack cheese.
$9.00
Vegetarian
Iceberg Wedge
Bleu cheese crumbles, bleu cheese dressing, tomatoes, and chopped bacon.
$8.50
Stuffed Jalapenos
Jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese, rolled in cracker crumbs, and deep fried to a golden brown.
$7.50
Vegetarian
Nutter Grilled Cheese
Cheddar cheese, bacon, crunchy peanut butter, and raspberry jam.
$7.50
Mac Truck Grilled Cheese
Fresh mac and cheese, parmesan, jack, and cheddar with beef, chorizo, and kosher beef hot dog slices.
$7.50
Fried Mozzarella
A slab of fresh cut mozzarella, lightly breaded, and served on top of marinara sauce.
$6.50
Vegetarian
Onion Loaf
Beer battered and deep fried.
$6.50
Vegetarian
Crest Dinner Salad
Avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, mushrooms, field greens with red cabbage, and julienne carrots.
$4.50
Vegetarian

Fresh Salads Made to Order

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

Cafe Ole

Cabo Quesadilla
Flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, cilantro, hash browns, and Monterey jack. Served with tomatillo salsa verde and sour cream.
$12.00
Breakfast Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas topped with our homemade enchilada sauce. Served with refried beans.
$12.00
Yucatan Tostadas
Fried corn tortillas, black bean chorizo mixture, avocado, Monterey jack, and salsa fresca. Served with your choice of two eggs any style or chicken breast and a side of mango salsa.
$11.50
Machaca
Chopped onions and tomatoes with scrambled eggs. Served with salsa fresca, refried beans, and tortillas.
$11.00
Breakfast Burrito
A large flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa fresca, and refried beans. Topped with jack cheese and sour cream.
$11.00
Huevos Rancheros
Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla and smothered in our spicy spanish sauce. Served with beans, guacamole, sour cream, and tortillas.
$10.50
Carolenas Corn Tortilla
A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalapeno jack cheese, and avocado. Served with mango salsa.
$10.00
Vegetarian
Breakfast Tacos
With chorizo and scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions, and topped with guacamole. Served with refried beans, and jicama, cole slaw.
$10.00

Breakfast Omelettes and Scramblers

Sunrise Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon, scrambled eggs, chives, red onions, and capers. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Mediterranean
Feta cheese, artichokes, tomatoes, and spinach. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Hangover
Fresh jalapenos, avocado, spicy chicken sausage, jack cheese, topped with chimichurri sauce. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Western
Ham, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese. Mad with four large eggs.
$12.00
Ortega
Ortega chille, salsa fresco, hot pepper jack cheese, and spicy chicken sausage. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
The Shrimp
Sauteed shrimp and jack cheese. Served on the side. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Meat Lovers
Chicken sausage, bacon, ham, and cheddar cheese. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Robinson Avenue
Bacon, spinach, tomatoes, and Swiss cheese. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Chicken Cobb
Chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomatoes, and bleu cheese crumbles.
$12.00
Veggie
Avocado, tomatoes, fresh mushrooms, and jack cheese. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00
Spinach
Spinach, cream cheese, and sauteed mushrooms. Made with four large eggs.
$12.00

Hot off the Griddle

Chicken and Waffles
Spicy honey glazed breaded chicken breast, and waffles.
$13.00
Macadamia and Caramelized Banana Belgian Waffle
$11.50
Midwestern Madness
Bacon buttermilk pancakes topped with two eggs any style.
$11.00
Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes
Fresh lemon zest mixed with ricotta cheese and pancake batter. Topped with fresh strawberries and bananas.
$11.00
Raspberry Ricotta French Toast
Fresh raspberries, with a vanilla, honey and orange zest infused whipped cream.
$11.50
Creme Brulee French Toast
French toast with whipped cream and fresh strawberries topped with our creme brulee sauce.
$11.50
Power Pancakes
Cottage cheese, almonds, oats in whole wheat pancakes, and topped with fresh blackberries.
$11.00
Sam the Cooking Guy’s Blueberry Biscuit Bundt Fren...
Slices of lemon soaked buttermilk biscuits baked in a bundt pan with blueberries, and made into French toast. Served with blueberry syrup.
$10.50
Mini Pancake Sampler
Three mini pancakes, power, chocolate chip, and lemon ricotta.
$11.00
Orange Marmalade French Toast
Stuffed with a special blend of cream cheese, orange marmalade, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Served with orange syrup.
$9.50
Apple Cinnamon French Toast
Thinly sliced granny smith apples, cooked in sugar, cinnamon, and placed a top French toast.
$9.50
Blueberry Belgian Waffle
$9.50
Chocolate Belgian Waffle
$9.50
French Toast
$9.00
Three Raisin French Toast
Bread, cie raisin bread, enriched with currants, Thompson, and California golden raisins.
$9.50
Classic Belgian Waffle
$8.50
Buttermilk Pancakes
$7.00

Crest Breakfast Specialties

Steak and Eggs
Two eggs any style, potatoes, and toast.
$21.00
Pork Chops and Eggs
Two eggs any style, potatoes, and toast.
$21.00
Tuscan Benedict
Two poached eggs atop a croissant, sliced ham, and asparagus. Topped with sun dried tomato cream sauce with herbs. Served with potatoes.
$13.50
Angus Beef Hash
Angus ground beef, sun dried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, and potatoes. Topped with two eggs any style. Served with fresh fruit and toast.
$13.00
Pastrami Hash
Chopped granny smith apples mixed with green and red bell peppers, red onions, chicken, and potatoes. Topped with two eggs any style. Served with fresh fruit and toast.
$13.00
Mexican Benedict
Two poached eggs on an English muffin. Topped with chorizo, cilantro, scallions, avocado and feta cheese. Served with potatoes.
$13.50
Eggs Benedict
Two poached eggs and Canadian bacon laid over an English muffin. Topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with potatoes.
$13.00
Morning Scrambled Sandwich
Scrambled eggs, avocado, fresh mushrooms, jack, cheddar cheeses, bacon, scallions, and tomatoes.
$12.00
Artichoke and Ham Strata
Freshly baked casserole of artichokes, ham, gorgonzola, Monterey jack, sourdough bread, and a unique blend of herbs. Served with fresh fruit.
$12.00
Up and Adam Burger
Blend of fresh ground chorizo and beef mixed with bell peppers and onions, and glazed with a tangy baste. Topped with bacon and a fried egg. Served with potatoes.
$11.50
Cafe Eggs
Scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, and scallions.
$11.00
Breakfast Cubana Sandwich
Sliced ham, pulled pork, melted jack cheese, and bacon topped with a fried egg on half a telera roll.
$11.00
Sold out
Veggie Breakfast Mess
Veggie chili, topped with breakfast potatoes, jalapeno cheese, salsa fresca, and avocado. Served with toast.
$10.50
Vegetarian
Two Eggs Any Style With Potatoes and Toast
$9.50
Eggs Florentine
Two poached eggs and fresh raw spinach laid over an english muffin. Topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with potatoes.
$13.00
Ruben Benedict
Two poached eggs, pastrami, sauerkraut, 1000 island hollandaise sauce on toasted rye bread. Served with potatoes.
$13.50

Hot Crestwiches from the Broiler

Orange Achiote Pulled Pork
Cooked in an orange mop sauce and rubbed in an achiote seasoning paste. Served on a telera roll layered with avocado, jicama coleslaw, queso fresco, cilantro, and onion.
$13.00
Mexican Chicken Torta
Marinated chicken breast served on our authentic telera roll topped with guacamole, sour cream, salsa, and fresh cilantro.
$13.00
Cubana Sandwich
Telera roll stuffed with pulled pork, ham, kosher pickle spears, Jack cheese, and orange juice vinaigrette.
$12.00
Grilled Pastrami
Hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut on rye bread.
$11.50
Portabello
Sauteed portabello mushrooms, onions, spice mix, and stuffed in grilled whole wheat. Topped with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and tahini ranch sauce.
$11.50
BBQ Chicken
A sliced chicken breast sauteed in a spicy BBQ sauce, and poured over anonion roll.
$11.00
Monterey Chicken
A chicken breast topped with honey cured bacon, Swiss, and Jack cheese.
$11.00
Pesto Veggie
Grilled onions, red, and green bell peppers, fresh basil, then topped with mozzarella cheese. Served with pesto on the side.
$11.00
Vegetarian
Italian Dip
Our home cooked sliced roast beef with swiss cheese & grilled onions heated on a cheese-buttered Italian roll, and served au jus.
$11.00
Hot Mexican Roast Beef
Home cooked roast beef, melted jalapeno cheese, avocado, and salsa fresca.
$11.00
Tuna Melt
White albacore tuna salad & slices of cheddar cheese.
$10.50
BTCA
Bacon, tomato, cheese, and avocado.
$10.50
Turkey and Brie
Oven baked turkey, melted brie, and sauteed onions.
$10.50
Chicken Breast or Turkey Club
Chicken breast or slices of oven baked turkey, bacon & swiss cheese with lettuce & tomato.
$10.50

Cold Crestwiches

The Stack
Stacks of fresh baked Turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocado, and onion, on a large croissant. Served with fresh fruit.
$12.50
Cold Turkey Meatloaf
Two thick slices of our homemade Turkey meatloaf with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and avocado.
$12.00
Soup, Salad and Sandwich
Choice of grilled Isabella’s patties, veggie, B.T.C.A. or tuna melt with a cup of soup and salad.
$12.00
Salami Crestwich
Gouda, pastrami, salami, spinach, tomatoes, avocado on a cheese toasted pretzel roll.
$11.00
Veggie Crestwich
Fresh cucumbers, mushrooms, tomatoes and avocado, topped with melted cheese on a grilled foccacia bun. Served with fresh fruit.
$10.00
Vegetarian

Home Cooking

Pork Chops
Choice of honey glazed pork chops marinated in honey, red wine, tamari sauce, and cider vinegar, or Mango Salsa Pork Chops fresh mangoes, cilantro, red & green bell peppers, jalapeños & red onions. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$19.00
Open Faced Top Sirloin
9 oz. Center cut steak topped with gorgonzola butter and served atop our grilled Italian roll. Served with french fries and jicama coleslaw.
$21.00
Flat Iron Chimichurri
Flat iron steak is topped with cilantro, parsley, garlic, oregano, and jalapeno sauce. Served with refried beans and jicama coleslaw with a side of tortillas.
$18.50
Brad’s Chicken Piccata
Breaded and sauteed in butter, chardonnay, lemon juice, capers, and tarragon. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$15.00
Italiano Chicken
Breaded and sauteed in olive oil, topped with garlic, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and melted mozzarella. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$15.00
East Texas Fried Chicken
A chicken breast dredged in batter made with garlic, jalapenos, buttermilk, and tabasco. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$14.50
Catfish Po'Boy
Seasoned, breaded and fried catfish on a soft telera roll. Smothered with garlic mayo, stuffed with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and chopped pickles. Served with jicama coleslaw.
$14.00
BBQ Bacon Meatloaf
Angus, bacon, BBQ sauce, bell peppers, onions, garlic & tomatoes. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$14.00
Pan Fried Spicy Catfish
Fresh catfish coated with our own spice blend, pan fried to perfection. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$13.50
Fish and Chips
A full pound of fresh breaded tilapia fish, deep fried in canola oil. Served with our fresh cut french fries and tartar sauce.
$13.00
Beer Brisket Chili
Topped with sour cream, cilantro, onion, jack cheese, and sliced avocado. Served with tortillas. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$12.50
Not Your Grandma’s Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken breast, mushrooms, bell peppers, baked in a spicy white wine cream sauce topped with a lemon pastry crust. Served with salad. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$12.00
Turkey Meatloaf
Ground Turkey, bell peppers, onions, garlic, and tomatoes. Served with veggie and your choice of preparation.
$12.00
Fresh Baked Turkey Enchiladas
Smothered in our red enchilada sauce and topped with sour cream. Served with refried beans and jicama coleslaw.
$11.50

Fresh Crest Cafe Pastas

Jalapeno Chicken
Linguine with sauteed red and green bell peppers, red onion, fresh jalapenos, and topped with grated parmesan. 7oz broiled chicken breast tossed in heavy cream, black pepper, and white wine.
$15.00
Spinach Pesto Rigatoni with Chicken Sausage
Sauteed chicken sausage, tomato, garlic in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Tossed in penne pasta, spinach pesto, fresh spinach. Topped with grated parmesan and pine nuts.
$15.00
Herb Crusted Chicken
Chicken breast breaded with thyme, basil, red pepper, marjoram, and bread crumbs, sauteed, and served on a bed of linguine alfredo.
$14.00
Garlic Chicken with Bacon
Linguine, garlic grilled chicken breast with bacon and parmesan. Fresh tomatoes, basil, and roasted pasilla chiles tossed in olive oil, and butter.
$13.50
Bubbies
Linguine in a gorgonzola cream sauce, with ham, fresh pears, and caramelized pecans.
$13.50
Crest
Linguine served with Canadian bacon, red onions, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, fresh basil, tomato, and garlic in a creamy wine sauce.
$13.50
Macaroni and Cheese
Rigatoni, jack, cheddar, and parmesan cheese, oven baked casserole style. Served with salad.
$11.00

Famous Crest Burgers

The Ultimate Burger
Twelve ounce Angus burger mixed with sun dried tomatoes, onions, parsley, and homemade teriyaki sauce. Topped with bacon, your choice of cheese and sprinkled with our homemade beer battered onion rings. Infused with bell peppers.
$15.50
Stuffed BBQ Bacon Burger
Angus beef stuffed with cheddar cheese and chopped bacon. Topped with more cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce, and onion rings. Infused with bell peppers.
$14.00
Kits Burger
Gouda cheese and Canadian bacon. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.50
Butter Burger
Half pound of fresh lean ground beef, stuffed with garlic, tarragon, basil, and parsley butter. Topped with cheddar cheese, garlic mayonnaise made with a dash of paprika, cayenne, and cumin. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.50
Crest Burger
Fresh jalapeno peppers and jalapeno cheese. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.00
Uptown Burger
Avocado, tomato, cheese, and fresh mushrooms. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.00
Baba Louie Burger
Ortega chile, jack cheese, and guacamole. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.00
Balboa Burger
Crisp honey cured bacon and cheddar cheese. Infused with bell peppers.
$12.00
Billy's Burger
Sauteed mushrooms, onions and swiss cheese. Infused with bell peppers.
$11.50
Patty Melt Burger
Grilled rye stuffed with a burger, cheddar cheese, and grilled onions. Infused with bell peppers.
$11.50
Fresh Salmon Burger
Fresh salmon combined with capers, tarragon, horseradish, and fresh lemon juice topped with avocado. Infused with bell peppers.
$11.50
Oui Oui Burger
Aged bleu cheese crumbles under melted jack cheese. Infused with bell peppers.
$11.50
Ruben's Burger
Plain and simple. Our 5th avenue burger with cheese.
$11.00
5th Avenue Burger
Plain and simple. Meat and bun.
$10.50

Hot Dogs

Cowboy Hot Dog
100% top round hot dogs served on a pretzel bun. Bacon, gouda cheese, onions, and BBQ sauce.
$9.00
Chicago Hot Dog
100% top round hot dogs served on a pretzel bun. Chopped pickles, onions, tomatoes, yellow peppers.
$9.00
Chili Dog
100% top round hot dogs served on a pretzel bun. Veggie chilli, chopped onions, shredded cheddar, and jack cheeses.
$9.00

Combo

You Pick Two!

Side

Homemade Granola
With sliced banana.
$6.50
Oatmeal
Served with raisins and chopped walnuts.
$5.50
Two Eggs
Served any style.
$4.50
Cottage Cheese and Tomatoes
$4.50
Homemade Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
$4.50
Spicy Chicken sausage
$4.50
Fresh Fruit
Seasonal fruit
$4.50
Bacon
$4.50
Fresh Buttery Croissant
$3.50
Home Fries
$3.50
Hash Browns
$3.50
Real maple syrup
$2.00
Side of avocado
$3.25
Ham
$4.50
Fresh berry and yogurt parfait
Homemade granola, vanilla yogurt and fresh seasonal fruit
$7.50

Cold Beverages

Affogato
Two scoops of vanilla ice cream, topped with coffee beans, and a shot of espresso.
$5.50
Malts
$5.50
Milk shakes
$5.50
Tangerine
$3.50
Sold out
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea
$3.00
Apple
$2.50
Grapefruit
$2.50
Orange
$2.50
V 8
$2.50
Fresh Lemonade
$2.50
Arnold Palmer
$2.50
Sold out
Soda
$3.00
Fresh Brewed Herbal Iced Tea
$3.00
Milk
$2.50
Pellegrino Water
$2.50
Classic Chocolate Egg Cream
$2.50
Italian Soda
Italian soda with your choice of flavor.
$2.50

Hot Drinks

Snickers Latte
$5.00
Milky Way Latte
$5.00
White Chocolate Almond Latte
$4.50
Vanilla Latte
$4.50
Caramel Vanilla Latte
$4.50
Hazelnut Latte
$4.50
Caffe Latte
$4.00
Cappuccino
$4.00
Tea Bag Tariff
$3.50
Freshly Brewed Coffee
$3.00
Espresso
$3.00
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
$3.50

Desserts

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