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San Diego Chicken Pie Shop

2633 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA - (619) 295-0156
Coffee shop food: clean, wholesome, predictable. As the name suggests, the house specialty is chicken pie, nothing but meat and gravy and crust, sided by big, soft dinner rolls. Also: superb hot turkey sandwiches.
100% Approval Rating (19 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Hot Turkey Sandwich
chicken pie

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Southern California was once a land of many coffee shops: urban eateries where you could count on three square meals a day, served swiftly, at reasonable prices. Many of the reliable old coffee shops are gone, but the Chicken Pie Shop endures – a charming relic of ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2633 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
(619) 295-0156

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
My waitress wouldn't let me leave without trying a chicken pie and I'm so glad I did.  Real turkey, flaky crust covered with a delicious chicken gravy... it is easy to see why this is the signature dish.
"My waitress wouldn't let me leave without trying a chicken pie and I'm so glad I did. Real turkey, flaky crust covered with a delicious chicken gravy... it is easy to see why this is the signature dish."
Cliff Strutz





The hot turkey sandwich comes with whipped potatoes and cranberry sauce.  This is a coffee shop classic!
"The hot turkey sandwich comes with whipped potatoes and cranberry sauce. This is a coffee shop classic!"
Cliff Strutz


How can you go wrong with a delightful Chicken Pie?
"How can you go wrong with a delightful Chicken Pie?"
John Coon


Counter and seats are crowded every day at lunch with people who like a square meal at a decent price.
"Counter and seats are crowded every day at lunch with people who like a square meal at a decent price."
Michael Stern


This is just a small portion of the chicken figurines scattered throughout the dining area.  I was told all of these were donated by customers.
"This is just a small portion of the chicken figurines scattered throughout the dining area. I was told all of these were donated by customers."
Cliff Strutz


Ol' reliable in downtown San Diego
"Ol' reliable in downtown San Diego"
Michael Stern


On the rare bad-weather day in San Diego, a chicken pie is especially comforting.
"On the rare bad-weather day in San Diego, a chicken pie is especially comforting."
Michael Stern



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