Eclipse Chocolat

Groceries or Market
2121 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104 2121 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Open All Hours
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96% of 1243 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Coffee, Cafe, Bakery, Ice Cream, American
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Mon-Thu
    9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Fri
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Coffee, Cafe, Bakery, Ice Cream, American
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
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Report | a month ago
The grilled chicken panini was incredible with French onion soup. I had the French toast which was very filling.
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Report | 2 months ago
The avocado Benedict with polenta and French toast are amazing !
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Report | 2 months ago
The avocado benedict is the bomb!
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Report | 2 months ago
Delicious, gourmet food, friendly service!
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Report | 2 months ago
The was great food and this was one of the best Groupon values ever! 2 drinks, 2 entrees, 2 sides, 2 desserts AND a ten piece box of truffles to take home for $57. All the items we had were fabulous and there's still the additional dessert and 9 truffles left!
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Report | 2 months ago
Excellent food! Huge portions! The chicken paninni is excellent
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Report | 2 months ago
EVERYTHING we had was over-the-top: the bacon-wrapped dates, the hot chocolates, the pulled-pork benedict...everything. Service was great - friendly and our waitress made great recommendations. Clearly one of the best restaurants I've been to in years.
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Report | 2 months ago
worst chocolate truffles I ever tasted -looked upscale though. Restaurant leaves much to be desired. Worst location. Minimal parking, looks like an old greasy spoon diner inside and out. So casual that you doubt the quality of everything but prices are not cheap. Portions were good. No bread served. The salad & dressing (although barely there) were tasty.Our entrees were tasty as were desserts (each enough for sharing). This restaurant is trying to be Grunge Hippy Upscale?? but can't be taken serious! No window coverings to block sun (miserable). We drove a long way and were very disappointed. Our evening out was a weird dud. On top of that the neighborhood was old and rundown. Was our $50+ groupon worth it? Not in our opinion. If Eclipse Chocolate is serious about their business they need to get a nice location with a pleasant atmosphere. And if they are going to give away truffles to take home on a groupon - give the best you've got to make people want to return or spread the good word!
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Report | 2 months ago
This place is simply amazing. With their simple menu where every entry and dessert sounds and looks delicious. At the end they give you . A box of chocolates that you get to enjoy at home
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Report | 2 months ago
It's awesome great food they should continue having Groupon for it. I come at least once every other month.
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From Our Editors

After earning a master's in sculpture, William Gustwiller immediately put all of those years of education to good use—though not in the way you might expect. He brought his artistic eye and sculptor's hands to the world of exotic chocolates, and he handcrafted enough of the sweets to open up Eclipse Chocolate in 2004.

Now, Gustwiller and his disciples sculpt about a dozen pastries and nearly 100 confections, including "quirky truffles" that were profiled in Food & Wine Magazine. Their artistic media: natural, organic, and sustainable ingredients. With a delicious layer chocolate as its mortar, Eclipse Chocolate has forged a partnership with Guittard Chocolate of San Francisco. The organization works directly with cacao farmers and other agents to source the high-quality, sustainable and fair-trade cacao that Eclipse Chocolate uses exclusively in its products.

Much of that cacao makes its way to Eclipse Chocolate's onsite bistro, where chefs incorporate it into buttermilk pancakes and blend it into what Travel and Leisure called some of "America's Best Hot Chocolate." The bistro, which also won a Silver Fork Award from San Diego Home & Garden magazine in 2013, even finds ways to incorporate chocolate into dinner: just look to the mascarpone meatball, which the chefs serve with a vanilla bean crostini and a cocoa balsamic drizzle. See a virtual tour of the restaurant here.

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Eclipse Chocolat

This is one of the most popular merchants on Groupon and is highly recommended by customers
Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Thu
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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