Interior of Bud's Cafe
Bud's Louisiana Cafe
Great American Food . . . In the New Orleans Manner


Bud's Louisiana Cafe on Zagat

Zagat Rated in San Diego Top 12 of 2010

Rated in Top 20 Nationally in a Best Value Dining Article, July 2011 858-573-BUDS

Map to Bud's Louisiana Cafe
4320 Viewridge Ave, "A"
In the Balboa Business Center
San Diego, CA 92123


Reservations Recommended, particularly during "peak" times - please call 858-573-2837 after 10:30 am

Or you can now make reservations online:
Reserve Now

In order to accommodate all our guests properly and ensure that everyone's food comes out in a timely manner the Chef (Bud) asks that tables have no more than 8 guests.
We also appreciate any advance notice of changes in the number of guests or arrival time

Please Note that while we do serve breakfast Monday through Friday, our regular/full menu is available only after 10:30 am Monday through Friday, and after Noon on Saturdays

Regular Hours:

Breakfast Monday through Friday
7:00 am until 10:00 am

Monday and Tuesday
10:30 am until 2:30 pm (no dinner)

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
10:30am - 9:00pm

Noon - 9:00pm

Sunday - closed

Gift Cards are available at the Cafe in any denomination.

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A Note from Bud
Since 1979, my passion for food and dining in my hometown of New Orleans has evolved into my mission in life. Over the past 29 years I have been the founding owner/chef of 9 restaurants in 5 different cities. All of the restaurants have been committed to serving authentic New Orleans style Creole and Cajun Cuisine. I am always so delighted and fulfilled when I open a new place and a large clientele develops who appreciate all things "In The New Orleans Manner ". What inspires me to continue my craft is knowing that I am not only feeding the souls of customers who already enjoy my style of food, but I am also introducing those from other areas to the authentic foods of my heritage. Not only have I been fortunate to be a part of 9 successful restaurants but I have sold each restaurant to one of my employees; not only were they given the opportunity to be chefs and entrepreneurs, but they also continued my mission of serving authentic Creole and Cajun cuisine in the New Orleans Manner.

See the History and News page for information about Bud's previous restuarants as well as what people are saying about Bud's Louisiana Cafe now.


Bud Deslatte


Bud's Cafe Dining Room
Bud's Dining Room