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cafe elysa

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3076 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2907
+1 760-434-4100
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 21:00
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Carlsbad, California
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlsbad has many places to eat, and many great things to do. This has to be on your "must do" list. This locally owned breakfast/lunch eatery should to be on the top of your list. There is sometimes a line, and if the line is too long there are plenty of other fine places to eat, but if you can... More 

Thank debbie p
Temecula, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just found the place on a whim. Read the previous reviews and have to agree. It was delicious and easy!!!

Thank BettySpring
Galena, Ohio
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350 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the area stopping here for lunch. Beautiful sunny day and Elisa's offers breakfast all day. I ordered a cafe omelette with a choice of hash browns or fruit. I asked Sierra about the types of fruit after she told me she added I could get a half order of each. Best of both worlds. The omelette had feta cheese,... More 

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Kalamazoo, MI
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296 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Return visit from last year. Still a great place for delicious, local, fresh, unique breakfast. Reasonable. All homemade. Outdoor seating gives it a European flair.

Thank JSKazoo
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

just stopped in for a coffee and the pastries and menu look tasty- I am definitely coming back. A few people on the patio with their dogs - had a great vibe. Succulents everywhere which was nice. My dirty chai latte was perfect, and the girl behind the bar was awesome and very friendly. Laid back environment, would love to... More 

Thank apkercsak
Phoenix, AZ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been here several times, whenever we are in town. It is a must stop for us, especially for breakfast! Some great specials and great service.

Thank lravelingprincess
Pasadena, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Elysa's was recommended by a friend who lives in the area. Had a lovely lunch dining outside on the patio. The staff were really helpful and the food was fresh. Three of us had a salad, a breakfast entree and a sandwich. All were really delicious. I would go back the next time I visit Carlsbad!

Thank krisklacanada
Spring Hill, Florida
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were told that Cafe Elysa was super good, but that's not what we encountered. Our coffee was bitter and about as good as instant. We ordered pancakes and a ham and cheese croissant. The pancakes were tough and tasteless, and the croissant was greasy. Perhaps we didn't order the right things???

Thank loribel3
Livermore, California
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop with friends on our bike ride from Del Mar. Casual and informal outdoor seating. Cafe is about a block from the beach. Variety of pastry.l was okay not great. Website shows breakfast available which I have not tried but intend to next time.

Thank Pat W
Loveland, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went several times. Kids enjoyed breakfast waffles and pastries. Coffee was very good. Good location. Staff was friendly and helpful. Will be back.

Thank Garrett C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3076 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-4100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?