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cafe elysa

3076 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2907
+1 760-434-4100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (6 reviews)
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3076 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2907
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was amazing and you can almost see the ocean from the fireside view out front. You order at the counter and they deliver the meal to you. We sat out front beside the fire pit. Many locals having coffee it was a great...More

Thank jillmaries2017
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to try the café omelette which was very good. Also tried the waffle which was good but should be a little more crispy on the outside. Service was friendly

Thank beachboundeddie
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I'm nervous about posting this because it's such a local gem I'm afraid it will get even more crowded but they deserve it! Breakfasts are made fresh to order, I mean fresh! They bake all their pastries from scratch....try the cinnamon rolls! The seating is...More

Thank bballwey
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A few friends and I stopped here for breakfast one morning while vacationing in Carlsbad. We placed our orders (for a combination of food and coffee) and were told to take our number and find a seat as they would bring everything out. The first...More

1  Thank Bemalu E
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great spot for breakfast. I had the Cafe omelette and my wife had the Elysa omelette. Both had the options of fruit or hash browns. We chose fruit. The veggies in the omelettes and the fruit were super fresh and flavorful. The patio dining is...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Great latte and extensive breakfast menu. We had eggs, pastries, and lattes. Set outside on patio in beautiful weather and people watched.

Thank CrystallinePhoenix
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My uncle that used to be a highway patrol office recommended this place because he used to go there every morning with his partners. You can get ANY coffee into a frozen one, so on those warmer days this is a treat. It's nice to...More

Thank sydney w
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place was hopping on a Sunday morning. We just bought pastries, but the patio was full with those getting breakfast.

Thank AZTravelLady
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Probability the best breakfast I've had in a long time. creative meals and great desserts. Busy place.

Thank Scottrollerman
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have lived here for years but never tried this place. What a mistake! Wonderful breakfast and lunch. Outside seating let's you enjoy the beach vibe. The portions were huge so think about splitting it. Don't be in a rush since everything is made from...More

Thank bballwey
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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