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2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here on the recommendation of a friend that lives in Vista. He had indicated that the food was fresh and had great options and me being a vegetarian that I would be able to find something to eat here. He was not wrong. Excellent choices for vegetarians, excellent service and reasonable prices. You can also dine inside or... More 

Thank Texirican
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food tends to be average. Recently ordered a bison burger and was disappointed in it, overpriced for the quality. In general it seems overpriced for the quality. The breakfast can be OK but omelets can be dry/over cooked. The Salmon Salad with fruit seems to be decent.

Thank LaChykita
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Spent a few days in Carlsbad and got hooked on the Pitaya Bowls at Swami's. What a great way to start your day!

Thank njnjnj
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Enjoyed a late breakfast here one day on our anniversary trip. The place was very busy, with a line out the door. They take your order up front, and serve you cafe-style with a number at your table. The food was very good, with generous portions.

Thank krestona
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place!!! The food is truly delicious with so many veggie and vegan options. The serve breakfast and lunch food- great options for all Also the service is incredible- the manager Luis is exceptional! Ps- loved the salmon scramble

Thank sbsandler
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the salmon scramble and that there were plenty of options to accommodate your party. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

after dropping off a passenger at LAX, we headed to San Diego. my cousin recommended we stop at Swami's for breakfast. the food was great! we had the Steak Benedict and the Fresh strawberry waffle. we stopped at the swami's in San diego the next day!

Thank THFromOmaha
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved this open air, casual restaurant that serves breakfast all day! We had lunch with friends we were visiting, and stayed for over 3 hours. The staff - including the manager - were very friendly, and encouraged us to stay as long as we liked, even though they were obviously trying to clean up after the lunch crowd to... More 

Thank PeripateticDuo
Oceanside, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We are a local family and we just love SAWAMI'S. Family that visit from out of town we go to Swami's. Great staff, awesome food and atmosphere is beautiful and sitting outside is fantastic because you can bring your dogs!! This is a very favorite local breakfast, lunch restaurant !

Thank N6880DHdavid
San Diego, California, USA
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76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Oh, my! A huge green omelet filled with asparagus, spinach and more, home fries and fruit. For the kids, quesadillas, scrambled eggs & toast and a grilled cheese sandwich, all with generous bowls of fresh fruit.

Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
Pasadena, California
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We asked at the hotel for a place nearby that also offered gluten free items and the receptionist pointed us to Swami's and... that turned out to be a great advice! Family of four, 2 kids (one has to go gluten free). At first we really liked the settings, what you expect from an ocean city, very interesting. Stuff is... More 

Thank CiroDk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-434-7455

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