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Swami's Cafe

2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
+1 760-434-7455
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“acai bowl” (18 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten at both Swami's and this time was no different. Good sandwiches at market prices. They are one of these restaurants that bring your bill on an iPad with a choice of 20, 24 or 26% tip. Huh? Lucky I am not bashful about...More

Thank johnephilp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their Acai Bowl, and the awesome pancakes, too. The innovative and healthy offerings at Swamis make it a good choice -especially with visitors.

Thank Jutta S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on recommendation from local we breakfast here. Price point very good, food very good. I had the meat omelette and wife had pecan pumpkin pancakes. Both plates were very good and filling. Would recommend as they have a wide variety of food choices including...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My mom and I stopped in here for breakfast on the patio during our vacation. We both have dietary restrictions (no dairy, no wheat, plant-based) and were able to find reasonable options. I ordered a veggie hash with scrambled tofu and got some fried potatoes...More

Thank Karena C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Popular breakfast spot in the center of Carlsbad. Had breakfast there two days in a row since it was so good. Huge menu with just about everything. Ordered Huevos Rancheros, Denver Omelette, Black Egg Burrito, Multigrain Waffle, Buttermilk pancakes. All very good. Service was excellent.

Thank gtrjim
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My husband travels to the area for business and I try to come along when I can. I love Carlsbad for it's laid back vibe and Swami's Cafe is a place I return to again and again for breakfast and lunch. The menu choices are...More

Thank davispea
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This restaurant has a great breakfast menu and excellent lunch menu with a great twist of Mexican. The service was terrific, but we waited for 30 minutes for 3 while they seated at least two groups of 4 before us even though we'd been waiting...More

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This place is so good! I loved my Acai bowl and the server was super cool and gave my kids fruit before the food came because (you know what) was about to hit the fan. We visited for two weeks and we went there twice...More

Thank jennychk5
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We are so glad someone at our hotel recommended this place to us, which was just on the outskirts of the main commercial area, but still within walking distance. We loved the healthy dining options on the menu. We each ordered the multigrain pancakes...me with...More

Thank ilive4sun
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Who knew? Who would expect a roadside cafe in downtown Carlsbad would end up being a fabulous breakfast place? We weren't expecting that eating beside a major thoroughfare would be so delightful so imagine our surprise when our order of chorizo hash turned out to...More

Thank SobremesaStudios
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-7455
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“Healthy home cooking” is the specialty of this inexpensive San Diego chainlet turning out fresh juices, smoothies, wraps and heartier fare, plus breakfast all day!
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