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101 Diner

552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
+1 760-753-2123
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggs benedict” (25 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
“acai bowl” (10 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on the drive down from LA to San Diego. Encinitas is a great little beach town along that route. We went to 101 Diner for breakfast and immediately saw a big line outline (usually means good food). We waited about 20 minutes and...More

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very warm welcome and the food was so tasty filling and varied. Thoroughly recommend. The skate special breakfasts were such value for money with the pancakes being so fluffy.

Thank Louiseluptonontour
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place looks like a basic diner. Nothing fancy at all. But the food was a step (or maybe two steps) above basic diner food. And unlike most diners, it is actually possible to eat healthy there too. Service was good as well. And the...More

Thank onekbear
Reviewed 20 August 2017

On our way from the airport to family in north county and got off of Hwy 5 to look for somewhere for breakfast. We found 101 diner and it was great. Good menu and food was the best !

Thank Indyboy_10
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was looking for an actual diner for breakfast as I happened across the 101 Diner. I never looked for another one again. Albeit, I only had breakfast for a week there, I watched and listened to the other customers as they praised the food...More

Thank LorraineConnecticut
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is one of my all time favorite places to eat. Love going here and eating outside. Their breakfast are fantastic, as are their lunch items. I have never had a bad meal here. The staff is also very nice and friendly. Prices are normal...More

Thank Troy-Wo
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Was taken by a friend to try the eggs Benedict with Jalapeño Hollandaise. Was delicious. Service was great. Perfect spot for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Rmassoudi
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

After a great walk on the beach, we enjoyed a delicious brunch of shared eggs benedict . Delicious! I wish I would have had room for the Nutella-banana crepes or the surf/turf benedicts with tri-tip on one and crab cake on the other. Mmmmmmm. Next...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 7 May 2017

After a long run, we were voraciously hungry and thought it was the perfect day to try this diner we had heard so much about. We each ordered a three-egg omelette and shared a large stack of buttermilk pancakes. All tasty, fresh and satisfying. Highly...More

Thank SusanL81435
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stopped by as we traveled through town and wanted to hit the local landmark. Our server Haylee was very friendly and made sure we were taken care of. Food was exactly what you'd expect from a roadside diner and reasonably priced. Worth a visit...More

Thank Kmagg
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sharon p
15 July 2017|
Response from 2beans2000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Give them a call, but I'm pretty sure it's "first cone, first served"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2123
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