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Encinitas Cafe

531, Encinitas, CA
+1 760-632-0919
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“oatcakes” (3 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“tuna melt” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
531, Encinitas, CA
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Over the years I have been going to Encinitas Cafe for breakfast. Today I went there for lunch and had the fish and chips. As always the service was excellent. However, the quality of the fish, was definitely below average. 3 small 3/8 inch thick...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a casual cafe with in and outside seating ,which is so much fun . You can watch people walk by or traffic and all of the fun cars loaded with surfboards ,people and other fun astuff Service is fantastic and all of the...More

Thank 120jackh
Reviewed 28 February 2018

My husband and I eat here periodically as we happen to be going up or down the coast of So Cal. It's a fun atmosphere with lots of locals meeting and eating. I enjoyed the bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese omelette and found lots of big...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was bustling and had a good atmosphere. The menu was Tex-Mex'y but something for everyone! Eggs, bacon, steaks, chicken, hash browns - the lot offered with spice. The Bloody Mary was very good. The service was fast and the coffee delicious. A great stop...More

Thank patbean
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We ate here based upon the TripAdvisor reviews, as we had a doctor's appt nearby. We were not disappointed! Breakfast was fast and hearty. Service was friendly and the knotty pine walls and decor took me back quite a few years. It was such a...More

Thank love2add
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Looked liked it might be good since it appeared to be popular with locals. Unfortunately we won't be back. The food just wasn't good... maybe it is what we ordered....

1  Thank hart13
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The salmon salad was delicious. Dining companion enjoyed the tuna melt. This was the perfect place to have lunch and visit with my cousins from Orange County. Great service.

Thank chandlertravelers
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Encinitas Cafe is your typical beach city dinner. It is run by Debbie, the owner, with lots of family and friends involved in day to day operations. It serves very good American cuisine -- which is fine by me! I have mostly had breakfast there....More

Thank TrippyDIane
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times, breakfast only. It is one of my parents favorite places. It's casual and the staff are very friendly and attentive. They have all of the regular breakfast foods, such as omelets, scrambles, bacon and eggs, pancakes, etc. The portions...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband I were looking for a quick, local, and cheap eats kind of place for breakfast before heading to he beach. I also needed gluten free options. We found it all at Encinitas Cafe. We shared a Greek omelette and home fries potatoes. The...More

Thank ChizSaltLakeCity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531, Encinitas, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-632-0919
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