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Swami's Cafe

1476 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2930
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“san diego” (2 reviews)
“artichoke” (2 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1476 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2930
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Swami's is generous with its portions. The food is fresh and there are many selections on the menu, even for those of us who are gluten free. We like to sit on the patio with our pup. The outside ambience isn't the greatest--you look at...More

Thank dogma327
Reviewed 7 August 2018

When you want to have a great meal and feel the atmosphere of SolCal beach community Swami's Cafe is the ticket.

Thank Wesley F
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Nice clean restaurant with great menu of good food, breakfast, lunch, dinner, plus specialties. The staff is very friendly. It feels like a family business. The inland location has the same menu as the Hwy 101 location, but less crowded and more comfortable seating. They...More

Thank rlpowell710
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I always eat a Swami's at least once when I am in Encinitas. My order this time somehow got missed but luckily my wife's wrap was big enough for two and as always delicious. One word of warning - I saw about six bowls of...More

Thank Charlie_Bites
Reviewed 20 March 2018

My friend who lives in Encinitas took me down here as I wanted to take him for dinner for his fine hospitality. I had the meatloaf which was pretty good and he had a type of seafood soup which he liked too. One thing, the...More

Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were visiting friends in San Diego and they took us to a favorite place for the locals... Swami's. Now it's on our favorite list. For a casual dining experience... this is a great place! We went on a Sunday for brunch so some of...More

Thank 1Ready2Go
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I was amazed my omelete was there so quickly after ordering. Thick whole wheat toast was crisp. Lots of vegis in the omelette. Quiet. Selfserve coffee with many choices was nice. The babbling fountain was relaxing. Healthy reasonably priced food.

Thank peter c
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We eat at Swami's often. We typically go for breakfast, but I have friends who like it for dinner. I hear their happy hour is excellent! This is an excellent local place and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Diane O
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Ive been disappointed three strikes so this restaurant is O U T. 1st with a group was bad ... 2nd with a client he was irate with cold food and such an argumentive non apologetic manager who actually denied the food was extra disgusting from...More

Thank victoria a
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We come here often for brunch after church. The wait if any is marginal! The wait staff is as good as it gets! I judge a breakfast by its pancakes and it's eggs Benedict and both are excellent. Even the gf pancake is excellent! My...More

Thank Margoes
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1476 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2930
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
This used to be the Beach Grass Cafe, but changed it's name to Swami's Cafe (there is also a Swami's Cafe in Encinitas, but it is off the Coast Hwy). The only TA listing for Swami's in Encinitas is the one off the Coast Hwy. Can we add this one?
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