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Darshan Bakery & Cafe

949 2nd St, Encinitas, CA 92024-4411
+1 760-436-1337
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“focaccia” (2 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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949 2nd St, Encinitas, CA 92024-4411
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2017

To be fair, I only ordered a vanilla latte made with almond milk. Don't get me wrong, they offer pastries that are works of art but I was hoping for something a little more on the healthy side. Maybe because "darshan" means "an opportunity or...More

Thank AlaskaMarion
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Loved enjoying a Chai Tea after our stroll through the gardens at the Self Realization Center. The chocolate almond croissant was yummy, too. This is a happy place. I appreciated the joyful attitude of the man who assisted me and my friends. I definitely will...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Tiny bakery and cafe on B street near the Self Realization Temple. I love the baguettes. I make pan de jamon with them. (ask me and I'll share the recipe) - they are simply the best. They are different from any other baguette you can...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Darshan is known by the locals. A good way to know if the locals love a place is to look for a bulletin board. Inside on the right hand side you'll find one with cards and postings for roommates wanted. Locals frequent this place every...More

Thank Pris N
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a husband and wife shop. They only accept cash. Their baked good are the best this side of town. In my opinion they are like an authentic European bakery. They also serve soups and sandwiches.

Thank worldtraveler73_7
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a lovely place, full of "Good" and delicious courses. Try their almond croissants and you'll go to heaven! Eating here makes me happy. Thanks a lot for having done a place full of love, colors, taste and happyness.

Thank Caterina A
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I like this place...it's TINY, nothing really is bad...one must go and just enjoy. Just like 3-4 tiny tables inside and a few outside...great place to enjoy! Go experience!

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I can't believe that someone from Switzerland and someone from France found this place in my hometown and I had not! Well now that I've corrected the error of my ways, I'm hooked! The Bombay latte is heavenly and I have no clue what's in...More

2  Thank bddove
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Place recommended by a friend as good organic bakery. Anybody who is on diet should avoid this place!!! Almond croissants and rustic bread are absolutely delicious and I have just started to taste what they have.. My husband came back twice the same day after...More

3  Thank Kasienka_12
Reviewed 25 July 2014

This little bakery is locate right beside the SRF-Temple in Encinitas which I was visiting. As I was early for the meditation I stopped here and got a chai and a bear claw. I was really excited about the quality of the tea and the...More

2  Thank Erhard R
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Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd St, Encinitas, CA 92024-4411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-436-1337
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