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Thyme In the Ranch

16905 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
+1 858-759-0747
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16905 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great home cooked food. Pastries, cakes, pies, cookies are the greatest. Friendly service. No table service except coffee refills.

Thank stuff4herb
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place has the best muffins in the world. Go in and try to walk out without buying and eating one! I dare you! Love it. My go to breakfast meeting spot. There is always a line in the morning.

Thank Teresita L
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Can't believe it took me all these years to find this wonderful GEM! Absolutely packed out for lunch midweek....and I can see why! Exquisite atmosphere and delicious food... I will be returning often!! Can't say enough ... there is indoor and outdoor seating...and there are...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Delicious homemade soups, fresh veggie dishes and bakery goods. Lovely farm cottage decor with indoor or outdoor seating.

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Opposite the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe this is a gem. Huge portion of delicious frittata. Couldn't recommend highly enough

Thank robnathan2000
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ive been going there for years now and they still have the best salads and soups. Every day they change the special salad and they are all very good.

Thank AlbertoMay
Kyle P, Owner at Thyme In the Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you! We love hearing about our guests' experiences. Look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went here for both breakfast and lunch (they are not open for dinner). Price, quality, atmosphere and service was top notch. This is a little bakery that offers breakfast items (quiche, oatmeal, muffins, etc) and lunch with many different sandwiches, soups and salads. And...More

Thank Greg B
Kyle P, Owner at Thyme In the Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Greg ~ Thank you for your review! Enjoyed reading your thoughts and so glad you enjoyed Thyme. Hope to see you again on your next trip to RSF.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Beautiful tiny restaurant. So you line up, order your food, carry out your desserts, beverages. Note:and on a credit card purchase you are encouraged to tip 12, 15 or 20%, really. Entrees are delivered to your table. Fabulous salads. A man came up to our...More

1  Thank Kerry D
Kyle P, Owner at Thyme In the Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi Kerry ~ Thank you for your review. So happy you enjoyed the salads and I'm sorry to hear about the gentleman asking about your table. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Fresh and tasty salads, scones, muffins and quiche. The setting is relaxing and quaint. Staff is friendly and helpful. The coffee was excellent.More

Thank jeannej77
Kyle P, Owner at Thyme In the Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Jeanne, Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased to serve our community and grateful for the support we've received over our 20+ years in operation. If you ever have any feedback on how we can better serve or would just like...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We grab a quick breakfast at this quaint café. Excellent muffins. Only complaint is the bacon was awfulMore

Thank Skillz021909
Kyle P, Owner at Thyme In the Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your kind and honest review. I will take your feedback regarding the bacon to our kitchen, I suspect it was over-crisped. On your next visit, please mention this and we'd be happy to treat you to another serving of bacon...More

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1 April 2016|
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Response from mclay2015 | Reviewed this property |
Thyme has a side patio that can be accessed from a path to other offices from the east. You can order for your family and they deliver to the table. The food is really good. Another good place is the whole foods market cafe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16905 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 858-759-0747
For 22 years, Thyme has shared our family's tradition of fresh ingredients, made in a simple way, with our friends and community. Serving breakfast, lunch and a delicious array of bakery all prepared in our kitchen from scratch, daily.
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