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Swami's

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2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
760-434-7455
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few days in Carlsbad and got hooked on the Pitaya Bowls at Swami's. What a great way to start your day!

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Thank njnjnj
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Enjoyed a late breakfast here one day on our anniversary trip. The place was very busy, with a line out the door. They take your order up front, and serve you cafe-style with a number at your table. The food was very good, with generous portions.

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Thank krestona
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place!!! The food is truly delicious with so many veggie and vegan options. The serve breakfast and lunch food- great options for all Also the service is incredible- the manager Luis is exceptional! Ps- loved the salmon scramble

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Thank sbsandler
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the salmon scramble and that there were plenty of options to accommodate your party. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

Omaha
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

after dropping off a passenger at LAX, we headed to San Diego. my cousin recommended we stop at Swami's for breakfast. the food was great! we had the Steak Benedict and the Fresh strawberry waffle. we stopped at the swami's in San diego the next day!

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Thank THFromOmaha
Philadelphia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved this open air, casual restaurant that serves breakfast all day! We had lunch with friends we were visiting, and stayed for over 3 hours. The staff - including the manager - were very friendly, and encouraged us to stay as long as we liked, even though they were obviously trying to clean up after the lunch crowd to... More 

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Thank PeripateticDuo
Oceanside, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We are a local family and we just love SAWAMI'S. Family that visit from out of town we go to Swami's. Great staff, awesome food and atmosphere is beautiful and sitting outside is fantastic because you can bring your dogs!! This is a very favorite local breakfast, lunch restaurant !

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Thank N6880DHdavid
San Diego, California, USA
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Oh, my! A huge green omelet filled with asparagus, spinach and more, home fries and fruit. For the kids, quesadillas, scrambled eggs & toast and a grilled cheese sandwich, all with generous bowls of fresh fruit.

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Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
Pasadena, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We asked at the hotel for a place nearby that also offered gluten free items and the receptionist pointed us to Swami's and... that turned out to be a great advice! Family of four, 2 kids (one has to go gluten free). At first we really liked the settings, what you expect from an ocean city, very interesting. Stuff is... More 

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Thank CiroDk
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We really enjoy Swami's Cafe for breakfast and lunch when we visit Carlsbad. They have an excellent menu and awesome service. Our daughters are vegetarian and they have many choices for the girls. Love everything about Swami's Cafe!

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Thank Gary T
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Gary, we can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your kind compliments with us! We take great pride in providing flavorful food and great service, and are so pleased to hear your daughters enjoy our vegetarian options. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and we are so glad we did. We had two families and two kids and staff couldn't have been more helpful and courteous. The food was fantastic and they offer super healthy options. We sat outside and enjoyed the weather. The Santa Fe chicken sandwich, blue Burger and wraps were all great. Staff was great... More 

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Thank talley01
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We take pride in serving great food in a family friendly environment - we're so glad that you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-434-7455

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?