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Swami's Cafe

2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
+1 760-434-7455
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“acai bowl” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Popular breakfast spot in the center of Carlsbad. Had breakfast there two days in a row since it was so good. Huge menu with just about everything. Ordered Huevos Rancheros, Denver Omelette, Black Egg Burrito, Multigrain Waffle, Buttermilk pancakes. All very good. Service was excellent.

Thank gtrjim
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband travels to the area for business and I try to come along when I can. I love Carlsbad for it's laid back vibe and Swami's Cafe is a place I return to again and again for breakfast and lunch. The menu choices are...More

Thank davispea
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This restaurant has a great breakfast menu and excellent lunch menu with a great twist of Mexican. The service was terrific, but we waited for 30 minutes for 3 while they seated at least two groups of 4 before us even though we'd been waiting...More

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This place is so good! I loved my Acai bowl and the server was super cool and gave my kids fruit before the food came because (you know what) was about to hit the fan. We visited for two weeks and we went there twice...More

Thank jennychk5
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We are so glad someone at our hotel recommended this place to us, which was just on the outskirts of the main commercial area, but still within walking distance. We loved the healthy dining options on the menu. We each ordered the multigrain pancakes...me with...More

Thank ilive4sun
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Who knew? Who would expect a roadside cafe in downtown Carlsbad would end up being a fabulous breakfast place? We weren't expecting that eating beside a major thoroughfare would be so delightful so imagine our surprise when our order of chorizo hash turned out to...More

Thank SobremesaStudios
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Nice outside patio for morning meal. We had huevos rancheros and eggs Benedict. Both were outstanding. The service is friendly and most of the locals were greeted with hugs. Next time I'm through Carlsbad I'll stop in again.

Thank DKS44
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We brought the family in for lunch on two consecutive days. The burgers were excellent as were the fries. Portions were generous and the people very friendly

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The place I think of first when heading out with my friends and family. Great staff, delicious acai and pretty much anything else. Never dissatisfied. Dog friendly patio and gluten-free options. All the Swami's have these things to offer.

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I came here for breakfast and had a delicious pecan pumpkin pancake. Lots of vegan options as well. Indoor seating and a covered patio.

Thank SaraFeld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-7455
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“Healthy home cooking” is the specialty of this inexpensive San Diego chainlet turning out fresh juices, smoothies, wraps and heartier fare, plus breakfast all day!
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