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Encinitas Cafe

531, Encinitas, CA
+1 760-632-0919
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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05:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
531, Encinitas, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner last night with my best friend. I had the meat loaf dinner, came with mashed potatoes, carrots, dinner salad and cornbread. It was terrific! My friend has the turkey dinner and I tried a little, this will be my choice next...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here twice, first for lunch, which consisted of a BLT and clam chowder, then breakfast which was a ham and cheese omelette and quiche with potatoes, all tasted fresh and cooked right with friendly attentive staff as well. The food is not overly...More

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating here for years. They are very doggie friendly and I see the same staff year after year...always a good sign. The Encinitas Special is my favorite but I always end up taking one pancake home. The good news is they reheat pretty...More

Thank RememberRosie
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I were looking for a "hole in the wall" cafe for a late breakfast and saw the Encinitas Cafe. We parked (found a spot in front on the street...but there is parking behind the cafe) and went inside. At 10:45 the place...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Although open for dinner we have only visited for breakfast or lunch in the past. The food and service are wonderful and we look forward to returning in the future.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Breakfast food was very tasty! We also ordered flour tortillas and were pleased when we noticed that they were homemade! The service is excellent!

Thank Sandy L. F
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I really wanted an authentic Mexican Breakfast Burrito while staying in Encinitas and this place fits the bill. I certainly enjoyed a made to order, to my liking with ingredients of my choice. It's huge!! My daughter enjoyed their Acai breakfast bowl with Acai Sorbet,...More

Thank Vinnie1973
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Food is fantastic ,inexpensive prices ,big amount of food and all of it very tasty , Go there and enjoy it outside tables so you can people watch and enjoy the weather which is always fantastic and the surf 4 blocks away is nice too

Thank 120jackh
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I has a nice lunch at the Cafe. We sat outside with our two dogs. We encountered at least three different staff people and they were uniformly friendly and helpful. The food is basic and very good - a tuna melt and...More

Thank TominCA
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I had a "date day" instead of "date night" and explored downtown Encinitas for a change. Of course we got hungry and found this charming place. There were seats outside so we sat down immediately. The menu was typical cafe/diner menu but what...More

Thank dexter619
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531, Encinitas, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-632-0919
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