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Ki's Restaurant

2591 South Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
760 436-5236
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Chesterfield
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English first
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Ki's is fun. Expect a funky beach restaurant, and be flexible, and you'll have a good time. We enjoyed their house red wine. I liked the spring rolls for an appetizer. You just can't beat the view of the ocean. Great way to relax after a surf session or with a friend after a long day.

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Mound, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Ki's is a fun, casual place with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean on The Pacific Coast Highway in Cardiff By The Sea. It's a varied menus and my companions said their food was "OK." My salad was a little sparse on ingredients other than lettuce on both occasions I dined here. I won't return for salad. They have area... More

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Plano, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I loved this restaurant--organic, fresh, healthy foods. I ate here three times on a 5-day trip to Del Mar--dinner on my first night and twice for breakfast. They have fresh juice (fruit or greens or combo). I had the sunset with orange, kale and carrot and it was great. I had an egg dish one morning and buckwheat banana nut... More

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Austin, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Eaten hear a few times now, typically for breakfast....location across from Chart House...they serve up great food from what I hear, all day long, but we have only done breakfast. They make fresh juice's, muffins, breads, but the breakfasts are large, so you may want to split....as good as the food is, sitting upstairs and watching the surfers across the... More

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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We literally stumbled in at the last minute to watch the sunset and thought best we would do was a bar seat. We did get a bar table, but it took prodding to get service, and even after that it was slow. Good selection of beer. I had a "small plate" of squash tacos that were really good, and really... More

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Cardiff by the Sea, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

It's has a casual atmosphere. if your health conscious you will appreciate their oh so good food. Have been going for almost 20 years.

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San Marcos, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Met my wife here for a quick lunch. Service was very good and the staff was very polite. The turkey bacon burger was a little dry but not too bad. My wife had the ahi wrap and she said it was very good. Would return although $32 for a couple sandwiches is a little pricey

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Corvallis, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

As this is a local favorite place in a great location - ocean across the street - it can be very busy (you might have to wait in line). Breakfast here, with that view - hard to beat! The menu has healthy options. If you are on vacation, go on a weekday AM. Dining is upstairs, with bar - kitchen... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I actually thought that my eggs were just badly cooked. Ordered scrambled - and they were dry and yet foamy. Choked them down. Got sick later! Why oh why did I eat those strange things? I thought I was in a healthy place. The previous time, I actually never got my breakfast because the order taker messed up, so rather... More

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San Diego, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Ki's is known for healthy food. Breakfast looking over the ocean is a hard habit to break! Try the Huevos Rancheros or an omelet. Their Supermix juice is both super healthy and amazing.

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