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Ki's Restaurant

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2591 South Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007 (Chesterfield)
760 436-5236
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tempting menu that delivered.

Was in CA visiting and said I wanted to eat somewhere I could see the ocean. This place was recommended. Right across street from ocean but nothing to block view which was great, only seating outside is tables for 2. We sat right by the windows which are huge and the menu is so varied we couldn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Dumas, Arkansas
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Dumas, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Was in CA visiting and said I wanted to eat somewhere I could see the ocean. This place was recommended. Right across street from ocean but nothing to block view which was great, only seating outside is tables for 2. We sat right by the windows which are huge and the menu is so varied we couldn't decide. There is... More 

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I found Ki's on TripAdvisor, my favorite restaurant app. Highly rated, nothing about our dining experience was disappointing. I used OpenTable to reserve our table for 4. We arrived a little before our scheduled time of 6:30 and were immediately and pleasantly greeted by a young lady, who took us straight to our table. Our drink order was noted by... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A delightful and healthy choice for a casual dinner by the sea. Three of us had the seafood curry and loved it.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Ki's continues to offer fun ways to enjoy a great meal, friendly service, and a spectacular view. We are regulars (Hi Jennifer!) and have started a tradition over the last couple months of meeting family or friends for dinner and drinks. Keep it up, Ki's!

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Ki's serves good food. Period. Not fussy or food with 'catchy names', this restaurant is a wonderful, down to earth, local spot for "real food". Monday evenings they have a "taco bar" and serve a choice of tacos and do it yourself fillings - delicious - filling - a really good deal. Great view of the ocean at sunset.

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Has a great ocean view and delicious, healthy food. I've enjoyed everything I had there. They cook fish perfectly. All the food is very flavorful. My wife orders the same thing every time because it is really good.... salmon in parchment. Live band was very good although a little loud when you first arrive. Caught the tail end of the... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Meet our Sprint partner and had great muffin and fantastic lemonade Other had meals also like sandwich and were equally satisfied Very nice ocean views

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The restaurant seemed lovely located right on pacific hwy. food was good and staff fairly accommodating.

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Hayden, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were visiting friends & wanted seafood with a view. Sat upstairs had a great view of the ocean. We ordered the sea bass & spicy ahi. Both were fresh & fabulous. Also ordered spring rolls & spicy endame as appetizers which were also fresh & spicy. Long Island Ice Teas were also very good. Casual & attentive staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Great Food. Best appetizer made of combo of avocado and brei in a mini wrap. Parchment wrapped salmon unbelievable. Very unusual food dishes. Great view of sunset. Location perfect.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2591 South Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
    (Chesterfield)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: 760 436-5236

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?