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vinaka's cafe

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Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, Ice Cream, Tea Room, Sandwiches
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vinaka's cafe
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300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760 720 7890
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Where Every Day Is A Vacation...
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Gregg S
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San Diego, California, United States

That is their slogan...Where Every Day Is A Vacation. I don't take travel so it may seem odd that I am writing a review on TripAdvisor, but let me explain. I don't need to travel because I... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

That is their slogan...Where Every Day Is A Vacation. I don't take travel so it may seem odd that I am writing a review on TripAdvisor, but let me explain. I don't need to travel because I live near Vinaka Cafe! I have been coming here for over 20 years and I love the place! I took my Aunt here... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

OM Gosh! I am a snowbird from Canada that doesn't know her way around the area but my Nephew sure does!! He took me to all of this favorite spots and Vinaka is one of them. I am back home now in the snow and cold weather, day dreaming about our many visits there to Vinaka. Having delicious "Whiteouts" awesome... More

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Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We went looking for a spot to have lunch and happened upon this little place. I got a veggie wrap that was fantastic. All the produce was fresh and delicious. Service was a little slow but it was very busy. We sat outside and there was a musician playing outside in the courtyard. It made for a very enjoyable lunch.

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Walnut, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We travel to Carlsbad often for vacation. Frequently we eat a big lunch and then don't want a big dinner, too. So we have found Vinaka's to be a good place for a light meal in the late evening. They have a sandwich menu along with their specialty coffee and tea drinks. The desserts look good, but I have not... More

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Palm Desert, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was a very nice coffee/cafe. Enjoyed the breakfast sandwich a lot. The food was amazing and the serving size huge! Two people can share a sandwich...

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Simply the best. Amazing food, great coffee, fab desserts, unbeatable atmosphere. Indoors or outdoors. A great place to work, a great place to socialize, play games, etc.

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Milwaukee, WI
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stopped by on a busy Saturday morning and was greated with a nice smile. Great location and nice outdoor seating. Coffee order wasup right away and food followed a short time later. Would definitely go back again.

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Bula Vinaka is the welcome you would recieve in Fiji and it was just as warm and welcoming at this cafe. Having received terrible service at The Daily News we came here at 0630am in the morning looking for coffee and breakfast. The coffee was suitable for even the most discerning coffee snob and the breakfast crossiant was tasty. Not... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a gem! Vinaka is located a short walk from the Tamarack beach, and offers just enough of the right stuff and none of the nonsense. Multiple doors and windows open out to the village square giving this spot a flowing beach-vibe. It is not unusual for beach-goers to walk in barefoot to order up some grub or drink. The... More

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Davis, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

While vacationing in Carlsbad for a week this summer, Vinaka's became our go-to stop for afternoon coffee and ice cream. Good quality coffee and great variety of ice cream flavors. Definitely get the ice cream in the cone (waffle cone) and the scoops are generous.

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Additional Information about vinaka's cafe

Address: 300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760 720 7890
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, Ice Cream, Tea Room, Sandwiches

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