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531, Encinitas, CA
760 632 0919
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great fresh food made to order! Great service. Can't say anything bad about this place. Try to fresh made milk shakes on the old style spindle mixer. They roast their own turkey breast!!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although it was dinner time, I had a terrific Greek omelet. Good service, a good selection of items, comfortable booths.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had a very nice breakfast with large servings. Service was fine. We liked Diner 101 (across the street more) for breakfast --- but Encinitas Cafe was also very nice and we recommend either.

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San Marcos, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Encinitas cafe is a great little place off of Coast Highway Encinitas. Great for any meal. But love breakfast here have been coming here for nearly 15 years. The food is great love the banana walnut pancakes my wife likes the oatmeal pancakes. The staff has always been very friendly.nice outside seating to enjoy the weather. Definitely give it... More 

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Yuma, Arizona, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While my wife and I were checking out Encinitas we stopped in to the Encinitas Cafe...What a wonderful treat. The folks were the best and the food...excellent. Were on our way back. Stop in and enjoy.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Easy cafe to get in and out of. Family friendly. Indoor and outdoor seating. Variety of food. Banana bread was awesome. Waitress was awesome as well. I wish I could remember her name.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Love this place! Good home cooking. Nice friendly people. Formerly, Dorothy's Coffee Mill. Locals have been going there for decades, that should say something.

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Calif
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Ate breakfast here 3 times in 3 days, while staying in the area. Very nice people, decent prices, goodly amount of food. Can't be beat for a local family diner in the Encinitas area.

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Encinitas, California
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19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Always go for breakfast - the scrabbles are tasty - banana bread to die for and just plain ole hometown hospitality -- love the pancakes too!! Locals favorite!

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I consider myself somewhat odor a self appointed pancake conosouir....this funky beach americana is the best! Love to have breakfast outside and people watch.

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Additional Information about Encinitas Cafe

Address: 531, Encinitas, CA
Phone Number: 760 632 0919
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm

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