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Encinitas Cafe

531, Encinitas, CA
760 632 0919
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Ranked #27 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
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- Aug 24, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Love the ambiance of the local diner that is owned by a family. Grandpa, mom, and son... My mom and I always go on Saturday for their ham and bean soup with saltine crackers. Their club sandwich is great. Their bacon is great. The cobb salad is wonderful with the house dressing with is a honey mustard. Love the local... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a quick meal here - I had a decent burger, she had a salmon salad that she was happy with. Service was friendly, prices reasonable and it felt like a decent family place

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Warm and welcoming on a cold rainy day. Specials are on the board on the back wall. Great service. I was there for breakfast but the lunch menu looked great too and a special Thanksgiving dinner (by reservation) looked wonderful! Outside seating is dog friendly.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

The wife and I shared the large breakfast. Plenty of food for both of us. We loved the banana, walnut pancakes. They were large & loaded with bananas and walnuts. I really enjoyed the biscuits and gravy but the wife said the biscuits were too sweet for her taste (not mine!). The gravy was extremely creamy. Overall, a very nice... More

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Encinitas, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I've lived in Encinitas for years and always love Encinitqas Cafe - food always rocks - service is right on it and it's fun to sit out on 101 with my dog! luv luv luv you guys ; )

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