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Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar

765 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 479-1977
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Ranked #2 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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San Diego, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Simple, homey, quality food and good coffee. If they could ban small children screaming and yelling and running wild I would be happier. Maybe they should have classes to train parents how to share a common space where people are relaxing. Hmmmmm. Way ugly

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Carlsbad, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to Lotus Cafe a couple weekends ago with some friends while we were walking downtown Encinitas, I was pleasantly surprised with the menu and with how delicious everything was - it was impressive! You order at the counter and they bring your food to you, with ample seating inside and out. The outdoor seating is along the front... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On my 2 day stay my best friend brought me this place with my boys. I was hoocked instantly. Beautifyl location! Huge selection of helthy drinks and food. We did order chicken sandwich. Omg! It's just to die for! So fresh and delicious!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great menu , alot of choices for veggies or even meat eaters. Very comfortable dining area inside and outside, decent prices

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

While eating here I have my 2nd turkey burger ever! I had the Beacons Beach Burger and it was pretty good but I still like a good burger. There is indoor and outdoor seating.

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This restaurant was on our to visit list while we spent the week in Encinitas. Nothing on the menu excited me, but I was willing to give it a try based on the other reviews. I would consider this restaurant to be a "new age" Denny's: basic, bland, and boring but with a vegetarian flair. If you want to savor... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had lunch here today with a friend. We ordered the chapati salad, hummus (we substituted pita for fresh veggies) and coconut lentil soup. We dressed the salad with their tasty lemon herb dressing. The hummus was not smooth which was fine but it needed something more so we squeezed our lemon over it. The soup eh we didn't finish a... More

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Ashiya, Japan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Have been back twice to The Lotus cafe. Once for lunch then for dinner. It's always interesting to try out their menu and have a smoothie. Everything we ate was fresh and tasty. It's a causal atmosphere with outdoor seating. You order at the counter and the food gets delivered to your table. If you feel like take out after... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Upon recommendation of a "healthy place to eat in Encinitas" after a workout, we ended up at the Lotus Cafe. Truly a highlight as far as quality went - the greens smoothie (with protein) immediately hit the spot, and the generously-sized Cosmic Cobb salad was the perfect recovery meal.

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

The Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar is a great little place on the Pacific Coast Hwy in Encinitas. It's healthy menu lists fresh, well prepared foods ordered casually at the counter and brought to your table or booth. Help yourself to fresh drinking water if you prefer not to purchase one of their many beverages. They were happy to make... More

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