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Le Papagayo

1002 North Coast HWY 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Ranked #15 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $35
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Californian, Pacific Rim
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Leucadia Boulvard
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English first
San Diego, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Enjoyed lunch here on a beautiful day. They have added new items to the menu. We had a Flatbread with goat cheese and figs. It was served with salad greens to cut the sweetness. It worked well. Also enjoyed a calamari sandwich with salad greens. The atmosphere is relaxing and wait staff very friendly.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very interesting and diverse breakfast menu. Clean, open, nice service and, of course, you are near the beach.

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Dana Point, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were passing through the area looking for a place to have lunch and chose this location due the "look and feel" of the place. We also confirmed our choice by checking yelp. The atmosphere is that of a local place that could be in Mexico, the Caribbean, or other resort area. This feel is not created by décor or... More

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Millersburg, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were staying in Carlsbad and headed out for a few hours to see the surrounding areas. We were getting hungry and drove by this restaurant. It looked like just our type of place so we did a quick u-turn and parked in the grassy area by the railroad tracks. We like casual, funky local restaurants and that is what... More

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Bonita, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lotsa locals. Friendly wait staff. Perky atmosphere. Better than OK food ... it's just that the food was as to be expected, nothing distinguished it from fare at any other restaurant. The chicken satay tasted like chicken satay. The calamari, it tasted like the batter as calamari tend to taste.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the first time in I don't know how long Nobody in the family complained about the meal they ordered. This is so unusual for my family. There is always one, who were disappointed in the meal they ordered. We ordered the calamari, the buffalo wings, the poky and the Caesar salad for appetizers. They were all delicious. The... More

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We loved the Sangria. Order the pitcher if you have four in your party. The bread and pesto was amazing. The food was good not great. We started inside but it was too loud to carry on a conversation, so we moved to the patio and enjoyed that. We'd go again, but maybe just for appetizers.

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San Diego, California
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291 reviews 291 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Live down the street and this is such a great local place for locals! Love brunch and their mimosa! I always order eggs Benedict and we enjoy the beachy atmosphere! Dinner is a must and the nite life there is not to be missed! Always happy faces, and the wait staff are so friendly and happy.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It is difficult to turn down a restaurant that expresses a love for the beach in general and for SoCal surfers in particular. Add to that a predisposition to prepare food in a creative way from the freshest ingredients possible and you have a winner. This is truly a funky little restaurant for Encinitas and we are delighted it has... More

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Casual beach scene atmosphere. Mussels are especially good. Highly recommended. We've been there several times.

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