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1002 North Coast HWY 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Ranked #19 of 255 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Cochrane Alberta
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went as a family group and had a lot of fun. It seems always to be very crowded, including tables on the side walk, but very California! Byt hat I mean relaxed and friendly with good food. I We were early so ate off the happy hour menu which was excellent. It gave us a large variety of selections.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went here for a late Friday night dinner- that place was hopping! Had to wait a little bit for a table, but it was not too bad. Waited at the bar and my friend got a dark and stormy, which was very good! There was live music - 2 man piece - and they were lively and entertaining, and made... More 

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This eclectic restaurant is simply good. The menu, other patrons and entertainment are varied. Something for everyone. The kids were amazed that cotton candy was on the dessert menu. We were happy with the wine selection.

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111 reviews 111 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We ate off the appetizers menu and had the shrimp and the pair of lamb chops. My wife also had the Papagayo salad because she loves beets. All totally awesome. We'll be back the next time we are in this area which will be January.

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San Marcos, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We called ahead for reservation but when we called again to request where we prefer to be seated, the hostess had an attitude about it. We ended up getting a table outside which was better because it was so loud inside. I love that there was live music but the place was just too small that you can barely have... More 

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San Diego, California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Additional Information about Le Papagayo

Address: 1002 North Coast HWY 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: 760-944-8252
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Californian, Pacific Rim

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