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All 225 Encinitas Restaurants

Swami's Cafe

1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5051
760-944-0612
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Ranked #21 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We dined here for lunch after a visit to Hansen's Surfboards next door. We had a wonderful, lite lunch that provided something for everyone in our family. Eggs and toast at 2:00pm for my little one, a yummy fresh veggie and fruit juice for me, and a huge club sandwich for my husband. Loved the funky beach vibe and tasty... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This little hole in the wall surfer hang-out is across the road from Paramahansa Yogananda's Self Realization Fellowship Retreat Center in Encinitas, offering really tasty breakfast and lunch fare. The order area is graced with a mural of the great guru surfing in his orange dhoti, a nice humorous touch. You place your order at the front counter and the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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107 reviews 107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I love eating here whenever I'm in town. Seating is mostly outside and surfer casual. The Breakfast items are especially good. Also great are the sandwiches at lunchtime. I have been here sevetral times and never been disappointed.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a very casual place with good fresh food. The Acai bowls are amazing and so was the breakfast burrito.

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Birthdays are made for weekends, unfortunately my Daughter's birthday was today a Wednesday. She told us she wanted to have lunch at Swami, a beachside dive in Encinitas, CA.It's not the most beautiful place, but it was perfect. Order at the counter and they bring the food to you. The restaurant sits across the 101 from the beach, so the... More

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Portland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Lovely acai bowl and pancakes. Definitely stop by when your in town you won't regret it. Nice vibe and good people. Drop in.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Driving past this little cafe we wouldn't have thought twice about stopping here - it was only from a recommendation from a friend, and I am SO glad we went. The food was so delicious. Some real good selections. I had the acai bowl which was so so delicious and the perfect portion. My boyfriend had a black bean burrito... More

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San Diego, California
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296 reviews 296 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Local fav for us! We will go for our walk and always stop to enjoy a wonderful filling healthy breakfast! Too many favs, come and enjoy!

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great Lunch stop with good size portions , make sure you try a Smoothie! The place could do with a serious cleaning but what is lacks in that area makes up in the quality of the food

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Fresh and healthy with abundant options (including lot's of vegetarian and vegan). We visited Swami's around lunch time and they were very busy. This is an order at the counter place and they deliver the food.They had a line out the door but despite that, the employees were very nice and welcoming. Our visit to Swami's was on the last... More

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Additional Information about Swami's Cafe

Address: 1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5051
Phone Number: 760-944-0612
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Californian

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