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608 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054-2832
(760) 966-1203
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 26
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual Healthy Food

This is one of a few clones of the famous Swami's Cafe in Encinitas. Situated downtown Oceanside, it is a short walk to Oceanside Pier. Order your food at the front desk counter and staff bring it to your table a few minutes later. We like to sit at the outside tables to enjoy the passing scene... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Vermillion, SD
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Vermillion, SD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of a few clones of the famous Swami's Cafe in Encinitas. Situated downtown Oceanside, it is a short walk to Oceanside Pier. Order your food at the front desk counter and staff bring it to your table a few minutes later. We like to sit at the outside tables to enjoy the passing scene. The best way... More 

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Bucks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Eaten here every day this week. Food just amazing.Freshly prepared and plentiful. Rachel our server was brilliant! Friendly, helpful and really helped me with Gluten Free options. Today I managed to save enough room to try a Gluten Free pancake.It was " To Die For!!". Light fluffy and totally gorgeous! Thank you all, please come and open a branch in... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good breakfast & lunch. Four of us shared the delicious Pitaya Bowl. We had a mix of breakfast, lunch, and desert. We all enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Cozy indoor seating but not cramped. The patio seating outside is a nice place to enjoy the sun and food.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Visiting Oceanside CA today we enjoyed this venue so much! We entered and walked to back of restaurant to order at a counter. The guy taking our order was friendly and efficient ! We sat outside at a patio table and enjoyed our coffee until our food was delivered. GREAT food! The stuffed French toast was yummy! It was accompanied... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Swami's is a beautiful beach and have good waves. However, a bunch of surfers thinks the same. There are a lot of stair treads too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Excellent breakfast, customer service and close to the beach! The granola and fruit french toast was really yummy! My friend had a great omelet as well. I have also eaten lunch there and it was good, too! I'll be back soon!!

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Castro Valley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were just in Oceanside on Spring Break and decided to try this place out after reading the reviews here. Wonderful experience! Creative, organic, and yummy dishes like cream cheese filled french toast and orange and raspberry pancakes. Fresh juices and our two girls loved the smoothies. They also loved the giant chalkboard that they got to draw on. Very... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Old school beach cafe..great food with laid back vibe!! I love the coffee brewed good and strong!!! Pancakes are very good too!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The server ignored us as we entered as she was too busy chatting. She continued to do so until we went up to her and asked for a menu. Pity. Food was ok. Would have been better if anyone had cared that we were there or not.

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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I get the fish tacos every time I come downtown OS to the library or farmers market. The restaurant can get very noisy, so get them to go, then eat at one of the benches on Mission and enjoy the new landscaping. Don't come here if you are in a hurry, especially at mealtimes. I try to order my lunch... More 

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Additional Information about Swami's

Address: 608 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054-2832
Phone Number: (760) 966-1203
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 608 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054-2832
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: (760) 966-1203

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?