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“Friendly and cozy” 4 of 5 stars
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vinaka's cafe
300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760 720 7890
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Ranked #25 of 276 restaurants in Carlsbad
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, Ice Cream, Tea Room, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
California
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Friendly and cozy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Vinaka's is a neighborhood coffee shop with a nice selection of sandwiches and pastry. Cappuccino is very good and the have one of the best bagel and lox plates on the west coast. No rushing you out here. Sit and talk and just relax. lots of locals.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good coffee, great crew”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Here is a real local coffee shop, with food. The coffee is good and the service is excellent. The ambience is friendly and happy, with families, computer nerds, gamers, oldies, and assorted characters from the local and tourist-based Carlsbad community.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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La Jolla, CA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Best Chai Latte”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Whenever I'm in Carlsbad, this is where I stop for my chai latte. The workers are always friendly (although a bit inattentive at times, they talk a lot). They also make great sandwiches and I've never been dissapointed in the pastries.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Utah
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Just got a cookie to go....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We found this cute cafe located close to The Compass (excellent) restaurant. We just got a cookie and coffee to go but we saw lots of other goodies and great sandwiches. It's a very relaxed coffee house type cafe. Fun and comfy. Enjoy!

Visited April 2012
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31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great coffee and atmosphere.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

The coffee is a great quality and very nice place to watch people. I love this place because it's a good fit for all walks of life. A true experience of the local culture.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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