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“Breakfast in a different way” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Swami's Cafe

Swami's Cafe
1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5051
760-944-0612
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Ranked #29 of 255 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
San Diego, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Breakfast in a different way”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is as close to a food cart kind of meal that you can find in San DIego. It is a small place with outdoor seating exclusively. The food is healthy and very limited but delicious. We do this for Sunday breakfast and bask in the sun while eating. Dont expect fancy. Metal tables and chairs, paper napkins etc., but very good food and nice staff.

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Pasadena, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Yummy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Driving up the coast from La Jolla and noticed a large crowd waiting to get in to Swami's cafe. My husband pulled a fast right and we luckily found a parking spot just next door. The line was probably 15 people deep but moved quickly. We ordered a BLTA sandwich and an Acai bowl. The sandwich was good but dry and really nothing special but the Acai bowl was the best I have ever had. They serve it on homemade granola, all your berry fruits, bananas, bee pollen and top it with coconut. Soooo good and yummy.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“hip and tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

when in encinitas, don't miss swamis, especially for breakfast. exclusively outdoor seating, with great egg and fresh fruit and granola offerings. very cool and very typical for SoCal.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Escondido, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Unique and Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Love Swamis. They have a board full of specials each day as well as a full menu. Vegetarian, meat lovers, Health conscious - they have it all covered. Excellent coffee as well. Most of the seating is outside, so dress appropriately. Located right on the 101 and across the street from the beach. Love it.

Visited January 2013
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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Awesome food, if you get it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Other people ordered, ate, and left before we got our food.( Did not get the correct orders either) Staff did not care one bit. Too bad , as the food was wonderful.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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