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2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoy Swami's Cafe for breakfast and lunch when we visit Carlsbad. They have an excellent menu and awesome service. Our daughters are vegetarian and they have many choices for the girls. Love everything about Swami's Cafe!

Thank Gary T
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Gary, we can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your kind compliments with us! We take great pride in providing flavorful food and great service, and are so pleased to hear your daughters enjoy our vegetarian options. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and we are so glad we did. We had two families and two kids and staff couldn't have been more helpful and courteous. The food was fantastic and they offer super healthy options. We sat outside and enjoyed the weather. The Santa Fe chicken sandwich, blue Burger and wraps were all great. Staff was great... More 

Thank talley01
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We take pride in serving great food in a family friendly environment - we're so glad that you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you back soon! More 

Covina, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have always wanted to stop by Swami's each time were in Carlsbad. I had the pleasure of eating breakfast with my family. Very cool place!

Thank rachelg0mez
Scottsdale, Arizona
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271 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had the peach pie quinoa bowl. It was absolutely delicious. Also, got a swami's granola belgian waffle. It was fluffy yet filling. I like the choices on the menu, lots of variety and things you don't see elsewhere. Lots of healthy choices. The coffee was very good also. They only lose a star for service. It took a long... More 

Thank RSW
London, UK
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

A great spot for breakfast/Brunch and lunch. On recommendation, I walked along the road from my hotel (Carlsbad Inn) for breakfast. The Acai bowl (I went for the half portion thank goodness) was fantastic. I also ordered a half portion of French toast (not so healthy but delicious). It's a rustic joint, with a nice casual vibe. The staff were... More 

Thank Around_the_World_165
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your kind compliments with us! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed some of our delicious breakfast options. We hope you'll join us again the next time you're in Carlsbad! More 

San Antonio, TX
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97 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We stopped in at Swami's for breakfast one Sunday morning while on vacation. There were several tasty-looking vegan options on the menu, and we tried the Acai bowl. Delicious! They seemed to have a wide variety of food items, something for everyone, and were doing a brisk business. Friendly wait staff, and good service, we enjoyed coming here.

Thank tallred727
Elk Grove, California
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85 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Every time great! The vibe, energy, juices....and of course the food.....steak hash, yum....an outstanding must....just wonderful!

Thank Keith L
Oceanside, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Like all the other Swamis on the coast Serving good food that will please Carnivores, herbivores, Omnivores, Vegetarians and Vegans.. bummed that they don't serve fish and chips like the Swamis on coast highway 101 in Oceanside, but they do have a Bison burger and the ABC burger ( Avocado, Apple Bacon and Cheese) is yummy, so are the Mahi... More 

Thank Wookie V
Murrieta, California, United States
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Well I stopped fin for breakfast and felt like one of my favorites, eggs benedict. Tried the lobster benedict, poor choice. The flavor was strange as was the color, possibly cooked in the same pan as chorizo? I glanced over at a couple of girls eating acai bowls and that is what drew me in. So I think I will... More 

Thank Mary H
Binfield, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I went in for brunch on a wet day in April. We had to dodge water pouring off the tent and the inside of the restaurant did not look appealing. The service however was top notch and the food matched the service with simply huge serving of tasty food. I would happily return if ever in the area and happy... More 

Thank Binman62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-434-7455

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