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101 Diner

) #8 of 224 Restaurants in Encinitas $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
+1 760-753-2123
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggs benedict” (27 reviews)
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6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of my all time favorite places to eat. Love going here and eating outside. Their breakfast are fantastic, as are their lunch items. I have never had a bad meal here. The staff is also very nice and friendly. Prices are normal...More

Thank Troy-Wo
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Was taken by a friend to try the eggs Benedict with Jalapeño Hollandaise. Was delicious. Service was great. Perfect spot for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Rmassoudi
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

After a great walk on the beach, we enjoyed a delicious brunch of shared eggs benedict . Delicious! I wish I would have had room for the Nutella-banana crepes or the surf/turf benedicts with tri-tip on one and crab cake on the other. Mmmmmmm. Next...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed May 7, 2017

After a long run, we were voraciously hungry and thought it was the perfect day to try this diner we had heard so much about. We each ordered a three-egg omelette and shared a large stack of buttermilk pancakes. All tasty, fresh and satisfying. Highly...More

Thank SusanL81435
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We stopped by as we traveled through town and wanted to hit the local landmark. Our server Haylee was very friendly and made sure we were taken care of. Food was exactly what you'd expect from a roadside diner and reasonably priced. Worth a visit...More

Thank Kmagg
Reviewed April 20, 2017

This is a small diner with indoor and outdoor seating. We chose to sit at the counter since we like to watch the cooks in action. There were many great looking specials but we were hungry for burgers. I had the California burger and with...More

Thank Curly
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar and enjoyed both the shaved ham Benedict and the smoked kielbasa & egg special. The food was very well prepared and the taste & quality were good. Definitely a diner atmosphere. Two breakfast for under $25, good portion size, and...More

Thank jlm456
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We wish that we eat here several times a week! The Food is so good, so fresh and atmosphere is so friendly. We often just walk down the hill for breakfast/lunch. Great place to people watch too, as there are tables outside in the front....More

Thank tooze77
Reviewed March 24, 2017

101 Diner is everything you want for the Diner experience. The service by Caesar was very good and when you walk in the door the Chef welcomes you. The bar area is crowded with regulars having a good time. I ordered Eggs, Potatoes and Toast...More

Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

When we go camping in South Carlsbad State Beach, we always come here for breakfast. The egg Benedict and the crepes are to die for! Besides the regular food in the menu, there are specials they put on the black board. This time there were...More

Thank bettywhill
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sharon p
July 14, 2017|
Response from 2beans2000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Give them a call, but I'm pretty sure it's "first cone, first served"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2123
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