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Le Papagayo

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Pacific Rim
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1002 North Coast HWY 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 (Leucadia Boulvard)
760-944-8252
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very comfortable, enjoy the music on the weekends. Also very funny always seem to sit in the same spot where our waitress remembers what we like, very impressive!

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Thank evillaruz
Encinitas, California
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this place. It's known by all the locals too. If you're looking for a great place to eat with a consistent menu and fair pricing, this is the one.

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Thank Pris N
Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We think of this restaurant as one of our trusted, go-to places when we are looking for a excellent meal in a casual setting. So it was startling to be so unhappy as we were just recently. Everything began well with the mussels which are the best in San Diego, but then our halibut came and it was seriously overcooked.... More 

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Thank Arnie690
Stockholm, Sweden
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for families, but you will also find girlfriends out for dinner and people in all ages having a great dinner. We always comeback here when we are in Leucadia. The food is very good and the patio is a relaxing place to enjoy your food. The staff is very friendly and relaxed in the best... More 

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Thank Husgudinnan
San Diego, California
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178 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good spot - great egg salad sandwich! Definitely a go to place if you are in the Leucadia area. Egg dishes are great as well.

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Thank Bessca
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When driving through town we randomly stopped at Le Papagayo for a late lunch, and so glad we did. We ordered grilled cheese, Mac n cheese burger and the lamb tacos. Everything was amazing and the wait staff was very friendly. Would highly recommend.

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Thank alundeberg
Encinitas, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful quaint restaurant. The patio is a relaxing place to sit and enjoy their cool Sangria made with frozen fruit. Some of the best Sangria I have had. The outdoor seating area has cushioned benches and heats if it is cold. The food is delicious too. Small pizza flat breads and other tapas.

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Thank jpbla
Carlsbad
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Le Papagayo has a great line-up of live music. It is a lively atmosphere, but can get very crowded and loud. The food is good and there is full bar service. If you can sit in the front room, you will have the best access to the musicians. The room to the back is nice if you want to be... More 

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Thank Josephine G
Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant offers great hamburgers. Lobster bisque is very good as well. Fun atmosphere that seems to be a favorite among locals. Great service.

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Thank bridlewoodbunch
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go at an off hour, this very pleasant place with indoor and outdoor seating won't be too crowded. We had good food and good service from a friendly tattooed young thing who confided that the cheesecake was upgraded recently and now very delicious! [It was] I had honey shrimp, my guest had lamb chops from the happy hour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Pacific Rim
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 North Coast HWY 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
    (Leucadia Boulvard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760-944-8252

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