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Le Papagayo

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Pacific Rim
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1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469 (Leucadia Boulvard)
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Oceanside, California
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Le Pagagayo on Saturday and the food was excellent. We stumbled across this restaurant while in our bike ride from Oceanside to San Diego. They have a diverse menu with many different choices to satisfy all tastes. They have tables outside for dog lovers which we thought was a nice touch. This restaurant... More 

Thank John B
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bunch of us went to Le Papagayo for happy hour. We love the food selections that are offered on the menu. We got a table outside (8 of us) and had at it. Everyone ordered whatever they wanted and we did a lot of sharing. Examples- I had a spicy shrimp plate that had enough shrimp for 4 people.... More 

Thank drretire
San Diego, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the live music and happy hour. Reservation is highly recommended on weekends evenings. Food and service are really good.

Thank Davidg8113
Bellevue, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual dining with inside and outside dining. Varied San Diego type menu. Reasonably priced. Good casual dining food. We'd go more often, but we want to explore other places. However, very popular and, therefore, can be difficult to find a place to park. There is a small parking lot, but mostly expect to park on PCH. Parking is more of... More 

Thank Traveler98006
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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260 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour is the time to show up if you want a good deal. The food and drinks are really good and the homemade Sangria is a must. They have numerous happy hour items and some of the favorites we have are the tacos, honey spiced shrimp and you can't beat 1.99 for a basket of bread with fresh pesto.... More 

Thank radman143
Encinitas, California
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there yesterday for lunch. Very, very impressive. They have an enclosed patio, a nice outdoors cocktail lounge, inside seating -- and all in a very Hawaiian setting. Their calamari strips are really good. They even have a little salad on the plate so it almost works as a lunch. Their sangria is legendary and with reason! Get one!... More 

Thank Diane O
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance was great food delicious. Had the bean burger w fries. The waitress Amily was outstanding she was very pleasant and cheery. Enjoyed our lunch.

Thank Mary O
Dulzura, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful beet salad with sangria dressing. Good shrimp ceviche. Loved the flatbread with pesto. Very nice.

Thank squinklesus
Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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!

Thank evillaruz
Encinitas, California
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

Thank Pris N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Pacific Rim
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, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
    (Leucadia Boulvard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760-944-8252

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