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Le Papagayo

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1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469 (Leucadia Boulvard)
+1 760-944-8252
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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177 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Came here from a local recommendation and found out it was happy hour menu. Ordered the calamari and spicy shrimp and both were great. The calamari was amazing. Now trying the banana bread pudding. I will let you know.

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Thank rodjan5
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This place has a really nice atmosphere near the beach on 101 in Encinitas. There were six of us, each having something different, and all very satisfied. Everything was well prepared, hot and quite tasty. We would come back here again.

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Thank Ickibod
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast place! Great food and bloodies, awesome menu and friendly staff! Shrimp & grits were delicious....Wish we would of went back for dinner! Nice outdoor area too!

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Encinitas, California
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195 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I like this place but on our most recent visit, it was crowded and we were placed way in the back section, the cost was on the high side and the food was good but not so good that you were thrilled. This place used to be a funky local secret that had great food and now it seems to... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 26, 2016

A treat to find a restaurant that will take reservations for happy hour. Funky, fun and affordable! We had a party of eight who wanted to be seated where the tv's were visible. They made it happen with ease. The menu selections had something for all eight to enjoy!

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Thank Linda Lee E
Boise, Idaho
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Wonderful Happy Hour menu 4-6 pm even on a Sat. & Sun. Excellent service and great sangria options. Would go again for a meal off the main menu.

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Thank BoiseBoundin3
Glendale, Arizona
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Live music, good drinks, packed house and tons of seating. The menu was an eclectic mix to pick from. Our party ordered filet, sea bass, halibut and paella. Fish was fantastic, steak cooked to order but was cold and unfortunately I was disappointed with my paella and wished I ordered the sea bass. Wasn't major though as the service, environment... More 

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Thank TheEpicureanQueen
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I was going there for the first time to listen to a friend who play music there. Had no idea about the type of food.i was just hoping the food was not going to be disappointing. That night was happy hours all night so we order lots of food to try.was really surprised how busy this place was for a... More 

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Thank olibaudier
Oceanside, California
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016 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 

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Thank John B
Florida
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
    (Leucadia Boulvard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-8252

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