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Pannikin Encinitas Cafe

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510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
+1 760-436-0033
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (21 reviews)
“lemon cake” (2 reviews)
“egg dishes” (5 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
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Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is where it all happens. Thanks for Gary (the owner) and his family and wonderful employees you will enjoy excellent coffee, some of the best food and baked goods around. You will ALSO enjoy the historic Encinitas Train station (no longer in use) This...More

Thank PrincessWildhair
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Pannikin is a must-see place. It is a hidden gem. It is bright and cheerful, reminiscent of an old country store. It is actually a restored train depot. The only thing not up to date is the decor. The coffee, service, baked goods are world...More

Reviewed August 27, 2015

Love the coffee here. nothing like getting a cup of coffee and then running on the beach. A little busy early but worth the wait.

Thank leeraekenny
Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Been there for breakfast. The place is really really nice, with a cool terrace to sit outside in a sunny day. The coffee we had was really good, something hard to find for europeans on holidays in the us not used to filter coffee, so...More

Thank Xavi F
Reviewed August 13, 2015

From the line and the enthusiasm of the patrons I expected a delectable experience. While in line, you really can't see what they have to offer. It's hard to get your odreder in. My husband was standing in front of me, and I had to...More

Thank ihatefakenames
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Adorable old train station (built in 1888) and plenty of outdoor seating. It is self service partly (you place the order and get your drinks and then they bring you your food dishes). All bakery items were delicious and everything is fresh!

Thank Rob_plus_Michelle
Reviewed June 23, 2015

I just got a pedicure and was walking down the street and saw this place. It looked busy so I went in to try it. I got the avocado benidict. The egg was way over cooked but the flavor was good. And the hashbrowns were...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed June 21, 2015

great coffee and muffins will keep you full all day. yu cn sit outside, bring your dog and hang out for as long as you like.

Thank linfar2015
Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to grab a muffin and and get a cup of coffee. Great service. Nice place to relax. Place is very popular and usually busy

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed May 29, 2015

When I feel like cake, I always wish I was standing at the counter in Pannikin. When I am standing at the counter I start panicking because I can never decide what to go for! Over the 10 years that I've been visiting I've tried...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-436-0033
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