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Swami's Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
150 Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
+1 760-735-3333
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“yam fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
150 Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something for everyone on this menu! There is a small patio in front where you can eat with your dog, There is a bigger patio out back. Be prepared to wait for your food and skip the mocha...

Thank airbrush
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Escondido for our grandson's wedding. We do not know the town so we wondered Grand Ave and found Swami's Cafe for breakfast. The food was reasonable and very good.

Thank seawolf1963
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Wow, after Cruisin' Grand stopped in for a burger, order was completely wrong, they did offer to redo but since it took a while get the wrong burger/salad i chose not to wait for new order. Sat at bar, no one else in bar area,...More

Thank R A
SwamisCafe, Manager at Swami's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Hello, We do apologize and are disappointed in the service you recieved. Please email me at info@swamiscafe.com so we can discuss this further. Best!

Reviewed August 25, 2017

We went in for lunch. Seven in our group. We ate outdoors. Only speaking for what I ordered,,, I had half sandwich (avocado and bacon) and small salad. Having asked the waiter if the salad was a caesar salad and him saying yes, the salad...More

Thank Ninee
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Great place for American breakfast. Delicious pancakes and good coffee. Also serves lunch and had the yummy sandwiches and smoothies. Great location in Escondido.

Thank Sofiared7
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Just randomly dropped in for lunch on a Saturday. Found street parking on Grand Ave. Were seated in about 10 minutes in the back outdoor patio. Very nice area with several umbrellas to provide needed shade from sun. Then discovered there is a large public...More

Thank yogifoodi
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Great burgers, fries great too but not so much it not hot!!! Burgers a little pricey but great and worth for a treat.

Thank R A
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

As always excellent food and atmosphere, had the guacamole and turkey club and got to say i have a new favorite. Very easy to find between Grand and valley parkway with parking in the rear

Thank John R
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

This location is very disappointing, not well maintained, dirty poor service. I don't go unless forced.

Thank hortonms
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious lunch here on our first visit. Lots of choices that all sounded good. We had a grapefruit smoothie, chicken wrap and shrimp burrito. All very good, lots of flavour and fresh herbs and spices. Good service, varied clientele. Would definitely return here.

Thank James H
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Ann C
April 24, 2016|
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Response from Izzy280 | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! There are 2 patios, one in the back and one in the front of the restaurant and in both patios,you see regularly customers with their doggies, enjoying the friendly atmosphere...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-735-3333
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Basic healthful fare prepared from responsibly-grown produce & locally-sourced ingredients.
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