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101 Diner

552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
+1 760-753-2123
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (30 reviews)
“greek omelet” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. Weather it's eggs benny, acai bowl (one of my favorites) or a burger, this is the only place to go. Also dog friendly. I love this place. Feels like home.

1  Thank Victoria G
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Lots of locals, they all seemed to know one another. I had the Greek omelette, amazing! Servers were courteous & quick. Will be back next visit!

Thank lasamsils
Reviewed November 14, 2016

good service and good food should try lunch as when you are at the beach stay local always good and people enjoy this place

Thank 120jackh
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This place downtown Encinitas is always crowded for breakfast they have great selections and never been disappointed

Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Breakfast here was tasty and ample. We had specials: Raspberry and chocolate chip pancakes, and the biscuits with sausage gravy, two scrambled eggs -- done very nicely -- and fruit. Excellent. Coffee also was good with refills. Our server was friendly, attentive and efficient. You...More

Thank BobcatPete
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Casual, old school with Terrific Breakfast, lunch and specials daily. Very fair pricing, generous portions (good idea to split a plate). Consistently excellent.

Thank wmgrubb2016
Reviewed October 17, 2016

101 Diner has been in Leucadia (Encinitas) for many years. It does have some outdoor seating facing the Coast Highway. Their meals are plentiful and always very tasty. Hamburgers are great and more than one person can normally eat. A good breakfast place as well....More

Thank Byoung2
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Get the California omelette - it is SO good! Flavors blend perfectly, I got it with fruit salad. You might have to wait a few minutes for a table though - this place is always packed

Thank Roam T
Reviewed October 2, 2016

So before you think about a BUZZ-KILL coffee and a scone in Encinitas, turnaround and walk to 101 Diner. What a great menu! And their coffee is watered down. It actually tastes like coffee. The omelettes are crazy good. If you are really hungry order...More

Thank Rory O
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. It would have been a five star review but service was not so good. Not the servers fault but management's. 1 server for 10+ tables it's no wonder she was in the weeds. Excellent corned beef hash which is my measure for...More

Thank ciaoallan
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sharon p
July 14, 2017|
Response from 2beans2000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Give them a call, but I'm pretty sure it's "first cone, first served"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2123
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