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Swami's Cafe

1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
+1 760-944-0612
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“acai bowl” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, reasonably priced. I like their system of ordering food at the cash register when you come in. No waiting to be served. Coffee is self serve with many options including Kona blend, Colombian and Ethiopian coffee. No waiting for refills, just grab it....More

Thank paulhundal
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I love this place! You can get really healthy juices and some awesome healthy vegetarian food. Very friendly service and nice little outdoor eating area.

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

While visiting Encinitas, we ate here one morning. The portions are huge & delicious. It's impossible to walk away hungry from Swami's Café! Coffee is self-serve, so you can try many kinds. Thankful for the option to add almond milk instead of cream or soy.

Thank Kris L
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Whenever I'm in Southern California, I try to make a special trip to Encinitas and Swami's Cafe. Love the healthy breakfast burritos and multi-grain pancakes. But whatever I choose, I always start with Swami's deliciously fresh Acai Bowl. Love the relaxed Pacific vibe of the...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Everyone loves Swami's Cafe! It's the most perfect place to eat! Sitting outside along highway 101 you can see the beautiful ocean and the magnificent surrounding area while enjoying super amazing food! Everything is made fresh! The quality of the food is tops! I love...More

Thank moonstruck25
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We both ordered the mahi mahi wrap. Big mistake. The fish was mushy and coated with an untasty hot sauce. Way too much raw onion. We fed the fish to our dogs and left. At $12 each it's a bad deal.

Thank happycamper690
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Wonderful, fast service, and loved the giant shrimp salad! A great place to enjoy the morning paper while seeing the sights of the area on 101.

Thank jlouisville
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We usually have an excellent breakfast every Sunday at the Point Loma location. Just went to the Encinitas for a late lunch and it was just as good!! The Poway location was my first about 2 yrs ago and it got me hooked. I highly...More

Thank macatak6
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and still enjoy the laid-back vibe, good food, and value. I usually come for breakfast and love the eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, and chilaquiles. This visit I opted for an organic Mexican coffee and found it delicious. Counter service...More

Thank shiva108X
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After being in the US for two weeks it was nice to have a real breakfast that actually tasted like a breakfast should! We ordered scrambled eggs and a bacon-turkey-&avocado-sandwich and it all tasted so good! The outdoor seating were nice even though it's close...More

Thank Malin L
SwamisCafe, Manager at Swami's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you Malin! We always use real ingredients in all of our meals!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-0612
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Cafe for breakfast, fresh juices & vegetarian fare amid surf murals & patio seats.
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