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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” (6 reviews)
“acai bowl” (30 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 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 25 May 2017

Located right on the highway with open air seating this restaurant really specializes in hearty breakfasts. Not too pricey and usually large portions make a great start to the day. Very casual atmosphere a good stop for the morning get up and go.

Thank Garey C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped for take out after a hike at Torrey Pines Park. Ordered shrimp wrap which was loaded with greens and avocado. Yummy!

Thank momentobello
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to several different locations for Swami's in San Diego, and love this one because you eat outdoors under umbrellas. Swami's has such a varied menu, so everyone can get what they want including express drinks!!

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had drove by several times and had always seen long lines on the weekend (good sign), decided to stop in on a Tuesday morning. Friendly staff and a real relaxing breakfast on the sidewalk in the sun. Wife had ABC omelet that she reported was...More

Thank joezinkel
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great California cuisine with fun laid back atmosphere. The acai bowl was the hit of the meal. If you live out hear you don't need an explanation but if you are from out of town think yogurt granola parfait with acai berries and other fruit....More

Thank RamblinJamie
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The location is opposite the Yogananda Fellowship ashram and close to Swami's beach where the local surfers show their mettle and one can go for a long walk on the beach. It took me a few minutes to realize that one orders the food at...More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a mid morning breakfast on Valentines. Ordered the basic french toast, eggs and bacon. Eggs were overcooked, however they did replace them correctly. The food was ok, not great. I won't go back.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Enjoy the local's beach life at Swami's. Good food, funky atmosphere, enjoyed eating breakfast on the deck. Check hours, not sure how late it's open.

Thank friendsofwine
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Enjoyed a late lunch here, sitting outside in the sunshine. The spicy ginger wrap was delicious. As was the mango smoothie. Handy location to pop across the road and watch the sunset from the beach.

Thank ldygrdnr
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a refreshing lunch of smoothies, salads, and sandwiches. Portions were large. Swami salad was quite good. Service was a little chaotic. You order at the counter and leave a name. Then the staff wanders around the restaurant calling the name sometimes with difficulty...More

Thank Charles S
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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, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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