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2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
760-434-7455
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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LA
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant several times since they opened. There were 5 of us and we had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated on a Sunday. We all enjoyed our food and the service. The waitress was very friendly and gave us separate checks upon request. We had the Mahi mahi wrap and it was very tasty!

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Thank mustangwidowLa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast here, lots of fresh fruit, yummy gluten free options, healthy and delicious. It was a refreshing change from the usual.

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Carlsbad, CA
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97 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Swami's for a late lunch. They have indoor and outdoor seating. As it was a bit chilly, we sat inside. It was very difficult to make a choice of what to eat as there were so many delicious sounding options on the menu. I opted for the granola french toast and my daughter chose the acai bowl.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on the recommendation of a friend that lives in Vista. He had indicated that the food was fresh and had great options and me being a vegetarian that I would be able to find something to eat here. He was not wrong. Excellent choices for vegetarians, excellent service and reasonable prices. You can also dine inside or... More 

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Thank Texirican
California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food tends to be average. Recently ordered a bison burger and was disappointed in it, overpriced for the quality. In general it seems overpriced for the quality. The breakfast can be OK but omelets can be dry/over cooked. The Salmon Salad with fruit seems to be decent.

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Thank LaChykita
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Spent a few days in Carlsbad and got hooked on the Pitaya Bowls at Swami's. What a great way to start your day!

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Thank njnjnj
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Enjoyed a late breakfast here one day on our anniversary trip. The place was very busy, with a line out the door. They take your order up front, and serve you cafe-style with a number at your table. The food was very good, with generous portions.

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Thank krestona
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place!!! The food is truly delicious with so many veggie and vegan options. The serve breakfast and lunch food- great options for all Also the service is incredible- the manager Luis is exceptional! Ps- loved the salmon scramble

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Thank sbsandler
SwamisCafe, Owner at Swami's, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the salmon scramble and that there were plenty of options to accommodate your party. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

Omaha
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

after dropping off a passenger at LAX, we headed to San Diego. my cousin recommended we stop at Swami's for breakfast. the food was great! we had the Steak Benedict and the Fresh strawberry waffle. we stopped at the swami's in San diego the next day!

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Thank THFromOmaha
Philadelphia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We loved this open air, casual restaurant that serves breakfast all day! We had lunch with friends we were visiting, and stayed for over 3 hours. The staff - including the manager - were very friendly, and encouraged us to stay as long as we liked, even though they were obviously trying to clean up after the lunch crowd to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-434-7455

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?