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Swami's Cafe

2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
+1 760-434-7455
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“acai bowl” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We had a salad and the club sandwich. Quick service, great food; fresh and lots of it. I would get there early for breakfast or just before they close. Otherwise it will be fairly busy on the patio.

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to the other Swamis in north county but not this one. True to form, the food was good and the service was great. Cool beachy location and setting as well. I had the pineapple upside down pancakes, which were great but were absolutely...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This great local restaurant has expanded from Encinitas to Oceanside and Carlsbad. Great food. Plenty of selections for vegetarians. Great service. The deck is dog friendly. Give it a try!

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Quality food, very large portions - we brought a party of 12 and everyone had a great meal. Pancakes were a hit with all the kids. Wait staff were friendly, funny, and very helpful. Probably one of the best values in town!

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Have eaten at both Swami's and this time was no different. Good sandwiches at market prices. They are one of these restaurants that bring your bill on an iPad with a choice of 20, 24 or 26% tip. Huh? Lucky I am not bashful about...More

Thank johnephilp
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Love their Acai Bowl, and the awesome pancakes, too. The innovative and healthy offerings at Swamis make it a good choice -especially with visitors.

Thank Jutta S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Based on recommendation from local we breakfast here. Price point very good, food very good. I had the meat omelette and wife had pecan pumpkin pancakes. Both plates were very good and filling. Would recommend as they have a wide variety of food choices including...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My mom and I stopped in here for breakfast on the patio during our vacation. We both have dietary restrictions (no dairy, no wheat, plant-based) and were able to find reasonable options. I ordered a veggie hash with scrambled tofu and got some fried potatoes...More

Thank Karena C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Popular breakfast spot in the center of Carlsbad. Had breakfast there two days in a row since it was so good. Huge menu with just about everything. Ordered Huevos Rancheros, Denver Omelette, Black Egg Burrito, Multigrain Waffle, Buttermilk pancakes. All very good. Service was excellent.

Thank gtrjim
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My husband travels to the area for business and I try to come along when I can. I love Carlsbad for it's laid back vibe and Swami's Cafe is a place I return to again and again for breakfast and lunch. The menu choices are...More

Thank davispea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 2780 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-7455
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“Healthy home cooking” is the specialty of this inexpensive San Diego chainlet turning out fresh juices, smoothies, wraps and heartier fare, plus breakfast all day!
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