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101 Diner

) #8 of 224 Restaurants in Encinitas $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
+1 760-753-2123
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggs benedict” (27 reviews)
“greek omelet” (7 reviews)
“acai bowl” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3531
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Cute cozy diner! Visited on a Sunday afternoon and was afraid it was going to be packed but was able to sit rather quickly. Has both indoor and outdoor dining. Wished we would have sat outside in the back as the inside was a little...More

Thank Monica P
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Quick, fast great hot food. Waffles and pancakes came our hot. Good coffee. Good omelet. Good pancakes would come again. Better then many breakfast joints.

Thank foodland2014
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our drive from San Diego to LA and what a treasure it was! It's definitely got the dated diner feel, but the food was incredible and very fresh! My husband and I both got French toast, eggs, and bacon. The bacon...More

Thank destwedding62610
Reviewed 23 June 2016

driving north on 101- by the ocean.. we stopped at the ''101 diner'' casual and comfortable place with homemade foods.. our breakfast special was- tri tip steak eggs benedict 10.95 delish

Thank SanDiegoBarbra
Reviewed 19 June 2016

No matter how you like your eggs, Scotty and do a great job including eggs benedict with their special jalapeno hollandaise sauce. The special seasoning on the, done just right, potatoes and their home made corned beef hash is incredible. Some of the best cooffee...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is a family friendly diner on coastal highway in downtown Encinitas. We have eaten there many times, for many meals, mostly breakfast. The service is wonderful, courteous and helpful. Write your name on the pad and they will call you when table is available...More

Thank Fass100
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The little downtown area of Encinitas is a fun place to visit, and if you are looking for a nice breakfast, the 101 Diner is perfect. This is an authentic diner and the food is fantastic. The diner has a little bit of outdoor seating,...More

1  Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Awesome Brunch/Lunch joint right on the 101 in Encinitas. It is an old school diner feel with booths, counter seats, as well as outdoor seating. I chose to sit a the counter. The stools are older and perhaps not as ergonomic as modern stools, but...More

Thank catchyginger
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My sister chose this restaurant for her birthday meal as we all love the tropical pancakes with pineapple pieces, bananas and served with great coconut syrup. We get the large serving so that we may have the pancakes for the next two days The service...More

Reviewed 14 April 2016

Extremely popular especially with locals throughout the morning and early afternoon -- expect a wait for a table. Nice selection of breakfast and lunch items with friendly, efficient servers. Not very large - counter, tables - inside, small back patio and few tables outside.

Thank mac33028
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sharon p
15 July 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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