Looked liked it might be good since it appeared to be popular with locals. Unfortunately we won't be back. The food just wasn't good... maybe it is what we ordered....
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The salmon salad was delicious. Dining companion enjoyed the tuna melt. This was the perfect place to have lunch and visit with my cousins from Orange County. Great service.
Encinitas Cafe is your typical beach city dinner. It is run by Debbie, the owner, with lots of family and friends involved in day to day operations. It serves very good American cuisine -- which is fine by me! I have mostly had breakfast there....More
I have eaten here several times, breakfast only. It is one of my parents favorite places. It's casual and the staff are very friendly and attentive. They have all of the regular breakfast foods, such as omelets, scrambles, bacon and eggs, pancakes, etc. The portions...More
My husband I were looking for a quick, local, and cheap eats kind of place for breakfast before heading to he beach. I also needed gluten free options. We found it all at Encinitas Cafe. We shared a Greek omelette and home fries potatoes. The...More
Stopped in for dinner last night with my best friend. I had the meat loaf dinner, came with mashed potatoes, carrots, dinner salad and cornbread. It was terrific! My friend has the turkey dinner and I tried a little, this will be my choice next...More
We dined here twice, first for lunch, which consisted of a BLT and clam chowder, then breakfast which was a ham and cheese omelette and quiche with potatoes, all tasted fresh and cooked right with friendly attentive staff as well. The food is not overly...More
I've been eating here for years. They are very doggie friendly and I see the same staff year after year...always a good sign. The Encinitas Special is my favorite but I always end up taking one pancake home. The good news is they reheat pretty...More
My wife and I were looking for a "hole in the wall" cafe for a late breakfast and saw the Encinitas Cafe. We parked (found a spot in front on the street...but there is parking behind the cafe) and went inside. At 10:45 the place...More
Although open for dinner we have only visited for breakfast or lunch in the past. The food and service are wonderful and we look forward to returning in the future.