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Le Papagayo

1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
+1 760-944-8252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
“salad” (28 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The review of Le Papagayo said Latin and Mediterranean influenced food. Not so much Mediterranean but still decided to give it a try. The drinks were ok but small for the price and our appetizer came AFTER our lunch. The crab cakes appetizer was very...More

Thank ibhayhay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might look like a little hole in the wall when you drive by buy the Le Papagayo is really a hidden gem right off the 101 coast. The food is amazing and diverse! The atmosphere is really cool as the walls are adorned with...More

Thank CaliforniaFoodieGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very cute and energetic restaurant. They have live music at night. The food is top notch, but restaurant can get loud with the mimosas flowing!

Thank JMarrs123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, Our server attentive. All of the fellow diners seem to be enjoying themselves and most plates were picked clean. In my book that would indicate good food.

Thank sunset792
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner and breakfast at this funky and cool Leucadia bistro and would go back in a New York minute. The place has excellent food--especially at night--but even better prices that are pegged to a tapas menu that includes an even better deal on...More

Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a relaxed dinner outside. Live music playing and good food. A little over priced maybe but overall good.

Thank InesRua
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

As usual, this place never disappoints us. Didn't even know until our last visit in November that they serve breakfast. Now that we know we don't miss going here at least twice just for breakfast and maybe a couple of times for dinner during our...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Our group of 17 descended on Le Papagayo for their Tuesday evening Happy Hour. Our server, Jennah, was absolutely amazing in handling separate checks and orders for couples and singles. She was calm, courteous and friendly and made our dining experience fun. We got our...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The place was nearly empty as i arrived for breakfast. Tables are located in different spaces some of them in addition with good light. If I went again, I'd go for the porch which is in the back and difficult to see. The menu seems...More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We usually come to Le Papagayo 1x month for brunch. They have a very good brunch selection and the best bloody mary's we've found in Encinitas. They have added many gluten free options to their menu recently and we've found most dishes to be very...More

Thank Brooke B
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Questions & Answers
22 October 2016|
Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do! During our visit, a friend with us inquired about gluten-free items. My apologies, but I do not recall what specific menu items were gluten-free.
16 September 2016|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Happy Hour is from 4pm to 6pm every day!
27 August 2016|
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Response from carpe_itineris | Reviewed this property |
This is a nice place for sangria.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
    (Leucadia Boulvard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-8252
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