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Swami's Cafe

1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
+1 760-944-0612
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“acai bowl” (29 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, fast service, and loved the giant shrimp salad! A great place to enjoy the morning paper while seeing the sights of the area on 101.

Thank jlouisville
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We usually have an excellent breakfast every Sunday at the Point Loma location. Just went to the Encinitas for a late lunch and it was just as good!! The Poway location was my first about 2 yrs ago and it got me hooked. I highly...More

Thank macatak6
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and still enjoy the laid-back vibe, good food, and value. I usually come for breakfast and love the eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, and chilaquiles. This visit I opted for an organic Mexican coffee and found it delicious. Counter service...More

Thank shiva108X
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

After being in the US for two weeks it was nice to have a real breakfast that actually tasted like a breakfast should! We ordered scrambled eggs and a bacon-turkey-&avocado-sandwich and it all tasted so good! The outdoor seating were nice even though it's close...More

Thank Malin L
SwamisCafe, Manager at Swami's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you Malin! We always use real ingredients in all of our meals!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Fun restaurant with seat yourself dining indoors and out. Breakfast and lunch menu with great all you can drink coffee. We ate outside and enjoyed the great weather along with the people watching

Thank alanmR8887GJ
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Swamis was recommended to me by my brother-in-law who knows the area. We had breakfast there with four girls ages 12 to 17, and everyone found options they loved. We all ordered too much because we each ordered a breakfast (I had the huecos rancheros,...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We're from the UK and were told by a couple of people that Swami's is where the locals eat in Oceanside. We gave it a go - twice! - and really enjoyed it. Great food, great juices and a contemporary cool feel. I adored the...More

Thank NeilFarnham
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Located right on the highway with open air seating this restaurant really specializes in hearty breakfasts. Not too pricey and usually large portions make a great start to the day. Very casual atmosphere a good stop for the morning get up and go.

Thank Garey C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped for take out after a hike at Torrey Pines Park. Ordered shrimp wrap which was loaded with greens and avocado. Yummy!

Thank momentobello
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have been to several different locations for Swami's in San Diego, and love this one because you eat outdoors under umbrellas. Swami's has such a varied menu, so everyone can get what they want including express drinks!!

Thank Claudia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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: 1163 S Coast Highway 101, Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-5041
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-0612
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Cafe for breakfast, fresh juices & vegetarian fare amid surf murals & patio seats.
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