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Pannikin Encinitas Cafe

510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
+1 760-436-0033
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (12 reviews)
“lemon cake” (2 reviews)
“egg dishes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place for a great selection of pastries and coffee. They have all sorts of pies and muffins and cookies for any sweet lover. The building is lovely and it has an awesome outdoors patio as well.

Thank Narek D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure if Pannikin is local or a chain as I saw one in the SAN Airport. Never the less, it might as well as be a free trade coffee shop. It's one of the best I've been too. Baked goods on site! Fantastic....More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This coffee place is an icon since I can remember if 30 plus Years!!!! Great coffee and the best, the staff!!! Love love love the place.

Thank Dave92024
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Yummy pastry and sandwich selection at this lovely yellow building. A local classic. Fresh coffee beans roasting in lower level, worth the trip down the stairs. Best coffee and latte you can acquire in this area, no question! Unique place and worth your time to...More

Thank NougatHeeler
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a find! A coffee shop where they grind and roast their own beans and make their own baked goods. Antiques and ambience abound in this coastal gathering place. We sat outside on the upper patio. Below us was a ground floor patio. Our drinks...More

Thank CappuccinoLady
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place has a nice atmosphere and great cafe drinks, food and pastries. But that is not what I came here to write about. My daughter drove down from LA to do a photo shoot and visit with me for a bit. We met at...More

Thank Steve-3-13-17-Hike
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Amazingly yummy pastries! Coffee is good too. Cool atmosphere as well! Dog friendly, we saw lots of people with pets. Kids had fun with their treats and the area out front to run and play.

Thank Yolonda B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

While staying in Encinitas for a week, we stumbled upon this quaint little shop on the Coast Highway. You can't miss the cute yellow shop on the west side of the highway, with the line out the door. The customer service was awesome, as the...More

1  Thank Mat A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

There were several choices of coffee and tea. It was delicious! The pastries were great! We chose to go there daily!

Thank mcbride2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I met a running group there on a Saturday morning. The place was packed, but my order was handled in very good time. My latte tasted excellent.

Thank matthew a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-436-0033
  • E-mail
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