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“Tasty and fresh” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Swami's Cafe

Swami's Cafe
Ranked #43 of 295 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Manhattan Beach, California
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Tasty and fresh”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is a very casual place with good fresh food. The Acai bowls are amazing and so was the breakfast burrito.

Visited August 2014
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  • English first
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English first
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect spot for daughter's 20th birthday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Birthdays are made for weekends, unfortunately my Daughter's birthday was today a Wednesday. She told us she wanted to have lunch at Swami, a beachside dive in Encinitas, CA.It's not the most beautiful place, but it was perfect. Order at the counter and they bring the food to you. The restaurant sits across the 101 from the beach, so the view and atmosphere were spectacular.....a was the food. They have regular lunch fare, but serve breakfast all day, a big plus!

It was busy for lunch and we had good time people watching.

Icing on the cake, they made the birthday girl feel really good by sending over some goodies.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Larry K
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Portland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Yum yum yum ��”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Lovely acai bowl and pancakes. Definitely stop by when your in town you won't regret it. Nice vibe and good people. Drop in.

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Thank Jonathanweaver
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hidden gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Driving past this little cafe we wouldn't have thought twice about stopping here - it was only from a recommendation from a friend, and I am SO glad we went. The food was so delicious. Some real good selections. I had the acai bowl which was so so delicious and the perfect portion. My boyfriend had a black bean burrito or something like that - either way it was lovely and doesn't leave you feeling disgusting and super full like most American food places! Would highly recommend!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sophie R
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San Diego, California
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334 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
“Great healthy variety of choices!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Local fav for us! We will go for our walk and always stop to enjoy a wonderful filling healthy breakfast! Too many favs, come and enjoy!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Dave92024
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