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Pannikin Encinitas Cafe

510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
+1 760-436-0033
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (21 reviews)
“lemon cake” (2 reviews)
“egg dishes” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Do not go there for meals!!!! They made mistakes in two sandwiches and when they brought it back, they had used the same sandwiches instead of making fresh.... gross......person touching the money serves food without gloves..... Go there for coffee and baked goods.

1  Thank jambord
Reviewed 12 March 2018

A quaint and inviting cafe slightly out of Encinitas. Good coffee, great ambience, popular with locals. There is parking in the back. No Wifi but these days everyone tethers anyway.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 4 March 2018

So many people have told us about this place, we finally HAD to stop in the last time we were in the area. We did not have anything to eat, but the coffee was excellent and it was a very pleasant place to hang out...More

Thank ParkMarin
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Both Sumatra and Indo Noir are awesome. Always worth a stop to load up when passing by! They have multiple locations also.

Thank makklo
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Went with relatives for a high carb breakfast and it was great. The bakery goods are delicious and the setting very nice in this huge, old building. Can't remember the price so I cannot assess value, but the combination of decent croissant and muffins and...More

Thank aagourmet
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

While visiting Encinitas, we ate here 2x. The egg dishes were delicious. One time I got the spinach mushroom quiche. The other time I got the Greek eggs. The scambled eggs were amazingly fluffy! My only complaint was the toasted bagel was very dry (it...More

Thank Kris L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

My wife and I have stopped at Pannikin many times when we are in the San Diego area. I love the eclectic atmosphere and the variety of indoor and outdoor seating options which are available. A unique setting with a unique vibe that feels far...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Very popular place to enjoy coffee and a wide variety of baked offerings to go with it. They also offer unique breakfast sandwiches. Excellent choice.

Thank seashar
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

A bit of a line on a Saturday morning but we enjoyed delicious bagels and coffee. The atmosphere is relaxed and quirky and service was fast.

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This iconic coffee shop has a tremendous atmosphere positioned in a lovely old house with seating on the lawn. A great place to read the newspaper on a Sunday morning (do people still get a newspaper). But the service is substandard. The atmosphere makes up...More

Thank cathi r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
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