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Beach House - CLOSED

2530 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2111
+1 760-753-1321
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
25 Aug 2016
“We miss this restaurant which had such wonderful outside seating on their upper and lower patios”
2 Sep 2015
“Awaiting Completion of Renovations”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2530 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2111
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Sorry sorry this restaurant closed period was our favorite for 20 years and we would always sit downstairs outside on the patio. Hoping that the group that brought it will keep that outside seating when they eventually renovate it and reopen it.

Thank YMBSanDiego
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Beach House sits on a prime spot of restaurant real estate literally on the beach in Cardiff. As of this writing in August, 2015, it's closed for renovations. I'm sure the newly designed space will be very popular for beach-side dining.

1  Thank OneSeaSun4Fun
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The menu items sounded great, but their taste fell very short of expectations and we ended up being disappointed. The view, however, is wonderful. Maybe just go for the view, order something basic, and you'll have a nice time. Just don't get suckered in by...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We've enjoyed several dinners at the Beach House Restaurant. Good food menu + great, friendly, knowledgeabl staff. Both Beach House + Chart House Restaurant in Cardiff, CA are excellent choices for both visitors to San Diego County and we "locals!"

Thank Susan R W
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Used to have a good happy hour priced menu with decent appitisers. You could tell long before they closed they were doomed. They had no gas for heaters and things were getting shoddy. Hope they come back because everywhere else is overpriced. All in all...More

Thank Margaretokeefe
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This place and the one in Laguna Beach have been closed for some time and am hopeful they will re-open some time soon.

Thank John R
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Sorry to see this place close down. It was a good place to visit after a day on the beach. The décor was in need of a refresh. The place next door as reopened, it was once Charles on the Beach, really good. The Charthouse...More

Thank Breeze999
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Restaurant has closed down. It was a great place with an excellent oyster bar and view. Don't know what happened

1  Thank SanDiegoWayne
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Went here last year on a short trip to SD County ... It was a nice place to bring my significant other for a romantic meal. The seafood was good ... but unfortunately the exorbitant prices warranted the seafood being superb and it was not....More

1  Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 16 February 2014

The sign says, "closed for remodeling", but from what I've heard it's closed for good. It used to be a terrific place. Great reasonably priced brunches right on the water. I forget the manager's name, but he was outstanding and always remembered me, even though...More

Thank stockjock
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2530 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2111
    (Highway 101)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-1321
A relaxing afternoon watching the surfers at Cardiff Reef or a romantic evening with the sun setting over the sea...the exciting new cuisine of recently-arrived acclaimed executive chef Michael Ingino...the value of our famed daily Happy Hour and nightly Sunset Specials...two heated outdoor patios so close to the sea you might just get splashed, al fresco dining at its finest...the energy and excitement of the Top of the House Grill, the comfort of our dining room...Lunch, Saturday and Sunday Champagne Brunch, and Dinner...Cuisine, Service and Value to match the stunning views...The Beach House...Lobster, Fine Steaks, Fresh Fish...World Class Wines, cool Libations and Martinis...on the beach in Cardiff by the Sea, two miles north of the Del Mar racetrack.
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