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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 14 November 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is great place to watch the sunset. Plenty of tables outside and they offered heaters while outside for the cooler weather. Delicious food! Must try the crab cakes and bisque!

Thank Ashley954
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I met my niece here for dinner when I was visiting San Diego. We walked on the beach, then came here to eat. She had a Groupon, so we ordered from a fixed menu - I had the lobster - very, very good and she...More

Thank KVM0716
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We try to take in The Beach House whenever we have guests or family visiting. Great ambience, great service, great food. If you can book a reservation for sunset, it's awesome. You're right next to the ocean and with any clouds in the sky, sunsets...More

1  Thank blaki02
Reviewed 7 October 2013

In addition to the view, the Happy Hour prices and menu are possibly the best in San Diego. We enjoyed delicious clam chowder, fish taco, margarita pizza, banana bread pudding, and four drinks for about fifty dollars including tax and tip. My wife and I...More

Thank parkinsd
Reviewed 5 October 2013

My wife and I have come here every October since 2000 to enjoy Sunday champagne brunch with our American friends. Ambience is great ,food pretty good, view just gorgeous. See you next Sunday !

Thank popgeoff
Reviewed 3 October 2013

went their with a groupon! have preset menu as noted! the quality food not bad! warm to room temp.. my cofee was hotter then the meal! beach front ...very good! the inside needs paint also it WAS PRETTY DARK COULDED SEE THE MEAL!... I'VE DONE...More

1  Thank Victor D
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We came here for brunch with San Diego friends who were hosting us. Nice brunch, but nothing special and a bit pricey for what we got. While they are "on the sea" unless you have window seats you might as well be anywhere. The food...More

Thank HiltonHeadWolf
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The ONLY good thing about this place is the view. EVERYTHING else is/was terrible! The service could NOT have been worse, both upstairs and downstairs. Waited and waited and waited and...Salmon was dry, and lobster was tough and chewy. This is our third visit. The...More

Thank Kan2CA
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I've passed by this place many many times but never eaten here. I've hit several places in Del Mar on the beach and the view is great. As well, here the view is INCREDIBLE. We couldn't get an outdoor table as they were all packed...More

1  Thank saintba
Reviewed 11 September 2013

This was recommended by someone who went a year ago. The patio on the beach is fantastic - watching the sun set and listening the waves makes for a wonderful setting. That is the only positive for this restaurant. The food was not special, especially...More

Thank MamaMay0402
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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