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Le Papagayo

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1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469 (Leucadia Boulvard)
+1 760-944-8252
00:00 - 23:59
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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just left this yummy little, chill beachside gem. We can't say enough about it!! Shawn was a doll and recommended the posole (insane) the French dip (better than Houstons) and OMG..the avocado toast with goat cheese, pepper flakes and honey drizzle w an egg on top!! BEST EVERRR! Yummy Bloody Mary and fresh grapefruit for grey hounds!! Can't wait to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were introduced to this gem by a local and make a point of stopping whenever on a trip to La Jolla or to visit the famous tile & pottery artist, Laird Plumleigh & his creations who is nearby. The food is a fabulous melding of South & Central American flavors. The location is casual and will allow your well-behaved... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, comfortable patio was the setting foe our yummy meal. The side of potato cakes was my favorite, and the fruit was fresh. I enjoyed a glass of their white sangria - not too sweet. Pleasant servers, not bad on the wallet, I'd return. In fact, they have nightly live entertainment that I'd like to check out, plus a... More 

Thank cwh25
Mansfield, United States
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a great atmosphere. Looks small from the outside, but the dining area, bar, and outside patio are large! Great service, fantastic food. Slightly pricey, but worth every penny. Really enjoyed the live music!

Thank Christin A
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting my family, we had lunch at El Papagayo in Leucadia! The Lobster Bisque was pretty good, and we split the Cobb, which was served warm, and was unite nice! Definitely worth a visit!!

Thank Mary Helen D
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our hotel valet and what a find it was. Live music every night and this place gets jammed! Food is more baby back ribs and pesto flat bread rather than steak and chips but that's not what you go here form. The servers are so full of smiles and your glass is never empty. So proceed with confidence... More 

Thank Cupcakechickens
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I must have passed this place 1,000 times and never noticed it until I was invited by some friends. What a surprise! True to Leucadia's funky reputation, this is a small place on Hwy 101 with indoor and outdoor seating, and a very large and interesting menu. They serve breakfast until 4 pm, and among other choices, you can build... More 

Thank Chris D
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Just had another great meal at Le Papagayo! We come here each year when we vacation in Carlsbad and are never disappointed 😊 Our vacations typically coincide with a family member's birthday and this is where we come to celebrate! During our visit last night, we happened to come on their "All Night Happy Hour" special which was even better!... More 

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Maricopa, Arizona
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

WOW !!!!!!! An amazing breakfast delicious to the tee !!!! I had the corned beef ,eggs, and delicious potatoes served in a Skillet which was such a surprise !!! The corned was not canned but delicately tenderized and excellent texture. Also enjoyed the organic coffee.In addition to the above, the service was outstanding, friendly and professional by all that helped... More 

san diego
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

One of my favorite places and obviously a lot of others favorite place because it is always crowded at dinner but so worth the wait. Food has never disappointed and having live music is an added bonus. Great ambiance, good location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Latin, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-1469
    (Leucadia Boulvard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-8252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?