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$$ - $$$American, ,
1588 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2371
+1 760-943-0271
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1588 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2371
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've attended many Islands restaurants for meals. Big groups, just me: either way. I only order the Baja Fish Taco plate. Since Beach City Burrito closed in Cardiff, this is the closest to Mexico's offering. Fried fish tacos are a Mexican delicacy. First, the staff...More

Thank Feedbackart
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Family dinner time and Islands restaurant had good reviews. Definitely the best burgers we have tasted for a very long time. Excellent service and all burgers are made fresh. Generous portions and using the best of ingredients. Restaurant was very busy but we didn't have...More

Thank bryble
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love this place because of the menu and the great service in a very good value place to dine. We really like the lunch best- the Calif flyer is our favorite.

Thank 19037Travel
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I had their version of Chinese chicken salad. It was huge and I actually took 1/2 home. It was one of the best salads I've had in a long time. Lots of sliced white meat chicken too. The hamburgers, different kinds, we're good size,along with...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Friendly greeter and servers. Popular both at lunch and dinner times. Nice menu selections - never had any disappointments. Always enjoy the never empty basket of fries. Kids meals, too.

Thank mac33028
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This chain is a favorite for sit down burger dining - a step up from fast food! Quality is well controlled from location to location. They were friendly to service dog and wheelchair patrons.

Thank Ambul
Reviewed 9 May 2016

great service, food is consistent if not too expensive, our server was great. refills on fries worth it.

Thank mike m
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I think I have been going to Islands in various cities for about 15 years. This one in Encinitas is the best, although all have been good. The reason this one is the best is while delivering on a great menu, the staff is so...More

Thank dafsmith57
Reviewed 20 November 2015

wow..wow..wow!! These burgers are great, I had the Big Wave with cheese and bacon...couldn't begin to explain the taste. the burger was moist an juicy! The fries golden brown. Two Big Thumbs UP!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Nice easy menu. Good burgers and other choices including several nice salads. Decor fits with the name and we especially like watching the big screens with all the surfing video.

Thank cobraman427
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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  • Address: 1588 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2371
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-0271
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