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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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06:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2035
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'd been here before and always loved it but this past trip was the first time I had taken my boys (8 and 11). The breakfast was incredible as always and the boys had so much fun in the little store. They each had scrambled...More

Thank shannsedg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It must be something about the beans they use or the gigantic roasting machine they use, because the flavor of their americano is superb. This place has indoor and plentiful outdoor seating, delicious food and is located a couple blocks from the Pacific Ocean.

Thank TheRTWTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly find whose alluring coffee aroma greats you before crossing the threshold of the front entrance. Although true that it overlooks a road and rail line that for me did not detract from this place. Not only do they offer a wide array of...More

Thank mic239
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee, pastry, salads and sandwiches are always fresh and well made. The selection of coffees and coffee drinks is excellent. It's a great place to meet friends. The staff is friendly and let's you stay as long as you wish.

Thank DB A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely historic train station turned coffee house 🍪☕️! Very relaxing place to have a wonderful cup of delicious coffee and pastries 😊

Thank walkaboutCalifornia
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Pannikin proves a delightful special cafe, with seating all around, and tasty specialty coffees to sample.

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place for a great selection of pastries and coffee. They have all sorts of pies and muffins and cookies for any sweet lover. The building is lovely and it has an awesome outdoors patio as well.

Thank Narek D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I'm not sure if Pannikin is local or a chain as I saw one in the SAN Airport. Never the less, it might as well as be a free trade coffee shop. It's one of the best I've been too. Baked goods on site! Fantastic....More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This coffee place is an icon since I can remember if 30 plus Years!!!! Great coffee and the best, the staff!!! Love love love the place.

Thank Dave92024
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Yummy pastry and sandwich selection at this lovely yellow building. A local classic. Fresh coffee beans roasting in lower level, worth the trip down the stairs. Best coffee and latte you can acquire in this area, no question! Unique place and worth your time to...More

Thank NougatHeeler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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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