EXPLORE: Encinitas, CA
This city embraces the California lifestyle; Beautiful Beaches, Great Surf Spots, Unique Shops, Plenty of Food, & Dogs. Park your car and take a stroll along the 101 and see what this little town has to offer. Did we mention It’s a very dog friendly? This place and filled with positive vibes and people who respect their community and love to be involved. Encinitas is broken into 3 sections but you will soon find that Encinitas, Leucadia and Cardiff-By-The-Sea all have something unique to offer.
Our Favorite Things to Do
Self Realization Meditation Gardens
Cardiff State Beach - Tan where the locals do
San Elijo Campground – Great place to camp with the whole family, pitch a tent or park your camper. It’s a 2-mile stretch on San Elijo State Beach & popular for swimming, surfing, snorkeling & picnics.
Self Realization Meditation Gardens - A very peaceful magical place to decompress, heal your soul & connect with nature in all of California. The views are beautiful.
Moonlight State Beach - Tan where the locals do
Seaside Bazaar - Every Saturday or Sunday little market with clothing, jewelry, & unique vendors.
Leucadia State Beach - Tan where the locals do
Farmers Market - Held every Sunday (10am-2pm) the market offers a great variety of local options & vendors.
Solterra Winery & Kitchen - Nice relaxing spot for a glass of wine & happy hour 7 days a week!
Our Favorite Places to Eat
Las Olas - Best house margaritas & famous fish tacos if you are in need of authentic mexican goodness. It's located on the 101 with a clear view of the pacific ocean.
Kraken - If you’re into a “divey” fun time with affordable cocktails. A popular spot since the mid 70s, always good for live entertainment & a game of pool.
101 Diner - Great little breakfast or lunch spot located in the heart of Encinitas.
Lobster West - Go to if you're craving some clam chowder or Maine Lobster.
Bier Garden - Fun spot for dinner or for drinks with 32 different local beers on tap.
Solace the Moonlight Lounge - Great vibe & decor, & most importantly happy hour oysters.
Shelter Bar & Lounge - Great ambiance if you want some Encinitas nightlife.
URBN - Must go to pizza spot if you are a pizza lover. Make sure to order the mashed potato pie.
Union Kitchen & Tap - Fun lively bar that is always warm & inviting. Every Thursday is $5 mule night. Great weekend brunch spot with friends.
Le Papagayo – Fusion Mediterranean food with great vibes & small plates. Happening place with live music every night.
Hapifish Sushi - Check it out of you want to leave with “happiness.” A real laid-back beach vibe and a yummy California sushi cuisine.
Fish 101 - Known as a traditional west coast fish house with a little unique twist.
Priority Public House - Gastropub type of place with live music & tapas’ tuesday.
Sake House Yu Me Ya - Tiny hole in the wall place with sushi, that not many know about unless you are a local.
Leucadia Donut Shoppe - Amazing yummy donuts, the shop is covered in stickers you can’t miss it.
Juanitas Taco Shop - Little taco spot. You know it's good Mexican with there’s bars on the windows. Carne Asada anything is a must.
Our Favorite Views