Food & Drink in Encinitas

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Savory Casual Fare serves delectable lunch and dinner menus in a modern and relaxed bistro. Give up lackluster napkin sandwiches with a selection of eclectic lunch offerings, such as a cilantro shrimp salad served with candied jalapeños and homemade vinaigrette ($15.75) or a spanish ham, grilled pear, and melted brie sandwich served on ciabatta bread ($14.50). Dinner selections (served Tuesday–Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) offer a West Coast spin on European traditions, similar to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s acting method. Launch supper expeditions with a shareable plate of black forest ham-laced mac ‘n’ cheese ($8 small, $15.75 large) or baked escargot with red wine and shallot in a puff-pastry cap ($11.25). The harissa braised lamb chop entree pairs up for salivary undertakings with polenta cake and roasted poblano pepper ($27.50), while the buttermilk fried chicken breast rubs shoulders with mashed potatoes and mushroom gravy ($21.25). Herbivores and vegans are accommodated with custom-made dinner selections and four-course meals ($18–$39).

267 N El Camino Real
Encinitas,
CA
US

Beach Grass Café presents patrons with creative menus of California cuisine and a laid-back environment where reggae, Latin, and big-band tunes greet your eardrums with appetizing beats. For breakfast, give your mouth a wake-up gift of huevos rancheros––tortillas festooned with black beans, feta cheese, eggs, and homemade salsa ($9.50). Try the blue burger ($9.95), a lunch favorite that splices Kobe beef and blue cheese in the name of culinary science or give your adventurous inner dinner champion a chance to conquer the 12 oz. New York steak ($19.95). Smoothies, cocktails, margaritas, microbeers, and boutique wines are all available from the drinks menu and can be enjoyed near the front of the restaurant, where warm lighting and an oak bar make a classy meeting spot for your crime-fighter fighting union.

1476 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas,
CA
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Edible Arrangements' more than 50 fresh, artful fruit baskets combine the aesthetic elements and emotive properties of floral arrangements with the juicy edibility of fruit. The sweetery's designers stud the Delicious Daisy, a bouquet of sliced honeydew, pineapple, and cantaloupe, with strawberries and strings of grapes that can double as a 25th-anniversary gift for a Smucker's jam heiress ($35). Decadent, gluten-free layers of white and semisweet chocolate coat fruit in a 12-piece box of hand-dipped strawberries and bananas ($25). Customers can also put today's Groupon toward a larger centerpiece, such as the Melon Delight, a decorative spray of watermelon wedges, pineapple daisies, cantaloupe, honeydew, grapes, and double-dipped bananas sprouting from a watering can ($76). The preservative-free treats are all handcrafted at the apex of freshness, readying hand-dipped dainties to be hand-shoved into eagerly awaiting mouths.

204 N El Camino Real
Encinitas,
CA
US

East Village Asian Diner has been featured in the North County Times with a 3.5 star average rating from Yelpers.

628 S Coast Highway 101
Encinitas,
CA
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At Cicciotti’s Trattoria Italiana & Seafood, chef and author Gaetano Cicciotti and his staff of kitchen craftsmen wood-fire pizza crusts and sauté fresh seafood using original recipes. Like Pac-Man’s Italian relatives, diners chomp their way through morsels of tender pasta mixed with mouthwatering ingredients such as creamy tiger shrimp, homemade meatballs, sun-dried tomatoes, and a creamy gorgonzola pesto sauce. Noodle-free fare includes chicken, veal, and seafood, which arrives shrouded in white-wine sauce or cloaked in mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce. In addition, an extensive wine list helps patrons match their meal with a vintage vino for a duo of flavors that’s more dynamic than a Bruce Willis and Mr. Peanut buddy-cop flick.

1933 San Elijo Ave
Cardiff By The Sea,
CA
US

Eczema. Psoriasis. Acne. They could be called the Big Three of skin problems?and the team at North Coast Dermatology Medical Associates, led by Dr. Stacy Tompkins, deftly handles all of them. But that doesn't mean that they have no time for other cosmetic concerns. They also combat signs of aging with dermal fillers, improve skin texture with chemical peels and Pixel resurfacing, and eradicate stubble with laser hair removal, rather than hiding it beneath a tattoo that says "Nothing to See Here." The experts can target maladies that extend below the skin's surface, too: during Mohs surgeries, they remove skin cancer with microscopic precision.

477 N El Camino Real
Encinitas,
CA
US