San Diego Category: Restaurants & Bars
If you’re looking for a San Diego restaurant with great food and a casual atmosphere, you don’t have to look far. Le Papagayo is the place to go for a date night or family dinner. Located on the historic coast highway in Leucadia, the restaurant serves delicious California Pacific Island cuisine with a Mediterranean influence.
You can visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or enjoy a drink at the full-service bar. They also have daily live music for your enjoyment as you dine. Le Papagayo is known for its amazing food and a drinks menu featuring 16 different beers on tap. With one of the best chefs in North County, the restaurant has also achieved the title of “Best Restaurant in North County San Diego” several times.
Le Papagayo is also one of the few restaurants with outdoor seating and a private parking area in Leucadia. They’re the only fine-dining restaurant in Leucadia with live, unplugged music every night with a full-service bar. The restaurant is decorated in a quaint, art-gallery style and is considered one of the most popular dining establishments in Encinitas and all of North County San Diego.
When you dine here, you will be amazed at the quality of food, the amazing service, and the elegant atmosphere. Their menu is diverse, with a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Stop in for Happy Hour every day from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Happy Tuesdays all night long.
Le Papagayo also offers delicious tapas like the Spicy Macadamia Calamari, Crab Cakes, or Papagayo Dynamite, which consists of shrimp, crab, scallops and mushrooms and oven roasted with Papagayo sauce. For dinner, you can choose their Carlsbad Mussels, fresh salads, delicious vegetable entrees, pasta dishes and more, all while dining outside and enjoying the live music and perfect San Diego weather.
When it comes to dining on great food in an elegant environment, Le Papagayo has it covered. Make sure you call first to make a reservation, or go online to their website and click to reserve your table!
By: Dawn-Renee Rice
Photos by Rob Andrew Photography
Address: 1002 N Coast Highway 101