Potato Shack Cafe

120 W I St
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Traditional American

Customer Reviews (9 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Dec 21, 2008
If you are looking for a good wholesome breakfast, look no further. This is my hangover cure. Casual, no frills, great food. My husband loves it b/c their portions are large. Manhole size pancakes are literally the... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Aug 19, 2008
Your first clue that the Potato Shack Cafe is good is the long line of people waiting to get in. Once it's your turn, you are in for a treat. I've never had a bad meal here and the pancakes are especially good.... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Mar 20, 2008
This place has the biggest, most tasty pancakes EVER! I always order the chocolate chip pancakes, and the cafe keeps making the consistently amazing! This cafe is only a few blocks from the beach too!... (more)

Amanda Knoles

on Citysearch May 10, 2007
<b>In Short</b><br>A favorite hangout of surfers, bicyclists and people walking their pooches, this locals' favorite offers two indoor dining areas and popular sidewalk seating. Fresh-cut American fries are... (more)

J L.

on Judys Book Mar 27, 2006
I am pretty picky about pancakes because I like them hot and crispy on the outside and soft and sweet on the inside. Most breakfast places serve pancakes that are slightly soggy. When I first heard of this place, i was... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 11, 2005
Friends of mine highly recommended the Potato Shack and eat there all the time. I was not super impressed. I would go back for breakfast if I was near by but it wasn't amazing. It was just a run of the mill food, like... (more)

Erin K.

on Judys Book Sep 24, 2005
Fun place for breakfast. The portions are generous and the food is pretty good. Try to get a seat outside on a nice day. (more)

Sharyn B.

on Judys Book Sep 19, 2005
This place had the biggest pancakes I have ever seen. I heard about the pancakes but until you see it with your own eyes, you can't believe how big. I went on a crowded Sunday morning, but the wait was not very long and the... (more)

Cody M.

on Judys Book Aug 19, 2005
I went to the Potato Shack Cafe for breakfeast since I had heard a lot about it from others. I ordered two of their absolutly huge pancakes, nothing else came with it, but darn, those sure were enough. The pancakes didnt... (more)

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