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Le Papagayo
Le Papagayo

Le Papagayo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lepapagayoleucadia.com
  • Email: contact@lepapagayoleucadia.com
  • Phone: (760) 944-8252
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Contemporary American, Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm,
    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Since 2004 Le Papagayo has been welcoming you to a cozy and friendly atmosphere. Pacific Islands, Mediterranean influences and unplugged live music make for an amazing and unique experience. We will do the same with Le Papagayo Catering.

    Choose your menu, relax and enjoy time with your guests we do it all!!
  • Private Party Contact: Francois Patanchon (760) 944-8252
  • Entertainment: Live unplugged music every nights. Flamenco, Blues, Motown Blues, Island Groove, Rock & Folks, Jazz, Samba.

    Please check the music calendar on our website

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Leucadia Boulvard
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Le Papagayo
Le Papagayo blends Mediterranean & Asian influences and Pacific coast cuisine to create an amazing fine dining experience. The Chef and Myself combine the freshest of local ingredients and Mediterranean & Asian flavor to create a unique character for each meal created from scratch.

Dining at Le Papagayo is a ful experience that will delight all your senses.

Amazing food and a warm and inviting dining room which looks like an art gallery are all part of the experience.

We also offer a loundge, a heated patio and unplugged live music every night.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Overall great experience. Great service and good music. Hands down the best pesto and bread ever!! Our new favorite, can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Really liked the live band and music. Very nice outdoor back patio. Food was very simple though. However tasty. Service a little slow. Waitress forgot about us at one point."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We had a great Valentines dinner. The Paella was awesome!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I had the lamb which was slightly overcooked, the garlic mashed potatoes had no garlic (or at least I couldn't taste it); my salad was very lightly dressed. Other food was under seasoned. If this improves, I'd be happy to come back."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Fun spot with live music and good food. Cool leucadia crowd too"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "We were seated promptly given we had reservation. Was the worst table in restaurant between front door and bar. When we asked to be moved and were willing to wait. Without giving it a second thought, hostess said had no other tables. After repeating we were happy to wait, server said doesn't matter, they had other reservations. I said, shouldn't be a problem, you can give them our table. After a moment, she said they specifically requested the table. I said ALL of your later reservations specifically requested their tables? After a pause, Yes, was the answer. It was clear, she didn't care. So we left. Perhaps its success is getting to it. Too many good restaurants to tolerate such apathy. We'll never go again."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Surprising place in Encinitas. Opentable described it accurately. May not look as a first choice from the street but try it. People are nice and the food is excellent."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "Had another pleasant experience dining at La Papagayo - this is my third visit. The appetizer of bread and pesto is fantastic, one of the best bread starters I have ever had. Overall a fantastic experience."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "The menu sounded so great online but the food was very mediocre. The service was equally disappointing. We constantly had to ask after our food, then sent it back, we had to keep asking for more water, utensils, and they delivered a birthday cake to the wrong table. I would not return nor recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "Was welcomed immediately. Food was great. We ordered lobster bisque, fish tacos, Kobe sliders, bouillabaisse, and creme brûlée. Only disappointment was creme brûlée and glass of Cabernet which had a fermented prune taste about it. Stick to beer or sangria. Music nightly and doesn't disappoint. Our server was very attentive and sat outdoors near heaters. Fun end to date night."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "What a find, not only fun people and great jazz music, but the food was crazy good. I had hawaiian pork described as cooked Laua style...I thought of when I ate some in Hawaii and thought could they possibly compare.....EXACTLY the same...as if cooked underground. Run, don't walk to this gem of a restaurant, you will not be dissappointed."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Went on a Tuesday evening. Happy hour prices all evening. Very lively place with good food. Gets very loud inside especially with the music playing. Sitting outside is great. Wonderful sangria."
    Dined on 10/15/2013
  • "Food was exceptional! Fish was fresh and cooked to perfection! Music was loud which limited some conversation, but the food was that good, I'd go back in a heartbeat!"
    Dined on 10/10/2013
  • "Real and raw...Le Papagayo.. Excellent food without attitude and often live music!"
    Dined on 10/7/2013
  • "I've been on Friday nights - GREAT live entertainment! I would recommend the restaurant based on the bar/entertainment scene."
    Dined on 8/11/2013