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Cap'n Kenos

158 N. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

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Hours

Sunday 6 a.m. to midnight
Monday 6 a.m. to midnight
Tuesday 6 a.m. to midnight
Wednesday 6 a.m. to midnight
Thursday 6 a.m. to midnight
Friday 6 a.m. to midnight
Saturday 6 a.m. to midnight

Restaurants details

Cuisine
Price range of entrées $3 - $12
Delivery No
Outdoor seating No
Party room No
Reservations accepted Yes
Kids menu No
Occasional live music No
Vegetarian friendly Yes
Payment options Accepts credit cards
Comments
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This place is an Encinitas tradition since owner Jerry Sova opened it up with his Keno winnings in 1970. It separates those that love great inexpensive food, with the snobs. The snobs walk in, take one look at the place, and walk out. OMG - it's not like a Dennys? Thank God! The rest of us enjoy great breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, salads (with home made dressing recipes), and soups all for around under 5 bucks a person. Huge portions served on cafeteria style plastic plates. Self serve coffee, water, and soup. Adult beverages are served in the bar. You can get breakfast items all day long. The most expensive thing on the menu is steak - $11.95. All you can eat spaghetti for 3 bucks! Only bummer is no free refills on soft drinks. My family of 4 can eat for under $20. You order at the front counter and they'll bring it to you, even in the bar. On Saturday night is "service" night. If you want to be served at your table, you select from BBQ Ribs ($12), Prime Rib ($12), or King Crab Legs ($15), served with salad, potato, warm bread, and vegetable. This is a classic greasy spoon and proud of it!
PS - The owner and his close friends cook over 300 Thanksgiving dinners each year for the nearby seniors. They ask for $3 each, but usually give away more dinners than they collect from. Jerry's a great guy!

July 17, 2009

Can't beat Sat. nights specials, Prime rib, ribs, king crab legs!!!

July 22, 2012

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4S Ranch Allied Gardens Alpine Baja Balboa Park Bankers Hill Barrio Logan Bay Ho Bay Park Black Mountain Ranch Blossom Valley Bonita Bonsall Borrego Springs Boulevard Campo Cardiff-by-the-Sea Carlsbad Carmel Mountain Carmel Valley Chollas View Chula Vista City College City Heights Clairemont College Area Coronado CSU San Marcos Cuyamaca College Del Cerro Del Mar Descanso Downtown San Diego Eastlake East Village El Cajon Emerald Hills Encanto Encinitas Escondido Fallbrook Fletcher Hills Golden Hill Grant Hill Grantville Grossmont College Guatay Harbor Island Hillcrest Imperial Beach Imperial Valley Jacumba Jamacha-Lomita Jamul Julian Kearny Mesa Kensington La Jolla Lakeside La Mesa Lemon Grove Leucadia Liberty Station Lincoln Acres Lincoln Park Linda Vista Little Italy Logan Heights Mesa College Midway District MiraCosta College Miramar Miramar College Mira Mesa Mission Beach Mission Hills Mission Valley Mountain View Mount Hope Mount Laguna National City Nestor Normal Heights North Park Oak Park Ocean Beach Oceanside Old Town Otay Mesa Pacific Beach Pala Palomar College Palomar Mountain Paradise Hills Pauma Valley Pine Valley Point Loma Point Loma Nazarene Potrero Poway Rainbow Ramona Rancho Bernardo Rancho Penasquitos Rancho San Diego Rancho Santa Fe Rolando San Carlos San Marcos San Onofre Santa Ysabel Santee San Ysidro Scripps Ranch SDSU Serra Mesa Shelltown Shelter Island Sherman Heights Skyline Solana Beach Sorrento Valley Southcrest South Park Southwestern College Spring Valley Stockton Talmadge Temecula Tierrasanta Tijuana UCSD University City University Heights USD Valencia Park Valley Center Vista Warner Springs
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