from local hotspots to dive bars to coffee…

The Lost Abby

The Confessional houses 18 taps of craft beers and an ocean breeze. We’re here to listen to your confessions… over a pint or two.

★★★★★ Awesome awesome awesome beer!  Friendly staff made us feel welcome and answers all our questions.  Made some great recommendations!  Wow!  We will def be back! -Lorena G.

More Info2007 San Elijo Ave Cardiff, CA 92007

Wine Steals

Combining wine buying with wine tasting in a casual and fun atmosphere. So, you can sip, nibble, or drink at our bar while shopping for affordable, off-the-beaten-path wines in the retail store.

★★★★ We visited here twice last week. It’s a great place to comfortably try some good wines and good food to go along. -William F.

More Info | 1953 San Elijo Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

Sambazon Acai Cafe

We make juices, smoothies, and sorbets from the finest organic ingredients. Wild harvested directly from the Amazon.

★★★★★ I’m seriously addicted to these bowls. My regular go to is the rio bowl..substitute with almond milk. And BAM. Heaven in a bowl. -Christina T.

More Info | 2031 San Elijo Ave Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007

Zumba Coffee & Tea

Zumbar Coffee & Tea is a boutique coffee roasting company, taking an artisan approach towards crafting the finest coffees.

★★★★★ Really great coffee!! I love espresso macchiato and I enjoy it even more since I started coming to Zumbar in Cardiff. -Monica P.

More Info | 111 Chesterfield Dr Ste 115 Encinitas, CA 92007

Cardiff Beach Bar at Tower 13

★★★★★ I had such a great time at this spot. It’s right off the road and they have a large parking lot.The place had a really welcoming and laid back feel to it. Great beach Spot is yours. Love ya!. -Sarah A.

More Info | 2633 S Coast Hwy 101 Cardiff By the Sea, CA 92007

Duke’s Office “The Office”*

★★★★ Belly up babes! This is the cool hangout for local hipsters and the occasional sports celebrity. Diverse range and super friendly bartenders. Although it’s listed as dive bar, I’d call it more of a sports bar. -Sherri P.

Info | 110A Aberdeen Drive Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

*Local Favorite