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Vinaka Cafe

  • Ranked #3 for cafés in Carlsbad
  • Taufiq H.
    "free refills and sit outside"(2 Tips)
    Alan D.
    "Snowcap FTW! Best blended coffee around."(9 Tips)
    Kim M.
    "Try the egg, turkey, cheddar sandwich on a jalepenos cheese bagel."(3 Tips)
    "The cafe mocha tastes like coffee and hot cocoa combined mmm"(3 Tips)
25 Tips and reviews
  • coffee
  • free refills
  • ice cream
  • apple strudel
  • chai
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  • Sal
    SalMarch 13
    One of those cafe places where you can expend hours just enjoying coffee.
  • Nick T.
    Nick TOctober 4, 2015
    Blended iced vanilla: So good. Everything about this place is the of SoCal.
  • Christine G.
    Christine GustafsonMarch 6, 2015
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaApril 21, 2014
    Cappuccino float! 👌
  • Christine G.
    Christine GustafsonMarch 8, 2014
    blended drinks are smooth and creamy.
  • Christine G.
    Christine GustafsonMarch 4, 2014
    Blend vanilla is yummy
  • Benjamin J.
    Benjamin JuangNovember 30, 2013
    Try the Hot Caramel Sundae Apple Strudel Ice Cream
  • Hector T.
    Hector Torres-OquendoNovember 17, 2013
    The pecan pie was creamy and delicious with a white out coffee great stuff
  • Taufiq H.
    Taufiq HabibAugust 24, 2013
    Grab a mug - free refills and sit outside enjoy the nice square soy milk just ask. Day old scones for 1$ at bar. Power strips avail for laptops
  • Jonathan A.
    Jonathan AgootAugust 11, 2013
    Good breakaway from a Starbucks.
  • Humberto G.
    Humberto GarciaJuly 24, 2013
    Ice cream is awesome here. One of the best I've had.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HusongJanuary 6, 2013
    play scrabble
  • Erica S.
    Erica Schmidt RothMay 26, 2012
    Order a Tuna Cup or have it in a sandwich. Either way is FANTASTIC
  • Kim M.
    Kim MarquisApril 7, 2012
    Try the egg, turkey, cheddar sandwich on a jalepenos cheese bagel. Best thing ever
  • Savannah T.
    Savannah TaiMarch 25, 2012
    They have the best ice cream. Used to always come here early mornings with my mom, and get hot chocolate and just people watch. Miss those days.
  • suzy q.
    suzy qMarch 2, 2012
    I can't believe they carry Niederfrank's ice cream here! Made the old fashioned way since 1948 :)
  • Kendra L.
    Kendra LoseeJanuary 16, 2012
    Rice milk!
  • Jase
    JaseOctober 11, 2011
    1 free coffee refill. Win! Read more
  • Mira Z.
    Mira ZuraykSeptember 4, 2011
    Great chai tea latte!
  • Eric D.
    Eric DoltonAugust 13, 2011
    Ask for Paul to make his locally famous banana split sundae!
  • Randi
    RandiJuly 10, 2011
    The cafe mocha tastes like coffee and hot cocoa combined mmm
  • Matt D.
    Matt DemateisJune 2, 2011
    If you get a ice coffee "for here", you can get a free refill!!! Vanakas is awesome! "ThankYouVanaka" another tip for wifi access.
  • Alan D.
    Alan DalzielFebruary 13, 2011
    Snowcap FTW! Best blended coffee around.
  • Dorrine
    DorrineJanuary 23, 2011
    NCT Readers' Choice 2010 winner Vinaka offers a $1 cup of coffee that has been the same price since the shop opened more than 15 years ago. Vinaka also has a menu of sandwiches, including the popular Read more
  • Joanna K.
    Joanna KinsmanOctober 19, 2010
    chocolate chip cookies all day long
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