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not worth your time – Captain Keno’s Restaurant

I lived in Encinitas in the 50’s and 60’s. Before I-5 was build Captain Keno’s was called the EL RANCHO. This was considered a dinner house and my mother used to work there. My family and I have owned restaurants in the past so I understand a little about the sit down restaurant business. After my husband ordered for us at the counter and I found a table for us, I started looking around. Most who have been in the restaurant business usually critique where they are spending their food dollar. I noticed how sticky the table was, not from syrup but from old grime that had not been cleaned off the table for many years. the light switch plates were dirty, the over head fire sprinklers were covered in dust. I could see inside the back of the kitchen and it seems ok. maybe they took more care of the kitchen then the front end. The floors were dirty not swept for maybe a day or 2 and probably not seen a mop in at least that long. there were only 4 other others ahead of ours and it took 45 minutes for our 2 breakfasts. The food was good and great price. My husbands toast was burnt black on one side and was served to us burnt side showing. For what we paid the price and food was good.

As you leave the overflowing trash cans with flies werein deep need of being dumped. The front of the Restaurant need to be hosed down big time. too much dirt, dust and filty side walk.

HOW DID THIS PLACE GET AN “A” RATING??

6165 of 77 reviews

The food was a bit greasy, and the service was marginal.

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Captain Keno’s Restaurant

Американский ресторан, Закусочная с бургерами, Рюмочная

158 N Coast Highway 101 Encinitas, CA ( Map )

158 N Coast Highway 101 Encinitas, CA (Map)

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  • 132 Total
  • 72 Unique
  • 5 Monthly
  • 0 You

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Popular Beers

Goose IPA
Goose Island Beer Co.
Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Night Owl Pumpkin Ale
Elysian Brewing Company

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Beer is always better with friends

Nothing quite like a refreshing beverage at the end of a long day of hard work.

“Stay thirsty my friends. ”

Solid classic 1990’s western style craft beverage.

West coast punkin

#DrinkingSocially FOMO: “two pairs of socks. The entire time.”

Mobile A.: Historic buildings make it worth the while.

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 01:32:49 +0000 Report

“Met the local distributor bonus”

Mobile A.: Industry standard gandering gooses.

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 01:33:13 +0000 Report

Clean tropical stuff. Cam reminds me of donkey kong

Also good. Nice and juicy. Good way to complete a three beer buzz

Love myself a coffee stout. Especially a top notch coffee stout. Don’t know if this or the coconut is my favorite beer ever.

Big coconut. Less viscous. Still delicious. Wish they had one of these bottled.

Actually bren this is you. This is the peanut butter. Understanding what good stouts are.

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