Leucadia is a funky little beach community located in North San Diego county in southern California. Leucadia is the north section of the city of Encinitas. Below are some funky places along Coast Hwy 101. The town of roughly 10,000 residents grew up in the 1930s and 1940s as a stopover for automobile travelers from the north.
Leucadia Donut Shoppe: Everyone has memories of a donut shop or bakery in their neighborhood growing up.
Log Cabin Apartments: Built in 1935, the cabins were among many “auto courts,” or motels, offering respite to motorists en route from Los Angeles to San Diego or Tijuana.
Scott’s Automotive & Muffler
Royal Liquor in North Leucadia has been in business for over 40 years.
Bamboo 2U & Beach House Too: Over 20 years ago, Judy Swain combined her experience in sales with her passion for all things Hawaiian.
The Leucadia Inn was constructed in the classic California “horseshoe” design in the late 1920s, and completely renovated in 2005.
U.S. Post Office: Leucadia has had a separate post office for over 100 years. The current postage-stamp-sized building, with its patriotic paint scheme, has served Leucadia since the late 1940s.
Seaweed & Gravel Vintage Store: A retail extension of the collective conscious of non-conforming-never-grow-up-weirdos. New and Vintage Apparel, Surfboards, Custom & Vintage Motorcycles, Boots, Bonsai Trees and more.
The Lanai Island Grinds: The menu consists of sandwiches, lunch plates, Poke, rice bowls and sides.
Fur Reel Pet Grooming provides Dog Grooming and Cat Grooming services in Encinitas, CA.
Welcome to Leucadia – Side of Coffee Coffee
A Little Moore Cafe: Standard but generous breakfast and lunch fare in an old-time atmosphere has kept the place humming since the 1950s. Specials named after local characters. Inexpensive.
Couple walking dog
El Torito Market is a true Mexican neighborhood mercado, complete with carniceria, fresh produce and a taqueria to boot!
Karina’s Taco Shop: Don Arnulfo, his wife and six children began 33 years ago what is now a collection of eight popular restaurants throughout San Diego County.
Bike racks next to Leucadia Park
VIXEN is led by one powerhouse woman with a serious sense of style and self: Venessa Johnson.
Lou’s Records is an an iconic record store started in 1980.
Family owned and operated, The Pannikin is located in this historic Santa Fe Railroad Station, built in 1888.
Looking across the RR tracks
Old Telephone Booth
Old Merry Go Round