SHELTER is a full service cocktail lounge and bar in the heart of Downtown Encinitas featuring a unique and eclectic style. With a retractable ceiling that allows the moon and the stars to illuminate the ultra-comfortable elevated and comfy booths and a patio area featuring a large fire pit, SHELTER offers a wide array of specialty cocktails with everything from Mules in copper mugs to VIP Bottle Service in a private booth. To accentuate the experience, we have installed a state of the art audio and video system to feature our select DJ’s and performers. Food menu to arrive soon…


Thursday 8:00 PM to 2AM
Friday 8:00PM to 2AM
Saturday 8:00 PM to 2AM

SHELTER Encinitas Bar & Lounge

540 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Contact us for custom tailored group events.

We welcome and can accommodate groups of all sizes from intimate private parties to large corporate events and meetings.


*Full-service bar
*Premium bottle service
*Full-service catering available
*Specialty cocktails created by renowned mixologist, using only the freshest juices and ingredients
*Intimate outdoor patio with massive fire pit/ retractable roof
*State of the art audio and video system for the featured DJ’s
*Eclectic lighting and visuals throughout