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 5PM to 2AM
Friday 5PM to 2AM
Saturday 11AM to 2AM
Sunday 11AM to 12AM

Brunch is Served Saturday’s and Sunday’s

SHELTER Encinitas Bar & Lounge

540 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

For reservations, questions, or customer service please shoot us an email:


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