The Roxy in downtown Encinitas features great food, great cocktails, and great live music, and it’s the perfect location for our latest episode of “Everyday Encinitas.”


For today’s episode of “Everyday Encinitas,” I’m visiting The Roxy. This restaurant is well known for their prolific live music schedule and its chic, retro bar that serves cocktails straight out of Prohibition-era America. Co-owner and manager Paula Vrakas joined me today to share everything about what this great establishment has to offer.

For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps of the video above so you can skip ahead to the section(s) that interest you the most:

0:56 - A brief history of The Roxy and its recent remodel

2:37 - A look at their staff in action

3:19 - A peek behind their bar and their famous Old Fashioned

4:15 - The importance of live music in their schedule and what role it plays in their ambiance

5:58 - How a patron might describe The Roxy, in Paula’s own words

6:41 - Highlights from their menu

“This restaurant is well known for their prolific live music schedule and their chic, retro bar.”

If you want to check out The Roxy for yourself, you can find them at 517 South Coast Highway. If you’d like to learn more about their menu, drink options, or live music schedule, you can visit their website or email them at

As always, if you have any more questions for me or you have a local business or organization you’d like to see featured on a future episode of “Everyday Encinitas,” don’t hesitate to reach out to me. I’d love to speak with you.