In order to protect our patients, physicians and staff, we are restricting all visitors from our hospitals until further notice. Exceptions will be made for those visiting a patient on comfort/end-of-life care or who are the coach/partner of a maternity patient. More information is available on our Visiting Hours and Guidelines page.
- Visiting Hours
8 am - 8:30 pm
Visiting hours may be adjusted based on the patient's needs or wishes.
- Emergency Services
The ER is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parking is free. Valet parking is $5.
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5:30 pm
- Labor and Delivery
- Open 24 hours a day. From 5 am - 8:30 pm, enter through main hospital entrance. Go to Birth Pavilion on 1st floor. At night, use the phone outside to the left of the main entrance to call Labor and Delivery.
- Cafeteria Hours
6:30 am - 8 pm
11 pm - 2 am
Breakfast: 6:30 am - 10 am
Lunch: 11 am - 2 pm
Dinner: 4:30 pm - 8 pm
Late night: 11 pm - 2 am
- Coffee cart
- Gift shop
- Healing garden
- Spiritual care
- Free parking
- Valet parking
- Chapel or meditation room
- Pet therapy
- Electric car charging stations
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has served North County’s coastal communities since 1978. We’re located at Santa Fe Drive and I-5, within walking distance of a park, fitness center, grocery store, pharmacy and restaurants.
We’re home to notable specialty programs including a 24-hour emergency room, accredited stroke care, physical rehabilitation services (including a brain injury day treatment program), our Baby Friendly birthing pavilion and a Level II neonatal intensive care unit.
See a complete list of services offered at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas is located on a busy medical campus. Below you’ll find tips to make your visit as seamless as possible.
You can enter the Scripps Encinitas campus in several ways. Our main entrance at 354 Santa Fe Drive, located at a traffic light, brings you in front of the hospital. There is a separate emergency room entrance farther down Santa Fe Drive, near the roundabout at Santa Fe and Devonshire Drive. You can also access the hospital and other medical buildings from Devonshire Drive.
Download and print our campus map (PDF, 1.4 MB).
General hospital visiting times are 8 am – 8:30 pm, but may be adjusted based on the patient’s needs or wishes. Learn more about our hospital visitation policy, including guidelines for children and service animals.
If you’re from out-of-town or traveling from another country, we're here to help plan your visit and support you during your stay.