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Herman Cook Volkswagen Named “Best of Encinitas” Auto Dealership in 2021 Readers Poll by the Encinitas Advocate

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“2021 Best of Encinitas” Readers Poll 

The votes have been tallied and the winners have been announced in the Best of Encinitas 2021 Readers Poll by the Encinitas Advocate. The list of winners includes people, businesses and restaurants that help make Encinitas, CA the best place to live, work and have fun in. With the continued support of local residents, these businesses will continue to thrive and give locals the opportunity to enjoy some of the best places in town. Herman Cook Volkswagen is one of the lucky winners and we couldn’t have done it without the support of our local drivers who continue to choose our dealership for their automotive needs. 

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Electric Volkswagen Models Help Celebrate EV West Open House and Car Show

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Herman Cook VW Attends EV West Open House and Car Show 

Herman Cook VW was honored to attend the open house and car show event for EV West, coinciding with the grand opening of EV-LC.org. This is a 501c3 STEM school and center for learning that opened its doors to the public on the evening of July 22 at the Electric Vehicle Learning Center in San Marcos. 

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CarGurus Awards Herman Cook VW in Encinitas CA Top Rated Dealer Status for 2021

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Herman Cook VW a 2021 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer

In the pre-internet days, customer satisfaction could sometimes be a hard thing to gauge. More than anything, we’d have to depend on word of mouth and hope we did enough in terms of providing people with an easy, enjoyable, and hassle-free car-buying experience to get them to come back to Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA, time and time again. Nowadays, however, gauging customer satisfaction is far easier thanks to online reviews. We take those reviews very seriously and use everything we read about our dealership – both good and, on occasion, not so good – to get continue getting better and better. And it sure does feel great when our hard work is recognized, such as it was recently when we found out we here at Herman Cook VW were named a 2021 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer! But as much as it shows our hard work paid off – and we owe our staff a huge thank you for that – we also know we owe all of you a huge thank you for helping us once again achieve this monumental accomplishment.

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First Responders and Past & Present Military Personnel Enjoy Bonus Incentives at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas CA

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$500 Bonus Available for Military Personnel and First Responders

Anyone who lives in the United States of America knows how much we love and take care of our nation’s first responders, military personnel, and veterans. And that’s especially true here in Encinitas, CA, considering just how big of a military area we are thanks to the large Marine and Navy presence in the area – most notably in our neighboring San Diego. Everyone in the area has long worked hard to make sure those first responders, military personnel, and veterans know they’re appreciated, and we’d like to continue that tradition by offering a $500 bonus* toward purchasing or leasing select new Volkswagen models here at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA.

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Best of the North Coast Readers Poll Names Herman Cook VW of Encinitas CA the Best Auto Dealership

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Herman Cook VW in Encinitas Named Best Auto Dealership

The Best of the North Coast Readers Poll of the Del Mar Times has wrapped up and the results are in – and if you look at the winner of the top spot for the Best Auto Dealership category, you’re going to see a familiar face. That’s because the Best of the North Coast readers have once again voted to name Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA, the Best Auto Dealership – which just so happens to be the same thing voters did during the 2019 Readers Poll. But Best Auto Dealership isn’t the only award won by our friendly and knowledgeable Herman Cook VW employees, as our Herman Cook VW Service Department brought home the silver medal for Best Auto Service. And we would like to thank all those who participated in the Readers Poll for once again honoring us with these achievements.

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Let’s Take a Look at What’s Going On With Businesses In Downtown Encinitas CA

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Updating You on Downtown Encinitas Businesses

It’s safe to say that everybody’s life has been flipped upside down due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, so it’s certainly understandable that many people are having trouble keeping up with the constant updates regarding what’s going on in their community. That’s why we decided to take a moment to update you on what’s going on with the downtown businesses here in Encinitas, CA.

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What’s Open for Memorial Day Weekend 2020 in Encinitas CA?

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List of Restaurants and Shops Open in Encinitas for Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2020 is upon us here in Encinitas, CA, and while there won’t be as much going on around here thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic as there usually is, some of our local restaurants and shops are starting to slowly and safely open back up for business. That means we’ll still be able to enjoy some delicious food and fun drinks to help us celebrate Memorial Day 2020. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the restaurants and shops open in Encinitas, CA, for Memorial Day 2020.

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Where Can I Get Take-Out or Delivery on Cinco de Mayo 2020 In and Around Encinitas CA?

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List of Restaurants Open for Cinco de Mayo 2020

Cinco de Mayo 2020 is upon us here in Encinitas, CA, but it’s a Cinco de Mayo unlike any other we’ve experienced before. That’s because this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities are taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic that has drastically altered our way of life. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate Cinco de Mayo and enjoy all it has to offer. And that’s especially true if you’re looking to enjoy a delicious meal from one of the many Mexican restaurants in and around our great city – it just means you have to get your food delivered or to go. With that in mind, here’s a list of all of the restaurants open for Cinco de Mayo 2020 here in Encinitas.

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Herman Cook Volkswagen Updates Hours and Practices of Service and Sales Departments in Encinitas CA

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Herman Cook VW Updates Hours Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to turn the world on its head, we here at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA, would like to take a moment to discuss with you the changes and practices being put in place to ensure that our dealership stays open for those who need us while also staying clean and sanitary to protect both our customers and our employees. We’d also like to inform you of our updated hours here at Herman Cook VW amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the rest of this entry >>