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Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen

6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
+1 760-431-5323
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for lunch and loved it. It's a clean, crisp setting with an open kitchen. You order from salads, sandwiches, soups, etc all made fresh. We split the Mediterranean salad and the Oriental salad. Both great, but I liked the Med. the best. Great...More

Thank bballwey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for a Thursday evening dinner. It's one of those places where you place your order at the counter and they give you a number to put on your table. They have both indoor and outdoor seating with tables for two, four or more....More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

quick and wholesome good delivered to table after a cafeteria line order is placed. good was great. outdoor seating in a garden area with fountain. great for kids. try the thanksgiving sandwich or the turkey melt. wine and beers available

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We don't eat out so much anymore due to gluten and dairy issues, but we were thrilled with our initial experience at TIn Leaf. Was it a fluke? When a family birthday came up, we asked if we could return to this restaurant. We were...More

Thank Rateyjane
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My husband and I had lunch here with our 2 year old for the first time, and we were VERY impressed. The atmosphere is very relaxed. It's not easy finding a restaurant where we can take our little one, and Tin Leaf will definitely be...More

Thank LMPets
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were having our weekly lunch and decided to chose Tin Leaf as suggested by my boss. I ordered the Ahi Tuna plate with sautéed Bok Choy and friend onion shoestrings. The Ahi was encrusted in sesame seeds with gave the fish a nutty taste....More

Thank Amazon53
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Delightfully surprised by this hidden gem of a restaurant. This was a compromise as my eating partner doesn't like to eat "restaurant food" but his friend wanted to meet up for an occasion. Later he stated this was the best restaurant experience he'd had in...More

1  Thank Rateyjane
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner tonight at Tin Leaf surpassed (lowered) expectations and was good enough to ensure that we will return in a month or two. We enjoyed the Salmon and Tri Tip... the sides (mashed potatoes, Mac 'n Cheese, Cole Slaw and Brussel Sprouts were OK but...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I've had salads at lunch here and they were good! But we came for dinner after a movie on a cold evening and it was AWFUL. My dad had meatloaf, yuck! Too tightly pressed together flavorless mass of food. The worst offense, both the meatloaf...More

Thank Margoes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very nice casual restaurant with a great menu offering. Fresh salads, sandwiches, soups, and main entrees.

Thank Carol H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-5323
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Fantastic fresh and healthy eatery located within a mile of La Costa resort and spa. Very affordable and delicious. Walk up service with tables. Very kid friendly and large selection of sandwiches, salads and meat plates.
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