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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love to eat here when we are in Carlsbad - the outdoor seating is wonderful along with the food - we usually have the fajitas when we eat here but this time we just did appetizers and it was wonderful - our waiter Jason was wonderful and funny - will be back again and again...

Thank TripGal63
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is mediocre, service is mediocre, bathroom cleanliness is horrendous. Makes you wonder what the kitchen looks like.

1 Thank Mark F
Riverside, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant !!the food is delicious,not too pricey and the drinks are to die for. They do have takeout and delivery.

Thank CJW0322
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Im sorry this place is just average or below average. My girlfriend sent the menudo back. And my crab didnt taste fresh. Location is nice, but food was not good.

Thank Shawn R
new jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was not one positive about this place other than the setting. We are not Mexican food aficionados, but we know enough to rate this a 1.

Thank samson1
San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love sitting outside near lovely grounds of the Carlsbad Inn. Enjoyed Taco Tuesday this week, generous sized tacos for $2 each on Tuesday. I had the carne and the chicken. Sent the fish taco back as it had breading and guest was gluten free.

Thank CathyCart
Wilmington, North Carolina
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Norte took our dinner reservation for about 15 or so people, and the staff served our big family, as they trickled in without any problems. Typical Mexican entrees and appetizers, but tasty. We were seated at an L-shaped table and the conversation flowed, even though it is a noisy atmosphere. My selection was crab enchiladas, it was a corn tortilla,... More 

Thank peetsheets
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

we have been here twice- always hit up the happy hour menu because its perfect for sharing. Staff great, have a patio off the bar with heaters and fire place that work perfectly on a cold night! Food is great, no complaints at all. It might just be our happy hour spot

Thank apkercsak
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The first night we sat in the bar and had drinks and appetizers. The bruschetta was excellent and the service was super. We went back a few nights later for dinner. Once again dinner and service was great. Ample parking.

Thank textileprincess
Fargo, North Dakota
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162 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I had the chicken quesadilla and my husband had the shredded beef chimichanga. Both were great. The margaritas were awesome and the refried beans were very good. The wait staff were awesome and took very good care of us.

Thank Kathy0726

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-0903

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Anaheim, California, United States
over a year ago
Carlsbad, California
over a year ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?