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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%
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“tri tip” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Cafe, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ordered from here for lunch and had the Orient Express Salad (asian greens, grilled marinated chicken, crispy wonton, carrots, oranges, red bell pepper, english cucumbers, snow peas, toasted almond, white miso vinaigrette) - a very large portion that was superb!

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go for lunch and was sooo very glad that I did! I got the Tri-Tip sandwich; great price for an even greater sandwich! Normally I would have balked at the fact that it only comes with tomato, lettuce and mayo but that Tri-Tip...More

Thank DSieckman
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Many very tasty and fresh options here. Order at the counter and food is brought to your table. Fast service on a busy day. My guess is that this place is busy most every day as the food is excellent.

Thank Deane P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We just had lunch and the selections are interesting. The servings are more than enough, the food was great and well worth the price.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the neighbourhood and hungry for something healthy and decided to give the Tin Leaf a try. Also checked the reviews before we stepped inside and decided it was worth checking out. Both of us ordered the seared ahi tuna salad to go...More

Thank ClaireVip
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We have visited this property a few times, all for takeout. Phone service and service within restaurant was efficient and accurate. Order included one Cuban sandwich with side of fries; an extra side of coleslaw was added. This allowed enough food for 2 of us...More

Thank SeekingVines
Reviewed 21 October 2017 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 12 October 2017

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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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