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€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff great food . Enjoyed large tostados and encillidas. Celebrated birthday with staff singing and special free dessert. Including lite candles. Gold margaritas are tasty and led to birthday cheers. Taco Tuesday on another night in the bar was a party atmosphere. Staff again...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 517jeanettet
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Every year we visit Carlsbad we come to this restaurant and it’s always a fun experience! The food isn’t outrageously fantastic but it is solidly consistent comforting and yummy! What really makes this place is the atmosphere and the entire staff. I’ve never seen an...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Scoopa16
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Nice romantic Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating. Hard to find parking mostly street. Food is standard but slightly pricey. Margaritas are excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rmango2
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

You can not go wrong here! Delicious food! Highly recommend! This is a place we all love! If you haven’t been here, you need to go!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I went several times during a week's span as I went with different people. The portion to price is a great deal and the flavor is wonderful. Do keep in mind that the happy hour specials must be ordered at the bar and not in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 779zanetaf
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went there for lunch.. Specials include Margarita or Beer.. plenty of food.. very tasty.. great service.. nice patio dining available..highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank R2560UZmikem
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I have eaten at Norte several times when I am in Carlsbad. The food is great, and it is consistent. You can’t go wrong if you eat there. Highly recommendable

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NancyRoweNH
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Have been coming to this restaurant for more years then I care to admit, and it never disappoints! Always fresh and always the same quality and service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I love this place. It's not ever that crowded but has great and authentic Mexican food. The parking can be a pain so plan on looking for spots off the 101.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kristinaquinones
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Right near the beach, you can feel the ocean breeze when you sit outside on the enormous patio. The atmosphere is casual so no need to dress up (unless you want to). I had skinny margaritas which were tasty but a little on the pricey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scdaza
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Mary C
16 April 2018|
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s typically 3-6 pm.
29 September 2017|
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Response from Kristine O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do...but as much as I love the place I have to say I was extremely disappointed when I took my first sip of a happy hour margarita and there was NO liquor in it! The waitress almost rolled her eyes at me when I... More
Marilyn D
23 June 2017|
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Response from rrosol | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, I'd call ahead to be sure but I'd be surprised if it wasn't Dog friendly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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