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Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen

6985 el camino real #108, Carlsbad, CA 92009
+1 760-431-5323
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Ranked #14 of 282 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $13
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Belgian, Dessert, Californian
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Dining options: Delivery, Dessert
Description: 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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San Gabriel, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Really good salads and soups.Entrees are generally good and sides offer variety and interest. Staff is always friendly and offers good service. This is a line order restaurant with self service cold beverages. Meals are delivered to the table. Sometimes the line is long and slow. Atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Kids tend to be very happy here.

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Encinitas, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Tin Leaf is trying to be like Urban Plate, which is amazing. Although the food is good, it's just shy of getting there. Quality is good, freshness is good. Just nothing great. Not a value for the cost. I don't need to go back.

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Albany, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

While staying at a near by resort I visited this place and could not have been happier with our choice. Great variety of options for food and a lovely staff. I highly recommend this place for yummy and fast food

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Fort Worth
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

While staying at Aviara resort nearby some friends and I were looking for an alternative (less expensive) option to resort food. Boy did we find it! The menu is fresh and has something for EVERYONE. The service is with more than a smile, seemed everyone was excited about being there even just before closing on a Wednesday? The oohs and... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday night before attending a function. Service was outstanding! Our meals arrived hot and fast and the staff was super attentive. There was a lively buzz in the restaurant, but if the music was turned down just a bit, it would have been a more relaxing experience.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We ate here on a busy Saturday evening. Food was great, service was better! Excellent staff, from the order taker at the counter to the food servers. Well trained and very patient, explained the menu and made great suggestions. Will be going back soon.

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Escondido, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great food, stylish ambience and friendly staff! What more do you need? A surprisingly-inspired selection of wine and beer? Done. I had a to-go order for lunch on a workday so I couldn't drink but any place that has Educated Guess cab on the menu knows what they are doing! I ordered a turkey melt and it was delicious. Who... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Everything I have had on their menu is good. I really enjoyed the Salmon this time and their fries with many different dips!

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South Pasadena, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I ordered the choose your own salad ingredients option, with arugula, mixed greens, avocado, grass fed Tri-tip steak, cucumbers, purple onion, and green goddess dressing. The greens were supremely fresh, the steak cooked perfectly medium rare (as I ordered it). They did not skimp on the meat portion, it was so generous, I took half home in a doggy bag.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had the twisted BLT with avocado and my friend had the regular turkey sandwich. What was really surprising and nice was the fries!!!! So good & crispy. The also have unique dipping sauces (garlic aioli, wasabi aioli , etc.) The restaurant itself was clean & spacious. We sat on the outdoor patio which had wood benches , pillows, and other... More 

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Additional Information about Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen

Address: 6985 el camino real #108, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: +1 760-431-5323
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
Cuisine: American, Belgian, Dessert, Californian

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