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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
760-729-0903
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Farmington, Arkansas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Mexican food in festive setting. Menu items sound traditional but the prom car not as were tender and spicy. Guacamole was well prepared. Salsa was unusual but tasty....needed some cilantro. Service was good and food came in good time. Nice outdoor patio seating.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Being from the East coast I was expecting better Mexican food here in CA, but Norte isn't any better than what we get back home. The salsa served with the chips tasted like a spicy ketchup .... I ordered some salsa fresca to mix with it and made it much better. I had a cup of the chicken and rice... More 

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Come to Good, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We ate here twice during our stay in the Carlsbad area. Portion size was very generous. Food was very good.

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Roseville, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The parking around Norte can be challenging at times. One may have to park a block or so away. Not really worth the effort.

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Kirkland, Washington
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Amazing Mexican food - from the chips & salsa to the tacos and margaritas - everything is delicious. Nice atmosphere with outdoor seating (with fires for the slight chill in the evening). Love this place!

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Margaritas tasty and menu matched quality of drink. Happy hour prices attractive and normal time menu not too expensive. Nice fire pits outside to sit beside if evening cool.

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Syracuse, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Really good food - worth it for the margaritas! Lots of food choices. Great chips and salsa. Very convenient to Carlsbad Inn.

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Calgary, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a great dinner here. The place was hopping, but it was well-staffed, so service was prompt. The wide variety of Mexican dishes were well prepared, and you can never go wrong with a margarita.

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San Jose, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Visited some friends that had recently moved down to Carlsbad. We tried going to Port Pizza in the downtown area but the wait for a table of 9 looked ominous so we decided to try Norte. The weather had been unseasonably cold but decided to be seated outside as the wait inside would be about 20 minutes. We were seated... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I love Mexican food...arguably my favorite type of "regular" food. I will eat Mexican food just about anywhere and I love it when I find a unique and flavorful food experience. I was hopeful about Norte, because it was in Carlsbad only miles from the Mexican border, but the food was bland and uninspired. The ambiance is acceptable Hacienda theme,... More 

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Address: 3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
Phone Number: 760-729-0903
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Cuisine: Mexican

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