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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
760-729-0903
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Very popular spot! food ok, location great. My margarita was pretty awful,actually. Location location location!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Vancouver
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Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Fabulous menu selections and all authentic Mexican food. Dine inside or on the patio and make sure you have a Cadillac margarita.

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Strichen, null, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We came here and ate on the heated patio with family and young children. Nothing was too much bother, loved the fire pits and patio heaters on the patio. We enjoyed the super quesadilla and bunuelos.

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Vancouver
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36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very popular spot! food ok, location great. My margarita was pretty awful,actually. Location location location!

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We went on a busy Tuesday night but they seated us within 10 min. The waiters were so helpful, food and service were very quick and everything was delicious. Out door seating had some fire place tables which looked amazing. The place was always busy everytime I walked by.

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Federal Way, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The first night we spent in Carlsbad, we went to Norte because it was close and we like Mexican food. The waiter was awesome - present but not at all interfering in our time together - and the food was excellent. The second night in Carlsbad, we could have gone anywhere we wanted to - and we went back to... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great Mexican food, fun atmosphere. Clean, easy place to hang out at. Good margaritas. Loved the food. No dislikes

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A favorite of our family-Best Mexican food in North County. Unique menu items-not the same old stuff. Great service-even on busy summer nights. They make a great margarita too!

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West Allis, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stopped here on our last night in town for the $2 tacos and $2 Tecates and were not disappointed. Again, another nice patio with fountain.

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Orem, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The restaurant was ok, we were hungry and this was the first one we stopped at. Chips and salsa was very average, can tell a lot about a Mexican restaurant by their chips and salsa. Everything we got was cooked correctly but I wouldn't call it authentic Mexican. I ordered the tortas with chorizo expecting spicy, the flavor was just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I just went for a date night. We live walking distance away. The service was fast, food amazing and drinks strong. This is our new spot. Sit on the front patio and enjoy a great atmosphere!

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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