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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
760-729-0903
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Carlsbad, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Norte is one of our friends' favorite restaurants - they go probably once a week. I do enjoy eating here - especially out on the patio, which is huge. There are actually two patios - one for the dining area and one for the bar area, I like sitting out in the bar area patio because it's away from the... More 

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Westminster/Denver, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great place to visit with family and friends - especially outdoors on the patio where it's a bit quieter.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We arrived on Tuesday evening, and were delighted to discover we we in time for Taco Tuesday! We sat on the patio, by a fountain and fire pit...both items I adore. We ordered a variety of dishes, all of them amazing. I wish we had realized the beer was the "happy hour" price, but not the margaritas. The margaritas were... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's OK. That's about it. It has I a good location near the beach, but you can't see the beach. It has outdoor seating, overlooking a very busy parking lot. The food is, well, OK. I've been a number of times as I live in the area which is OK if you live in the area. Personally, I wouldn't make... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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164 reviews 164 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We ate here the day we arrived. The margaritas were very good. The food was just ok. The service was good. Wouldn't return.

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Capo Beach CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Juan was our server, he was great. Good margaritas, Good food. Very nice outdoor patio with fire pits. The only negative was a huge flood light in the bushes that pointed right in my face, but my husband sat in front of it so it did not blind me.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Been coming here for many years and have always enjoyed it. This fall, my family of four went there again while we were staying at the Carlsbad Inn - love the walking-distance proximity! We went at night and said we'd try the patio for the first time. The atmosphere was great - cozy, cute, loved the fire pits. Only down... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Norte is a great place for lunch or for dinner. The outside patio is great most of the year, but when it's chilly outside the fire pits will keep you warm. Chips and salsa are served almost as soon as you sit down. Wait times can be long on summer weekends and they don't take reservations. Food is good and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews 96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were wondering around the Carlsbad area a couple blocks from the beach. Everyone wanted a snack or margarita or something. (Any or all woul do.) Found the Mexican restaurant "Norte". Went in, were seated at the outside patio right away. We were served chips and salsa to start. Chips were warm, very thin, great crunch, and tasty. Salsa was... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My favorite food is Mexican. We ate a small lunch here. Was good but kind pf pricey for a taco. Never got a chance to sit outside by the fire pits at night but looked fun. We saw it was always busy at night by them. Seemed like it was part of the Carlsbad Beach Resort.

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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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