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The 3rd Corner

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American, Wine Bar
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897 South Coast Hwy, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024
760 942 2104
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 52
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  • 7
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  • 0
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great spot for wine and dine

This place was a very nice surprise. It does not look like much from outside. The interior dining room and outdoor patio are very simply done with not much decor or flare. All efforts are focused on the great menu and service. You will find a variety of items offered ranging from simple burgers and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place was a very nice surprise. It does not look like much from outside. The interior dining room and outdoor patio are very simply done with not much decor or flare. All efforts are focused on the great menu and service. You will find a variety of items offered ranging from simple burgers and sandwiches to full dinner plates... More 

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We couldn't believe that we found a this great place at midnight with a full and happy hour menu. Sounds suspicious, but we were all pleasantly surprised. We started with the fried brussels sprouts, mussels, carnitas tacos, salt and pepper wings, risotto ,,, by the time we were done, we were stuffed. The portions are HUGE and the food is... More 

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Enjoyed a great meal here the other evening with a good friend. The mushroom risotto was excellent and very flavorful. Wonderful spices and tender mushrooms. Some of the best I have tasted. Service was prompt and professional, wine selection endless. Atmosphere was casual and outside dining is available. Good choice on my first time in Encinitas.

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Orange County, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My wife and I visited this establishment late on a Saturday. Things were pretty quiet in the restaurant as well as the town. Our service was good as was the waiter. They had good selections of wine and beer. The decorating could use some help but it wasn't bad...just wasn't impressive. Overall it was OK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I haven't eaten anything here I didn't love. Especially fond of the mushroom risotto and bread pudding. Bottomless mimosa Sunday Brunch is the best deal in town. Fantastic service, good crowd (not too old, not too young)...the decor is the only thing that could stand improvement. Open until 2 a.m.

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have dined here several times for brunch only. The menu has a great variety for brunch or lunch. Mimosas are bottomless and the servers are happy to keep your glass full. You have the option to dine inside or on the patio and we have never had a problem getting in right away or setting up reservations when our... More 

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Cardiff by the Sea, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

3rd Corner is my most frequent neighborhood hang out for dinner and a bottle of wine (lunch and brunch as well sometimes). Great wine selection at retail prices plus small $5.00 corkage to drink at your table with dinner. The menu is very good but what is the most impressive to me is how consistent their food has been over... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The 3rd Corner stays open until 1:30 am. The rest of the downtown Encinitas restaurants close fairly early even on the weekends. Their Sunday night dinner is one of the best deals in town.

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Have looked at this place from the road on several previous trips to Encinitas and never really thought it looked that good, from the road! However, went in to look at the wine selection and so impressed we booked a table for three that evening. So glad we did and ashamed that we'd previously passed it by so often. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nice and very cousy place in Encinitas. It has a winery close by, so ask for recommendations. I suggest the Forenzo Pinot Noir, affordable price and nice companion for a meal.

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Additional Information about The 3rd Corner

Address: 897 South Coast Hwy, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: 760 942 2104
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 897 South Coast Hwy, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760 942 2104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?