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The 3rd Corner

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Californian, 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, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 80
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 4
    Terrible
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
A locals favorite

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Amie B
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Orange County, CA
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Evanston, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The wine selling formula seems to be struggling. Management is definitely lacking. Wait staff seemed untrained and inexperience. Atmosphere is Ok but overall is questionable.

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

On beach vacation with spouse and was shopping around Encinitas. Became hungry and stopped by here as they had healthy options. The brussel sprouts appi was delicious -- and massive. So were the salt and pepper chicken wings my hubby ordered. We had enough food to take home and eat for at least two meals. Rare that you get great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had a delightful lunch at the 3rd Corner restaurant. The cuisine is Californian. The service was excellent and the food was great. We'll be back for dinner.

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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: Californian, 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: Californian, 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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