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Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

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American, Organic, Vegetarian, Oyster Bar
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25 East E Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
760.753.2433
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9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 17
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sassy Solace

Fun, hip place! Menu is yummy and unique - cheddar biscuits were yummy! Loved the burrata salad, and enjoyed the fish of the day. Friend had quinoa and loved it too. We chose to sit upstairs which meant we had to cancel our other reservation for downstairs. But it was worth it - sat outside and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Jessica B
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San Marcos, California
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Margoes
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great ambiance. Super service. Good location. Fabulous sunset view on the deck. Food, just so so. We had the biscuits. They must have been made yesterday. They were hard and not warm. Smokey tomato relish was spot on. Arugula salad, the grapefruit was tart, the dressing was tart, the cheese was tart. It needed balance. The Signature sea bass was... More 

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Fun, hip place! Menu is yummy and unique - cheddar biscuits were yummy! Loved the burrata salad, and enjoyed the fish of the day. Friend had quinoa and loved it too. We chose to sit upstairs which meant we had to cancel our other reservation for downstairs. But it was worth it - sat outside and enjoyed the night air... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Dinner there for 16 of us. Handled the group very professionally, with few waits. When there was a delay with my meal (Arugula salad with chicken breast), the restaurant did not charge me for the chicken. Oysters were delicious, with a good selection. Great wine list, with many non-California wines (thankfully)

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Encinitas, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The upstairs bar area is the best spot to be here. It's an energetic place sometimes but mellow others. Great cocktails, wine, beer and especially food. They occasionally have live music which is a bonus. Nice outdoor deck. Overall this is my first choice for an afternoon cocktail, lunch or dinner. Nothing fancy but nice and fun with great food.... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

When my wife has a business lunch, this is the place she chooses. OK, parking in the area can be a little tough no matter when you are there (dinners and weekends, especially), so add a little extra time and patience. It will be worth it. Indoor and outdoor seating, upstairs and down. On a nice day, the upstairs patio... More 

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Encinitas, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Four of us had a delicious meal here, but were surprised by the (over)priced menu. Two burgers, muscles (appetizer) and 1/2 bottle of wine and the bill was close to $100. We made reservations and therefore were seated downstairs, but the "action" is all upstairs however a very long wait. In the future - I would come here for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Here is a jewel tucked away in old downtown Encinitas. Nice roomy seating. Wonderful atmosphere. Outstanding service. The food was outstanding. Everyone got something different so we could get a fair overall opinion. Everything was simply wonderful. Fresh tasting clean crisp flavors, and the presentation great. I had the mustard crusted sea bass. It was perfect. It wasn't the best... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had dinner reservations on Sunday at 5 p.m. to meet old friends. We hadn't seen each other in a couple of years. Our server was very patient as we caught up with each other, after a half hour of catching up she suggested some appetizers, she was well spoken, and accommodating, we started with meat and cheese platter to pair... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

At this point we wold not go back. Even the most basic things are not in place such as the food being hot when served, vegetables being severely overlooked and meat not being cooked as requested. All of this makes her very unpleasant meal when one of us has to start eating while the other one has to sit there... More 

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Laguna Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Must try everything and a side of more. Whether its for a weekend brunch, lunch, happy hour, or dinner... It's all AMAZING! Tequila Mule is my go to, Chop Chop app, and Grilled Cheese (Yes!) are my staples. I've had just about everything at this point and you really can't go wrong. Sundays are always special as they have live... More 

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Additional Information about Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

Address: 25 East E Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: 760.753.2433
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 27
Cuisine: American, Organic, Vegetarian, Oyster Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 East E Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760.753.2433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 27
  • Cuisine: American, Organic, Vegetarian, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?