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Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

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American, Organic, Vegetarian
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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, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden gem

Slightly off the 101 balcony offers nice view. Service was good food was tasty. Portions on smaller side but had nice brunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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San Marcos, California
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321 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Slightly off the 101 balcony offers nice view. Service was good food was tasty. Portions on smaller side but had nice brunch.

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Really good service, food and ambiance make this one of the top restaurants in Encinitas. The emphasis is on local artisanal purveyors such as handmade cheeses or Eben-Haezer eggs. The Alaskan Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon is always outstanding. It's fun to try different options on the artfully presented charcuterie plate. You also can't go wrong with the warm goat cheese... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My girls and I had Sunday brunch here to finish off a lovely girls weekend in San Diego. Solace was recommended to me by a friend for it's tasty brunch, eye candy waiters and mimosa caraffes ($33/6 glasses). I'm happy to say that all were true! The staff was incredibly friendly (and cute!), the service was fantastic and the food... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food choices on the happy hour menu, good values on the drink specials, we will be back again! Nice seating upstairs near the windows

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Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Solace had been recommended to us by locals. We had reservations about this restaurant when we were escorted upstairs. It was very noisy and busy, with several large families eating there. We were offered a table outside on a verandah. It was a lovely evening and we enjoyed the ambiance. Our seafood was properly cooked and the service was good.

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Margoes
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 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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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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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 27 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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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

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?