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Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen

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6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
+1 760-431-5323
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My best friend and her husband introduced my husband and I to this great little restaurant! It's very casual and comfortable! My husband ordered the Turkey, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy and Asian Green Beans, along with one of their natural sodas! I had the Seared Ahi, with the Asian Green Beans and Curried Couscous. Everything was so fresh, and delicious! We... More 

Thank Pam R
San Diego, California
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service-- amazing fresh greens! A welcome option from fast-food when you want to get a quick, nutritious bite.

Thank D F
Scottsdale, Arizona
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really well done local fresh bistro concept that was a jewel of a find! We actually stumbled into it because it was right around the corner from our Hotel, but it was EXCELLENT. This was a family vacation and everyone loved the dynamic menu with locally sourced, exciting options. Service was good and ambiance was sophisticated and... More 

1 Thank jfoster1268
Carlsbad, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have dined at Tin Leaf many times. I really like that the food is prepared in a healthy way with many of the items being organic. They seem to be very conscious of what they are serving and make a huge effort to only serve the best. My kids also like the food which makes it a great option... More 

1 Thank Tiffany R
Gainesville, Florida
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508 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Very nice experience dining here! Good food and ample menu selections. Extremely personable staff so willing to please in every way. Highly recommend!

Thank jelsrtrav
Escondido, California
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299 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

looking for non-franchised food that tastes good, this is it. only exception is soda, why no Coke? Or Pepsi? I guess the snobs only prefer pure cane soda...but teh food and service are first rate, try the lemonade, it grows on, but at $2.95 drink lots to make it worth your while. prices seemed high,but you will leave full, we... More 

Thank mike m
Encinitas, California, United States
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343 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Fresh ingredients, tasty meals, great prices and quick service. There are a few places further south which try to imitate Tin Leaf however their waits to order are long and the food not as delicious. We were here on a Monday, so hubby had the Turkey Pot Pie. I had the sliced turkey plate and it was so moist and... More 

Thank Marti R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We have been to the Tin Leaf several times now. We like the healthy food and eating out on the patio was a wonderful experience. However, indoors is cold and sterile, with lots of hard surfaces and closely-crowded tables and chairs. The inside flooring is also a bit of a problem--I worry that it will be slippery when it gets... More 

Thank jessicaaK3390UO
Oceanside, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Tin Leaf has been my go to place for lunch for years. They have excellent salads sandwiches and their french fries are worth the calories. The extensive menu is so large it takes time to decide on what to order, you will not be disappointed with anything. The staff is so friendly and if you join their email club you... More 

Thank Robert L
Kansas City, Missouri
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Very nice alternative to fast food. Fast and friendly. Menu was extensive for a " healthy joint".... Have been there a few times and it is always crowded .

Thank debbydif

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $13
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6985 El Camino Real Ste 108, Carlsbad, CA 92009-4148
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-431-5323
Fantastic fresh and healthy eatery located within a mile of La Costa resort and spa. Very affordable and delicious. Walk up service with tables. Very kid friendly and large selection of sandwiches, salads and meat plates.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?