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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They make super delish margaritas and the vibe was really fun. It didn't really feel like a tourist place but I'm sure we were not the only ones there. What makes this place fun is the open air feeling throughout...I don't think there is a bad seat in the place. The bartenders were super cool and put up with me... More 

Thank Stephanie G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always eat here on our first night in Carlsbad. The patio is a fun place to sit and take advantage of the happy hour prices on food and drinks. It's easy to make a meal off the bar menu, and the service is almost always very good. We have eaten in the dining room too, but prefer the patio.

Thank jnlswain
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bar restaurant Mexican.. historic building. Ruby is on point at the bar.. cold beer Margaritas food .. local favorite

Thank Steven M
Lake Forest, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love sitting out on the back patio at Norte's restaurant enjoying a margarita with my meal. It is a beautiful setting even without a view of the ocean. They have a very extensive menu, including many margarita choices. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and helped me select the crab enchilada and a original house margarita. I was thinking of... More 

Thank 2014retiredteacher
Seal Beach, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large group (17) on Friday night of Labor Day week-end and they did a fantastic job of accommodating all of us and the service was good, the food was delicious and the margaritas were fabulous! Had a great time! We come every year and always love it!

Thank Anna Beth G
Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nachos in abundance if you like Mexican food this is the place for you Needs a better beverage selection

Thank mamos27
Oceanside, California
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Norte. We had looked at reviews and knew what to expect. We went on a weeknight for dinner. It was busy but we got a booth after a short wait. The service was good and the waiter gave us all the attention that we needed. The food was average and seemed to be more... More 

Thank Michael M
palm desert ca
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Verv satisfied with our quick and generous lunch. Service was excellent and the parking convenient (at that time of day).

Thank morteight
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here several times & always enjoyed it, most recent visit was August 2016. Food was excellent & good choice of drinks. Only down side was being virtually thrown out at just after 9pm which might be fair game locally but a bit weird for UK visitors.

Thank Matthew J
North Carolina
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

They have good menu with variety of foods and prices. We ate here twice. The outside patio is very nice. Taco Tuesday is fun, but you have to eat them in the bar. Full menu in the dining room.

Thank DejolaNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-729-0903

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Anaheim, California, United States
over a year ago
Carlsbad, California
10 months ago

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