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Norte

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
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Today
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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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Riyadh
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved the place , I have little experience with Mexican food, yet it was exciting to try some new flavors. The food was great the service was fast and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. If you are into Mexican food you should definitely try the place.

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Thank Jalal H
Grimes, Iowa
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good Mexican food and service. Very close to our resort, very convenient and reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank joekarjohnson
Carlsbad, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't go wrong at Norte. Everything from the perfect Margarita's to the chicken Burrito , you will love ❤ every bite. Crab burrito is my favorite. Great prices, great service. Take a walk to the ocean after a great meal.

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Thank Angela G
Valparaiso, Indiana
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this restaurant on a Tuesday evening. The service was excellent. My only comment is the chips and salsa were a huge disappointment. The salsa is like ketchup. I prefer a pico de gallo type with tomatoes, onions, cilantro etc... The food was good and that would be my only complaint.

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Thank Danielle T
DFW, Texas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Albondigas (Mexican meatballs) is authentic as is everything else we ate. Very good food. Service was OK. Salsa was a bit bland for my taste, but others liked it.

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Thank ksigpaul
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a chile relleno and grilled mahi tostada combo. The chile relleno was really bland, as was the pale sauce that was on it, and the mahi tasted fishy, not fresh. The server messed up my order and initially brought me the wrong combo, which he admitted and replaced but never apologized for. In addition, he overcharged me, ignoring the... More 

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Thank njnjnj
Long Beach, California
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415 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and the Cadillac Margarita was very good. Not cheap for Mexican food. Good location so it's busy. Sat outside. Guacamole was just so-so...we like ours chunky not so mashed. Service was good for a sunny day sitting outside.

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Thank lanzie99
Georgetown, Texas
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff. clean, service seems to depend on how busy they are. Food is in the normal-average range which would place it on a 'taster's choice' model... if you like the way it tastes you have a great meal, if not then it becomes an average experience. The outdoor setting on warm days/nights lends charm. Our January time was cool... More 

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Thank 510dele
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147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place - when we are in the area this is a go to restaurant - I love sitting outside and enjoying the weather and the atmosphere - the food is excellent along with the service - we come here often when we are in the area.

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Thank TripGal63
Neptune Beach, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service, easy parking, enjoyed the warm fire pit and great food. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 760-729-0903

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