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The 3rd Corner

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897 S Coast Highway 101, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024-4442
760 942 2104
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Encinitas, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and i love to go there especially they have areas for very large selection of bottle wines, you can purchase to take home or you can have during either lunch or diner. food is very good but I feel not enough of a selection but everything I've tried was very good, they also have diner specials that is... More 

Thank 09RayRay37
San Diego
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Third Corner has a sold local restaurant which includes a wine shop inside . You can choose and purchase your wine at normal retail prices and pay just $5.00 more to have it with dinner. Food and service are both good.

Thank SanDiegoW_traveler
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for fabulous food, lots of great choices on the menu! Awesome wine selection too!staff was helpful and very friendly!

Thank beachlana908
Carlsbad, California
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice find! My husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal and wonderful service at 3rd Corner last night. We began with the baked bree which is wrapped in puff pastry and served with some arugula. My husband had the seafood risotto which he said was rich and buttery tasting. I had the grilled chicken penne pasta that... More 

Thank pipermama
Oceanside, California, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there to meet friends regarding our recent travels, not only was the atmosphere comfortable to have conversation but the food and wine was excellent. We were especially impressed with our waiter who was unbelievably knowledgeable about the grapes and wines of Spain where we just traveled!, his name was Guillermo Mereses. Thanks to him we also purchased some... More 

Thank Anna H
Carlsbad, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific wine store with food that pairs nicely and offers a place to relax and enjoy both. I am consistently impressed with the wine selections and price. Also love the opportunity to drink good wine with a meal at a reasonable cost. The food can rise to the occasion but is often inconsistent--choose wisely! Same can be said of the... More 

Thank msnform
Solana Beach, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice concept where you can buy the wine and bring to the table for a few dollars over retail. 3rd Corner has a wonderful selection of some of the best wines available at bargain pricing. I actually bought Hall Cabernet at half the price of the winery and 20% less than Costco. They constantly bring in some excellent choices, many... More 

Thank sdphil
Encinitas, California
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

3rd Corner used to be one of our favorite places for brunch, lunch, dinner, wine buying! They had knowledgeable staff and great food. Well, those days are gone. New manager has done something and all the staff, most of whom had been there for years, are gone. Their chef, Lincoln who was brilliant in his pairings for the wine dinners... More 

Thank Diane O
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have been to 3rd Corner many times and it is consistently good in both food and drink. They have a pretty good selection of wine within the place that you get to choose from, bring it to your table and then they will cork it for you. While the menu is not extensive it is good on many items.... More 

Thank FamlyFun678
Lake Worth, Florida
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

A good friend took me here. You can buy your wine at typical retail prices and then drink it with your meal for a modest corkage charge. It was fantastic. I do not remember a time when we enjoyed so much wine without feeling like we sold the farm. The food was excellent and the wine experience is one you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 897 S Coast Highway 101, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024-4442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760 942 2104

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