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The 3rd Corner

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American, Wine Bar
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897 South Coast Hwy, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024
760 942 2104
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 94
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  • 60
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  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent - As good as the San Diego location

The 3rd Corner Bistro in San Diego is one of our favorite restaurants. The one in Encinitas is just as good with the bonus that parking is easier to find. The signs in all the stalls say 1 hour parking but we were told that we would be fine. The service is very good, food excellent and prices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
vbrother
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Abbotsford, Canada
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361 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The 3rd Corner Bistro in San Diego is one of our favorite restaurants. The one in Encinitas is just as good with the bonus that parking is easier to find. The signs in all the stalls say 1 hour parking but we were told that we would be fine. The service is very good, food excellent and prices are fair.... More 

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Thank vbrother
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a large selection of wine that is not overpriced. The clientele is mixed--people in their 20's to seniors can be seen here. We have been there for both lunch and dinner. The lunch the atmosphere is a bit more laid back and it is quieter. I do have to say, though, that whenever we have been there the... More 

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Imperial Beach, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was nice, able to talk, not noisy, i order salmon and my husband steak, the service very good, we didn't try any wine this time.

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Thank Monse09
Encinitas, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything I've had here is delicious--duck confit, seared scallops, kale salad (yummy, like none other), mussels in white wine with tarragon aioli and quality bread for dipping--and great skinny fries! The atmosphere is comfortable, the service attentive and very welcoming. The wine shop has a variety of interesting labels to select from for your meal or to bring home. They... More 

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Thank janoclock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The 3rd Corner is located on highway 101. It is know for its consistently good food. The chef can be complimented for doing a great job. Service is wonderful, one of my favorite dishes is their scallops. They vary it but always a winner. Happy hour is also a great spot to mingle and enjoy some good appetizers. They have... More 

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Thank Lindadurham10
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

The food was great and I have been there for dinner and had a wonderful meal and great service. It really is a popular place in the evening, including a fun bar area! The lunch really good and we all got something different...the brussel sprout appetiser is amazing!! The only disappointment was the service was a little slow, it seemed... More 

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Thank winterSDiegans
Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

3rd Corner is one of your favorite restaurants in Encinitas. It is Gourmet with great wine selection. They also have a wine shop mixed with the restaurant,so you can pick outs bottle and bring it back to your table. Chef Lincoln does at great job preparing the menu. Also their wine dinners are well paired with the meals.

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Thank jpbla
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Love this place. My husband and I go here often for date night. Love the Brussels sprouts, the duck, the chicken, and my husband always gets the Cuban sandwich. Huge selection of wine, and they serve alcohol as well. Don't forget to make a reservation if you plan to go Friday or Saturday night!

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Thank Bentecotter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We wandered in to Encinitas as we were staying in nearby Carlsbad. After a quick Yelp check, we strolled into The 3rd Corner. We sat on the heated patio to watch the parade and had a lovely meal. I was unfamiliar with the concept of paying retail for a bottle of wine (plus $5 corkage fee), and we were pleased... More 

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Thank Scott S
encinitas, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The first thing you can do is wander through the aisle to pick out your wine! There is a great selection of reasonably priced bottles. Then settle in to choose your meal. The menu is not too complicated and always has something enticing. There are tables out on the porch which is covered during cold weather. Sometimes it is difficult... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 897 South Coast Hwy, Suite F-104, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: 760 942 2104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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