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“Good Food and Music, Slow Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Northern Spirits

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Northern Spirits
Ranked #123 of 236 Restaurants in San Marcos
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
Riverside County
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231 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
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“Good Food and Music, Slow Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

It is located in a small shopping mall off the 78 freeway. They play jazz music on Friday and Saturday nights from 7:30-10:30. They do charge a $5 cover charge per person which is reasonable. The musical act that night was a trio headed by a jazz pianist. The menu is large. Some things on the menu are typical American menu food like burgers, fish tacos and salads. But the restaurant is connected to a Thai restaurant and you can order food from that menu. I had chicken curry which was delicious. The cost was $15.99 which was reasonable. I suggest that you try the Thai menu if you visit. They have a large selection of specialty drinks, beers and wines. The beer prices are a little high at $6 for a 16oz. glass. The wine prices by the glass are also a little higher than normal at $8-$9 a glass for the house wine. Service was slow and I had to ask for the check by getting up and going to the cashier/bartender to ask for it. Also after two times, our water glasses were not filled even though they were close to empty. Thai food can be spicy. But despite the downside, I would recommend them for the Thai food and music.

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