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) #32 of 271 Restaurants in Carlsbad $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a very nice, family friendly, restaurant. The cost was reasonable for our family of 6. The scenery was no e as the restaurant is located right next o a beach.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed yesterday

Nice atmosphere and very mexican feeling when you walk into the restaurant. Great bar area and outside patio that has great views with breezes off the ocean. Chips and salsa are fresh and good tasting. The Margaritas are just so so. Not made with fresh...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a locals hangout with plenty of indoor & outdoor seating within one block of the beach so you can take a stroll to walk off your meal! Great Mexican food, drinks, service! One of their standouts is their chicken soup, it's just a...More

Thank beachlovers4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nortes restaurant in The city of Carlsbad. I have been there several times. This place has terrible food and service. Case in point about the service; my wife asked for a margarita no salt, I asked for a glass with my beer. We were ignored...More

1  Thank raftingbuzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Mexican restaurant. The setting is beautiful and the waiting area for a table is very unique.The food was wonderful as were the variety of Marguaritas. They had a very large menu and so there was something for everyone including my two...More

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Norte with 2 children and 4 adults who had spent the day at LEGOLAND. We were seated immediately. That was the only good thing. We asked for 5 waters and one margarita and an order of guacamole to start. Margarita came immediately...More

Thank teffie5677
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we'd been spoilt visiting Los Agaves in Santa Barbara so expected more. It was ok. Clean, colourful, a good menu choice and standard Mexican food. My only criticism, the dishes were a little bland and not as flavourful or spicy as I was...More

Thank NeilFarnham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst guac and chips ever. Why do they add fake melted cheese to the chips? Guac was bland and tasteless . Mango margarita was okay. Not coming back. Walk across the street to Cessy's taco shop for better , cheaper , more authentic Mexican food!

Thank OC_M_Lu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Tostada Suprema while the others had chicken nachos (lots of chicken) and machaca burritos. The machaca could've used a little more variation but all in all it was a good meal The biggest turn off is the photographer taking your picture for...More

Thank Azbkpkr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister my husband and myself were walking around Carlsbad on Memorial weekend and are at Norte. I've been going here for 35 years. I always order the 1/2 chicken tostada supreme. The chicken is shredded White meet chicken breast that taste juicy and extremely...More

Thank Bonnie W
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Marilyn D
Is the patio dog friendly?
23 June 2017|
Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. They have two large patios.
Do you have roll-away beds available? Thanks.
4 November 2015|
Response from Regina T | Reviewed this property |
Note is a Mexican Restaurant not a hotel. There is a hotel next to it.
Jeanne H
Do you have a gluten free menu? Do you take reservations?
9 April 2015|
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Response from MyCuppaJo | Reviewed this property |
Jeanne - they do not have a gluten-free menu and the staff have limited knowledge of gluten containing foods and preparation, some are familiar but many are not, it's too dicey for me. They do offer the option of corn or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
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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