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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Norte took our dinner reservation for about 15 or so people, and the staff served our big family, as they trickled in without any problems. Typical Mexican entrees and appetizers, but tasty. We were seated at an L-shaped table and the conversation flowed, even though it is a noisy atmosphere. My selection was crab enchiladas, it was a corn tortilla,... More 

Thank peetsheets
San Diego, California
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been here twice- always hit up the happy hour menu because its perfect for sharing. Staff great, have a patio off the bar with heaters and fire place that work perfectly on a cold night! Food is great, no complaints at all. It might just be our happy hour spot

Thank apkercsak
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first night we sat in the bar and had drinks and appetizers. The bruschetta was excellent and the service was super. We went back a few nights later for dinner. Once again dinner and service was great. Ample parking.

Thank textileprincess
Fargo, North Dakota
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155 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the chicken quesadilla and my husband had the shredded beef chimichanga. Both were great. The margaritas were awesome and the refried beans were very good. The wait staff were awesome and took very good care of us.

Thank Kathy0726
Vista, California
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still a favorite of vacationers and locals alike! Locals still call this restaurant "Fidel's" even though they changed the name to "Norte" eight years ago! The food and service are great, the atmosphere is festive! They offer a broad menu and it's doubtful you'll be disappointed in any choice you make 👍

Thank rrosol
Prescott, Arizona
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is your standard, well-done Mexican food place - and the surprise is the menu is just like Fidel's Little Mexico over in Solana. Friendly staff, good, solid chips and salsa - all-around fine place for lunch while strolling around the Village.

Thank 4JaneC123
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, family run restaurant, traditional old-school, food, decor and charm. Large portions, nice patio with village views, walk to the beach

Thank Frank H
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 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.

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 17 January 2017 via mobile

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

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 17 January 2017 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.

Thank Angela G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?