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Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

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25 E E St, Encinitas, CA 92024-3620
+1 760-753-2433
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Lynnwood, Washington
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with my husband after a busy day of sightseeing. The food was excellent and the service very good.

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Thank Jeanette K
San Francisco, California
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118 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The restaurant had a vegetarian section on the menu and several items looked appealing, so I asked our server for a recommendation. He said there was a great special that day, so I took his suggestion and ended up with a bland, gummy plate of some kind of grain with some squash pieces mixed in, ugh. My companion's burger looked... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was with a party of six and we all were unimpressed with our food. The soup of the day was a chicken stew that was so heavy on paprika you couldn't tell what the other ingredients were. The chicken salad and the fish tacos were bland but the saving grace was their outstanding coconut cake and their wonderful service.... More 

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Thank SusanAndKen
yjorma, General Manager at Solace & The Moonlight Lounge, responded to this review

Good afternoon Susan & Ken Thank you for the review. We make changes to our menu every 3-4 months & are in the process of making changes now! Phase 1 of the changes started last week & we're working on phase 2.... Lots of exciting new dishes & a revamp of some of our favorites. Check them out on our... More 

Encinitas, CA
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231 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I came in with a friend the other night for an early dinner. We were warmly received and seated. Our waitress was very friendly and did a good job at answering questions about her recommendations, serving sizes, etc. We both had the beet salad (it's a standard order for me and I compare them all over town) and enjoyed them.... More 

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Thank motherHEncinitas
New York, NY
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Ate here with my family after a long morning at the beach. The food was very good and the beer selection was excellent. It's very laid back for lunch, but the service was still very good. Definitely recommend if you are in Encinitas.

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Thank newyorkcitycouple
colorado
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Solace/Moonlight Lounge is a great addition to the Encinitas area with fresh, organic and local food options. Its conveniently located in the Whole Foods shopping center on 101 and there is decent parking on site in the parking garage. The food is very good...we especially like the cheddar biscuits, the hanger steak and the burgers. They always have good salads... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Entered downstairs which had ample seating. Told to go upstairs which had a 45 minute wait so we were told to go back downstairs. A birthday party group and us were the only occupants. Service was slow and disorganized. Finally got water, requested 4 straws got 1. Asked again and got another 1. 3 bar drinks arrived, 4 th, draft... More 

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Thank opusiam
Columbia, Maryland
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

My daughters and I just happened upon this beautiful lounge. The menu looked intriguing and the choices we made very much enjoyed. We tend to eat family style, each ordering something different so we can get different tastes. They have a delicious appetizer of smoked black mussels that were simmered in a delicious smoky tomato sauce, we had to ask... More 

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Thank KaimukiGirl24
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Solace is a fabulous lounge/restaurant to visit while visiting or driving through this quaint beach town. The view from the patio is spectacular - beautiful sunset on a June/July evening. I recommend reservations. The salmon was wild and delicious. They did not use butter so it was super healthy. The sea bass was also very good. This is fun for... More 

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Thank Aneta S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Try the farrow - best vegetarian disk I've had in California. Everything else was delicious too and the Coconut cake was so huge we had to take it home

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 E E St, Encinitas, CA 92024-3620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2433
Description
Solace & The Moonlight Lounge is situated in Pacific Station, a LEED silver certified mixed use project in the heart of downtown Encinitas. Just off of historic South Coast Highway 101 and near Moonlight Beach, we bring our creative blend of classic and modern American Cuisine and Oyster Bar to Coastal North County San Diego

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