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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
+1 760-729-0903
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3003 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2906
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Those of us that are native to California have generally had some pretty good Mexican food. That being said, Norte is adequate. There was nothing good and nothing bad about it. The location is nice and service was adequate. However, expecting me to pay $15...More

Thank cburnsesq
Reviewed 5 days ago

Originally called Fidel's, this place has been around a long time. Really used to enjoy coming here frequently for lunch. Then about 14 years ago we had an experience where several of us got sick after eating there and mom & I never went back....More

Thank LGA026
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here is my Fair and honest review. If you want to get authentic Mexican food, I can name about 100 local restraunts that are priced better and taste better. This is my 4th time at this location and I can say that it is decorated...More

Thank jessekauric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the food disappointing even off low expectations, but the waiter provided very good service and the margaritas were excellent. The chili relleno was a disaster - huge pillow of egg, with a small little chili filled with hard cold cheese. The carne asada...More

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel there for a week and went to happy hour three times. Great Taco Tuesday (it’s packed) and the best chicken nachos we’ve ever had. Fun place and great staff.

Thank Marcella S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to meet others and have a good time. Food is great!!! The food is really good. I do not give good food ratings unless the food is good, for sure.

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour has $5 margaritas . Food is plentiful and very good. Chips and spicy salsa brought to your table. Outdoor patio with heaters. Fun !

Thank traveller_360063
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Loved the tucked away off the road location. Walking up there was a nice entry to patio seating. It was a cool night and the fire pit was a great addition and allowed us to remain outside on a December cool evening. The jalapeno poppers...More

Thank Mary Ellen N
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The service was really good, the food was about average. I had the shrimp fajitas, the portions were fine, but just truly ok.

Thank chrisanderson14
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Had the shrimp quesadilla and it was amazing! Convenient right by our condo, decided to go while we waited for our room to be ready, very awesome green chili sauce as well as drinks, would definitely go back.

Thank hrryan28
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Questions & Answers
30 September 2017|
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Response from Kristine O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do...but as much as I love the place I have to say I was extremely disappointed when I took my first sip of a happy hour margarita and there was NO liquor in it! The waitress almost rolled her eyes at me when I... More
Marilyn D
23 June 2017|
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Response from rrosol | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, I'd call ahead to be sure but I'd be surprised if it wasn't Dog friendly!
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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