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Thu, 2/22
11:00 PM
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Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

655 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date (13)
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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 Highway 101 and near Moonlight Beach, we bring our creative blend of classic and modern American Cuisine to Coastal North County San Diego
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Comfort Food, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Brunch on Saturday: 10:30am - 3:30pm and Sunday 9:30am to 3pm;

Dinner: Monday - Tuesday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(760) 753-2433
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Matt Gordon
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Cross street
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Parking details
SD Coaster commuter lot on the corner of E Street & Vulcan located behind the restaurant. There is also a garage below us with the entrance being off of F street behind whole foods. You are welcome to park there as well.
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Sunday evening entertainment in the lounge. Please see our website for details.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 655 People Are Saying
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vipJben06 (San Diego)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Overall ok experience and in line with the previous ones.
Not my first choice
Small portions, etc for the price

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Jerica was very friendly and very helpful with the menu. It was are first there, every one that works there is friendly. We would definitely go back.

OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine's day. Seemed unprepared for high volume even when it should be noticed

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Shanley (I think that was her name) was fantastic. She didn't rush us even though we were there past closing, which we didn't realize.

EatDrinkYum (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Mmmm Sunday brunch! It was delicious. My friend and I started with the cinnamon roll with pecan butter sauce and it was amazing. So was the carafe of mimosa and entrees. Service started out strong but kind of fizzed out as our lunch progressed. Our water glasses were not refilled and such. But overall a great brunch and I would go back again.

Kate (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Perfect evening - nice atmosphere, stellar service, delicious cocktails, great wine list, & all food choices were wonderful. Thanks.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Was surprised how much we enjoyed our dinner at Solace. All the food was excellent and the overall experience was superb. Affordable prices for great cuisine.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

My wife and I decided to celebrate our Valentine's day this past Saturday and we wanted to enjoy a wonderful lunch outside. Solace had exactly what we were looking for. I had asked for a bottle of champagne to surprise my wife and our server Lauren had the bottle ready as soon as we sat down. He went over some of the Solace's best tasting apps and we decided on the oysters to start the meal. DELICIOUS! We took our time ordering and Lauren came out and spoke to us about the owner. Off his recommendation we read the story and we knew this was our kind of resturant. You will have to go read it yourselves, sorry. So about half way through the champagne we decided to get a craft cocktail. After reading the story we left it up to Lauren and said you pick dealers choice. Our late lunch was great and I love my wife. Solace provided the both of us a relaxing fun filled environment in which we love. I am looking forward to going back to try out their dinner menu. Thank you Solace!

Rick and Cherilyn

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was amazing. Though we sat downstairs and it was very very noisy.... we had to finsih fast and leave earlier because we really couldn't talk.

vipBravo (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Wow. When we first looked at this place from outside, we were a bit apprehensive to go in. It looked like all the other bars that offer food. Wow were we surprised. Awesome choices so unique and non-mainstream. From the booze, to the great cheese plates, to the pasta with lamb. Everything was a joy. The service was great, friendly, and the place became an instant must go back!