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Cardiff Beach Bar At Tower 13

2633 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2112
+1 760-635-1200
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2633 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2112
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to lunch here for the first time. Me and my family had a great time. There was live music and fast service. Located in a beautiful area! Fish tacos where truly awesome.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a bike ride for a drink. I had the spicy, jalapeño, strawberry margarita and the hubs grabbed an IPA. The marg was great. I'm still talking about it. The food here looks good, and Happy Hour is a great deal. Don't miss...More

Thank bonnie417
Reviewed 29 June 2017

we stopped for a couple of beers and a fish taco's snack. Oh my they were amazing just amazing. Service was great, attentive and friendly (a slight mixup on the bill but quickly resolved). Right next to the beach, plenty of room, tv's with sport...More

Thank nzd31155
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Tower 13 with our large family (18+ people) listening to great local music and awesome views! I had the steak salad - which was awesome! Also enjoyed the Brushetta - which is more like a flat bread pizza. Highly recommend...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 6 January 2017

One of my favorite spots to watch a game or come for some day drinking. They have a ton of TV's all over the place. The location is across from the beach on PCH and there is an outside area you can relax and take...More

Thank TheTravelingDuckie
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place was referred to us by some local friends. It is located across from the beach and they allow dogs on the front patio. We had our dog with us and were meeting another friend, so we thought we would try it. At first...More

Thank MrandMrsBeez
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went at lunchtime and had a nice time. The bartender was friendly and welcoming. I had a great pina colada. Went back at night to see the band, but the band cancelled, so we were disappointed. My meatloaf dinner was yummy.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We like to go here regularly on Wednesday nights as they have a country band and dancing! We usually go and get some dinner here first. They have a pretty good selection of bar type food. This isn't fine dining, but for Cardiff and for...More

Thank dbhenc
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a beer or bloodhy meet before thier excellent burgers n salads. Wednesday night is quiz night which is a bit of a challenge for Brits!.

Thank roggiesdad
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The food was excellentI love the way they do the chicken wings is so juicy and tasty and I can have a place for my dog to sit with me outside the patio❤️🍻🌅

Thank Kathy B
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26 December 2016|
Response from dbhenc | Reviewed this property |
Hi- I went there with my girlfriend's 10 year old daughter and had no problems. We were there to country dance, and the granddaughter and I danced a number of dances including 10 step! I don't think you would have any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2633 S Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-2112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-635-1200
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