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Solace & the Moonlight Lounge Featured in Ranch & Coast Magazine

An article was recently published in Ranch & Coast Magazine about our restaurant, view the article here!

Come Check out Our Amazing Happy Hour

We feature a great happy our upstairs in the Moonlight Lounge.  Great drink and food specials.  San Diego Magazine details some of our fare and ambiance here!

San Diego Magazine Top 10 Restaurants of 2012

Solace and the Moonlight Lounge has once again been named in the top ten restaurants within San Diego.  We are really excited to be a part of the growing community of San Diego!  Read the article here.

San Diego Magazine Top 10 Restaurants of 2011

We are so honored to be included in this list.best new restaurants San Diego’s Top Ten Restaurants of 2011 SOLACE Urban Solace chef-owner Matt Gordon always had the cooking chops. Now he’s got the food ethics to go with ’em. … Continue reading

Solace & the Moonlight Lounge Is As Cool As It Sounds! in Thecoastnews.com

About two years ago local food writers were given a heads-up via a nice dinner at the original North Park Solace that an Encinitas version of Solace was on the way. At the time, Encinitas was just coming into its … Continue reading

Restaurant Spotlight with Chef Works

Urban Solace & Solace and the Moonlight Lounge Classic and Modern American Urban Solace, located in the heart of North Park’s “Restaurant Row,” near Hillcrest, South Park and University Heights, in San Diego, CA, features classic and modern American cuisine, … Continue reading

Chef Matt Gordon’s new restaurant embraces the Encinitas vibe

Solace & The Moonlight Lounge moves into Encinitas

San Diego City Beat Published on: 08/30/2011 by Jenny Montgomery

Urban Solace, the North Park brainchild of chef Matt Gordon, has no shortage of fans. And considering what feels like an explosion of new eateries along Highway 101, coastal North County seems as logical a place as any to expand … Continue reading

Solace finally opens in Encinitas

North County Times Published on: 08/25/2011 by Lindsey Besecker

After months of delays and waiting, Solace & the Moonlight Lounge quietly opened its doors for dinner last week, adding another hot spot to the North County dining scene. The sister restaurant to North Park’s Urban Solace, a local favorite, … Continue reading

Solace and the Moonlight Lounge now open

Year-plus wait pays off, Matt Gordon's new place in Encinitas finally happening

Sign On San Diego Published on: 08/16/2011 by Keli Dailey

A soft launch is when a missile launches non-explosively. There’s another meaning, for sure. But this week’s soft launch of Solace and the Moonlight Lounge in laidback Encinitas – I’d call this a quiet, cozy, non-ballistic approach to opening a … Continue reading

Gourmet eats move North of the Park

ThrillList.com Published on: 08/16/2011 by ThrillList

There are a lot of reasons to move up to North County, though none more important than closer proximity to the No Fear outlet store in Carlsbad. And yes, they do have headbands. Moving up the coast almost assuredly for … Continue reading

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    Brunch
  • Hours Callout

    MONDAY thru FRIDAY
    Open for Lunch at 11:30am

    Mon - Tues, Kitchen closes at 9:00pm
    Wed - Thurs, Kitchen closes at 10:00pm
    Friday Kitchen closes at 11pm

    SATURDAY & SUNDAY
    Brunch begins at:
    10:30am Sat. & 9:30am Sun.

    Saturday Kitchen closes at 11 pm
    Sunday Kitchen at 9pm

    The Moonlight Lounge will remain open one hour after dinner.

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