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Jan 29, 2009 12:02 PM

Which 3rd Corner is better?

Oceanside or Encinitas? The menus and wine selections are similar but differnt?

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  1. I like the original (I assume you mean Ocean Beach and not Oceanside) better. The menus are largely identical from what I recall and I found the food eqivalent during my one trip to Encinitas. The Encinitas location has more seating and easier parking, although I have never had a problem finding street parking within a couple of blocks of the OB location. I think the reason I like OB better is that it has more of a homey ambiance, while the Encinitas location feels more stip mall restaurant to me, if that makes any sense. Be prepared for a wait at the OB location...we have had to wait up to an hour for a table of 4 during prime time. However, you can spend your time picking out wines for dinner and testing them out at the bar.

    1. Ocean Beach. Hands down.

      In my opinion.