In my opinion, Solace & the Moonlight Lounge is hands down the best restaurant in Encinitas for upscale California cuisine. Superbly talented Chef/Owner Matt Gordon is a master at ensuring that his restaurants provide consistent great food, cuisine and ultra-chic atmosphere. As an artist, I particularly appreciate the interesting rotating art exhibits at his restaurants. On the food side, the smokey steamed black mussels swimming in a luscious garlicky tomato sauce and the scrumptious warm goat cheese & spinach dip are always outstanding. Check out the drink and appetizer specials during happy hour at Solace Monday through Friday from 3 to 6pm and their live music offerings on Sunday nights.
Matt Gordon has built a successful mini empire between Solace in Encinitas, Sea & Smoke in Del Mar and Urban Solace in North Park. What’s next on the horizon for this culinary superstar?
About Solace & the Moonlight Lounge
25 East E Street
Encinitas, CA 92024