Black Rail Kitchen + Bar is our love letter to La Costa. This vibrant and unique neighborhood gathering space serves inventive California global fare crafted by renowned Michoacán-born executive chef Moises Hernandez.
One of three restaurants in our tightly-knit family, we aim to improve the lives of our community both inside and outside of our restaurant walls. Cozy up next to one of our expansive patio’s many fireplaces and enjoy deliciously prepared dishes, daily happy hour and “last hour happy hour” before closing, craft beverages, a glorious sommelier-driven wine list, local beer and live music from some of the area’s top jazz musicians and Black Rail Kitchen + Bar’s very own house band. New to Black Rail Kitchen + Bar: a New York jazz café experience every Sunday: jazz brunch, with an all-new menu of food and craft cocktails.
We are proud to bring our longtime Carlsbad neighbors and newcomers alike diverse dining experiences including Black Rail Kitchen + Bar, Tinleaf Fresh Kitchen and Yelp Top 100 breakfast spot Beach Plum Kitchen.
Stop by, grab a drink and soak in the best of La Costa! – Your friends at Black Rail Kitchen + Bar
To create a neighborhood gathering space that serves affordably priced chef quality food and beverages in a relaxed and friendly environments.
Black Rail Kitchen + Bar employees over 50 people. We believe that hiring the right people, training them for excellence, and giving them room to grow is what sets us apart. We take care of our team through competitive wages, tip sharing, flexible schedules, and health insurance. Want to work with us? Learn about joining our team.
At Black Rail Kitchen + Bar, we work to improve lives inside and outside the walls of our restaurants. We believe that by extending our hospitality to our community, we enhance our own culture and business. We are members of The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and we actively support local schools, Surf Rider Foundation, The Mitchell Thorp Foundation, and BroAm to name a few.
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