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Best Carlsbad California Restaurants

Our comprehensive list of restaurants in Carlsbad CA only includes fine dining restaurants that are located in Carlsbad. It includes all restaurant cuisines such as American, Italian, Mexican, Seafood, Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Chinese, Thai, Steakhouses and Ethnic Food. The list was current when posted. Always call ahead and visit the restaurant's website for details. Also see Oceanside Restaurants and Del Mar Restaurants which are located very near Carlsbad CA.

Restaurants in Carlsbad CA


Food can be best described as Californian and Mediterranean. One of the finest restaurants in North San Diego County. Enjoy the aromas of wood fires emanating from an open kitchen. It evokes the environment of a California wine-producing region and in addition to its main dining room, the Bellefleur Restaurant also features open-air patio dining.

Bistro West is a new concept that features an extensive menu of chef-driven Contemporary Comfort Food. By creating everything on the menu in-house from only the highest quality and freshest ingredients, we promise to provide our guests with a fantastic culinary experience. From pizzas and pastas to burgers and paninis, and from braised meats to the freshest fish, our chef has created a delicious menu that promises to delight.

We've been in restaurants a long time (three generations, to be precise) and we love seafood; so maybe it was inevitable that sooner or later our passion for fresh fish would get the better of us. And there's so much to be passionate about - the freshness, the flavor, the variety, the surprise.

Our Carlsbad location, established in 2004 is in the heart of old Carlsbad has convenient and ample parking directly behind the restaurant. Fantastic Margaritas and fresh Mexican Food served by a friendly staff, all within an easy walk to beach, downtown shops and the Carlsbad Train Station make this a really great destination.

This restaurant in a Victorian style mansion at 300 Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad was formerly called "Neimans". Mansion is available for special events. The new and present owner acquired Neimans in 2004. Another extensive renovation was completed in November with a decor uplift to Southern California tropical and beach influenced. The elegant old Victorian mansion is now called Ocean House, and is ready to offer a second hundred years of fine dining and service to San Diego's North County.

Italian goodness! Nestled in the heart of downtown Carlsbad, Vigilucci�s Cucina Italiana is the perfect spot for a quiet night out, with fabulous food and award-winning service. Enjoy an affordable lunch on our outdoor patio, or a great breakfast on Sunday. Start the evening off at our full-service bar then enjoy a classic Italian dinner and a great bottle of wine. A daily happy hour is a favorite among locals after a long day at the office. A great place for a romantic dinner, a family gathering or a company party.

Indulge your taste buds! Located directly across from the tranquil waves of the Pacific Ocean, enjoy breathtaking views of the evening sunset while our chefs prepare the most exquisite cuisine in North County. Our menu features only certified prime steaks and the freshest seafood, all with a signature Italian flair. We also feature an award-winning wine list.

We are famous for our incredible selection of fresh fish, which is delivered to each of our three restaurants daily and grilled to perfection over a mesquite charcoal grill. Our delicious Boston Clam Chowder, Vera Cruz Shrimp Cocktail, & Romano Potatoes are all customer favorites. Have a look at our menu and check out the wide range of fresh fish, shellfish, & come on in and let us show you how seafood is done!

We are happy to see you and personally promise to provide you with a truly enjoyable dining experience. West is committed to serving you only the highest quality steaks, chops and seafood complimented by an outstanding wine selection. Tom Bertrand and Eddie Maldonado are veteran restaurateurs in the local San Diego dining scene, and Chuck Herrold comes to West after many years with the Ruth's Chris organization. We are very pleased to have such talented, dedicated gentlemen heading up the operation at West Steak and Seafood.

Over the years, we've strived to serve quality food at affordable prices in a friendly and comfortable environment. We serve only, aged, USDA Choice or higher beef. All of our steaks are hand cut every morning. We make our soups and salad dressings every day as well. Our seafood is delivered fresh, six days a week. In addition to the fish entrees available on our regular menu, we offer at least two seasonal fresh fish items every night.

  • Benihana
  • 755 Raintree Drive
  • Suite 100
  • Carlsbad CA, 92011map
  • 760 929-8311

At Benihana our food is not only cooked it's choreographed. Our chefs will have you craving for more as they slice and dice your meal before your eyes. Highly skilled and well-trained, your personal chef will entertain you as they cook such favorites as steak, chicken, seafood and fresh vegetables in traditional Japanese style on a hibachi table. Come in today to witness first hand what has become the longest running dinner show in the world. Although reservations are not required, they are recommended.

We serve Classic Coq Au Vin, Steak Bordelaise and Steak Au Poivre! We continue to offer the best flavored duck and rack of lamb! We also offer delicious fish, steak and pasta options. Enjoy our enhanced wine list and nightly wine specials by the glass. Locals and visitors alike are drawn to the ambiance and relaxed atmosphere of our indoor bistro and are delighted to discover the best outdoor patio dining in Carlsbad, California.

Los Primos Mexican Food was established in November 1999 when we opened our first restaurant in San Diego. Since then, we have been serving authentic carne asada burritos and tacos, rolled tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and many other fresh mexican foods in the Southern California area.

A restaurant that has been part of the Carlsbad Village fabric for the better part of four decades was passed down to Belynn Gonzales, and she has seen profits ascend dramatically since she added a thriving mobile catering business. You may have spotted one of her fleet of impeccably maintained vans on the streets, sporting an artistic rendering of Gonzales herself on its side panels.

  • The Armenian Cafe
  • 3126 Carlsbad Blvd
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008
  • 760 720-2233
  • Chin's Carlsbad
  • 2958 Madison Street
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008
  • 760 434-7115
  • Gregorio's Pizzas Pastas & Steaks
  • 300 Carlsbad Village Dr
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-2900
  • 760 720-1132
  • Mikko Japanese Cuisine
  • 1025 Carlsbad Village Drive
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-1804
  • 760 730-0088
  • P.F. Chang's China Bistro
  • 5621 Paseo Del Norte
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-4434
  • 760 795-0595
  • Lotus Thai Bistro
  • 3050 Pio Pico Drive
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-1954
  • 760 730-3345
  • El Puerto Mexican and Seafood
  • 1065 Carlsbad Village Drive
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-1884
  • 760 729-3339
  • French Pastries Cafe
  • 1005 Carlsbad Village Dr,
  • Suite C
  • Carlsbad CA, 92008-1883
  • 760 729-2241
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