If you’re planning on dining out with family and friends or if you’re looking for the best places to eat, please check out our Top Ten Restaurants in Carlsbad.

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Paon Restaurant and Wine Bar

2975 Roosevelt St, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Tel: (760) 729-7377

The award-winning Paon Restaurant wine and Bar boast of their rich French Cuisine with Californian touch. This is the best place to go for fine dining and meetings. Food and Wine are like we said, award-winning. So, if you are planning on celebrating your anniversary this is the best place to go. Just make sure to book it early.

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Casa de Bandini

1901 Calle Barcelona Carlsbad, CA. 92009

Tel: 760-634-3443

Diane Power’s Casa de Bandini is one of the best Mexican Restaurants in North County. One of the best Mexican Cuisine restaurants you will like to go back to. Just think about hanging out with your friends, eating Tortilla’s and drinking to a mouth-watering glass of margarita.

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West Steak and Seafood

4980 Avenida Encinas Carlsbad, CA 92008

Tel: 760-930-9100

For a special night dinner and walks at the beach, West Steak and Seafood is the best place to go. Food is wonderful and the staffs friendly. Having a great time and a fabulous meal is the best description for West Steak and Seafood restaurant.

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California Bistro

7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, California, USA, 92011

Tel: 760 448 1234

What a great place to dine with the whole family, Friendly Staff and great food selection. Try their French bread and pastries. The salad bar is the best and the breakfast buffet is also one of the favorites. For great service and great food, check out California Bistro.  

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Bistro West

4960 Avenida Encinas Carlsbad, CA 92008 at I-5 and Cannon Road

Tel: 760-930-8008

Long-lasting Friendships, delicious meals, and a great atmosphere is what Bistro West offers for you. Whether it me a family gathering, a lovely dinner date or a business meeting. Try their cool cocktails and everything is refreshingly made at Bistro West.

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Vigilucci’s Seafood and Steakhouse Restaurant

3878 Carlsbad, California 92008

Tel: 760-434–2580

Enjoy first class service with a great view. Vigilucci’s is widely known for its delicious steaks and cocktail drinks. Steaks and ribs are cooked to perfection. Try the outside seating where the views are marvelous. The staff and crew are very polite. Visit Vigiluccis now.

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Twenty/20 Grill and Wine Bar

5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 

Tel: 760-827-2500

A great place to Dine and drink wine. Twenty/20 Grill boasts of its picture-perfect view of the Pacific coastline especially if you sit on the patio. It is located at The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. This is an upscale dining with an elegant view. The food is fabulous and it serves great variety on the menu.

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Las Olas Mexican Restaurant

939 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008

Tel: 760-434-5850

Located near Carlsbad Train Station, this Mexican restaurant has spacious parking and near the beach. Las Olas serves Authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine, Margaritas and Tacos. This restaurant is kid-friendly and they will definitely enjoy the food. Service is outstanding.

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The Land and Water Company

2978 Carlsbad Boulevard, #110 Carlsbad, CA  92008

Tel: 760-729-5263

Award-winning The Land and Water Company is the best place for your Japanese Cuisine cravings. Chef Rob's an expert also known as a French Izakaya (a Japanese word for blending food and drink). This place is known for great tasting Sushi and delicious desserts. If you are craving for Asian cuisine this is the place to be.

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Chandler’s Ocean Front Dining

Cape Ray, 1 Ponto Rd. Carlsbad, CA 92011 

Tel: 760-683-5500

Located at Cape Ray, Chandler's serves seasonal menu from the freshest ingredients that you can find in California. They serve American and continental breakfasts and Salads. Chandlers also have great outdoor seating. Great for families and groups of friends.