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Restaurants near Carlsbad State Beach

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39 restaurants available nearby

A photo of The Pocket restaurant
3.3
Good(4)
Price: Expensive
• American • Encinitas
Booked 3 times today
A seductive surf-inspired hangout fronted by epic ocean views.Catch the game, take a break from the beach or pool, or simply enjoy the sunset while snacking on crisp chicharróns and sipping a craft cocktail. For the moments between sunscreen and sundown, The Pocket presents Après Sea, featuring a menu of food and drink specials designed to refresh after a day on the surf and sand.We are a cash free environment.
A photo of VAGA Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(109)
Price: Expensive
• American • Encinitas
Booked 35 times today
For a true “vaga”, the journey is never-ending; the spirit and palate, always curious. Drawing ingredients and inspiration from near and far, VAGA explores San Diego’s ever-changing confluence of culture and wanderlust. From its perch on a coastal bluff in Encinitas, California, VAGA keeps one hand in the ocean, one hand in the farm, and both eyes on the horizon.
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4.8
Exceptional(1714)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary European • Encinitas
Booked 23 times today
We look forward to welcoming you. Valentina is casual neighborhood bistro and wine bar located in Leucadia along Hwy 101. Named after the owner's daughter, Valentina is a casual and welcoming spot that patrons can enjoy for good food, wine and the company of good friends. An eclectic mix of seasonal plates has been inspired by the owners’ passion for travel, reflecting the style of the classic bistros of Mexico City, Spain, and France.
A photo of Herb & Sea restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2658)
Price: Moderate
• Californian • Encinitas
Booked 35 times today
Blending classic East Coast culinary traditions with a modern Californian sensibility, Herb & Sea is Chef Brian Malarkey’s venerable companion restaurant to the much-loved Herb & Wood in Little Italy. Quickly becoming one of the most sought-after tables in town, the concept shines with a menu that focuses on simple, clean, bright flavors. Located steps from Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, the vibrant space is housed in a 1920’s art deco building that has been restored to its original glory.Daily operations are helmed by Executive Chef Aidan Owens. The menu includes a mix of raw bar staples, fresh seafood, meat dishes, and roasted vegetables. A variety of pizzas and pastas round out the offerings, alongside dessert and a dedicated kids’ menu.The spirits program is bright and playful, emphasizing citrus and floral notes that utilize the same ingredients found on the menu. The wine list offers a similar sense of whimsy, highlighting labels meant to complemen
A photo of Le Papagayo Encinitas restaurant
4.3
Awesome(2195)
Price: Moderate
• American • Encinitas
Booked 38 times today
Le Papagayo blends New American and Pacific Coast cuisine to create an amazing fine dining experience. The Chef and Myself combine the freshest of local ingredients and flavor to create a unique character for each meal created from scratch. Dining at Le Papagayo is a full experience that will delight all your senses. Amazing food and a warm and inviting dining room which looks like an art gallery are all part of the experience.We also offer a heated patio and unplugged live music every night.
A photo of Chandler's Oceanfront Dining- Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort & Spa restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1386)
Price: Moderate
• Unspecified • Carlsbad
Booked 30 times today
Relish in coastal California cuisine handcrafted with a fresh and flavorful approach at our ocean view restaurant in Carlsbad, CA. Our menu continues to be reinvented with innovation and craft, but always with upscale ingredients to savor with every bite. Ocean views served complimentary. Discover this coastal and comfortable gem right here in North County San Diego.
A photo of Seasons - Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(536)
Price: Moderate
• Breakfast • Carlsbad
Booked 11 times today
As the culinary epicenter of Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, Seasons Restaurant delivers Modern American cuisine. There is a story to be told on every plate, with dishes driven by locally sourced ingredients. Innovation is always on the menu, and while the plates surpass expectations, its the connections created with those around the table and our team that truly take center stage.
A photo of King's Fish House - Carlsbad restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3820)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Carlsbad
Booked 74 times today
Established in 2003, King’s Fish House is Carlsbad’s choice for seafood. Located just across from the Carlsbad Premium outlets and LEGOLAND, King’s Fish House features a large selection of fresh oysters, seasonal catches, sushi and live shellfish, including lobster and crab, on a menu that changes daily.We’ve been in restaurants a little while – three generations, to be precise. A long time ago, we embarked on a road trip in search of the ultimate seafood experience. We traveled down highways and byways, pulled up a seat, put on bibs and soaked up the seafood experience: the no-name dishes with unforgettable flavor, the fresh-caught oysters and clams piled high, the hand-lettered specials on ancient chalkboards and the savory simmer of every combination of spices imaginable.Welcome to the House that Seafood Built.Come gather with us, celebrate, relax and enjoy a seafood dining experience of high quality, comfort, service and value.
A photo of Ponto Lago - Park Hyatt Aviara restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(988)
Price: Very Expensive
• Californian • Carlsbad
Booked 6 times today
Immerse yourself into a refined modern setting featuring Baja-inspired cuisine and specialty cocktails composed of mezcal and tequila. Enjoy a show kitchen allowing you to get an inside look behind the scenes bringing Chef's creations to center stage. Locally sourced cuisine with a coastal flair is the cornerstone of this fine dining Baja-inspired experience.
A photo of Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1296)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Encinitas
Booked 20 times today
Vigilucci’s Trattoria Italiana features an exceptional menu of Italian favorites, certified prime steaks and the freshest seafood. Open for over two decades, 2019 marks the 25 year anniversary of Vigilucci’s Trattoria formerly located in Encinitas. Menu highlights include many of the company’s signature dishes, made from scratch pastas, salads, steaks, seafood, pizzas and calzones. Private dining space is available for large or small groups. Our casual yet sophisticated piano bar enhances the dining experience.For off-site events and parties contact Cater@Vigiluccis.comCatering to the most discerning palates for over 20 years,Vigilucci’s catering team can custom create a unique and memorable menu for celebrating life’s special occasions.

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