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The 12 Best Restaurants In Carlsbad

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in Carlsbad look no further than this list. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in Carlsbad. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Campfire

American, $$$, VillageAmerican, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

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  • Female Foodie, 2020

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Jeune Et Jolie

French, $$$, VillageFrench, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

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    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi Bar

Asian, $$, VillageAsian, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020
  • Lyft

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BESHOCK Ramen - Carlsbad

Japanese, $$, Olde CarlsbadJapanese, $$Carlsbad, Olde Carlsbad
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$, VillageItalian, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

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Seasons Restaurant

American, $$$, AviaraAmerican, $$$Carlsbad, Aviara
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

The Compass

American, $$, VillageAmerican, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Panini Kabob Grill - Carlsbad

Mediterranean, $$, Bressi RanchMediterranean, $$Carlsbad, Bressi Ranch
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bob's Steak & Chop House

American, $$$$, Rancho La CostaAmerican, $$$$Carlsbad, Rancho La Costa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Casa de Bandini

Mexican, $$, Rancho La CostaMexican, $$Carlsbad, Rancho La Costa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad

American, $$, BarrioAmerican, $$Carlsbad, Barrio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Taste of The Himalayas

Indian, $$, VillageIndian, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Carlsbad. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10162 restaurants in Carlsbad, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 624 lists and articles from experts at Eater and Trip Savvy and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat in Carlsbad and Trip Savvy - The 20 Best Restaurants in San Diego. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Campfire, Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, and BESHOCK Ramen - Carlsbad are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Carlsbad.

Campfire, Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Jeune Et Jolie are the highest-rated restaurants for dinner in Carlsbad.

Campfire, Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Jeune Et Jolie are the highest-rated late-night restaurants in Carlsbad.

The highest-rated cocktail bars in Carlsbad are Casero Taqueria, Clara, and Pacific Point

Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse, and Village Kitchen & Pie Shoppe are the highest-rated restaurants in Carlsbad which are great for tourists.

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