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Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

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950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
+1 760-729-6414
07:00 - 20:30
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Carlsbad, CA
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent family style restaurant. Food is like Mom used to make. Pies are fresh every day and better than Marie Calendars. Friendly efficient service without feeling rushed. Try the Apricot Chicken!!!

Thank Travelertraveler55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like you would cook at home if you're an excellent cook, but without the clean-up! Easy access and perfect parking.

Thank Alfred D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Above average breakfast. Been twice for breakfast. Food was typical but very good. Service was good too. I took home several pieces of pie made on site. Pie was very average and not worth the calories. Sometimes things look better than they taste.

Thank Bob M
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We came here to meet friends for lunch. I wasn't expecting to eat much but the generously sized Caesar salad was very tasty with it's thick cut bacon broken all over it. I finished every bit of it. The cinnamon rolls were huge and were ordered by half our group. The place is not fancy and the clientele are mostly... More 

Thank CHinSoCal
Coconut Creek, Florida
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Very close to the hotel, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and selling fresh baked pies and muffins. We only tried the breakfast, but it was great every time. Service was excellent and speedy and very reasonably priced.

Thank Les B
Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Once again we had dinner at the Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe in Carlsbad. Once again we were not disappointed. We had the Senior Meal. Ground Round Steak with grilled onions and mushrooms; the entree included soup or salad and dessert. The soups of the day were chicken tortilla and beef barley, both of them delicious. The ground round steak... More 

Thank helena a
Annapolis, Maryland
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Village Kitchen has been around forever. Food is consistently good and very reasonably priced. Well worth stopping in for breakfast!

Thank USNAsponsormom
San Marcos, California, United States
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is always my family's go to place to eat. They have a wide variety of items on their menu for every one. From hamburgers to prime rib. They even have beer and wine.

Thank Dara M
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144 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I go once a week for breakfast and occasionally for dinner. No atmosphere but good food and very good pie, especially the lemon merangue. I like an oatmeal breakfast with blueberries. One of few place one can find liver and onions, a personal favorite.

Thank Alan K
Forest Falls, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for a late breakfast, late lunch. I ordered the 1/2 sandwich, salad and Pie. It was amazing. You have to try the pecan pull-aparts. This is one of our favorite coffee shops when we are on vacation in Carlsbad. The breakfast specials during the week before 11 are outstanding. We love the old-time coffee shop atmosphere, booths, malts,... More 

Thank Debbie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-6414
Combination full service restaurant and bakery. Northeast Corner of Tamarack and Pio Pico Drove, right beside entrance to I-5 northbound.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?