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Tony's Restaurant

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699 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2039
+1 805-684-3413
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23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Closed for good it looked like on 9/29/15. Used to enjoy eating there as we have for many years. But walking past it last night it was lights out and looked like it has been for awhile.

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Thank filominac
santa barbara
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

my husband and I used to go here a lot. the place started to go down hill lately. not sure why they closed. they were a carp institution for a long time. wishing the family well...

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Thank leahking
Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

the place was a bit dated but the staff was friendly. We ordered the calimari and It was just okay. The Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo was rich and creamy but needed a little salt, I squeezed lemon over the top and it was amazing. My husband had the fish and chips and really liked it. But the best part was the... More 

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Thank Stacey C
Carpinteria, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

Love their Spaghetti , Pizza and Cannelloni ! If you love Italian, try it you'll go back again and again… I have eaten at Tony's a dozen or so times in the past years. They have been a Carpinteria business for many years with a great reputation. The staff is always happy and inviting. The decor is getting older, but... More 

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Thank brendamR568UK
Fishers, Indiana
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170 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

On a dream vacation with my boys, we stayed in Carpinteria. Loved the town and enjoyed Tony's greatly. Superb selection, decent prices and a special treat for my young one! We had pasta which was made exactly as we wanted. We returned to Tony's a few times during our stay!

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Thank happymallqueen
Los
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

On our way back from Santa Barbara to L.A., we searched for a meal along the way. We stopped in Carpinteria on what seemed to be its busy thoroughfare, Linden Avenue. Linden led straight from 101 to the beach. It lacks the hustle of State Street in Santa Barbara, especially the chain establishments. But quaint nonetheless. The exterior looked like... More 

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Thank G S
Carpinteria, California, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

They offer a wide variety of food that is not just Italian. Have some good deserts also! And a good selection of good beers including local Island Brewing.

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Thank sudsman2013
California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

I don't know what has happened in the past year, but this restaurant has gone down the drain. As you walk in, the restaurant is filthy. From the waiting area you can see into the kitchen and it is a mess back there as well. The dining areas are so dirty now. A year ago this place was dated, but... More 

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Thank Mike L
los angeles
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160 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Friends suggested we meet at Tony's. The first thing you see is the filthy state of the sign outside It was covered in cobwebs. If I hadn't been invited by others I would have kept walking right past this place. How difficult is it to get someone to clean the sign? Anyway, food was very, very ordinary but I kept... More 

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Thank lafineart
Indio, California
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107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Good Italian restaurant. Family owned and operated for years. Prices are not bad. Staff is good, and the portions are perfect for families.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-3413

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