Whether you are looking for a "quick bite", your favorite fast food or savoring gourmet fare, Carpinteria is home to a diverse number of wonderful restaurants.
All American Surf Dog
Corner of Bailard and Carpinteria Avenues. Located off the Bailard exit, Surf Dog has the best hot dogs and the best view in town of mountains, ocean, and the islands. Bill Connell, owner guarantees a full stomach and big smile, and a new fact about Carpinteria on every visit.
4610 Carpinteria Avenue
Founded by industry pioneer Carl Karcher, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants have been a west coast favorite for more than 65 years. Favorite menu items include the Six Dollar Burger and hand dipped ice cream, shakes and malts.
Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro (menu)
910 Linden Avenue
A warm and inviting spot that is sure to delight. Whether you’re looking for a spot for lunch, glass of wine, romantic dinner, this is the place to be. Delicious panini sandwiches, fresh salads, mouth watering entrées and over 90 wines.
Crazy Good Bread Co. (menu)
4191 Carpinteria Ave, #12
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Your life probably moves pretty fast. So we take our time to bake each specialty, artisan loaf of Crazy Good Bread with deliciousness so stunning, your mouth has to slow down and savor. Be our guest! Treat yourself to bliss. And if mid-chew you find yourself wondering how it would pair with that cheese, jam, or wine, that’s all part of the point. Let our bread discoveries inspire yours. Be Breadventurous!
Domino’s Pizza (menu)
1039 Casitas Pass Road
Get the door: It’s Domino’s. Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. With great specials and speedy service, Domino’s provides great pizzas to doorsteps all over the world.
Esau’s Café (menu)
507 Linden Avenue
Casual, friendly and happy, Esau’s is the place to be for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With classic dishes such as pancakes, omelets, fish and chips, and more, Esau’s has been a Santa Barbara and Carpinteria tradition for 53 years.
Georgia's Smokehouse (menu)
Goleta, CA 93117
We are a Gourmet Food Truck that specializes in Southern Smokehouse BBQ. We love comfort food and love to share it with all of you. We make daily lunch and dinner stops, participate in local events around the Central Coast and even do Family Style packages to-go; perfect for office meetings and parties of any size! Look on the calendar to see where we will be or call us and schedule a corporate or private event.
Giannfranco’s Trattoria (menu)
666 Linden Avenue
A recent addition to the Carpinteria fine-dining scene, they offer a taste of high-style Italian cuisine with Tuscan grilled meats. Enjoy pastas, paninis, cioppinos, braised short ribs, all topped off with widely acclaimed desserts.
IHop Restaurant (menu)
1114 Casitas Pass Road
Best known for their award-winning pancakes, IHop features moderately priced, high-quality food and beverage items in an attractive and comfortable atmosphere. The restaurant is open throughout the day and evening hours.
Jack’s Bistro & Famous Bagels (menu)
5050 Carpinteria Avenue
Jack’s Famous Bagels offers healthy California cuisine with the freshest in-season produce salads and wraps, deli-style sandwiches, and breakfast all day. Open until 3 p.m. everyday.
1115 Casitas Pass Road
McDonald’s is one of life’s many small pleasures that millions of people around the world enjoy every day. Fun to eat! Casual environment! Local and familiar!
Oaxaca Fresh (menu)
721 Linden Avenue
A big favorite among locals, Oaxaca Fresh serves Mexican food. Oaxaca, in the southern part of Mexico is known for its moles, a flavorful sauce that creates exotic dishes. Oaxaca Fresh specializes in many different kinds of moles, tamales wrapped in banana leaf and more.
Pacific Health Foods (menu)
944 Linden Avenue
New juice bar now open with delious smoothies and organic vegetable juices, located in the back of the health food store.
Reynaldo’s Bakery (menu)
895 Linden Avenue
This European and Mexican bakery makes for a great authentic meal. Try their tasty turnovers, homemade tamales or burritos. Made-to-order cakes are their specialty. The Reynaldo family is always friendly and more than happy to help you.
Senor Frog’s (menu)
892 Linden Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Phone: (805) 684-9352
Serving the freshest Me'xican / American Cuisine in Carpinteria, Señor Frog's features a tasty menu including traditional Mexican dishes such as Pozole, Enchiladas Suizas, Tacos, Burritos and American Cuisines such as Charbroiled Burgers, Caesar Salads and a great variety of Vegetarian Dishes.
Siam Elephant Thai Food (menu)
509 Linden Avenue
Siam Elephant is an exquisite Thai food restaurant with a vibrant ambiance. If you like spice and great prices, this is the place to go.
1045 Casitas Pass Road
Taco Bell is the nation’s leading Mexican style quick service restaurant, serving tacos, burritos, nachos and other specialty items.
The Barbecue Company (menu)
3807 Santa Claus Lane
The Barbecue Company located on historic Santa Claus Lane serves barbecue done the traditional way, slow smoked until it falls off the bone. Dine in or take out. Open for lunch and dinner.
The Palms (menu)
701 Linden Avenue
A Carpinteria landmark since 1910, with a unique cook-your-own steaks or chef prepared seafood and steak combinations. Salad bar and full bar with live entertainment on Thursday through Saturday evenings.
The Spot (menu)
389 Linden Avenue
This burger shack has been a fixture in Carpinteria since 1914 with its world famous hamburgers and milk shakes. The beach is just two blocks away so you can either sit and enjoy the view, or take your burger to go.
Tony’s Restaurant & Pasteria (menu)
699 Linden Avenue
Tony’s serving Carpinteria for 47 years with great Italian food, steaks, seafood, barbecued ribs, and salad bar. They have homemade bread and fresh banana cream and apple pie made daily. This family-owned business has a friendly atmosphere and even the occasional celebrity dining in.
Uncle Chen Restaurant (menu)
1025 Casitas Pass Road
Uncle Chen has excellent Chinese food with a fast and friendly delivery service. Dining in, is always an enjoyable experience with the family-run staff to make you feel right at home.