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Spiritos Restaurant & Pizzeria

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2508 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-720-1132
11:30 - 20:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 20:30
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Lebanon, Oregon
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared two different dishes since it was our first visit to the restaurant and wanted to sample both the ravioli and spinach lasagne. Staff was really attentive and nice and the food was incredibly delicious. Ravioli were the size of small saucers and pasta was spot on for texture and taste. The red sauce (gravy) was... More 

Thank dc662015
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Mmmmmmm. This place is fantastic! This is a small restaurant nestled into a strip mall, but it is a fantastic find. The food was ready quickly and was delicious. Just like mom would make if she was Italian and an amazing cook.

Thank Doug B
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Best eggplant parm ever tasted! Recommend you add the Roman meatball to anything you order! Unique lightly sweet and savory taste in the same bite . Friendly staff. Order at counter and take a seat or enjoy it to go. Seating for about 20-25 only.

Thank N0madic1
Tucson, AZ
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I had high hopes for this restaurant. However, the food was a little too bland. We had to add salt and a lot of Parmesan to get more flavor. Our kids enjoyed their orders, however. As the one paying the bill, I didn't feel like it was worth the amount we paid, especially because we had to... More 

Thank arizonamom
Oceanside, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have had almost everything on the menu. It is all fantastic. We go there as often as we can. The tomato gravy is soooooo flavorful. The Ravioli is hand made. The Lasagna is to die for. The spaghetti is great. Oh, and don't for get the Chicken Parm. Out of this world. Pizza is great too.

Thank rnbentley
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271 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Limited but excellent menu. Different specials everyday. No ambience but great food. Pizzas are wonderful and they make them any way you like. Take out very convenient Very busy at dinnertime. Lots of regulars.

Thank Alan K
Riverside, Missouri
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Saw a rerun of Triple D featuring Spiritos while waiting in the animal hospital in Carlsbad during our dog's cancer treatment. Had late lunch there and was comforted by the food and friendliness of owner and staff. Nothing pretentious or over priced, just simple preparations done right. Red sauce on pizza, pasta and sandwiches is a straightforward old school homemade... More 

Thank rollo h
Carlsbad, CA
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91 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

My spouse and I went to Spiritos for dinner as we had never tried it before and had heard it was pretty good. We walked in and found our own table, went to the counter and got menus. We looked at the menus, then walked back to the counter to order our food. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs. My... More 

Thank dml718
Encinitas, California
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187 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Hubbie had lasagne and I had baked scallops with garlic-buttered spaghetti and they were fine but for a $32 lunch plus bev, they needed to be a lot better than fine. Decor is strictly strip mall joint and you buss your own food. The signed Guy Fieri poster is prominently displayed and I guess those were the glory days. But... More 

Thank Patty8888
Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here the night before before the Carlsbad Marathon. It was great food. I had the spaghetti and meatballs to carb load before the marathon. I would like to eat here again and try the pizza or calzones. It was really busy and we sat at the bar. It seems like a lot of locals were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2508 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-720-1132

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