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Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
+1 760-729-6414
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews & thought... Diner food, but worth a try. SO much more than just a diner. The menu has something for everyone's taste. I had the Fisherman's Platter because I love fried clams. The cod, shrimp and clams were fried to perfection. Big...More

1  Thank DreamWriter9
Reviewed 6 May 2017

After driving from San Diego and waiting for our room at the hotel, stumbled upon this cute diner type place. The prices were very reasonable and it looked like the food was prepared fresh, not from cans or preprocessed. This place has great comfort food...More

Thank ssunaoka
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place is a lovely step back in time and a great place to have breakfast or brunch. We shared the spinach scramble and the mushroom scramble because neither of us could decide which one we wanted most. They are loaded with mushrooms, Swiss cheese,...More

Thank elswells
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been here several times with old pals. The best is their pies and pecan rolls. Food, otherwise, is typical diner- very good omelets, home fries and lots of food on the plate. I like the cherry pie and lemon meringue is tasty too! My friends...More

Thank gloriaas19492468
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, good prices, huge portions. Pie was a little sweet for my taste, but the chicken Caesar salad was sooo good. Just make sure to share plates, because the portions are really big.

Thank Sal M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I've eaten there twice but today I actually went a little crazy and ordered a few items off their breakfast menu. WOW....They have these little bunt cakes they call "muffins" but, they are SOOOO MUCH MORE!! They are moist, delicious and oh so darn unforgettable....More

Thank D O
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe. The staff was really on top of their job, they never let my cup of coffee go empty.the food was great! I didn't get a chance to taste the pie, but it looked fantastic. All in all great place, there is not...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We came for lunch on the recommendation of friends and were not let down. I had the bean soup and 1/2 chicken salad sandwich which was more than enough food. The chicken salad was made with raisins, which I wasn't sure about, celery and lots...More

Thank 1cheryl
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We found this diner by accident on our visit to Legoland. We checked in to our hotel nearby and needed somewhere for lunch. They were able to accommodate our group of 8. Portions were very big and prices very reasonable. It's typical diner style food...More

Thank Ice_bear20
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We went here because locals told us how great the pie was. The pie was good not great. The food is low price and good so it is worth the value. I would not recommend this as a great place to eat. If you like...More

Thank Vincent D
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Do you have an early bird special
28 January 2017|
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Response from Debbie J | Reviewed this property |
I'll be visting them this week.I don't think they have an early bird. Their prices are very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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