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Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
+1 760-729-6414
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (35 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (4 reviews)
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07:00 - 20:30 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Village Kitchen because my daughter was craving breakfast for dinner. The food was sub par. The pancakes were heavy and over cooked, the eggs were runny and a little cold, and over all the food was just second rate. We would...More

Thank 641reneea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled cross country and needed a good meal. What a great local spot. Ordered the Sr.meal and the amount of food was amazing So good and so much, we loved it. Salad, meal, sides and dessert. Prices are reasonable and everything we saw and heard...More

Thank nhlefty
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Were looking for a spot with early dinner. This place has a huge menu and senior choices. They serve b'fast all day, if that is your desire. I had a very good cod dinner; my husband had hot turkey and dressing over sour dough bread....More

Thank sunlander
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant as it is one block east of Highway 5 and we needed lunch prior to checking in to our hotel. The parking lot was very full and we had to wait for someone to pull out. Usually a good sign...More

Thank IowaTravelFan
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Been here several times over the years and it's usually very good. The food is generally prepared well and tasty. The staff is friendly and courteous. Had a Friday night dinner and it was excellent. The portions are large and few will finish them completely....More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

So far, we’ve had blueberry crepes, chicken salad sandwich, spinach omelette, and liver & onions. This place has a homey feel; the servers are responsive and always helpful, providing refills of coffee and extra napkins or margarine when asked, quickly. The crepes are good, but...More

Thank AllenaK
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

They always have good breakfast here. Good service! We’ve been here 3 times for breakfast and their food always satisfy me. I always have the traditional American breakfast but today I wanted to try crepes with blueberries and my husband likes their omelette and they...More

Thank Pinay P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a very nice clean restaurant with lots of good home cooking and friendly staff. I had no idea it was her, right off the freeway! I will eat here ALWAYS on my way to Los Angeles and for dinner on my way back!...More

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

When we lived in Carlsbad, my husband and I used to visit every week. When we moved to east county it had become a once a month “worth the trip” drive. There are very few places left that subscribe to the “great value for your...More

Thank rebecca k
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a great place for a quick fulfilling and reasonable quality breakfast. I believe a lot of their stuff is home made and the biscuits and gravy were as good as anything anyone's Mom makes. Generous portions and great hash browns, eggs done to...More

Thank mikalis
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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