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PAON Restaurant & Wine Bar

) #4 of 272 Restaurants in Carlsbad €€€€ French, , Gluten Free Options
2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
+1 760-729-7377
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding!! Their wine list offers an extensive selection. We have been there often and tried various dishes including their deserts and continue to be impressed. Their servers are outstanding, especially Andrew! They also have a wine bar...More

Thank surferbabe
Reviewed 15 March 2017

There is not one thing that this restaurant doesn't do well. They have an excellent wine list offering a nice selection by the glass. From the escargot appetizer to the Pheasant as a main course, the food here is without question the best fine dining...More

Thank Kirby W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place has one of the BEST bar menus in town. Similar to dining room but slightly smaller portions and lower prices. Excellent food, superb service, nice wine list. What's not to love!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Everything my parents and I shared was absolutely delicious! We had escargot that took me back to my time in France - yum! This is the perfect place for a nice evening out or a special occasion. The service was impeccable. The wine selection is...More

Thank travelgirrrrrl
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food here is consistently awesome!! The soups are amazing. Love it here but it is only for special occasions as it is quite pricey and oh the best creme brulle ever.

Thank Inglishprincess
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Carlsbad. The ambiance is perfect. You can enjoy a lovely meal in the dining room, dine in the bar and watch a game on tv or sit on the patio. Where ever you decide to sit the food is...More

Thank Cdealva
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Tranquil, uncluttered, elegant environment. Professional. Seared Hawaiian Ahi tuna a delight. Perfectly cooked asparagus. An oasis.

Thank ronaldmcghie
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were disappointed in what we paid for so-so food. The oily sauces on our beef dish and my sea bass overwhelmed everything so that it all tasted the same. We didn’t send anything back because we had already eaten half by the time we...More

Thank lindymiles
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Paon has a lively bar scene, a wine shop with a good selection of domestic and imported wines in all ranges, and an excellent restaurant.

Thank Rhhett_
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Paon has a lovely outdoor site, a terrific wine list, and a friendly host. The menu is not quite French. But our food (fish and veggies) disappointed us. Sigh!

Thank Bill S
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14 April 2017|
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Response from lberezny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Haven't noticed any dogs and we go often. We also eat indoors at the bar. Best to check with restaurant.
Christopher T
5 January 2017|
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Response from Dan A | Reviewed this property |
Paon is located downtown Carlsbad in "the Village" just off Carlsbad Village Drive.
Geri A
26 August 2016|
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Response from Ginger C | Reviewed this property |
Carlsbad is a tourist town. You will see people in everything from nice shorts to jackets. My husband wore nice jeans and button up shirt and I work just a summer skirt, top and flip flops. I probably wouldn't go straight... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
    (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Public Transportation: Coaster Rail station 100 yards from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-7377
  • E-mail
Paon restaurant offers California cuisine with French influences. Beautiful patio dining, elegant Art Deco in intimate dining setting. Private dining available in handsome club environment. Paon chef features seasonal, locally grown organic produce for the palates of fine food lovers from all over the world. Spotlighting organic prime meats, game and fish prepared with traditional French sophistication. Beautiful lounge with old Hollywood feel and relaxing patio in a Downtown Carlsbad Village atmosphere. Paon's knowledgeable and attentive staff looks forward to creating an exceptional experience.
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