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701 Linden Ave., Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 805-684-3811
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“baked potatoes” (16 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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701 Linden Ave., Carpinteria, CA 93013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been coming here a couple of times a year since I was in high school and NOTHING has changed. The silverware/steak knives are always old and bent. The decor hasn’t been cleaned or updated either. The only thing that’s changed are the prices. In...More

Thank outdoornutVentura_CA
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a good place if you like the fun of cooking you own steak. Prices are reasonable and with the steak, includes a baked potato, beans and salad bar...oh and bread! They have all the seasonings you can think of to add to your...More

Thank Campitos
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Classic, old-school place at which we’ve hoisted late-afternoon adult refreshments for years. Easy walk from the beach, campground, or town, worth a stop for a cold one at the Carpinteria original.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I know it's a steak joint, but their fish is amazing- especially when you cook it yourself! We had salmon and halibut. Very modestly priced, and great. Good service, decent wine. The only improvement- add blue cheese crumbles to your salad bar, or make a...More

Thank tatertot99
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

First visit to the area and checked out the options and this restaurant sounded like fun and has been going for a very long time! We ordered the ribeye steak which came with salad, beans and baked potatoes. We cooked our 10oz steak on the...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Yep, that's me. Got to cook my own steak on their pretty decent public grill. The place let's you cook most of the beef, fish, and lamb offerings on the menu. Good selection of spices and sauces to season. Basic, but fresh, salad bar rounded...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This place has that fantastic all you can eat salad bar beans and baked potatoes and bread I ordered a ribeye which you cook yourself on a very large grill it was delicious and highly recommend it

Thank nursecarlah
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure about cooking my own steak but I did it and it was fun and great tasting. I'll be back on my next trip.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

You can either order off the menu and have them cook or you can choose from a selection of steaks, chicken, or fish. Most were grilling steaks. We ordered steak and chicken and grilled it ourselves on the grill near the salad bar. All you...More

Thank merickson1975
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Palms has been in Carpinteria for a long time; the thing that makes it stand out is you can pick out a steak, etc, and if you wish, can cook it yourself over the fire. If that isn't your thing, just order it cooked....More

Thank Sherry F
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either, look for their web site or call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Linden Ave., Carpinteria, CA 93013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-3811
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