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2400 Porter St, Soquel, CA 95073-2417
+1 831-476-6260
11:00 - 21:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I've been going to Carpos since 1982! So to say I've never had a bad meal is saying something! It's very true though! The other afternoon I tried something new for me and I finally can say something was the best I ever had! It was so delicious! the sausage sandwich with grilled onions, bell peppers on a francessi roll.... More 

Thank Rachell S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Fresh Clean great selections on salad bar, other foods from grill burgers and such are good. Pies are great. Nice selection casual place. No table service. It is well worth going and checking it out.

Thank catc0x
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My family goes to Carpos at least once a month, due to their superior burgers and great salad bar. We like to add things to our burger. Nice that they have 20+ other things you can order, in case you are not in the mood for a hamburger.

Thank Linda B
Soquel, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Been going to Carpo's for 20 years! Fresh, well prepared food to satisfy all kinds of customers. Great salad bar and generous desserts that are delicious too!

Thank limcandr
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157 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the Best Burger on their home made roll and tasty, real onion rings. They also have an extensive salad bar. Plus their Olliberry pie is a generous size and made in house.

Thank TCWatson
Santa Cruz, California
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187 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love the salad bar, pasta and any meat dishes. We haver been disappointed in any of our visits there. The food is fantastic and I like the bus guys who always work hard.

Thank timteresa0
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very fun local spot for really good casual food. Salad bar is really good with lots of variety. Soups and specials are delicious, with lots of seafood featured. We eats here a lot.

Thank SoquelBeachbum
Gilroy, California
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153 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went here after a hike and had the seafood kebob. Very good and fresh could maybe use some seasoning. Looks like a great salad bar yet did not have it. Will definitely be back.

Thank Chip144
san francisco
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

been here many times great salad bar well prepared seafood excellent burgers with all the fixins busy place

Thank redcharlotte
Soquel, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

After Little League practice, a day at work, or just a quick bite, Carpos fits everyones needs. The salad bar is a staple and for me its all about the burgers.

Thank Melmoemoe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Porter St, Soquel, CA 95073-2417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-6260

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