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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Food
“Great local brewery. Great for kids. Has built in play room in the brewery with toys for little ones in line of site. Also across from Tomol Park”
  • 16 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“have a picnic on Pacific Ocean, on Carpinteria State Beach, Days passes are available daily, camp sites need reservation up to 6 months in advance.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Higher end fine dining with a great bar. Fixe price menu and regular menu. Steak Frites and a great Salmon Sandwich. Lovely breakfast served on the weekends. Enjoy Slys!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local brewery. Good food. Great for kids. Has sand box and toys on the patio. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Live bands on weekends, open cooking where you can cook for yourself or be served. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Iconic italian restaurant. Wait times may be long but you will enjoy the food and the ambiance. Try to sit outside if possible.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of the best foods in the area. Open the latest. Outdoor patio for dogs.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great for wine flights. Food is usually pretty good with their specialty being a variety of French fries. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“ Great coffee spot, acai bowls and lots of baked goods. Sit on the patio. Usually art hung inside. From outside seating you can see the largest Torry Pine Tree ever. Check out the plaque on the tree.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We love a great east coast diner. And this serves the best Corned beef has in town!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We love this place. Recommendations : One of the best pad thai We love the Vegetarian Fresh Rolls (Non Fried) Our kids love the Chicken Satay. Great lunch specials. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their food and coffee are delicious! And of course their cupcakes are yummy too.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large Market with absolutely everything you would ever need for your vacation.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You will love this iconic piece of Carpinteria. You can walk there easily! A burger place and much more....corn dogs, fish tacos, clam chowder and more. If you take your food togo you can head across the street to Island Brew for a beer. They are ok with you bringing in food.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“You have to walk across the railroad tracks, so take care! You can walk past the seal rookery, and the bird sanctuary. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great happy hour. "Chips" are small shareable pizzas. Family friendly. Has games for kids while you wait”
  • 4 locals recommend