Posts Categorized: Carlsbad

Green Dragon Tavern & Museum in Carlsbad

Green Dragon Tavern

Enjoy a Revolutionary Dining Experience Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad (760-918-2421). Open daily for lunch 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ($8.95–$21.95). Happy Hour Daily 3 p.m.–6 p.m. During the week dinner is served from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. and till 10 p.m. on the weekends. ($11.95–$47.95). Sunday Brunch is served 10:30 a.m.– 2:30… Read more »

You Must See The Museum of Making Music

Museum of Making Music

The focus of this impressive museum is to present a nostalgic walk through the past 100 years of American music and music-making. Featured are more than 500 vintage instruments. Plus, there are lots of interactive exhibits and hundreds of audio and video clips. This is an educational adventure for everyone! General admission is ($10); seniors,… Read more »

Pizza Port Offers Craft Beer & Delicious Pizza in Carlsbad, Solana Beach & Ocean Beach

This is where it all began nearly 25 years ago. Even though it’s the smallest of the Pizza Ports, Solana Beach is the one with the most history (and some would say “character”). The brew system is tiny compared to those of its Pizza Port siblings, but it’s been used to brew more magic than… Read more »

The Village Faire Shopping Center is Ideally Located in the Heart of the Historic Carlsbad Village

The Village Faire (7) shopping center is a charming New England-style specialty mall, which is located one block west of downtown Carlsbad, and only two blocks from the ocean. Village Faire is also one block west of the center of the Village and features lots of little shops, boutiques, services and restaurants surrounding a spacious… Read more »

Le Passage French Bistro in the Heart of the Romantic Village of Carlsbad Serves Delicious Cuisine

Located in the heart of the Carlsbad Village is the delightful Le Passage French Bistro. It’s small and intimate with sidewalk dining on warm afternoons otherwise you will be equally happy dining at one of their intimate tables for two. Offered from their select menu are such memorable entrees as their sauteed fresh salmon with… Read more »

Aviara Golf Course is San Diego's Only Arnold Palmer Designed Course & One of America's Best Courses

The Aviara Golf Course is located north of San Diego overlooking the Batquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad. Both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine have named this Arnold Palmer designed course one of the best resort courses in America. Framed by abundant native wildflowers, the challenging layout winds through rolling valleys and offers views of the Pacific… Read more »

Carlsbad Danish Bakery is a Local Favorite for Delicious Breads, Cakes, Pastries & Catering

Carlsbad Danish Bakery

One of the reasons why the Village of Carlsbad so special is that it is home to the Carlsbad Danish Bakery (2). Locals have been coming here daily since the 1980’s to satisfy their cravings for delicious-tasting, mouthwatering, hot just out of the oven, bakery creations, which are all made by hand by the talented… Read more »

25-65% OFF at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Enjoy 25 to 65 percent off everyday retail prices of name brand clothes at Carlsbad Premium Outlets. The center is ideally located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego in the picturesque seaside community of Carlsbad. Carlsbad Premium Outlets is located off Interstate 5, between Palomar Airport Rd and Cannon Rd. – just 30 minutes… Read more »

Buca di Beppo Offers Family-Style Italian Dining

This is not just another Italian restaurant. It’s a dining destination! You can even get a table in the kitchen with early reservations. Or if you are coming with a group of people, reserve the Godfather room. As for the decor, the walls are filled with photos of famous Italians and candid photos of daily… Read more »

Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market and Food Fair

The Carlsbad Village Farmers’ Market is California Certified which means you are guaranteed to get the freshest fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers from local farmers. We also have numerous specialty food vendors selling homemade and imported items including salsa, cheese, granola, popcorn, fresh-squeezed juice, olives and olive oil, seasonings and mixes, tamales and burritos, breads… Read more »

KoKo Beach Dinner House: Good Food, Friendly Service & Affordable Prices

KoKo Beach is one restaurant where you’ll get the most for your money. They serve good quality food in a friendly atmosphere with comfortable red leather booths. Slow-roasted prime rib is the house specialty along with Alaskan king crab legs with savory drawn butter. Other delicious entrées are the New York steak, delicious top sirloin… Read more »

Ramada Inn is Conveniently Located Next to Carlsbad’s Many Attractions

Conveniently located just a half mile from Carlsbad State Park.This 121 room hotel offers studios starting at ($89) and one- and two-bedroom suites starting at ($109) and ($229), respectively. They also feature a complimentary continental breakfast, heated pool and spa, laundry facilities, free wireless Internet, as well as meeting facilities. Enjoy the comforts of home… Read more »

Joey’s Smokin’ B.B.Q.: A Favorite Among Barbecue Lovers

This is a crowd-pleasing restaurant that is ranked at the top by the people who dine here. Once you try their award-winning rib selections, you will surely agree that Joey’s ribs are sensational! As for their sweet ribs, which are slowly smoked over hickory wood and glazed with their sweet BBQ sauce, you’ll certainly agree… Read more »

Dini’s Bistro By the Sea Features Ocean View Dining in a Ocean Front Atmosphere with Delicious Cuisine

Dini’s Bistro By the Sea offers marvelous ocean view dining in a relaxed atmosphere with delicious tasting bistro-style regional cuisine. Plus Dini’s Bistro By the Sea offers light, healthy and artistically presented entrées accented with a Pacific Rim influence are prepared by Executive Chef Paul Glazzard. They offer show-stopping appetizers like crabcakes and oysters Rockefeller…. Read more »

San Diego’s Karl Strauss is a Great American Microbrew

Karl Strauss is one of San Diego’s most well known microbreweries, with several locations in San Diego, including their premier beer garden in Sorrento Valley. A great place to enjoy a cold pint with friends or to have your own event. Well known for their great selection of food, unique pairings with their featured beers… Read more »

Carlsbad Ranch Flower Fields Feature 50 Acres of Ranunculus Flowers March 1 through May 12

Carlsbad Flowers

Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature’s wonders – our Fields of Dreams, our Fields of Color. A place where kids can run and adults can linger – 50 acres of extraordinary color in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a special nursery, garden,… Read more »

Al’s Cafe Serving Breakfast & Lunch

Since Al’s opened in 1991, it has been a local favorite. And yes Al, who spent many years in Hawaii, adds a touch of Hawaii to each meal and will likely be on hand to greet you! If it’s breakfast you want, he’ll probably recommend one of 10 types of eggs Benedict or their famous… Read more »

Acclaimed New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad

The artistic heart of Carlsbad Village, the New Village Arts Theatre (1) at 2787 State St. (760-433-3245) is the most critically acclaimed theatre in North County. They present exciting, risk-taking live theatre and are currently in their tenth season. They have produced over 40 plays since 2001, and have a new, impressive line-up planned for… Read more »

Broken Yolk Cafe Serves Breakfast & Lunch Daily

Serving home-style food since 1979, the Broken Yolk Café is a favorite among local San Diegans and hungry visitors alike. With a strong dedication to good food and equally good service, the Broken Yolk has built a reputation for its large menu, ample portions and freshly-made flavor. Real shredded hash browns – not dehydrated potatoes…. Read more »

Tamarack Beach Resort & Hotel Offers Oceanfront Rooms & Attractive Suites in a Romantic Setting

Highly recommended is the Tamarack Beach Resort (14), which genuinely captures the charm of Carlsbad. This resort, with its Mediterranean-style architecture and decor, has full service one- and two-bedroom vacation rentals and luxury hotel rooms overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. If you prefer, you can just relax on the sky terrace or beside the pool… Read more »

Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall is a Popular Destination for Antique Lovers

At Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall (6), antique lovers will find a host of memorable antique stores to discover too. So whatever you do, don’t miss a visit to Carlsbad’s largest antique mall. It’s the huge 15,000-sq. ft., featuring more than 100 antique dealers and artists. There are all kinds of treasures here like… Read more »

Experience the Historic Carlsbad Village

Carlsbad Village is home to romantic restaurants and fascinating little shops. One great discovery is Carlsbad’s most photographed historic site, which is now home to the Ocean House Restaurant (7). Ocean House was originally one of two Victorian homes. This building was constructed in 1887, which was a year before the construction of the famous… Read more »

Casa de Bandini Mexican Restaurant in South Carlsbad is a Local Favorite for Fiesta & Fun

Casa de Bandini

Festive south-of-the-border cuisine served by attentive servers in colorful attire has made Diane Powers’ Casa de Bandini the most popular Mexican restaurant in North County. Adding to the ambiance are strolling mariachi that serenade you at your table while you dine. A great beginning to any meal are warm tortilla chips and a frosty margarita…. Read more »

The Landings Restaurant Offers Views of planes Taking Off & Landing at the McClellan Airport

The fabulous $24 million remodel of the McClellan Airport is even better with the opening of The Landings Restaurant. This new dining destination called the Landings offers both airline travelers and locals a unique opportunity to have a meal while watching airplanes take off and land. Early birds will like their menu because it is… Read more »

John Beran Specializes in Carlsbad, Oceanside & North County San Diego Coastal Real Estate

John Beran specializes in all types of Carlsbad and Oceanside real estate properties, from single-family homes to estates within many incredible neighborhoods and planned communities. Ask about highly prized Carlsbad homes that are perfect for a wide range of first, second and vacation home buying needs; or survey the Oceanside real estate market for the… Read more »