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Carlsbad Village

Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-6093
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Ranked #4 of 30 Attractions in Carlsbad
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Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Downtown Carlsbad offers antique and curio stores, lots of good eating places and a great place to cool off after spending hours on the nearby beach.
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Redwood City, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The village was very small and had a few cool boutique shops and also touristy shops. I enjoyed looking at them both though i did not buy anything. there was some restaurants and a live band which was cool.

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

some really good second-hand shops and antique shops. light traffic and plenty of parking. feels like a small town.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Walked around the village when we got to the area. Very typical of an ocean front community. They had free parking a few blocks away from the beach up the main village road. Lots of quaint little shops. Good access to the ocean down the main road.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very good food and service! Everything we had was very good, from the wine, to appetizers--we had escargots, rib eye steak and crème brulee!

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Can't imagine anyone needing a store that is not located here! If one would like to accomplish more than shopping, self control must be exercised!

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Never seen to many dogs & the street above the beach is covered with dog poop! Despite signs, dog are on the sea walk and on the beach and since you see more poop every day, city does not seem to be doing any enforcement of its rules or any cleaning. Disgusting!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There are a few art galleries and boutiques in this little village. It was a pretty little village, however I have been in beach towns that were better developed and more attractive.

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Mission Viejo, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I like the crosswalk all directions..Mermaid is my favorite shop Like friendly helpful the owner at the California Shop ..waiting to see his children shop opening soon.

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Oceanside, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Love to browse through the shops. Lots of junkue and treasures. The restaurants are great Villuci's, and the Fish House Vera Cruz are two of my faves. Cool breezes, the fountain at State street the theater when something is going on is also fun.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

so many little coffee places (there's the Starbucks and other chain type places) that are just quaint and local type places Tamarack Beach is a big surging mecca and we stood and watched most every day

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