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Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
760-729-6414
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Ranked #55 of 284 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Description: Combination full service restaurant and bakery. Northeast Corner of Tamarack and Pio Pico Drove, right beside entrance to I-5 northbound.
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English first
port townsend
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65 reviews 65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Imagine Denny's with way better food and service.......Our meal would have been great, even if it didn't end with a terrific piece of pie.

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Tulsa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

After reading the reviews on the Yelp, we decided to give it a try. My wife ordered the tuna melt while I got the fisherman's plate. Her dish was plentiful and she liked it. I did not really like my meal. The restaurant was packed but service was mediocre. We had to wait for refills and our check. The pies... More 

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San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

All the food is great. Specializing in comfort food. Can't say enough about the Chicken Tortilla Soup AND the Chocolate Chip cookies that you can buy by the bag!!

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Corona, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This family owned hometown cafe was a deligthful. We set out to find a place that served pie and so directed there by our cell phone. Would never have found it without navigation device but worth the trip. The first night we had soup and pie. My friend had chocolate pecan and I had cherry with ice cream. The second... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Food was great and too much to finish. Had breakfast and dinner and both were good, had a great small town feel with very friendly staff and Chris the manager is great.

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Brisbane
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

After grabbing a yummy pecan pie the day before, we went back for breakfast the next day. We ate at the bar and were served at a busy time of the day, however we weren't made to wait for long and our waitress was pleasant and patient with any additional requests we had (eg milk with coffee). The thing i... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Food was pretty good. Pie I had was nothing special. It was pudding on crust! I would eat there again but it's nothing to rave over.

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Carlsbad, California
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319 reviews 319 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Four of us had dinner at the Village Kitchen and Pie Shop. Two had the chicken friend steak, one had the liver and onions and I had the half sandwich, salad and pie. The booths are showing their age and several have rips and tears in the leather. The server, Chris, was especially friendly, courteous and helpful. My ham and... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Eating here is like taking a seat in Grandma's kitchen. Good basic fare, friendly small town service and a pie for everyone's taste.

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Tigard, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Good, home-town, country-kitchen feel restaurant that we picked as it was really close to our motel. We went here for dinner after long day at nearby Legoland. They served breakfast all day, have a nice selection of lunch/dinner items, a kid's menu and a big selection of pies. The serve was speedy and friendly; the atmosphere was cozy and comfortable... More 

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Additional Information about Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

Address: 950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
Phone Number: 760-729-6414
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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