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Clementine's Steak House

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4631 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1813
805-684-5119
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 51
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Veggie Munchies before, Pie After

Instead of filling up on bread you get fresh veggies to munch on while awaiting your order. Everything is fresh, as a vegetarian I find many selections, while my friends enjoy chicken and fish entrees. Do not miss the potatoes. And save room for the pie. Look for the periwinkle building.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Carpinteria, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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English first
Carpinteria, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Instead of filling up on bread you get fresh veggies to munch on while awaiting your order. Everything is fresh, as a vegetarian I find many selections, while my friends enjoy chicken and fish entrees. Do not miss the potatoes. And save room for the pie. Look for the periwinkle building.

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Carpinteria, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Like dinner at grandma's used to be! Clementine's calls itself a 'steakhouse' - but the fried chicken is insane! (I drizzle it with honey). Everything is included - home-made bread, soup, a 'relish' tray with carrots, celery, and home-made pickles - delicious broasted potato with all the trimmings, classic dinner salad with a choice of home-made dressings. (Locals do a... More 

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Pasadena, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Across the street from the Best Western Plus Hotel, is Clementine's Steak House. My wife and I ordered the complete dinner, which includes started veggies, soup, salad, main course, and pie dessert. My prime rib was very good, including their house baked potato which is deep friend before serving, and my wife salmon. Both were very good. With friendly service,... More 

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Lompoc, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had read the reviews and looked forward to eating here. Hate to say it but the service was terrible. Iced tea not brought out until dessert, garnish tray came out the same time as the meal (after the salad and bread). Food was overpriced, unappealing, and cooked old-style. Wanted to give a good review but I really can't. Even the... More 

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Carpinteria, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Step back in time and savor a family-style home cooked meal. Delicious fried chicken, grilled steak or fish of the day served with a relish tray to begin, salad or soup, vegetable side and a choice of homemade pies and a fun back-to-the-past ambiance. Enjoy. It's the bright purple building on Carpinteria Avenue ... hard to miss.

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Carpinteria, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love, Love , Love this place…. They can burn the pie crust and I still love eating it !! Twice this year we enjoyed our date night at Clementines. Food is ALWAYS quality and delicious. The steaks are tender , juicy, and cooked just right… We split our meal, and they do it for you ! two salads, split meal,... More 

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Colton CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband was very happy with this places. Is pricy but the dinners come with bread, soup and salad, main course and desert. Very highly recommend this.

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you like old style American diner's food, you will get homemade fresh food here, and a lot of food for your money, but to me they do not know really how to cook although they have been doing it the same way for years and are very proud of it. Very nice and welcoming staff, but not my taste.

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Orange, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very warm and inviting place to dine. We had the fresh Salmon, baked (crispy skin) potato, fresh carrots. You get soup, salad, entree, and pie for dessert. Peach pie was a little crusty and not enough fruit, still good though. They have been open 33 years.

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Tucson
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My 94 year old aunt took my wife and I there on a recent visit. We had been there a couple times through the years. DELIGHTFU! We had the halibut while auntie had the liver. Portions of each were plentiful. Each dinner comes with a piece of homemade pie. It is family owned and staff have been there for years.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4631 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-684-5119

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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