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Spot

389 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2310
805-684-6311
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Ranked #10 of 62 Restaurants in Carpinteria
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Burgers are good but nothing you couldn't get at in n out or other places. It is a novelty that they are so close to the beach and just have a little shack. Beware cash only and no receipts.

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Burbank, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place has been a favorite of mine and my family's since I was a kid. We would camp across the way and walk over for lunch and/or dinner. The burgers and shakes are fantastic. I have never been disappointed with the quality of their food. The outdoor seating is nice, inside gets a bit hot especially in the summertime... More

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Cary
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have heard about this local burger joint for years, it even get's a 5 start rating on Yelp Went for Lunch on a Tuesday at 1:30pm. Waited in a moderate line - mostly locals. Ordered a cheese burger- everything on it, with small fries and a small pepsi $8.80 (my friend ordered the onion rings and a chocolate milkshake).... More

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Boise, Idaho
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Located 1 block from the city beach in Carpinteria. The best chili cheese fries ever! You can sit outside and eat, a mini walk up burger joint.

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We are staying in Carpinteria (from Wisconsin) in a condo right near the beach, and our local friends recommended that we try The Spot for lunch. Our kids (ages 8 and 9) have food allergies (dairy-egg-nut), which sometimes makes it a challenge to eat out, especially at small food stands like this one. Luckily for us, it was not a... More

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so cal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We vacation in Carp every summer at least once. We live about 2 hours away give or take on traffic. My plan is always to leave early enough to hit the spot for lunch. It is must do every year. My fave is their regular cheesburger and chocolate shake. So yummy! One year we featured the Spot in our Christmas... More

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Sacramento, ca
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Spot is a great place to go to grab a quick bit! The burgers are fantastic and one of my favorite places to go to when in Carp. The location is great as it is on the way to the beach. Not very expensive and great place to go when having a beach day.

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a great open style regular kind of burger stand...u wait a few minutes...get a table....and your food is ready...lots of people to watch... walking around...playing at the park...standing in line...hamburger, onion rings, soda..$8.50...

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Diamond Bar, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nothing extraordinary here, just good decent burgers and fries. Considering the length of the line we got our food quicker than I thought we would.

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Carpinteria, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love going to the spot for burgers and onion rings. Feels like a step back into the past, with its wood deck and umbrellas. Also a short walk to the beach for a picnic. Feels like summertime!

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