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Zookers Restautant

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5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-8893
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 50
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I read reviews on Zookers online. My family took a chance and this restaurant did not disappoint. I had the Turkey Mushroom Meatloaf with potatoes which was awesome. My daughter had the Salmon special which was also delicious. The wait staff was attentive and professional. Too bad we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Sherilynn T
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Kahului, Hawaii
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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Tables in and out, a young and somewhat laid back staff, not super friendly. I had the tuna Nicoise salad and the eggplant parmesan. Mostly local wine list from central coast. Overall it was just not an overwhelming experience.

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Kahului, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I read reviews on Zookers online. My family took a chance and this restaurant did not disappoint. I had the Turkey Mushroom Meatloaf with potatoes which was awesome. My daughter had the Salmon special which was also delicious. The wait staff was attentive and professional. Too bad we were traveling south, we would definitely stop in again and again.

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We recently moved here and were pleasantly surprised to discover this very nice little restaurant in town. A wide variety of foods offered on the menu. This was in July in a Beach town...Outdoor seating is available .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I went to Zookers with a friend while we were visiting Carpinteria. We were delighted when we saw the restaurant which was clean and light and airy. The help was very friendly without being overly solicitous. I chose a combo which allows you to pick two or three items out of half sandwiches and sides, an idea I really like.... More 

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Ventura
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food here is really good, just a bit pricey. The chicken caesar salad is excellent, definitely a try. Also the one with salmon. If you like meat, this restaurant won the best burgers in town!

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Carpinteria, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We love this restaurant and go here a lot! They have something for everybody and for every budget! The dinner specials are super and as good as many great restaurants we have dined at. For lunch the salads are wonderful! One of my favorites is the grilled vegetable salad. The desserts are delicious too! I love the tiramisu!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had a fantastic server that figured out we were from Canada. Awesome service. I had the penne (sounds simple but it wasn't) and despite its seeming simplicity it was absolutely fantastic. Server said it was a hidden gem that locals don't even know about (yet it was swamped at 7pm on a Friday) recommend it to anyone passing through

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Food is consistently excellent. Never disappoints. Atmosphere is lovely. Local artists are featured on the walls and beautiful orchids are displayed. Patio dinning is lovely.

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

You cannot go wrong going for lunch or dinner at this local hangout. Had my favorite, the chicken cob salad for lunch and as always, it was delicious! They usually have specials as well and usually a choice of 2 soups. I've also had the vegetarian burrito and the shrimp and scallop tostada. I order it without the tostada because... More 

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Bothell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Local restaurant that does a great job on meat and seafood. We were a party of 8 with kids and everyone was satisfied with the choices available. The salmon was great as was the filet. Be sure to try the bruschetta, excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: (805) 684-8893
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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