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Address: Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-434-6093
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Downtown Carlsbad offers antique and curio stores, lots of good eating...

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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Fun small town

This is one of the nicer towns in Southern California. Great area to walk around with great restaurant and shops. The people in the city are all very friendly and very welcoming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of the nicer towns in Southern California. Great area to walk around with great restaurant and shops. The people in the city are all very friendly and very welcoming.

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Marana, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Carlsbad Village numerous times and never get tired of it; the beautiful weather, the beach, great restaurants, friendly people and, did I mention the great weather. It is also convenient to I-5 and San Diego. Great town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some nice shopping area with some nice casual restaurants. The best thing is you can bring your purchase! Many businesses have bowls of water for them to drink out of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a span of a few blocks there are a variety of small shops. From artists, to surf shops, to clothing boutiques, to dog grooming, to restaurants, to antiques, to beauty and barber shops, each store has a unique "vibe" to it. Employees in each store were friendly and would give advice where to go and what to do in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went down for some yogurt and to browse the area. We walked around and browsed some of the shops, before walking down to the beach area, which has lots of activity. Really laid back, with plenty of restaurants, shops, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carlsbad Village is super cute and it was very fun to be able to walk around and visit the shops and dine at the restaurants and bars. It was a nice little getaway to be able to enjoy. I would definitely go back again.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carlsbad Village has improved greatly over the years I have lived in the area. Today it is a vibrant area comprising of approximately 5 blocks filled with sidewalk cafes, boutique shops, wine bars, yogurt shops and more. It is a fun place to be during the day and also at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to go as a family, to explore, and get to know the community. If you enjoy a good walk, this is an amazing place for it! You've gotta try Sub Zero while you are there, and make sure to go into as many little stores as you can. They are all unique, and sure to... More 

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Goleta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here every year for vacation and we are still discovering new places. Very walkable town center day or evening.

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Bonita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy and afternoon or a full day browsing the shops. Park on the streets and then walk to the beach.

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