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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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5613 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Carlsbad, California
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307 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Showed up with my 7 year old son at 6:30pm on a Saturday. Wait time was 30-40 mins so we found a seat the in the bar area (kids ok). Service was good and so was the locally brewed beer. If you're looking for organic or authentic, look elsewhere. This place is good in a "Cheesecake Factory" kind of way.... More 

Thank Adam M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited about 15 min to be seated on a busy Sat night. I think that was quick considering it was very busy! We sat outside on the patio and the weather was perfect for it. The server was very attentive and super nice. Will def come again when in town.

Thank Jasmine A
So. California
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309 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected a long wait for a table, arriving on a Saturday evening, so 45 minutes was okay. During this wait we looked a menu and were ready to order as soon as we were seated, however it took forever for our food to arrive. Yes, this is a typical noisy, busy BJ's, but it seems the kitchen wasn't prepared... More 

Thank bglhvn
Seattle area
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all this restaurant was FREEZING! My husband, who never gets cold, was freezing. I had a lightweight down jacket since we were traveling & I was still freezing. It was warm out so the air conditioning must have been on high. Hint, take a coat just in case! Food was just so-so. Fish & chips were somewhat watery.... More 

Thank SeattleareaBeachnuts
Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are under 25 and like lots of noise and service doesn't mean to much. This was a family dinner (11 adults and 4 children). Every one was disappointed with the food and very slow service.

Thank 19037Travel
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun restaurant/bar with multiple tv screens with sports galore. Football, golf, races, etc. The food never disappoints and their beers are delicious.

Thank Dr V
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't love chain restaurants, but I do love BJ's. From appetizers straight through to dessert, I've never tasted anything I didn't enjoy. It's a fun and lively place to go for drinks, and the food is not typical bar food at all. Portions are huge, so be aware of that as sharing might be smart. Overall, though, BJ's is... More 

Thank agalleno
Oceanside, California
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315 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really like BJ's for a number of reasons: -Consistent throughout the chain. Great service, food is always good and some darn fine beers. -Lots of TV's for sports nuts. The one over the bar is usually split into four screens. Yesterday, we were able to watch football, golf, NASCAR, and baseball in one setting. Other screens throughout. -Good place... More 

Thank LodiWineBob
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We were staying near by before going to Legoland the next day. Found this place on trip advisor and thought we would give it a shot. The service was great, the food portions are very big. In hindsight we should've ordered 2 mains for a family of four (instead of 2 mains and 2 kids meals). The food was good,... More 

Thank Why_Guy
Newport News, Virginia
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Living in Virginia we are blessed to have a BJs in Newport News. So everywhere I visit on business I look to see if they have a BJs, and yes found on in Carlsbad. It was setup a little different than the one back home but the service and food were still outstanding. The have a large and diverse menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5613 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-579-4440

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