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Jay's Gourmet Pizza & Seafood

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$$ - $$$
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2975 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2979
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Barbara, California
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service are excellent in this small local family restaurant but the acoustics were bad and it was very noisy which made it difficult to talk with my dining companion. If hearing is not a problem for you then this is the place for great pasta, pizza , seafood. We had scallops and shrimp over linguini with white... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with the family at Jay's. The food was divine and the service excellent. The lovely wait staff were very friendly and patient with our small (overexcited, tired and hungry!) children. Both the childrens' and adults' meals were decently sized and very yummy. I enjoyed my caprese salad immensely and my husband's shrimp and scallop linguine pasta... More 

Thank QldKaren
Carlsbad, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat Jay's. We have been enjoying their Italian seafood for over 20 years, our kids grew up eating Jay's Special, a delicious seafood combination of mussels, clams, king crab, calamari, salmon, halibut over pasta. Never knew Seafood Pizza until Jay's. Can't beat Jay's great value, casual atmosphere, and quality. Love Jay's!

Thank garykob
United States
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172 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent Italian food, wine, service, salad, etc. the Service is always great, our server (Elizabeth?) was excellent, suggested wines, and desserts, and perfect service. A nice cozy place in Carlsbad. Dinners are cooked to order. GO there....

Thank melanie94588
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Italian cuisine, great service and courteous/friendly staff. Small parking lot, however, if you are strolling in the village of Carlsbad, it is a great place to stop for lunch or dinner.

Thank Terry T
Melrose, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Finally had some great food on the west coast on our last night. Great pizza and pasta!! Pizza very similar to what you would find on the east coast. Nice little place in Carlsbad village. Definitely recommend it!

Thank Nur B
Blaine, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Love this place & when in Carlsbad always eat here 2-3 times. Great, fresh pasta & fish selections daily. The place is cute, but the size of a shoebox. Don't let that fool you. The way this place pumps out food from a closet is amazing in itself. Always busy, outdoor seating available. Love their bread basket & homemade Italian... More 

Thank Mimi S
Carlsbad, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

this is a great place to eat. It's 1 block from the beach so you can take a stroll after dinner. the food is awesome the prices are a little pricey but worth it.

Thank scotraveler2015
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Visited Jay's as we usually do and the consistent quality of the product and service still exists. Have been coming here for over 15 years and it is always a hit. Little overpriced but so is everything else near the beach !

Thank Charles H
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I went with friends, a couple, we ordered one order of the Pescatore for $30.00 and shared it. They brought us each a salad to go with our meal. That one order was more than enough for all three of us. It had crab, shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari and halibut in a yummy white wine garlic sauce with linguini. With... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2975 Carlsbad Blvd, Ste B, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2979
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-720-9688
Various reviews listed on igougo, Urbanspoon, insiderpages... One of those quaint little places that serves large portions of really good food.

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