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PAON Restaurant & Wine Bar

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2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335 (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
(760) 729-7377
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Silverton, Oregon, United States
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got hungry a bit early so our meal was served in the bar which made it a casual experience (the restaurant is very lovely). Our server/bartender was so friendly and made us feel welcomed right off the bat. We decided to go for a dinner even though there were lots of great items on the lounge menu! My scallops... More 

Thank Sue R
Oceanside, CA
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I walked past this place a couple of years ago and though it looked cool. Then forgot about it (we live in Oceanside, sometimes feels like a world away!?) We were looking for something new to celebrate our 31st anniversary with our in-laws, who just had their 59th last week at Rancho Valencia in RSF - also extremely nice! We... More 

Thank hularee
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live in Carlsbad and have dined at most of the restaurants. Paon's offers a wide selection of Wines. We enjoyed a bottle of Roar Pinot Noir with our meal. The food was well prepared. The menu offered a number of selections including Duck confit; Angus short rib; Sea Bass etc. The garden/front dining area is peaceful and elegant. Not... More 

Thank DPB4law
Encinitas, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we sat at the bar had a great time especially the bartender was very courteous and very helpful, drinks and food was good good choices, everything we ordered was very good.

Thank 09RayRay37
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were looking for a special place for dinner, and pan fit the bill! There were only a few people in the restaurant, and the service was first class, with a great waiter who was very attentive to our needs. The food was excellent, and we both enjoyed our meal very much. I don't know what it's... More 

Thank dbhenc
Madrid, Spain
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid Paon Restaurant who attempts to rip off unsuspecting people purchasing gift certificates for its restaurant. A month after multiple emails and phone call, the restaurant is unresponsive and I finally had to contact my credit card to reverse the charge. In putting together a "Carlsbad Gift Basket" for a friend, I would like to commend Pelican Inn for their... More 

Thank Jan S
Riverside, California
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192 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for lunch one day around 2 p.m. on a Sunday and we sat in their incredibly charming outdoor patio area that featured a fountain and many hanging flower baskets. What an oasis and great setting to enjoy a wonderful meal. The outstanding food and friendly service, along with the patio setting , made for a great dining... More 

Thank MandC0218
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I came here for our 42nd wedding anniversary. We were both very pleased with PAON. Service was quite good and very responsive, It wasn't very busy, but it was the middle of the week. I chose sweet breads for an appetizer. Very tender with a wonderful sauce. My wife had the Escargot, which was also quite good.... More 

Thank Exoson
Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I and our daughter and her husband came here for our 43rd wedding anniversary. The place is beautiful, the food and service were excellent.

Thank Prfsr
Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Yes, the restaurant is a little bit above average but the menu was somewhat limited and not all that exciting. With a few tweeks it could be very good.

Thank MondialeTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
French, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
    (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Public Transportation: Coaster Rail station 100 yards from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: (760) 729-7377
Paon restaurant offers California cuisine with French influences. Beautiful patio dining, elegant Art Deco in intimate dining setting. Private dining available in handsome club environment. Paon chef features seasonal, locally grown organic produce for the palates of fine food lovers from all over the world. Spotlighting organic prime meats, game and fish prepared with traditional French sophistication. Beautiful lounge with old Hollywood feel and relaxing patio in a Downtown Carlsbad Village atmosphere. Paon's knowledgeable and attentive staff looks forward to creating an exceptional experience.

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