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Chandler's Restaurant

Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
+1 760-683-5500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant not the busiest, walk in anytime. Food excellent, very pleasurable to the palate. Staff very friendly and extremely helpful. Menu not large variety but everything on the menu looks good. We had the seared scallops and 8oz prime steak, both dishes were excellent in...More

Thank Angelo D
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a couple burgers, it sure was expensive. They were good, but, not that good to pay so much. Service was great. We ate elsewhere after that.

Thank neveragain0129144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at Chandlers for the first time last night. While they advertised Oysters on the half shell, they didn't offer any. Our table was inside, with no view and they wouldn't seat us outside. The food and service was ok, but...More

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We had poor service over 9months ago and we decided to try the restaurant again upon returning to Carlsbad. Boy are we glad we did. The food was amazing and the service improved greatly. Also, we had a note from the previous manger for dinner...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is a great find. Good food, terrific view of the ocean and sunset. Our server was very attentive. Will stay at this Hilton Hotel the next time we are in the area.

Thank NancyC4385
Carlsbad_Hilton, General Manager at Chandler's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you, Nancy! We're so thrilled to see that you enjoyed the food, service and ocean views at Chandler's, and were happy to read that you're planning on coming back to stay at Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton resort, soon!

Reviewed July 13, 2018

Nice wide open setting overlooking the Ocean when you arrive in the lounge area. We sat at the bar and Jacob waited on us. We wanted something healthy and light. So we started with some great Chardonnay's by te glass. Excellent choices and fair prices....More

Thank John R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I visited Chandler's to celebrate my birthday. I had not told them it was a special occasion, so I was not expecting anything. We were seated inside and had a nice view of the nearby ocean. We waited an extraordinary amount of time for someone...More

Thank Sagres96
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Food and drinks were very good and the breakfast is excellent. The night time experience needed more wait staff. Theu were trying to handle tables all over the restaurant both inside and out. If you are sitting outside it is best to just go inside...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I visited this restaurant to celebrate Mother's Day with my family. As I was walking around the buffet, one of their servers working at the meat carving station greeted me happy mother's day. I explained I'm not a mother and he looked down at my...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed April 22, 2018

They serve amazingly fresh food. The veggies were crunchy and tasted fresh. The fruit at breakfast was also very fresh and tasted like they were just picked from the garden. Breakfast Buffet cost $21/person I found it worthy just because of the freshness of the...More

Thank lv2trvlevrywer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-683-5500
  • E-mail
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