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Asian
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating

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3.9 miles from South Carlsbad State Beach
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Reviewed July 9, 2020

I had a less than spectacular experience at surf bros when I went there this time. I walk in and I'm the only person inside. I ordered 2 chicken plates with all rice and one large coke. A very simple order. The employee at the...cash register asked me 3 separate time what my order was, which I repeated to him very clearly 3 separate times. He then hands me a completely different order that was not mine. He took it back and apologized and said my order would be right out. At this time there was another person waiting to order so I stepped outside because of your one person in the store at a time rule. The person that went in ordered then another person went in and ordered at the same time. Both people that went in received their food before i did and left the store. So I was a little upset because in my opinion it shouldn't take 20min to put a few scoops of rice on a plate and top it with chiken. He also forgot to give me my beverage cup which I had to ask for. It was just a very poor experience.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

While in Carlsbad for business, my coworkers and I decided to have lunch at Surf Brothers Teriyaki on Loker Ave. I ordered the Combo Plate with Rice, which includes the best of both worlds. The combo comes with Natural Teriyaki Glazed Chicken and Natural Aged...USDA Choice Steak with white or brown rice, and our crunchy cabbage salad. Comes with our signature teriyaki sauce. Served with your choice of white or brown rice and Cabbage Salad. The food was served quickly and tasted great. There was plenty of food for my meal. If in the area, give them a try. Enjoy!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

If you are in need of an old school Hawaiian plate lunch, this is your place. I always get the brown rice and chicken, because it's delicious! I usually get it to go, take it home and split it in half so I can have...it again the next day. It's too much for me for one meal, but I'm sure it's just right for bigger appetites. The cole slaw is OK, but I'm not a big cole slaw fan, so I just add a bunch of sriracha sauce to it. Everyone there is always friendly and very nice. It's usually very quick unless you happen to show up right when they're getting a huge catering order ready. But even then it might take 5 minutes, in and out. OK my mouth is watering now.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We came here during a short lunch break to pick up food to go. The service was friendly and fast. I had chicken teriyaki with brown rice which was great and came with shredded cabbage salad and extra teriyaki sauce.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

When ever we are in Leucadia my wife and I always stop for a chicken Teriyaki bowl here at Brothers. You get a healthy bowl of Teriyaki chicken over brown rice (our Choice)with a portion of cole slaw. I could probably eat this every week...I;m glad I live so far away. Much better than the other fast food bowl places we have visited. DELICIOUS!More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

simple and good for a lunch and not expensive..I cannot say very good or excellent because it is simple basic food although well prepared and fresh since they serve only 3 types . I would go back for sure.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

No taste and the chicken and steak was very dry. Not a place I would visit again. But they were very friendly and clean.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very good chicken at a fair price. This place is tiny, located in a small strip mall along with a dry cleaner and Starbucks, but don't be put off by that. This is a good spot to get a quick bite to eat.

Date of visit: March 2016
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Reviewed May 10, 2016

Surf Brothers is in a busy strip mall off Palomar Airport Road. Great food served quickly. I picked up an order for 6 lunches and was on the road 10 minutes later.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Whenever we are in Carlsbad this is one of our no frills restaurants. We love their chicken and beef teriyaki. The prices are reasonable and portions are big

Date of visit: May 2016
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