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California Bistro

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7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908 (Aviara Parkway)
+1 760-448-1234
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All of the restaurants are over priced and there are no options within walking distance. Therefor you need to retrieve your car, drive to several blocks and tip AGAIN re park your car.

Thank Tana B
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244 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this is a nice restaurant with good food. Came to resort and expected to have dinner there and was told they now close in the evenings. Otherwise is was very nice.

Thank Rebel82
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Delicious snacks and beverage, well decorated. Good for happy hour before dinner. Beauriful during day and night.

Thank FatimaB
Redlands, CA
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

The Sunday Brunch was delicious with many options, I would highly recommend it. It would have been nice to have complimentary mimosas but I suppose that's not a necessity! The only negative we experienced was that the hot water for making tea or coffee in both the hotel rooms and at the brunch was just "warm" instead of hot.

Thank JO92373
San Diego, United States
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Great service and fresh food make for a positive start to the day. it's a little pricey for continental ($24), but you can certainly enjoy the full buffet ($36) and call it a brunch with the made to order eggs, waffles and pancakes.

Thank Ken P
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

I had an egg omelet, which was really good but not thirty five dollars worth. The setting is a glorified hotel/motel setting. Unless you are staying here, don’t bother. The food is very expensive. However, the waiter staff was wonderful.

Thank Neil S
Houston, Texas
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424 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

When you stay at a fancy hotel, you can always count on food service as part of the experience and nicer hotels often offer multiple dining options to keep guests happy. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California is certainly a high- end resort and they keep guests satisfied with several fine restaurants, one of which happened to be the... More 

Thank Bryan_Carey
Panama City, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

So, so, so many breakfast options! Custom made omelets, pastries, house-made yogurt, fresh local fruit, smoked salmon, daily fresh squeezed juice combinations. Come hungry!

Thank Sarah B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

As a Hyatt Diamond member we were comped breakfasts here daily and there was a great selection available every day. A good kids menu as well.

Thank rambo6376
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast! More 

Carlsbad, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Yet another great place to dine at the Park Hyatt, it is certainly more than a coffee shop. A nice restaurant less formal than Vivace, it has wonderful views from the outdoor patio, good food with competent servers. Great Brunch and buffets for special holidays.

1 Thank Ashley W
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this thorough review and glad to hear you find it to be a wonderful experience. Thank you for dining, we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908
    (Aviara Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-448-1234

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