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California Bistro

7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908
+1 760-448-1234
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“yogurt” (4 reviews)
“omelet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has an amazing buffet, great for a nice weekend brunch! The staff here are some of the friendliest staff I have ever experienced.

Thank WorldTravelerDD
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear WorldTravelerDD, So glad you enjoyed our breakfast buffet at California Bistro! Thank you for taking a moment to share about your experience!

Reviewed May 10, 2017

Had the breakfast buffet before departing the hotel recently. Server was attentive and polite. Food was above average for buffet food and offerings were about average. Was not worth the $32 price tag however.

Thank Chandra P
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Dear Chandra P, We are so glad you enjoyed the buffer breakfast along with the service from our staff. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed April 5, 2017

We stay at the Park Hyatt Aviara often, and we always have the breakfast buffet. All us all ( husband, two boys ages 7 and 8 years old and myself). They have everything you can think of, and if they don't have something, they try...More

Thank Lorena C
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Dear Lorena C, Thank you for taking the time to share about your stay with us. So glad to hear how much you and your family enjoy the buffet breakfast at California Bistro! And thank you for making Park Hyatt Aviara a frequent visit. We...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017

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.More

Thank Tana B
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Dear Tana B, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to California Bistro. We are disappointed to hear that we didn’t live up to your expectations in all areas, as our goal is to provide our guests with...More

Reviewed March 15, 2017

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.More

Thank Rebel82
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Dear Rebel82, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience at California Bistro. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food. For future visits we invite you to experience our Italian restaurant Vivace, Argyle Steakhouse, or our Lobby Lounge for dinner. We...More

Reviewed February 11, 2017

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

Thank FatimaB
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...More

Thank JO92373
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
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
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...More

Thank Bryan_Carey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $100
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
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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