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Flying Elephant Pub & Grill - CLOSED

850 Tamarack Ave., SW Corner of I-5 & Tamarack Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-434-2660
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Apr 25, 2017
Nov 24, 2012
“Just a Good ol Pub”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
850 Tamarack Ave., SW Corner of I-5 & Tamarack Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

The decor is off the wall looks like someoene's garage The food is imaginative, different and so tasty Wait staff is knowleagablel and interested At the end of the day, it's all about the food we will be back!!

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Reviewed November 24, 2012

This place is a great pub. It has some fantastic beers on tap and the staff are always friendly. I like to drop down here for a Kona Big Wave, a plate of fries with curry sauce (a must!) and watch some football. Not a...More

2  Thank Bonza U
Reviewed June 22, 2012

The food was excellent and the portions were enormous!

2  Thank CyclingConnie
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Stopped by and had a few beers one night while visiting Carlsbad. The staff were friendly and spent lots of time talking about beer. They introduced me to some new beer that I'd never had before and rather enjoyed. Good times!

2  Thank GabbaGabba
Reviewed November 12, 2011

Run down, tacky decor, known by locals as a prosetitution hang out(ask any Marine), food was horrible. Fish & chips were mostly batter with very little fish and overcooked, fries had a hair in them, and service was spotty at best. We went with our...More

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Caroline C, Public Relations Manager at Flying Elephant Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2011

Dear AJ, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback about your recent visit to Flying Elephant Pub & Grill. We are surprised to hear of your experience, as we've never heard of this issue before, but we want to assure you that...More

Reviewed March 23, 2010

the food is terrible,over priced,service is the worst everyone walks arounf like they are in the clouds we had the worst server almost felt sorry for the girl she had a couple tables and she was running around like a chicken with her head cut...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2009

There is always live music, which is the best part about this place.

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed May 4, 2008

pretty basic pub food. not bad, not great. but they do have chips and curry

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Reviewed April 13, 2008

If you are a Carlsbad Local this is the place to hang out with friends, have a drink and play some shuffleboard! The music is great, the food is good and there is plenty of room to mingle. Hensley's makes the killer bloody mary's and...More

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Restaurant Details

American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Tamarack Ave., SW Corner of I-5 & Tamarack Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2660
  • E-mail
Flying Elephant Pub & Grill is the premier live music and entertainment venue in North County, San Diego. Featuring two stages, video screens and a state-of-the-art sound system, we invite you to catch your favorite bands, artists and entertainers in our intimate environment. Check out our Events Calendar to see the latest happenings at the pub. Speaking of pub, what would it be without our great all-American food and beverage selection? Come in for savory burgers, cheesy pizzas, loaded tater tots, Elephant bites, vegan chili, and even chicken & waffles! Or perhaps you’d like to grab a beer, a Bacon Bloody Mary (you heard right), or another spirit from our wide bar selection. From private party rooms and billiards tables, to dart boards and arcade games, Flying Elephant Pub & Grill offers entertainment around every corner in a fun, safe and clean environment. With specials throughout the week and a convenient location just off the I-5, the Flying Elephant Pub & Grill is North County San Diego’s destination for entertainment. Remember to join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, and join our mobile fan club for special deals, giveaways, event updates, and promotions. Thanks for stopping by Flying Elephant Pub & Grill. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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