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West Steak and Seafood

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4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343 (Formerly West Steak Seafood Spirits) (Cannon/Avenida Encinias)
+1 760-930-9100
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was incredible! Service was incredible! Best meal I've ever had! Filet mignon and steel head salmon were both great and they have fresh vegetables from a garden a couple miles away! Try the creamy spinach, you won't be disappointed. If I could give it more than 5 stars I would! A must go in Carlsbad!

Thank juljuljohnson
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

West is worth what ever you pay though expensive service impecable and food incredible steaks are over the top ,Wagu rib eye the best

Thank nmrick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a party of 4 out for a nice dinner. The steaks are fabulous and highly recommended. Service was great, Ann Maries was just wonderful. Can't give a 5 because some side dishes were not even warm (not delivered to the table by Ann Marie) and should have been hot, plus a baked potato was not cooked in the... More 

Thank Bryan R
Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Happy Hour in the bar is the best. Great food, great atmosphere, great service, great price! The restaurant is upscale and the food lives up to the prices. Would recommend the restaurant for any time, but lovely for special occasions.

Thank Dobakala
Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I have been to many of the most popular steakhouses across the country. West Steak and Seafood is definitely one of the best. Their food is fresh, flavorful and well presented. We had an excellent server who made the whole experience really wonderful.

Thank 1975Susan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect in every way. Bison is spectacular, American Kobe eye of the ribeye is bursting with flavor, doesn't need any sauce but the sauces are also extremely flavorful and fresh. Sides like their farm vegetables, cream of corn, spinach and sautéed mushrooms are a must try. Wine selection and dessert recommendations from our very knowledgeable, friendly and courteous waiter Rob... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. You are comfortable here in a blazer or nice dressy shorts. The portions are huge. The wedge salad was excellent as were the squash blossoms. The steaks were perfect as was the Paella special.....loaded with lobster, shrimp, scallops and mussels.

Thank Richard J
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upscale but casual steak and seafood along the lines of a Mortons if nothing other than every thing is ala carte. From the very friendly greeting at the door to the very cordial and attentive waiter and the first class food, this was a 5 star event. Three out of towners came here on a recommendation. One steak and two... More 

Thank MarkV709
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed. Best steak and atmosphere in North County San Diego. Even if you just sit at the bar!!

Thank phlthymtbk
Temecula, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an upscale restaurant with a warm and welcoming environment. We enjoyed the warm dark wood with tasteful decor. The lighting provided over the booths is clever - the light is centered over the table where it is most needed while soft lighting flatters the guests sitting on each side. Jeremy H, our server was personable, attentive but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343 (Formerly West Steak Seafood Spirits)
    (Cannon/Avenida Encinias)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-930-9100
An intimate and distinctive fine dining restaurant fused with a creative culinary team. West Steak and Seafood provides the highest quality prime steaks, chops, and seafood prepared to your taste. Enjoy a healthy "farm to table" experience with fresh vegetables picked daily from our own West Farm.

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