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Caldo Pomodoro

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2907 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
760 720 9998
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have a variety of sauces that can be combined with, meats or pastas. Delish.! Collin was our server and he was very attentive,

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Thank pkimjef
North Carolina
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family to this restaurant. They are well know for the best Garlic Bread in San Diego. Food was amazingly good. Specials are really good too.

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Thank DejolaNC
bellagio62
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place on a recommendation from a friend for an anniversary dinner. We were met at the door with a smile and were immediately graced with wonderful and attentive service by John. He helped to make the entire stay enjoyable. If our stomachs were large enough we would have tried to eat the entire menu. Try a side... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started with the sauteed calamari with the sauce hot & spicy. The sauce was great, but the calamari was like rubber (overcooked). I then had the sausage & peppers with a hot & spicy sauce.The sauce was not hot and spicy and the sausage & peppers were just okay. My wife had the scallops with a hot & spicy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the ambiance ... Great service . The food was overall good however not excellent that's why the 3 stars. Very relaxing place and friendly Servers

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Corona, California
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262 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We discovered this restaurant several years ago while walking down the street and being drawn to the smell of garlic bread. They were giving free samples at the entrance and we were hooked after one bite. There is indoor and outdoor seating. The food is very good, especially the bread! I've had many other selections that were very tasty. My... More 

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Upland, ca
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149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a little pricey but very good. They compete with another italian restaurant 2 doors down from them. The garlic Bread is very good and the salads are very good but pricey. I had a Gluten free pasta chicken dish and it was very good. I love the marinara sauce it was very good. They are pricey but... More 

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Thank coosbaygal
Santa Cruz, California
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Our group tried different entrees (chicken marsala, chicken piccata, scallops linguine, manicotti, and penne rigati with homemade sausages, along with their garlic bread) and everything was delicious. Service was great.

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Thank Beachwalker5
Scottsdale, Arizona
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276 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were walking by when a waiter standing outside offered us a free piece of their award winning garlic bread and a coupon to eat there. He said they are family owned and will take care of us with delicious food. Well why not? We ate there and were very happy we did. My husband got the sausage, peppers and... More 

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Thank RSW
Port Williams, Canada
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We ate al fresco that lovely evening. We were,in effect,on the sidewalk but the traffic that evening was practically not noticeable. There were heaters strategically placed around the area to help ward off the chill.The waiter was helpful and courteous and made our Canadian group very welcome . The food was delicious.

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Thank Marilyn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2907 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760 720 9998

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