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686 Linden Ave, corner of Linden & Seventh Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
+1 805-684-6666
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“abalone” (17 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
686 Linden Ave, corner of Linden & Seventh Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
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Reviewed today via mobile

With my husband went to sly on their happy hours. I order 6 oysters for $3 each. I don't know where they found this size as small as you can get! Some were just empty and I mentioned it to the waitress she didn't react....More

Thank lanabruce65
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Very attractive restaurant on Linden Avenue. The front portion can be very noisy with tables very close together, however, the back of the restaraurant has nice tables with white tablecloths. The food was very good and they have specials each day. Chicken Paprikas was excellent...More

Thank torontobiggs1
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Eaten here before but sad to report this is now only average. There are some things that Sky’s does well. Chargrilled artichokes and delicious bread are two. Service is attentive verging on theatrical. However as others have pointed out it is pricey and some dishes...More

Thank Travel_Molette
Reviewed March 16, 2018

While Sly's food is ok, it is quite expensive and of very dubious value. Portions are adequate but not generous. The entrees run into the $40 and $50 range and do not include side dishes which run $8-$10. We ordered potatoes which came cold. Some...More

1  Thank Arthur and Susa... W
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We always have a good meal at Sly's; it is our local neighborhood "go to" place. I never think of going anywhere else. Friendly and cozy and right on Linden Avenue with a nice bar and a wonderful selection of specials and the regulars, of...More

Thank Gogoglennie
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We recently went to Slys to celebrate our daughters 30th birthday ( kind of a big deal) the server was very friendly and helpful with wine selections . We ordered Moms clam chowder for which they are famous for - it should be called Potato...More

1  Thank Jacqueline1021
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Quite expensive. Steak ordered as CHARRED RED came over cooked. BLACKENED SALMON was too Cajun....have never had blackened salmon spiced (usually just charred’

1  Thank M w
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a light dinner & was seated quickly @ 4:30pm. Everyone was gracious & the waitress shared it was the first night with a full staff since the fires, rain, & mudslides. We had the onion soup (good, not great), sweet potato frys...More

Thank Rey C
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at Slys. Our server Tony was fantastic and the place was alive with really good energy. We ordered burgers and fries. The meat was perfectly cooked and the fries were well seasoned and crispy, not greasy. It was not inexpensive, but...More

Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We went to this restaurant for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Friends who rent a house at the beach every year recommend it as a good lunch spot. I have to say I was disappointed. The bar was too crowed and noisy to sit at...More

Thank napiligal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $62
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 Linden Ave, corner of Linden & Seventh Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-6666
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