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686 Linden Ave, corner of Linden & Seventh Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
+1 805-684-6666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“abalone” (18 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
686 Linden Ave, corner of Linden & Seventh Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The food is great! Great atmosphere and service! The sirloin was exceptional but there was a special way of cooking it that I can not remember. Ask your server, it's worth every penny!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ctb185
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This icon of Carpinteria restaurants has closed. The owners have retired after so many years of offering great food and ambiance. We are so sorry to see them go!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HalesLife
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Afrer a day at the beach, came here with my wife and daughter. Just having food from the happy hour menu was filling enough. My Manhattan drink was great. Must come back to try some of the more fanciful ware. The food passing our table...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank awhyms
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Very mediocre food and service. Stopped for lunch and my son couldn't finish his burger, fries were stale, matzo ball soup tasteless, shrimp salad overflows with dressing. Left hungry and had to find another to eat after all

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank V V
Reviewed September 17, 2018

As already reported herein, this wonderful restaurant and it`s husband and wife team, co-owners, are leaving within the week as they lost their lease re-renewal. I understand a high end restaurant will take its place with a glamour history of success in LA.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Don’t miss out on experiencing this wonderful restaurant with the best and most tender abalone I have ever eaten. The atmosphere at Slys is warm and welcoming and the menu and wine list are extensive. Great food at a good price!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Such good food and I love the service staff! Great steaks, seafood, farmer's market sides, desserts . . .. I could rave all day, but the sad part is that after a great run of 10yrs, the restaurant will be closing 9/23/18. Get it while...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Craig R
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We had reservations around 5:00. After an hour and fifteen minutes, the waiter came and asked if we were ready for our tab. We hadn't even been served. This was a special occasion. Ruined as everyone made excuses except to admit they forgot to submit...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Chuck M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I've been to Sly's twice now on two visits to Carp and liked it both times. The first time I got the half - pound hamburger and it was great. Very tasty and filling. Last night I ordered the carbonara and must say that it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed June 18, 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank lanabruce65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $62
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
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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