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Padaro Beach Grill

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3765 Santa Claus Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Carpinteria, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is beautiful, great food and good local beers. The atmosphere is great. I go here about once a month. There's a huge sandbox for the kids to play while we enjoy a beer or wine. Its always sunny and a great place to eat.

Thank nspann
Port Hueneme, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. All the food is great as well as staff. I love the Shrimp Avocado Salad. Good place to take the kids with a nice beach play area. Ocean view makes it even better.

Thank Sharon4554
Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like many of the other reviews, the food and setting are good. Fish tacos, salads, onions rings all good. Enjoy.

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found Padaro on TripAdvisor, went with a few colleagues on a business trip. Food was wonderful. I had the fish tacos. My team had a variety of menu items and all reported two thumbs up. The dining yard was so cool with families everywhere with plenty of space for kids to run around and play. The stage area, reserved for... More 

1 Thank Schinosi
Manhattan Beach, California
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprisingly impressed with this restaurant. Loved the choices on the menu! The atmosphere could not have been nicer!!!! The tables were not close to each other so being able to watch the little ones was VERY easy! Although there were many young children there wasn't a problem with the noise from the kiddos! Our visit there was perfect....The... More 

1 Thank sdrnek46
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here with my son! It's so relaxing to lounge in the sun and kick back while little ones play in the sand and grass. Bonus for the kids - every once in a while a train passes by. Right now, I'm sitting here with a glass of wine and he's having a blast playing with their sand... More 

1 Thank sharonleann
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a road trip from San Luis Obispo back to LAX. Found this great beach side grill on line while in transit. Dont know where to start - the food, the drinks, local vibe, Clean, picnic tables outside, great music, soothing landscaping, place for kids to play...they have a big Open grill slow grilling the Tri-Tip. Four of us -... More 

1 Thank MusicwanH
Gloucester MA
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best for casual family dinner in Carpinteria. Just order and pick a nice spot out on the spacious grounds. Tables chairs sandbox for kids --- it's all good. Doesn't hurt that they have great fish tacos and Mexican standards. The sweet potato fries are the best. Get at least two orders. Casual Cali dining at its best. You won't regret... More 

1 Thank RBB7
Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed by Padaro Beach Grill! My family and I stopped on our road trip for dinner, and it was the perfect place for our toddler to play in the sand box while we drank ice cold beers and enjoyed the views. The food was reasonably priced and the grounds are well kept and expansive. Most of the... More 

1 Thank Nicole B
Pismo Beach, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here on the way to LA for a little bite to eat and to get out and stretch. We weren't super hungry so we just shared nachos which weren't the best nachos In the world but the kids really enjoyed their cheeseburger and chicken strips. It's such a fun place with a big sand box area and sand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $12
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3765 Santa Claus Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-566-9800

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