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Clementine's Steak House

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4631 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1813
805-684-5119
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Santa Ana
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Son and I ate dinner there an hour before kitchen closed .... 8 pm on a Friday night .... Place not crowded in least ..... My son ordered beef liver which was cooked well .... I ordered local fish ... Sea bass ..... Bad choice ...... Clam chowder was ok .... Bread good.... Son enjoyed beef liver and liked it... More 

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LOS ANGELES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clementine steakhouse is a darling restaurant in Carpinteria. The food has a set price ranges anywhere from around $20-$34. However for that price you get bread, veggies, soup, salad, your entree, and pie. All the food is made by hand by the owner himself. The The mushroom and spinach casserole was to die for. And the halibut that we had... More 

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Duncan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression of Clementine's was that I had gone back in time to when restaurants were comfortable and they knew who you were. I had the soup and salad which came with a little loaf bread. The clam chowder was delicious. My husband had the liver and onions. He had been talking about wanting that meal for months because... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was a dining experience so bad, I'm not sure where to begin. Let's start with the ambience. Imagine a large dining room with tacky decor and elderly patrons who have diminished taste buds. Throw in some Sinatra era type music that intermittently cuts in and out of antiquated speakers, add really bad food at extremely high prices, pair it... More 

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Los Osos, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Classic Dinner House. We ate in the garden room. They served carrot sticks, pepporincini, pickles, and celery sticks as soon as we sat down. Love that tradition. We had the NY Steak. It came with soup, salad, potato and PIE! Yummy.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

You will not leave hungry! Big portions, and everyone gets pie for dessert - really good pie and amazing home made whip cream. The restaurant is old, but we liked it - we loved the staff who treated you like family and the 40's music playing in the background made me feel like I was having dinner at grandma's house.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I never miss eating at Clementine's every time I visit Carpinteria great food and service. love the homemade deserts they are the best.

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North Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Clementine's is our favorite spot for dinner. It is a steak and seafood restaurant but does offer other items such as liver and onions, fried chicken. Their meals are prix fix, you get a relish tray and fresh bread, soup or salad, your entre with rice or potato and a piece of their terrific homemade pies. It's a very quaint,... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We always chose Clementine's when we want to please all the members of the family. They have a great variety of home-cooked meals with chicken, beef, fish, and vegetarian options. All meals include soup or salad and a slice of the best homemade pie!

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lahaina, maui, hi.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I grew up in Carpinteria and it was 'the smokehouse' for years. changed to clementine's around 1980 after I had left. My parents used to eat here every so often and they enjoyed good food. I had dinner here last week with a couple of friends and enjoyed it. Very comfortable atmosphere and it was a saturday night but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4631 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-684-5119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?