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Clementine's Steak House

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$$ - $$$
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4631 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1813
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been frequently to this gem of a restaurant, which serves really tasty home cooking in this lovely spot, it's as if you are dining at someones house, and that is meant as a compliment. We were made to feel so special,and were treated like special guests. Our favorite dishes are the Halibut and the Chicken, followed by the... More 

1 Thank KG1962
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely perfect meal! Prime rib and Sea bass were excellent. My friend commented it was the best prime rib she had ever had! Great service and charming little place. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Connie B
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We drive an hr plus, a couple of times a year to this gem of a place. Been coming here over 20 plus years, the ambiance, food and service, has not disappointed us so far. It's a steakhouse, so bring your appetite. Warm bread and butter, relish dish to start. Home made soup, salad to start. The fish is fresh,... More 

1 Thank Eva H
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This place seems fine but shuts too darned early for my liking. 9pm and it was closed on a tuesday all together.

Thank mstaunt0n
Santa Ana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 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 

Thank Jill M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 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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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

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 

1 Thank Kat2001
Riverside, California
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

2 Thank Laurie S
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Chris H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?