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“It hits the SPOT!”
Review of Spot

Spot
Ranked #7 of 78 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

This is a favorite beach hamburger "stand" that people go our their way to stop and eat when at the beach or passing through town. Long lines on weekends but they move fast. Good food and lots of it. Outside patio tables. Business attire to bikinis.

1  Thank macnicol
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Reviewed April 27, 2012

Hit or miss on the food. I've had it burned one trip, under-cooked the next, and just your average food when it's done right. This place should be appreciated for what it is though - convenient for beach-goers, and a slice of Carp history.

2  Thank Carpacabana
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Reviewed March 30, 2012

Restaurant is called The Spot. The location is ideal because you can get your food and walk to the beach or the children's park across the street. My husband insisted on taking me there during our Santa Barbara vacation because he said The Spot had the best milkshakes! They were great. We ordered burgers, fish tacos and shakes. Yum! They have their own parking lot with outdoor and indoor eating areas. Please be warned that they only take cash but provide an ATM.

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1  Thank FlipFlopWanderer
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Superb boardwalk burger, decent fries, cold sodee-pop, and friendly girls in the window. Definitely add the bacon, and help yourself to the jalapeños on the condiment bar. Cash Only!!

1  Thank Todd-e-bones
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Reviewed January 19, 2012

We had heard about The Spot from a friend, so when we were cruising the area and "spotted" this place, we had to stop for lunch. There was a long line and a local guy in front of us got a call and he told the person he couldn't talk because he was at The Spot and he sounded very excited. It took awhile for the food to come, which was a form of torture; watching everyone else enjoy their food. The burgers and fries were so delicious and tasted even better eating outside surrounded by happy people. My only regret is not taking the food down to the beach, we just couldn't wait another minute.

1  Thank KBBaseballMom
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