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Carlsbad Village

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Address: Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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+1 760-434-6093
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Downtown Carlsbad offers antique and curio stores, lots of good eating...

Downtown Carlsbad offers antique and curio stores, lots of good eating places and a great place to cool off after spending hours on the nearby beach.

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Cute area to walk around

This is a really nice area to walk around. Lots of cute shops and nice restaurants, coffee bars and bike/surfboard rental shops. Everyone in the shops are very friendly and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Karen M
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really nice area to walk around. Lots of cute shops and nice restaurants, coffee bars and bike/surfboard rental shops. Everyone in the shops are very friendly and welcoming.

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kinda like a small Carmel without the lousy weather. Great expansive beaches, restaurants and motels. Go to the Coyote grill for beer and live outdoor music.

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Los Lunas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time visiting Carlsbad Village during Spring Break. Found a great place for lunch and spent the day shopping and playing at the beach. It was easy ​to find parking with shops, restaurants, and beach close by. The restaurant had a code to validate our parking so that it was free! Can't beat that! Beach was clean... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really quaint. Lots of great restaurants and shops. Train station right in town. Beach is wide and lovely just a block from all the activity.

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Maricopa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cool beach fresh air. Walking and playing in the sand for the kids. Just right atmosphere for a walk around the neighborhood. Fantastic ocean view and sunset and felt really safe in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great small town in driving distance from Cape Rey Hilton! Lots of delicious restaurants, great beaches, right on PCH!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to shop and stroll. Large antique market and few shops. Farmers market on Wednesday complete with food vendors too

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Carlsbad Village is a nice area with shops and restaurants. We walked around Friday evening and Saturday afternoon, very busy both times (seems to be a happening place).

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carlsbad has done a nice job planning and maintaining the Village. It probably offers your best choice for a Southern California seaside stop that still has mid century charm. Shops and restaurants offer a wide variety of choice. Parking is ample and the main streets paralleling the coastal train tracks are very walkable

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the war feeling of the place , very relaxed and nice local restaurants where you get a personalized friendly treatment . The closeness to the sea is great . We should definitely visit it again, loved the place

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