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Zookers Restautant

5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1423
+1 805-684-8893
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“pita chips” (4 reviews)
“cobb salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1423
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice, modern California/Fusion/Seafood restaurant. The food is excellent, and the service is friendly. We have eaten there a number of times, and were pleased every time. No other restaurant in Carp comes even close; you'd have to go to Santa Barbara to...More

Thank PickyVoyager
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We ordered two of the specials. I had grilled ono, and my husband had wild boar ribs. The food was not remarkable, but was nicely prepared, and the portions were large enough that we brought some back to eat the next day. The staff was...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This locally owned restaurant always serves the highest quality and most delicious food. The friendly staff give it a warm, family vibe. I was there two nights ago and had their amazing cioppino and my husband had his favorite, salmon. It's not a huge menu...More

Thank 187pattyh
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Real effort put into the food and service to ensure customer satisfaction. Unique twists on many of the entrees make this interesting while keeping it all in very good taste. I had dinner there and really enjoyed it. Did not get a chance to try...More

Thank Franco D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

After a long day of driving, I found this spot near my cheap and easy hotel, and even though I stumbled in just minutes before closing, I was served with class and quickness. The servers had very few tables that had customers, and I am...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great specials and delicious menu choices. You can never go wrong with a Zooker's meal. I recommend the Zookers Chicken Sandwich!

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had the Little Gem salad and salmon on black beans and spinach with mango salsa. Both were exceptional--fresh and full of flavor. Still our favorite spot. Never disappoints.

Thank Kitty J
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

150 bucks for raw fish and bad service. Salad nicoise was totally raw tuna. Server never checked the table once. He threw down the desert menu and never came back. Then he came back with the check. Priceless! Bruschetta was great---- service and entrees was...More

Thank RBB7
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Solid friendly luncheon spot Owner on site and working the crowd. Refreshing to see that element involved in daily business Excellent burger with Cheddar and grilled onion. No problem splitting/ sharing Also had delicious Caesar Salad and bruschetta which we split also. Surrounding tables looked...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Fish was dry. Wild Boar pasta was limited in flavor. For the price it was not worth it. Although it does allow for dogs on the patio.

Thank worldview2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-8893
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