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Tommy V's Urban Kitchen

) #94 of 274 Restaurants in Carlsbad $$ - $$$ Italian, American,
2659 Gateway Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009-1759
+1 760-602-1949
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2659 Gateway Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009-1759
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great birthday dinner here! The ambience is awesome and our dinner was great! My husband had the seafood pasta and said it was one of the best ever! One comment would be the need to update the wine list. Two different wines we...More

Thank bballwey
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Always a good time here even at lunch time. My wife and I stopped by for a snack and glass of wine at 11:30am. Victor at the bar is friendly and very good at what he does. He made our time there fun and enjoyable....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were there for Father's Day brunch. Beautiful restaurant and sitting outside at 9:30am on Sunday was just gorgeous. The food was amazing and the service was great too. There was a slight mixup with my husband's order but they were quick to remedy the...More

Thank have2cruise
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is our offices "go to" place for vendor meetings, happy hours and going away parties! Great atmosphere & great appetizers! Parking here can be a little difficult but worth it.

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First visit, excellent menu Italian based but great California Cuisine additions. We both had pastas and Cesar salads homemade pasta was perfectly prepared . I was impressed because wide pasta can be difficult to prepare . Excellent wine selection, service ,presentation and pricing: Will be...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The service is friendly, quick and helpful. The drinks are delicious. I had a Mosow Mule. The food is another story. I was here a few years ago and the food did not impress, the same this time. I had the chicken pasta, which had...More

Thank SDLocal
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Four of us ate dinner at this "Urban Kitchen" as was recommended by the hotel were we staying. It is in a nice location and has a pleasant appearance, but the buck stop there. I found the food over priced ($12 for a side salad)...More

Thank bratschmom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Have dined here many times and the food and service are always spot on. This last time was for a business lunch. Everyone in our party was quite satisfied with their meal. I without hesitation would recommend Tommy V's to anyone!

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 27 January 2017

So we're all familiar with the place that seems to get "bipolar" reviews - many very good and some very bad. No middle ground. Reading the reviews for this place, this is one of the bipolar restaurants. So, stuck in the "uplands" of Carlsbad and...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a great locals place but wow the food and service are to be commended. The bar scene usually fills up by 5pm and then the restaurant both inside and outside patio for dinner so get there early. Great selection of wine by the...More

Thank John R
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16 June 2017|
Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Just about anything goes but it's a nice place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2659 Gateway Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009-1759
    (Palomar Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-602-1949
Just opened in June, amazing neighborhood restaurant. Food is unique, fresh and delicious and the atmosphere is fun. Large, clean, bar area with tables and several flat screen tvs for watching sports misc. Also has a really nice outdoor dining area.
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