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Village Kitchen and Pie Shoppe

950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
+1 760-729-6414
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (34 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (4 reviews)
“cream pie” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What you will find: friendly courteous staff, clean tables and a complete menu that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with lots to choose from. As you walk into the restaurant you can not miss the display cases filled with many pies, and pastries . Seating...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit. Both times, I found terrific food, servers who were friendly and glad to serve and huge portions of food. You can't go wrong here!

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a late breakfast my hubby and I both had omelets and biscuits, gravy it was so good all homemade.

Thank TallyMaui
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I have visited here a few time to visit family- and I believe in a good breakfast to start the day! So I have been to several, and I say if you can make to the the Pie Shoppe, do that! If you are more...More

Thank NATS_fan_01
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We went to the Village Kitchen because my daughter was craving breakfast for dinner. The food was sub par. The pancakes were heavy and over cooked, the eggs were runny and a little cold, and over all the food was just second rate. We would...More

Thank 641reneea
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Traveled cross country and needed a good meal. What a great local spot. Ordered the Sr.meal and the amount of food was amazing So good and so much, we loved it. Salad, meal, sides and dessert. Prices are reasonable and everything we saw and heard...More

Thank nhlefty
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Were looking for a spot with early dinner. This place has a huge menu and senior choices. They serve b'fast all day, if that is your desire. I had a very good cod dinner; my husband had hot turkey and dressing over sour dough bread....More

Thank sunlander
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant as it is one block east of Highway 5 and we needed lunch prior to checking in to our hotel. The parking lot was very full and we had to wait for someone to pull out. Usually a good sign...More

Thank IowaTravelFan
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Been here several times over the years and it's usually very good. The food is generally prepared well and tasty. The staff is friendly and courteous. Had a Friday night dinner and it was excellent. The portions are large and few will finish them completely....More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

So far, we’ve had blueberry crepes, chicken salad sandwich, spinach omelette, and liver & onions. This place has a homey feel; the servers are responsive and always helpful, providing refills of coffee and extra napkins or margarine when asked, quickly. The crepes are good, but...More

Thank AllenaK
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Debbie J | Reviewed this property |
I'll be visting them this week.I don't think they have an early bird. Their prices are very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-6414
Combination full service restaurant and bakery. Northeast Corner of Tamarack and Pio Pico Drove, right beside entrance to I-5 northbound.
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