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West Steak and Seafood

4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343
+1 760-930-9100
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

and we will be back. I requested and received a quiet booth away from families and large parties. They really delivered, and it was a busy night. The booth was just the beginning of the good service we received. The hostess gave us a pleasant...More

Thank dogma327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter and son in law and served by a lovely guy called Felician who was a superb waiter, incredibly attentive and polite. The butternut squash soup was to die for and the bread fresh and beautiful I had the fillet mignon and...More

Thank kimejack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner. First impression is the appearance. Remarkable. It is spotless and looks amazing. Everything is perfect. The glasses and silverware are spotless. The restaurant is beautiful. Then the food. I ordered the NY Steak with creamed corn and mashed potatoes. Rare....More

Thank Jeff Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Happy Hour! Good prices and food. Waite Staff is so accomadating and pleasant. Beautiful apmostphere!

Thank mssuther4005
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Anniversary dinner. This was not a budget event, but wow. Started with a glass of champagne. Wife had a salad and small filet. I had soup, NY strip, and baked potato. We shared a below $100 bottle of wine. Dessert was a nice gift from...More

Thank Sampingo
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for locals who are looking for happy hour, business client meal or visitors looking for a special meal. Great service every time we have gone and nice, interesting specials.

Thank CarlsbadSapiens
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I went to this location with a large group (over 40 people). We were loud and rowdy and the staff was professional and helpful. No wine class went empty. The food was quite good although my steak was not medium rare - more like medium....More

Thank JennerTX
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner here and everything was excellent. The food was wonderful as it always is. Great wine least. Just a wonderful restaurant. Experience but worth it.

Thank red1990
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I wish I could do 4.5 stars, but we'll give them the benefit and go five. That's based on the sides being included, which is typically not the case in a high end steak house. I thought the filet was very good. The sides were...More

Thank slovaktoo
Reviewed 29 September 2017

nice neighborhood ambience for privately owned steakhouse; excellent service. Food is average for what is supposed to be an upscale steakhouse. Some of the vegetables are farmed by the owners and are fresh and very good. A good selection of meat and seafood items and...More

1  Thank daggertravel
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Suzanne S
13 April 2016|
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Response from bdaitch | Property representative |
Our dress code is business casual; no jacket or tie required. we only ask for no beach attire, however, nice shorts are fine.
Jeanne H
13 November 2015|
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Response from bdaitch | Property representative |
Yes, we have full gluten free menu
25 January 2015|
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Response from bdaitch | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we do not serve Prime Rib. We do have an incredible bone in Ribeye Prime Steak. As far as the difference, Prime Rib is roasted, and Ribeye steaks are usually grilled so it really depends on if your looking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343 (Formerly West Steak Seafood Spirits)
    (Cannon/Avenida Encinias)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-930-9100
West Steak & Seafood is an intimate and distinctive fine dining restaurant located in the coastal community of Carlsbad, CA. Our creative culinary team is renowned for offering the highest quality of prime steaks, chops and seafood prepared to your taste. Dedicated to an authentic farm-to-table ethos, Executive Chef David Abella harvests fresh ingredients daily from the restaurant's own farm, The West Farm. Toast the sealing of a deal or simply celebrate when only the finest quality and service will do.
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