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Zookers Restautant

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5404 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1423
+1 805-684-8893
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the lunch offerings which I heard are also excellent. I highly recommend the place.

Thank Franco D
Chandler, Arizona
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 sure they just wanted to do there side work and get home. I wasn't rushed... More 

Thank Jim H
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Gloucester MA
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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 poor. Go to padaro grill for half the cost and better food. Huge disappointment.

Thank RBB7
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 to be enjoying salads and sandwiches and beverages. Crowded but fairly quick service we did... More 

Thank Sarah R
Newport Beach, California
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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
Los Osos, California
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Looked on yelp to find a place for lunch heading home and this place was great. There were so many choices but had the special which was a Portebella grilled cheese with balsamic reduction!!! My husband had the turkey sandwich and said it was great. They have great California style food and will keep it as a go to place... More 

Thank We4palls
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stopped here for lunch. The turkey meatloaf was dry and lacked flavor. The accompanying ailoi gave it the flavor.The Mediterranean vegetable sandwich was large and flavorful. The turkey stack was OK. Service was efficient and courteous.

Thank chefDC
Beaumont, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Decent menu. But recommend adding avocado to more things. It grows here ! Can only discuss what we had so did not try everything. Burger decent but not phenomenal for $12. Hot pastrami was good. Tabouli mediocre and a disappointment. It was soggy, parsley did not appear fresh, remainder overlooked with lityle flavor. Overpriced for what it was but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?