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Bistro West

4960 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Lunch: Mon - Sun 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Dinner: Sun - Thurs 3:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Fri - Sat 3:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday Brunch: 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Quick Facts About Bistro West:

  • Bistro West serves American cuisine in north county's Carlsbad.
  • Bistro West San Diego has a full bar.
  • Bistro West Carlsbad features contemporary comfort food.

Ambiance: The classy and trendy atmosphere at Bistro West is still very comfortable, so come here to enjoy a great meal with friends, family and your sweetheart. Carlsbad Bistro West is nice without the attitude. With its casually upscale feel, Bistro West San Diego has developed its popularity so that those who come here return as regulars. This San Diego restaurant makes sure that you have a lovely dining experience.

Why We Dine: Bistro West invites you to enjoy great food and drinks at prices that you really like. The happy hour makes every guest a happy camper, giving you plenty of options with which to fill up when you're hungry and thirsty. With a solid window of time in which to enjoy the specials, Bistro West San Diego's 3:30pm-6:30pm happy hour will satisfy your craving for good deals on a great meal and drinks. The outdoor patio is dog friendly, so your pooch can accompany you to the restaurant and hang out while you dine. With a menu of contemporary comfort food, this San Diego restaurant knows how to satisfy customers and keep them coming back.

  • Happy Hour: The great prices and options on the happy hour menu definitely contribute to making Bistro West as popular as it is! Bistro West San Diego gives you one more reason to celebrate the end of the day. Not only are you off work, but you can wine and dine yourself and your loved ones at prices that are pretty wonderful. Happy hour at Carlsbad Bistro West goes from 3:30pm to 6:30pm.
  • Outdoor Seating: San Diego is best enjoyed outdoors, and the patio allows you to soak up the wonderful weather that makes America's Finest City so great. Bistro West Carlsbad's patio is nice and relaxing, and you can even bring your pooch with you because the patio is dog friendly! Bistro West Carlsbad knows that your meal will be even more enjoyable with your furry friend by your side - or just having the option to have them there.
  • Comfort Food: It's all about the hearty and satisfying cuisine at Bistro West Carlsbad, taking comfort food and making it perfect here. When you want your comfort food fix, you can enjoy the Homemade Lasagna Plate at Bistro West San Diego. It comes with a Caesar salad. The Hawaiian Plate Lunch is also a great pick for savory meat galore - slow cooked Kahlua pork, Hawaiian short ribs and chicken katsu are served with rice and macaroni salad.

Local Scoop: Bistro West Carlsbad does a great brunch, so round up your friends and family for a great mid-morning meal together. Bistro West San Diego offers great brunch beverages! Enjoy $3 champagne, bloody marys, bellinis, mimosas, peachy coladas and screwdrivers. Your brunch will come with a complimentary basket of homemade breads for your carbohydrate fix in the morning.

What We Recommend:

  • Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding: This brunch entree at Bistro West Carlsbad is comfort food to the max, so get ready to feel nice and full after eating it. This savory egg-bread pudding tastes amazing with the roasted tomatoes and goat cheese baked into it. The grilled ham, fried egg and Mornay cheese sauce served with the bread pudding complete the meal.
  • Lobster Scramble: Who says you can't have seafood first thing in the morning? Bistro West has an amazing lobster scramble that brings together lobster meat, eggs, prosciutto, onions, tomatoes and black truffle pate. Talk about a fancy brunch item! This scramble is also complemented by truffled creme fraiche and chives.


  • Cuisine: American
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Reservation Policy: Suggested
  • Price: $$

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