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Padaro Beach Grill

3765 Santa Claus Ln, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1109
+1 805-566-9800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (30 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3765 Santa Claus Ln, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1109
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the reviews, I expected more. Really nothing more than a burger shack with a lot of outdoor seating (of limited value on a cool and foggy evening). Burger was nothing to complain about, but also nothing to make any effort to repeat.

Thank TheRealPhilGold
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We have only had their lunch, but its my favorite. It is right off the 101 and easy to get to. Their fish sandwich and fish tacos are delicious. Food is fresh and hot. Places to eat inside as well as outside. They even have...More

Thank debster765
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The title says it all! The food was so medium, unimpressive and greasy last time we went. The location couldnt be more epic. Coastal, sandboxes, picnic table style eating across the tracks from one of the best beaches in SB/Carp

Thank Dutchman101
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Had a grilled fish sandwich and grilled fish tacos. It was pretty busy that day, and I was pleasantly surprised that the food came out quickly. The tacos are on a single tortilla, which will guarantee that they will fall in half by the third...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Come here as soon as it opens if you want to get a seat on the deck overlooking the ocean. The salmon sandwich is beyond compare on a fresh bun with tomato onion and homemade tartar sauce. You will experience a little but of heaven

Thank pb1610
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I love this place. It's burgers, tacos, and fried fish, but it is done better than most places. They use good ingredients and they try for better quality than you expect from a "beach grill." Family oriented with great play space for kids. They also...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Think of a catered beach side picnic and you'll understand this well known Summerland restaurant. There are sand boxes for the kiddies and picnic tables for everyone. Aside from the fresh food there is also beer and wine--what ,more could you ask for? The only...More

Thank 123jeffg91
Reviewed 11 September 2017

You line up as in most fast food joints, but that is where it ends. You are able to sit in a variety of settings with an area for children and families and another with is more for just adults. The food was tasty and...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

The food is good, healthy and plentiful. The outside seating is pleasant if you are not bothered by the occasional train. We have eaten here several times and often return when we are in the area. Try it; you won't be disappointed.

Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were driving home from the beach & wanted to get a quick bite to eat & drove by this cool place. Great food in a unique setting. You order at the counter & you go out in their yard to find a place to...More

Thank Tasha D
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4 March 2016|
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Response from VictoriaCA | Reviewed this property |
Service is fast 5-10 minutes.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3765 Santa Claus Ln, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-566-9800
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