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California Bistro

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7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908 (Aviara Parkway)
+1 760-448-1234
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06:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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Houston, Texas
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375 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you stay at a fancy hotel, you can always count on food service as part of the experience and nicer hotels often offer multiple dining options to keep guests happy. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California is certainly a high- end resort and they keep guests satisfied with several fine restaurants, one of which happened to be the... More 

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Panama City, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

So, so, so many breakfast options! Custom made omelets, pastries, house-made yogurt, fresh local fruit, smoked salmon, daily fresh squeezed juice combinations. Come hungry!

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

As a Hyatt Diamond member we were comped breakfasts here daily and there was a great selection available every day. A good kids menu as well.

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ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast! More 

Carlsbad, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Yet another great place to dine at the Park Hyatt, it is certainly more than a coffee shop. A nice restaurant less formal than Vivace, it has wonderful views from the outdoor patio, good food with competent servers. Great Brunch and buffets for special holidays.

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1 Thank Ashley W
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this thorough review and glad to hear you find it to be a wonderful experience. Thank you for dining, we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Temecula, California
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135 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We were on our way to play golf so we had a quick breakfast here. Breakfast selections were many to choose from and they offered a continental or full breakfast buffet. We ordered off the menu and were very pleased with our selections and with the service. This is a family-friendly restaurant.

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ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words and hope you enjoyed the round of golf afterwards. More 

Pasadena, California
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Three lunch visits in three days during a business conference. Excellent, friendly service by the wait staff. Limited menu, but everything is very good. No bargain pricing, but fair for hotel locations. Inside dining or very nice outside seating. We enjoyed the Aviara Burger lettuce wrap style. Roasted tomato soup was excellent. Chicken sandwich is better than the chicken quesadilla.... More 

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ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the California Bistro. Thank you for frequent visits! Looking forward to having you back for lunch on your return visit. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Had lunch there on the fly after stopping at the course pro shop. The staff was very friendly, helpful and made good menu suggestions. We ordered our usual small plates style of sticking to multiple appetizers which meant multiple visits to the table, but this was received well and even encouraged. This is a recommended stop.

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ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at California Bistro. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Carlsbad, California, USA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Staff members are friendly and drinks are good but pricey. Casual atmosphere. Lots of kids for a bar; probably due to Sprijg Break.

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Thank Peggy M
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks for your detailed comments. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. The Resort was very busy the week you joined us, mostly with families celebrating the Spring Break. We are very sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back soon, please let us know... More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Really enjoyed our seafood brunch today with Champaign. There was a great salad bar with wonderful seafood. The dessert table was to die for! The cream brulee was great good enough to have 2. Service was great as are plates were cleared as soon as we finished, and the beverage glasses were always kept full.

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ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Sunday Brunch at California Bistro. Yes, we agree, the dessert offerings are quite special! Thank you for dining, we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Huntington Beach, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Kudos for the Chef here at California Bistro. Their French bread and pastries taste better than Paris! Seriously. I am not kidding. And everything else is perfect. I love this breakfast theme and next time I am there, I am going to ask to meet the Chef to personally congratulate him for an excellent job!

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Thank Julie L
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review and compliments to our chef. He will be delighted to read this. All pastries are made in house and baked fresh every morning. Thanks for dining with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908
    (Aviara Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-448-1234

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?