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686 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
+1 805-684-6666
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“abalone” (16 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
686 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
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Reviews (211)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my second time at Sly's and it will definitely be my last. Do not go here. The prices are very high and the food quality is very mediocre to poor. We had the steamed clams and they were terrible, lacking any flavor, kind...More

Thank diningoutfoodie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a family birthday dinner, including a 2 year old. The staff and their service is 5 Star as is the food. I had the special 2 1/2 lb. lobster, excellent. My wife had the baseball sirloin it too was excellent, as we're all...More

Thank ricklA7163BT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch and had a great burger and beer. Friendly staff with quick service and excellent food. More convenient than other restaurants in the area that do not open until after 5:00.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for some lunch after a workshop at Westerlay Orchids. Excellent selections included the sand dabs and the brunch. Well worth the visit!

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't very hungry sobwr stopped in for the lounge menu. We picked abalone, Spanish style mussels and steamed clams. The bread basket was an added bonus especially the rye, molasses, and raisin bread baked daily on site. Next time, we will be having steak!!

Thank Roxy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carpinteria is a delightful little beach town located just south of Santa Barbara. If you are traveling along the coast, it is a great place to stop for a break. If you are a foodie, Sly's is the place for you. Located a block from...More

Thank Liz102676
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service with 5 star food! Casual ambiance makes this place a great experience. The price is right for the portions and quality!

Thank barbiecar65
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at Sly's and enjoyed it very much. Loved the thin onion rings and the sandwich was big enough to give me a nice dinner also.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you are in Carpinteria or passing by don't forget to get to this favorite restaurant The owner Chef is the best

Thank jettarae
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Spaghettini Caruso? WOW! Bold choice in today's market. SO rich, so tasty. I'm a sucker for chicken livers and I'm a sucker for anything sauted in Marsala, so this was heaven. My wife's Pasta Primavera was melt in your mouth good. And a bonus, the...More

Thank stivmac
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Nearby Attractions
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.21 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2040
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-6666
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