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389 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2310
+1 805-684-6311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (58 reviews)
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American, Fast food
389 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2310
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The Spot never lets you down! The burgers are fresh, fries are crisp and the Carpinteria beach is the hook!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

A favorite of locals and visitors to the State Beach across the street. Extremely hard to resist food once you have tasted it.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I think that unless you grew up eating at the "Spot" after a long day at the beach (as my wife and in-laws did) , the food is just average. It's not bad, but the burgers are just average as is pretty much everything else...More

Thank Outgunned3to1
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Certainly not intended as fine dining but outstanding burgers, fries, ice cream, etc. near the beach and campground.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 2 October 2017

You can't come to Carpinteria without eating at the spot! The burgers are delicious! The service is quick. Great shakes, awesome onion rings. If you are hanging out on the beach and find yourself starving, it's just a short walk up the street to some...More

Thank JoniA1
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I dare anyone to compare hamburgers from these two places and not agree with me here. Take the challenge...but be prepared to become immediately addicted to this little Spot by the beach in Carp.

1  Thank Boatyard_Langley
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Was in town and decided to stop by The Spot to see if it was as good as many years ago. I was not disappointed! Great burgers and the fries are superb!. You cannot miss this place. You can actually walk to the ocean and...More

1  Thank pb1610
Reviewed 12 September 2017

If you want a true American burger take-away experience, then this is it. You can buy from here and eat on the beach less than five minutes walk away. Lots of choice, great burgers, onion rings and fries and service is very fast given its...More

1  Thank Frasmin
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off on our way down the coast, great find due to TA. Cash only but ATM inside. Very quick service, order at the window and wait for your ur number to be called. Parking at rear and plenty of seating. The chilli cup and...More

Thank Sc_uk01
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place is basically a Carpinteria landmark eatery. It's blocks from the ocean, has everything on the menu you would expect from a greasy food stand and it's all really good. The shakes are good, burgers good, fries are good, sandwiches are good, burritos are...More

Thank Maria C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 389 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2310
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-6311
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