Restaurants in Carlsbad and LegoLand


Address 5950 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Map, Tel (800) 786-1000 Call, Website

I don't often recommend chain restaurants on DeliciousBaby, preferring to focus on locally owned spots. Still, we stop at In-n-Out routinely for the delicious burgers and french fries. A small menu allows the chain to focus on making everything fresh (e.g. potatoes are cut throughout the day for the fries), and of course this is a place where kid will always find something to eat. more

Pelly's Cafe

Address 7110 Avenida Encinas Suite 101, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Map, Tel (760) 431-8454 Call, Location Hidden behind Subway Sandwiches Website

Pelly's Fish Market makes fresh fish sandwiches and fish tacos, a Southern California specialty. They also serve clam chowder and key lime pie. The fish tacos are made with Shark (a relatively heavy tasting fish) unless you specify otherwise (we prefer Bass). Indoor and outdoor seating is available. more

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Knockout Burger

Address 2971 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Map,

This popular burger shop makes big juicy burgers with fresh angus beef. Bags of small "rounders" are great for kids more


Address 3050 Pio Pico Dr Ste A, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Map, Tel (760) 729-7877 Call, Website

Voted best sushi in North San Diego, this Japanese Fusion restaurant has a turtle pond that kids love. The atmosphere is casual and even picky eaters are often satisfied with udon noodles or tempura. more

Tip Top Meats and European Delicatessen

Address 6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad 92011 Map, Tel (760) 438–2620 Call, Website

Tip Top's market is stocked with a wide selection of European foods, and their meats in particular draw raves from locals. The restaurant serves simple German influenced deli food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and features the market's sausages and meats. more

Vinaka Cafe

Address 300 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Map, Tel (760) 720-7890 Call,

This small locally owned coffee shop is a nice place to pick up pastry and a cup of coffee for breakfast more

Yoshino Japanese Deli

Address 2913 State St, CARLSBAD, CA 92008 Map, Tel (760) 434-7616 Call,

This friendly Japanese sushi and gelato shop sells pre-made sushi rolls and poke bowls (don't worry, they're fresh and good) ready for kids who don't want to wait. After a good lunch, you'll want to enjoy Yoshino's gelato. more