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PAON Restaurant & Wine Bar

2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
+1 760-729-7377
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We loved this restaurant set in a very pretty courtyard, the service was excellent, James our waiter knew his menus, knew his wines and was helpful in his suggestions. The food was beautifully presented, generous portions and this chef really can cook, very tasty high...More

Thank TravellerHelen
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner last night at Paon. This French-inspired restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating is a great place for a special occasion. We started with the gnocchi starter (delish) and a bottle of red wine that was recommended to us. For our...More

Thank OurEdventures
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We came here last year and again this year to celebrate our Anniversary. What a wonderful restaurant in Carlsbad. We thoroughly enjoyed the food, wine and service. The atmosphere on the patio is very nice. We cannot wait to return.

1  Thank arizonagalpal
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Wonderful meal, great atmosphere, fabulous and knowledgeable staff. This is my 3rd trip to Carlsbad and a visit to Paon is a must. It's always exciting to see what wonderful specials the chef has developed and the wine that is paired with the meal thats...More

Thank Mault
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a lovely restaurant with delicious food. Lunch or dinner. Outside eating is a very nice experience. The staff is great.

Thank KEN B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

No matter what time I visit, the staff is always ready to: listen and make sure the experience is great.. Joe Tosto

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

From start to finish this was a flawless dining experience. Our server, Wilbur, was outstanding and didn't miss a beat. The food was exquisitely prepared, flavorful, and very satisfying from the fresh pea soup to the mint ice cream at the end...perfect!

2  Thank jelsrtrav
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The entire dinner menu is exceptional. The service is always professional and excellent. There is an extremely complete wine selection in the restaurant and next door wine bar. The owners are very hands on and no detail is missed.

1  Thank Karen A
Reviewed 6 May 2016

we went her to celebrate my husbands bday based on trip advisor ratings...the food and drinks are over priced...husband ordered a 50 filet and it came cooked wrong and when we returned it, it came back tasting like propane. we are out of towners and...More

3  Thank 5princesses
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We, my girlfriend and I, were at the Carlsbad Street Fair, and after an afternoon of wondering, and shopping, spotted Paon. The patio looked welcoming, the menu enticing and wine sounded good, so we took a table. And it was great, A new favorite. It...More

2  Thank Joes686
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14 April 2017|
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Response from lberezny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Haven't noticed any dogs and we go often. We also eat indoors at the bar. Best to check with restaurant.
Christopher T
5 January 2017|
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Response from Dan A | Reviewed this property |
This fabulous restaurant is located just off Carlsbad Village Drive in the “village “ area of downtown Carlsbad.
Geri A
27 August 2016|
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Response from Ginger C | Reviewed this property |
Carlsbad is a tourist town. You will see people in everything from nice shorts to jackets. My husband wore nice jeans and button up shirt and I work just a summer skirt, top and flip flops. I probably wouldn't go straight... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2975 Roosevelt St, Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2335
    (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Public Transportation: Coaster Rail station 100 yards from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-7377
  • E-mail
Paon restaurant offers California cuisine with French influences. Beautiful patio dining, elegant Art Deco in intimate dining setting. Private dining available in handsome club environment. Paon chef features seasonal, locally grown organic produce for the palates of fine food lovers from all over the world. Spotlighting organic prime meats, game and fish prepared with traditional French sophistication. Beautiful lounge with old Hollywood feel and relaxing patio in a Downtown Carlsbad Village atmosphere. Paon's knowledgeable and attentive staff looks forward to creating an exceptional experience.
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