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Chandler's Restaurant & Lounge

Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
+1 760-683-5500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Chandler's is great when staying at this hotel location, but if you can venture out and find an alternative, you may want to do so. The weather was really bad during one night of our stay, so we opted to have dinner at Chandler's. The...More

Thank lovefoxnews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, lovely view of ocean, outside sitting available....nice happy hour and have dinner specials during the week

Thank 707kathee
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a minimal view of the Pacific Ocean, this restaurant offered the usual fare. Good service helped the overall experience. There is seating outside facing the ocean but the pool cleaning and sandblasting prevented us from going out. Nice ambiance inside, if predictable...

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recent dinner resulte in uncooked (raw) entree that we had returned. Managment and chef both claimed this could not have happened. Sad as wait staff was professional, coutreous and responsive. But when a, and I am being king here, below average chef who service poor...More

Thank acorvette4me
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server was nice but not great (like it was one of her first few days) but the food was ok; great salads that are very large. The view overlooking the ocean is the best part of eating here.

Thank J F
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Order the Ciopinno linguine - It was very good. Fennel broth. I hope you still have it on the menu next time ! I liked the vibe at the restaurant too and we were seated promptly even though it was crowded.

Thank WestwoodTrekker
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. The location is wonderful and the people are very accommodating. The food was delicious. Drinks were perfect!

1  Thank Laila T
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stayed here for dinner unexpectedly after watching the Cape Rey tree lighting. The calamari appetizer tasted frozen. If it wasn't, it had no taste and the pieces were miniscule. The shrimp & lobster tacos were better. At least I knew the lobster was fresh--I chomped...More

1  Thank BlueBoots92008
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here as we were staying at the Cape Rey. You could either order from the menu or partake of the breakfast buffet. I looked through the offerings at the buffet table and decided to skip it. We ordered from the menu instead....More

1  Thank Eve M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is the one dining facility at the Hilton Cape Rey. I ate breakfast here for convenience and also dinner on a couple of nights too as I was too tired to wander. The breakfast is very good - try the huevos rancheros to really...More

1  Thank uktravailer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-683-5500
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