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California Bistro

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7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908 (Aviara Parkway)
+1 760-448-1234
06:30 - 14:00
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yucaipa, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay at the Park Hyatt Aviara often, and we always have the breakfast buffet. All us all ( husband, two boys ages 7 and 8 years old and myself). They have everything you can think of, and if they don't have something, they try their best to get what you want. They have daily special healthy juices, different kinds... More 

Thank Lorena C
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

All of the restaurants are over priced and there are no options within walking distance. Therefor you need to retrieve your car, drive to several blocks and tip AGAIN re park your car.

Thank Tana B
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Tana B, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to California Bistro. We are disappointed to hear that we didn’t live up to your expectations in all areas, as our goal is to provide our guests with a memorable dining experience. If you would like to further discuss your stay please contact... More 

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439 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Overall this is a nice restaurant with good food. Came to resort and expected to have dinner there and was told they now close in the evenings. Otherwise is was very nice.

Thank Rebel82
ParkHyattAviara, Guest Relations Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Rebel82, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience at California Bistro. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food. For future visits we invite you to experience our Italian restaurant Vivace, Argyle Steakhouse, or our Lobby Lounge for dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Sao Paulo, Brazil
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Delicious snacks and beverage, well decorated. Good for happy hour before dinner. Beauriful during day and night.

Thank FatimaB
Redlands, CA
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Sunday Brunch was delicious with many options, I would highly recommend it. It would have been nice to have complimentary mimosas but I suppose that's not a necessity! The only negative we experienced was that the hot water for making tea or coffee in both the hotel rooms and at the brunch was just "warm" instead of hot.

Thank JO92373
San Diego, United States
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great service and fresh food make for a positive start to the day. it's a little pricey for continental ($24), but you can certainly enjoy the full buffet ($36) and call it a brunch with the made to order eggs, waffles and pancakes.

Thank Ken P
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had an egg omelet, which was really good but not thirty five dollars worth. The setting is a glorified hotel/motel setting. Unless you are staying here, don’t bother. The food is very expensive. However, the waiter staff was wonderful.

Thank Neil S
Houston, Texas
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437 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

When you stay at a fancy hotel, you can always count on food service as part of the experience and nicer hotels often offer multiple dining options to keep guests happy. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California is certainly a high- end resort and they keep guests satisfied with several fine restaurants, one of which happened to be the... More 

Thank Bryan_Carey
Panama City, Florida, United States
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

So, so, so many breakfast options! Custom made omelets, pastries, house-made yogurt, fresh local fruit, smoked salmon, daily fresh squeezed juice combinations. Come hungry!

Thank Sarah B
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

As a Hyatt Diamond member we were comped breakfasts here daily and there was a great selection available every day. A good kids menu as well.

Thank rambo6376
ParkHyattAviara, Manager at California Bistro, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA 92011-4908
    (Aviara Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-448-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?