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The butter Florentine is my ultimate ...
The butter Florentine is my ultimate favorites as well as the strawberry shortcake cakes and many more of their delicious assortments pastry. Also I love your homemade breads I shop there often I moved to Oceanside I miss it immensely I just wish that they would deliver this would make my dream come true thank you ever so kindly ... read more
Sosi K. via yelp.com - Aug 12, 2020
Im addicted to their raspberry ...
Im addicted to their raspberry macaroons bars and croissants that melt in your mouth.
Everything I've had here is delicious!
Elizabeth T. via yelp.com - Aug 9, 2020
Very delectable ... read more
Daniel Wells via google.com - Aug 9, 2020
Best cake I ever had.
Bruce Dalrymple via google.com - Aug 9, 2020
I get all of my Birthday cakes from here. I've been going here for years they have always made our birthdays that much better.
Sequia White via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
Very Good!
John Wray via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Such amazing baked goods
I can't say enough good things about the deliciousness of the food, the wonderful coffees, or the sweet employees. Also, very reasonable prices for the area. If I had my way, this bakery would be transplanted across the country and directly next to my house....More ... read more
gypsymamma via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2020
Very nice area to explore
Wonderful area to walk and explore. Lots of coffee shops, restaurants, and stores of different varieties. Clean and people were friendly. Nice for when you need a break from the beach.
gypsymamma via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2020
Crepes are perfect! Desserts are outstanding. No wonder this family owned business has lasted through good times and bad.
Audrey Hickman via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
Nice place to get a cake for whatever ...
Nice place to get a cake for whatever the occasion is such as birthdays. My family loves getting cakes here for every birthday we have. Recommend getting cakes here. Once you do you'll never want cakes anywhere else!
NorthCounty L. via yelp.com - Jul 27, 2020
Hands down, this is the BEST pharmacy ...
Hands down, this is the BEST pharmacy. Adam is truly amazing! I was a minute late on Friday afternoon and Adam was locking up and walking out. He saw me walking up and he went out of his way to unlock the door, disarm the alarm, and get me my prescription! I am truly so thankful, he went above and beyond to help me out! The customer ... read more
Kelli B. via yelp.com - Jul 26, 2020
Decisions!!!Decisions!!!!
Linda Licht via google.com - Jul 23, 2020
A "must" on every visit to Carlsbad; their pastries are so fluffy, delicious and fresh, coffee is s
A "must" on every visit to Carlsbad; their pastries are so fluffy, delicious and fresh, coffee is smooth and flavorful, staff is always the happiest and friendliest! Croissant for breakfast, mixed fruit tart for a treat later, and whichever coffee I'm craving- every single time ... read more
Kas Nowak via facebook.com - Jul 18, 2020
Vacation in Carlsbad
Walked around Carlsbad Village. They had a farmers market we enjoyed seeing all the local offerings. Fun little square. ... read more
Laurie D via tripadvisor.com - Jul 16, 2020
Awesome service and food!
Mark Kuhn via google.com - Jul 11, 2020
Love that they don't do acrylics ...
Love that they don't do acrylics and use a lot of toxic products and harsh chemicals. Clean and safe environment. Thanks for reopening!
Leslie K. via yelp.com - Jul 11, 2020
I absolutely love everything in ...
I absolutely love everything in this little boutique . I've always been treated fairly and greeted with a smile upon entering.
They are fair, non biased, and down to Earth.
Jacqueline L. via yelp.com - Jul 10, 2020
Love this place, the pastries here ...
Love this place, the pastries here are delightful and the service is always amazing. Been coming here for years and will continue to do so!
Monica G. via yelp.com - Jul 9, 2020
I came in here with my friend yesterday ...
I came in here with my friend yesterday to get mani pedis and was so impressed with everything! First of all we were greeted right away when we first entered and sat right away. The precautions taken for Covid-19 were very thorough and everything was cleaned and sanitized. Laura did my nails and she did an amazing job, not to mention ... read more
Diana Y. via yelp.com - Jun 29, 2020
One of the best French pasticcieri a San Diego!
Julian Franco via google.com - Jun 24, 2020
Leisurely walk about!
Loved the area. So many shops, eatery's and interesting things to see. Clean and welcoming! Can't wait to come back!!
Josephine R via tripadvisor.com - Jun 17, 2020
I think they have restored my faith ...
I think they have restored my faith in this place. Roxanna mata you are incredible! I seriously appreciate all you have done for my family and I and I tell everyone all about how clean and friendly and professional you are. Hopefully the rude front desk lady isn't there anymore cause she did not fit in there. Either way, this is my u ... read more
MJ H. via yelp.com - Jun 15, 2020
I've been coming here for over 10 years strictly for cakes! They are always consistent with their delicious flavors. They also have pastries that are a must try! I don't think I've ever eaten there but I probably should. Highly recommend trying this place out if you haven't already. Family owned and friendly staff!
_ramseyrex via google.com - Jun 14, 2020
As always fresh and delicious.
Deborah Gaye via google.com - May 26, 2020
Delicious as always!
Mike Harris via google.com - May 16, 2020
I love this pharmacy, so fast and ...
I love this pharmacy, so fast and reliable all my questions were all answered sufficiently. No doubt that this pharmacy deserved a  5 star rating! You won't regret getting your medication here!
Ic G. via yelp.com - May 16, 2020
Excellent food friendly staff ... read more
riyad muwahid via google.com - Apr 11, 2020
Carlsbad Village Intel: My daughter ...
Carlsbad Village Intel: My daughter wanted croissants this morning and I needed three things from Smart and Final Cbad Village Dr/The 5. We looooove the French bakery (right there with the hardware store, Golden Tee, and El Puerto). Called first but no answer or clarity whether they were open. Stopped in and Baker/Owner and (possibly ... read more
Carey H. via yelp.com - Mar 30, 2020
I ordered lunch to-go here today ...
I ordered lunch to-go here today and it was delicious! I highly recommend the Brie panini with black forest ham!!! My co-worker got the cajun shrimp panini and he said it was really good too. Thanks for staying open during this time...I will be back soon!
Adam M. via yelp.com - Mar 20, 2020
I got the most attentive pedicure ...
I got the most attentive pedicure that I have ever received.  The salon manager was very friendly and accommodating. I am from out of town but will definitely come back on my next trip.  Thank you for a wonderful European pedicure!!
Beth M. via yelp.com - Mar 19, 2020
Delicious!
Daniel Sanchez via google.com - Mar 15, 2020
Ive had several pedicures here ...
Ive had several pedicures here, mostly with my young daughter who is currently 9 years old.  It's convenient, friendly and accommodating to both me and my little one on every occasion. It's also really special to me to visit and patronize the charming Carlsbad Village.  I'm never disappointed.
Gena L. via yelp.com - Mar 14, 2020
Tidy small town
I loved the laid back atmosphere in Carlsbad, where everyone seemed so chilled and happy. Several shops with plenty of parking options. There is a good selection of eateries and we had a great breakfast in one of the cafes each morning.
simply-peregrinating via tripadvisor.com - Mar 11, 2020
A relaxing stay
We enjoyed walking through the village. Lots of restaurants and shops. If you like antiques (farmhouse style as well), there are some great shops for that as well.
Susan M via tripadvisor.com - Mar 6, 2020
Charming Village By The Sea
Carlsbad Village is the city's classic commercial district right off the Pacific Ocean. There is a wide variety of restaurants, including some nice outdoor dining alternatives, along with shops and offices. Parking is plentiful and free in the evening. The Saturday evening we dined here there was a definite youthful vibe but folks ... read more
bverbos via tripadvisor.com - Mar 4, 2020
I was treated to a lovely European ...
I was treated to a lovely European mani/pedi yesterday in a calm & relaxing (and quiet) setting.  Laura was a professional all the way and I am looking forward to a return soon.
Rob R. via yelp.com - Mar 3, 2020
The French Pastry Cafe made exquisite three tiered cakes for both our 30th and 50th Wedding Anniversaries! And we had a lovely 12 inch Grooms Cake made as well. We love Paris and all things done as only the French do to perfection! When we can’t get to Paris, what do we do? Go to the French Pastry Cafe, of course!
Gina Prentice via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
Bars and Coffee Shops
Not really sure what we were supposed to find but we were surprised to find only places to drink with a few restaurants mixed in. Not really worth going unless trying to eat or drink. With that said we enjoyed eating and drinking at various spots. ... read more
Kkoleary via tripadvisor.com - Feb 25, 2020
My wife was having her birthday ...
My wife was having her birthday party and needed a cake, we looked at many places but decided to have this place make our special order cake. The employees were very attentive and the cake came out delicious. We will definitely buy future cakes from here again.
David K. via yelp.com - Feb 23, 2020
Good place to visit especially on Market Day
Near the train station is the Tourist Office go there first, there is parking and the people are very helpful. If you have problem go to the station parking there always seems to be room there. The small theatre is always worth a visit along with the Artists studios and Gallery on State Street. Unfortunately, this year the Antique ... read more
lavender432014 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 23, 2020
The best bread ... read more
MARTA LOZANO via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
Every time whoever in town I always take them here🍰☕️🙆‍♀️❗️
Every time whoever in town I always take them here🍰☕️🙆‍♀️❗️ ... read more
Kim Huynh via facebook.com - Feb 19, 2020
Interesting shops about 1 block from the ocean
Gelato shop offers tasty, unique flavors. Generous portions available. You can select and combine multiple flavors. Reasonably priced. Highly recommended. Also, women's boutique next door featured linen garments. High quality, affordable prices.
Allan O via tripadvisor.com - Feb 18, 2020
Pastries are good but service is ...
Pastries are good but service is horrible.   I've been a couple of times thinking that maybe it was just that person having a bad day but it was the same the 2nd time around. Just rude.
Aitor B. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2020
Changes on the future horizon
If you were to draw two intersecting lines (think maybe more of a t-bone) with Carlsbad Boulevard ( the biggie) coming in from O'side, along the round-about, and following it well along the coast) past the Fish restaurant ... and then find the center point (t-bone) access on Carlsbad Village Drive. These are the major points when de ... read more
on_the_go_98765 via tripadvisor.com - Jan 29, 2020
This place got such great reviews ...
This place got such great reviews and I was soo disappointed. They were not very professional, on their phones, gossiping, being rude to each other. My lady hurt my toe while doing pedicure and it was slanted
I mean it was just not ok, such a bummer
... read more
Marisela S. via yelp.com - Jan 23, 2020
First Visit.
Wanted some crepes and found this place on TA. Homey, nice selection, fresh and hot, good service. Portions are enough to share. Crepes are 2 good sized per order.
James M. S via tripadvisor.com - Jan 20, 2020
Great city but sick of the homeless beggars
I love the village, I walk it every day with my pup. Most places are super dog friendly, even most of the stores. Water bowls are everywhere which makes my fur baby happy. I would have given it a 5 rating except for the homeless situation that the city and council are NOT dealing with. They claim that their hands are tied by Sacramen ... read more
Theresa C via tripadvisor.com - Jan 8, 2020
I really love this place. This ...
I really love this place. This is second time I came here!!! A raspberry cake's fantastic:) ... read more
Hyejin S. via yelp.com - Jan 6, 2020
We found this place by accident and fell in love. Great service excellent coffee and fresh baked go
We found this place by accident and fell in love. Great service excellent coffee and fresh baked goodies, we will be back !
Lori Dalton via facebook.com - Dec 29, 2019
Lovely village
Village was filled with restaurants n shops n on Wednesday there is a farmers market with the best strawberries 🍓 so sweet n blackberries n all fresh produce. Close to beach n some places had outside dining. Very nice!
Carol B via tripadvisor.com - Dec 28, 2019
We just stopped by for chocolate ...
We just stopped by for chocolate croissants and they are great as usual. We picked up a Yule log for Christmas and it was delicious-- perfect dessert for our Christmas dinner. Special compliments to Ella, who took my order over the phone for the Yule log- she was courteous, knowledgeable and friendly.
Sherry F. via yelp.com - Dec 26, 2019
Great Food, Good Service. . .
Great Food, Good Service. . .
Richard M. Dean via facebook.com - Dec 15, 2019
Fantastic! From out of town , here ...
Fantastic! From out of town , here on holiday. Needed nails and toes redone and the ladies did a fantastic job and they were quick! Def recommend.
Gabriella T. via yelp.com - Nov 30, 2019
ok not great.
we went to 4 resteraunts there the best was a small I talian across the stree from our time share it was above average the mexican and others left a lot to be desired. Not going back. ... read more
Freddy A via tripadvisor.com - Nov 29, 2019
A pleasant day out
We spent a very pleasant day wandering around Carlsbad. There are plenty of shops and restaurants and the place has a nice beach.
Keith F via tripadvisor.com - Nov 25, 2019
best of the San Diego beaches
Park your car in underground parking and leave it because you wont need it. On the beach, beach equipment provided, plenty of resturants, comfortable accomodations, activities and entertainment, nearby train stop, great weather location. Great staff at hotel. Had dishwasher failure and Tim fixed it right away. Jeannette is great in a ... read more
Escape224835 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 22, 2019
Gracias a French Pastry café, por su atención y pasiencia. A última hora pedimos cambiar la orden y muy amablemente nos aconsejaron. El pastel es muy importante en una celebración y Ustedes hicieron un trabajo excelente.
Esther esquivel via google.com - Nov 21, 2019
THIS PLACE IS AWESOME. Our daughter ...
THIS PLACE IS AWESOME. Our daughter is in France for 18 months so now my wife and I visit every French Bakery we find. This by far is the best one we have been to in San Diego and we have been to almost all of them. The owner is from France and makes everything on site unlike a lot of bakeries we have been to that buy it frozen or fr ... read more
John S. via yelp.com - Nov 20, 2019
Loved our visit
This is a great place to spend an afternoon. We recommend going at sunset. Lots of shopping and quaint stores . Plus walks along the beach looking at dramatic waterfront.
SPN21 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 20, 2019
So cute and so fun!
My husband and I chose Carlsbad for our honeymoon and have loved every minute of it in Carlsbad Village so many cute shops and unique restaurants!
Elise via tripadvisor.com - Nov 18, 2019
This is one of my favorite breakfast spots! The food is great, the pastries are beautiful and the service is warm and friendly. It's hard to find that combination unfortunately.
Lisa Garcia via google.com - Nov 17, 2019
Carls-not too- bad village
A cute village but not what I was expecting. There’s no “Main Street “ and it’s kind of a sprawling older downtown area. I made the mistake of getting there to look around before anything opened...some things open at 10am and many at 11am. So I didn’t do much besides wander. I spent a bit walking around but couldn’t see taking a ... read more
mcdedrick via tripadvisor.com - Nov 14, 2019
Great getaway
A walkabout town where you don’t need a car to enjoy. Plenty of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment to keep you busy. Friendly people who want you to come back again and again.
McWett via tripadvisor.com - Nov 9, 2019
So happy we stumbled upon this ...
So happy we stumbled upon this French bakery! The pastries are phenomenal and the gals are cheerful and know their pastries. Thank you Brooke!
Cindy W. via yelp.com - Nov 8, 2019
CARLSBAD VILLAGE PHARMACY is the ...
CARLSBAD VILLAGE PHARMACY is the Gold Standard that all other pharmacies should be measured by.  Prescriptions are filled virtually immediately.  Their staff will personally greet you by name and remember details about you that says they know and care about you AND your medical conditions.  My wife and I LOVE Their greeting cards. Th ... read more
Richard S. via yelp.com - Nov 8, 2019
My favorite place at Carlsbad CA! Best 🥮
My favorite place at Carlsbad CA! Best 🥮 ... read more
Maria Orozco via facebook.com - Nov 6, 2019
Great place to spend an afternoon
Great restaurants and bars. Love the boutiques and especially the two consignment/vintage clothing shops in the village. Looking forward to our next visit!
David and Cindy via tripadvisor.com - Nov 4, 2019
Beautiful friendly town!
We come here often from Orange County. Great shops and fabulous restaurants! Many places to stay overnight. I love the small town feel of Carlsbad! Everyone is so friendly.
Diane H via tripadvisor.com - Nov 3, 2019
Great little town
Very charming and friendly small town between LA. and Santiago. Lots of restaurants and bars to choose from and a very good beach for relaxing. A good range of quaint little shops and also available, and a couple of larger of malls are within easy driving distance.
staffy02 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 2, 2019
Nice
We decided to stop and check out the Village on a whim. We were glad we did. Nice little gift shops and relaxing setting with benches in the center court.
veliac via tripadvisor.com - Nov 1, 2019
Super pain de chocolate! Very friendly ...
Super pain de chocolate! Very friendly service and prompt delivery of the delicious pain de chocolate. Baguettes are soft and sooo tasty! Can't wait to get home to eat it! Only less than stellar time was the drip coffee which was alright.
Allez!
Charles I. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2019
Strolling and shopping
Really enjoyed all the vintage and arts shops. Had a great day while the kids and grandkids went to Legoland. ... read more
Bakersfield Traveler via tripadvisor.com - Oct 26, 2019
Nice Sunset view
Great place to view sunset! You can walk around this town, restaurant and pub around the corners. You will enjoy it!
hungjuinjie via tripadvisor.com - Oct 26, 2019
One of my favorite things about ...
One of my favorite things about the weekend are walking over here grabbing my large coffee and my almond croissant. If you've never been able try on I highly recommend it! So many delicious lookin treats here but this one is my got to. The friendly staff and quick service make this a place that deserves your patronage. Sometimes ther ... read more
James C. via yelp.com - Oct 20, 2019
Stopped in for the first time yesterday best croissants and danishes I’ve had in a long time. Have
Stopped in for the first time yesterday best croissants and danishes I’ve had in a long time. Have to stop back before I head home. Apricot custard danish was Awesome!!!
Claire Biagianti via facebook.com - Oct 18, 2019
Updating my review because the ...
Updating my review because the polish chipped that week on both feet :/ This is still a beautiful location with very friendly staff, but I am going to go back to my usual salon.
Stacey M. via yelp.com - Oct 18, 2019
Very attentive to details. A calm ...
Very attentive to details. A calm and relaxing environment! One of the best mani/pedi experiences I've had.
Heather H. via yelp.com - Oct 18, 2019
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