20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

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$31 to $50
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Californian
Named for its picture-perfect views of the Pacific coastline, 20|Twenty offers contemporary California cuisine that is globally inspired, yet locally sourced from within a 40-mile radius. At the helm of Chef Julian Quinones, minimalistic dishes put fresh, seasonal ingredients at the forefront while maintaining flavorful profiles that embrace Southern California’s coastal palette.
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NMK1
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, as was the service, no complaints! We sat outside and initially the music was too loud (although nice), but luckily it stopped at 7.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on March 10, 2020

Hi NMK1, Thank you for the positive feedback. We're glad that you enjoyed joining our Weekend Wine Down on Sunday evening. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warm Regards, Agnes Macahilas Marketing Coordinator

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Tador
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

The food was good but expensive, the scallops were done well, but the menu is very restrictive. The outside seating area with the street lamps is nice. I do not agree with a 4% surcharge. It the restaurants job to hire people and pay them fairly, if they need to increase the price, then they should... but as I said from the beginning the prices are over inflated for what you get.

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vipDineoutDan
San Diego
27 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

What a nice find! We were pleasantly surprised after dining here. Our server was excellent and the food was fantastic. Everyone in our party raved about their meals. We will not hesitate to return.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on March 3, 2020

Hey DineoutDan, I am so happy to hear you and your guest enjoyed your visit. We look forward to your return!

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Lorraineg
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We celebrated my birthday at the 20 Twenty restaurant and it was fabulous. We sat outside on the patio watching the beautiful sunset. The salmon and chicken were prepared with great seasoning and tasted so good. The waiter was very attentive to our needs and provided outstanding service. We will come back again. We had a wonderful evening.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on March 3, 2020

Hey Lorraineg. Happy birthday! Thank you for choosing us to celebrate. We hope it won't be another year until you come back for great food and service. Thank you!

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Chuco
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Era cumpleaños de mi hijo

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service. Thank you!

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on March 10, 2020

Thank you for the amazing rating and kind words. We're excited to see you dine with us again soon. Warm Regards, Agnes Macahilas Marketing Coordinator

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

My wife and I went for Valentine’s Day and there was only a small menu to choose from, and when the food arrived it wasn’t very good and kind of weird. The meal was small and not much to eat so it wasn’t very filling.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on March 10, 2020

Hello, Thank you for joining us for our Valentine's Day special. We apologize that our food did not meet your expectations. We will take this feedback and strive to improve for the next special we have. Warm Regards, Agnes Macahilas Marketing Coordinator

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NealP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s

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JereD
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The food was good but not good enough to justify the price. The service was excellent. The 4% surcharge was irritating because it make it obvious that they do not want to pay their help a living wage. The corporation could either take the his on the California mandatory wage increase and raise their prices. The 4% surcharge is rude and demeaning to their staff. I will not go their again.

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vipfoodie2
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food & service was great!

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diverjp
Atlantic City
26 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We sat outdoors and it is a beautiful setting. Fire feature and heaters and we were very comfortable. The food was beautifully prepared and delicious. The place was practically empty on a Wednesday evening.

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luv2dine2
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. However the service was incredible! Our waitress was the best.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very delicious and staff was engaging with smiles. We will return for sure.

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EatsOut
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Overall a good experience but not special enough for the cost.

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BrendaH
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Slow service. had to wait for 15 minutes before getting a glass of water. Food tastes average despite the price. Bloody Mary tasted like water with weird flavor

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Dedi
Columbus
9 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The breakfast was Yummy. The service was great and the place and view is amazing.
We will definitely come again.

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Enjoy
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hotel was festively decorated and the people were nice

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BethR
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable overall experience despite the desire for a more quiet atmosphere. The service and food were top notch! Thank you!

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Cindy
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The pork chop was so juicy and delicious.
Chicken was not bad, some part are dry and salty.
Chocolate, the dessert was awesome.

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vipJohn
Central Coast
42 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reservations outside, but it was cold that night and the the hostess offered to put our party of 6 in a private dining room, making it all the more exceptional. All the food was great. Wine list is very extensive with some good finds.

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vipJsprague56
Portland
88 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have even that 2027 times before and especially enjoy breakfast. This time of salads are great and the entrees were a little below-par, feeling more like a conference meal than a special occasion. I had the featured steak and the sauce was over sweet and the meat felt a bit overcooked. My wife Seabass was also overcooked

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CharlesS
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service started out wonderful but about halfway through the meal our waiter just quit coming around. My first refill of my soda was even before I had finished the first but then I never was offered another refill. When we finished our meal it took forever for him to bring the dessert menu and then even longer for him to come back to take our order. It took so long we declined dessert even though we were going to order one.

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IngridO
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very accommodating and put tables together so we could sit near the windows. Our server was very friendly and had good suggestions. The food was delicious. Everyone at our table enjoyed their meal.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on December 3, 2019

Hello IngridO. Thank you so much for this great review! We are glad we made your night special, and look forward to having you back again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was very delicious but service could have been better, especially for the price you pay for each meal.

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vipBetty
Orange County
21 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salmon entree is tasty and the service was on point. Enjoyed my meal and the ambiance.

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Karin
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Thanksgiving dinner was a rip off. Service was non existent

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on December 3, 2019

Hi Karin. I'm sorry your experience at our Thanksgiving buffet wasn't memorable. We are happy to hear more input to find opportunities for improvement. We welcome further information, please call us at 760-827-2510. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

The service was great but the prices are crazy high for the food you get. It’s decent but nothing outstanding.

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vipFoodfor46
San Diego
29 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Even though I mentioned it was my friends’ birthday to the server as we sat down, dessert was not ever offered, just the bill came to the table when we finished our meal. The new menu was so small. I definitely won’t return.

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Twenty
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego county. Between the truly excellent location, weather, ambiance, service, drinks and food, the 20/Twenty really shines. The location is close to the beach with an excellent sunset view. The weather is nearly always great for patio dining, where they have plenty of heaters and beautiful fire fixture. The service staff is kind, well trained and synchronized. Each item that we tried from the menu was outstanding including drinks through desserts. Their seafood, steaks and vegetables are all seasoned perfectly. The scene is quite romantic for a date and contemporary enough for a celebration. The price is quite high, but it does reflect the ingredients, craftsmanship and service.

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vipsniurb99
Las Vegas
24 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Removed several items from their Happy Hour Menu. Pretty much a Conference and Business mans restaurant. Sheraton's new 7/mile is now a place to go within the same complex.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was the best! He attended us promptly with all the answers to our questions about the menu. 10/10 we will be back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Excellent service and inventive and delicious menu.

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vipRickAZ
Phoenix
138 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food, view and entertainment ... we will be back ... a great distant ocean view and sunset.

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vipMinouS
San Diego
120 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We tried this restaurant for lunch and found the menu somewhat limiting and not so very exciting. We ended our meal with a dessert recommended by our server "napoleon" and it was anything but a traditional napoleon, we took one bite and just left it. The ambiance is lovely especially if you are sitting outside ...

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MelvisL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food service was good, view was good, price was a little high

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vipDebbie
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service

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ChrisG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Really nice atmosphere. Went there on a Friday night and they had live music. Great service and the food was alright.

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christian
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dining experience. All around from the service levels, food, and atmosphere. Ideal for any occasion.

20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Responded on August 23, 2019

Hello Christian. Thank you for the 5-star review. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at 20Twenty!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious.

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vipSusan1484
San Diego
298 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

I've been here a number of times with varied experiences. Lovely room, great views, sometimes great service but often times lackluster for being a five star resort. Asked for a booth away from service areas for a business meeting. Got a high top table near the kitchen . . . asked for another. Got a nice booth, no silverware. First waiter brought water . . . then no wait person. Asked for hot tea . . . got a cup of hot water and a teabag, no plate, no spoon, no hot water pot. Asked for silverware, a spoon and more hot water. Ordered an omelette, without ham or bacon . . . was charged $3. more for a special order ($19. for an omelette with potatoes), charged for coffee . . . didn't order coffee. Bill came with lots of issues and incorrect items charged. Sweet waitress finally reconciled the errors but shouldn't have happened in the first place. Food ....omelette was overcooked, sausage looked like cut up chicken meat in the omelette and was white like a processed meat substitute. Other order was Lox and a bagel . . . and was fine, no cooking involved. Not a stellar performance. I keep going back hoping it will be better. Sometimes it is but it is always unpredictable and certainly wasn't the impression I wanted to make for a business meal on a Sunday. Really love the site so I keep hoping!

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20|Twenty - Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa is rated 4.5 stars by 847 OpenTable diners.

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