Dini’s Bistro stands as Carlsbad’s premier oceanfront dining and bar destination. With stunning Pacific Blue vistas, it’s where you can savor Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. Both a cherished local hangout and a must-visit for Carlsbad visitors, our restaurant boasts multiple covered patios and ocean views from every table. For sports enthusiasts, our bar is the perfect spot to catch your favorite game and enjoy time with friends. Unwind during our sunset Happy Hour, featuring discounts on Beer, Wine, Cocktails, and Appetizers. Co-owned by Michael Dini and Michael Arellano, Dini’s Bistro proudly carries on the legacy of the Dinis brothers—Amerigo, Colombo, and Michael Sr. These brothers were the pioneers behind San Diego County’s oldest bar, McDini’s, established in 1890. We’re honored to now hold the license of this historic establishment at Dini’s Bistro.


Payment methods

Cash, American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Sorry we do not accept Apple Pay.

Gratuity will be applied to parties of 8 of more 


We are dog friendly and have two outdoor patios for you and your dog to enjoy while you eat and drink. Service dogs are allowed inside. Emotional support dogs are not allowed inside.