Chandler’s Oceanfront Dining

Situated on the picturesque coastline of Carlsbad, Chandler’s Oceanfront Dining offers approachable yet sophisticated dining with sunset views over the Pacific Ocean.

The signature restaurant at beachside resort Cape Rey Carlsbad, Chandler’s is a fabulous dining option for both locals and tourists alike. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a family celebration or a casual meal with friends, Chandler’s ambiance caters to every occasion, striking the perfect balance between sophistication and relaxation.


The interior space features a harmonious blend of modern sophistication and coastal charm, with high ceilings, soft lighting and a muted color palette that evokes a sense of serenity and relaxation. Large windows allow natural light to flood the dining area, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean that serve as a stunning backdrop for every meal. The patio, adorned with comfortable seating and fire pits, provides guests with the opportunity to dine al fresco while soaking in the breathtaking views of the ocean and surrounding landscape.


Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, Chandler’s menus offer coastal cuisine handcrafted with a fresh and flavorful approach. As expected for an oceanfront restaurant in Carlsbad, there is a beautiful selection of seafood appetizers to start your meal, including bluefin tuna poke, jumbo crab cake and half-shell oysters. The roasted shishitos and Brussels sprouts with spiced cashews and curry aioli is a non-seafood starter that is sure to please as well. For entrees, indulge in ginger-glazed salmon, herb-crusted rack of lamb, seafood scampi linguini or a perfectly cooked filet.


Be sure to save room for dessert at Chandler’s Oceanfront Dining. The caramel cheesecake with caramel whipped cream, chocolate sauce and caramel crumble, and the Belgian chocolate panna cotta with chocolate, orange infusion and chantilly cream are two standouts on the dessert menu.


Complementing the exquisite cuisine is Chandler’s extensive wine list, curated to offer the perfect pairing for every dish. Whether you prefer a crisp Chardonnay to accompany your seafood or a bold Cabernet Sauvignon to enhance the flavors of your steak, Chandler’s impressive selection of wines from renowned vineyards across California and beyond won’t disappoint.

Breakfast starts at 7 a.m., with happy hour offered from 4 to 6 p.m. daily at Chandler’s Oceanfront Dining at Cape Rey Carlsbad. To see the complete menus and to make a reservation, visit

1 Ponto Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011

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