Bob's Steak & Chop House - Carlsbad

The Best Steak House in Carlsbad, CA

Located in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Bob’s Steak & Chop House Carlsbad features a friendly staff, lively atmosphere, fine wines and large cuts of the finest prime steaks, chops, and fresh seafood. Bob’s Carlsbad also features daily seafood specials that proudly use fresh, homemade and local ingredients, often including locally-sourced, line-caught seafood straight from the Pacific Ocean.

With a variety of dining experiences to choose from, guests can enjoy our expansive alfresco patio dining area with views of the popular La Costa Resort plaza, including cozy lounge seating by the fire pits. For patrons seeks a more casual night but still the full Bob’s experience, our bar features historic La Costa memorabilia woven into the bar’s decor, and newly-designed menu items with an emphasis on fine-tasting lighter fare and rosé.

The restaurant decor pays homage to the famous patrons of La Costa with historic imagery from La Costa’s world-class golf and tennis tournaments. The dress code is business casual and we recommend making a reservation ahead of time to ensure your dining experience is catered to your party’s needs. We accept all major credit cards, and we also offer our guests free valet parking.

The Best Cut in Town

Bob’s Steak & Chop House specializes in serving big, flavorful steaks that are hand-selected from the top two percent of USDA prime beef along with Texas-sized portions of our award-winning sides. Our steak dinners also include our iconic, larger than life, glazed carrot and your choice of potato.

Private Dining & Events

While we don’t have a formal private dining room, we welcome parties of any size. Whether you’re hosting a large business function, a small gathering of friends or anything in between, Bob’s team will cater to you and make it special. Our experienced staff will work with you to ensure that every detail is exactly right.

Our Friendly Staff

Greg Van de Velde

General Manager

Greg Van de Velde is the General Manager of Bob’s Steak & Chop House Carlsbad. With over 20 years of experience, Greg is an expert in facilitating best-in-class California dining from managing the front of house operations to menu and wine list development. While you’re here, be sure to try Greg’s favorite Bob’s meal: the South African lobster tail. This lobster is incredibly juicy, tender, and accentuated by a subtle, signature sweetness.

Before joining the Bob’s team, Greg was an owner and consultant at Culinary Conceptions, General Manager at Bottega Americano, and General Manager and Maitre d’Hotel of San Diego’s renowned Bertrand at Mister A’s. Greg is an active member and prior board member of the California Restaurant Association and earned his degree from UC San Diego.

Justin Huntington

Executive Chef

Chef Justin Huntington serves as the Executive Chef at Bob’s Steak & Chop House Carlsbad where the pace and sound of a busy kitchen drive him and his team to deliver culinary excellence. Chef Huntington began his professional culinary journey at just 14 years old when he learned to grill on mesquite wood at the fish exchange in Murrieta.

He later attended a culinary program in Oklahoma, and upon returning to California, earned his stripes as lead cook at Epazote and Cilantros. Before joining the Bob’s team, Chef Huntington worked as Sous Chef at the Steelhead Brewery in Fisherman’s Wharf, at the Top of the Cove and Omni San Diego, then later as Executive Sous Chef at Estancia La Jolla and Banquet Chef at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

Awards & Accolades

Open Table – Diners’ Choice Winner 2019

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