Cilantro Live!

San Diego County, California

Closed as of Oct 1 08

300 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, California 92008


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An All-RAW Restaurant in Carlsbad!

Cilantro Live! is a cutting-edge raw food restaurant in Carlsbad. Here, you'll find scintillating raw food creations not found anywhere else.

Soups include:
1)Avocado & cilantro (broth with diced tomatoes)
2)Cucumber Tahini (with red peppers, cayenne and a hint of dill)
3)Autumn Wild Rice (tomato broth with wild rice, kale and mushrooms)
4)Spicy Tomato Bisque

For Salads, there's:
1)House (mixed greens, red peppers, tomatoes, sprouts, avocado & our famous cilantro-lime vinaigette)
2)Baby Spinach (with red onion, marinated portobello mushrooms, pine nuts & pink grapefruit)
3)Japanese Sea Vegetable (Arame & dulse, bok choy, with an orange/apple cider vinaigetteseeds. 4)Avocado Half (filled with sprouted wild rice-cranberry salad with a pink grapefruit vinaigrette)
5)Thai Salad (julianned cabbage, carrots, onions & apples. Tossed with sweet & sour sauce. Topped with spicy cashews)
Potato Salad (jicama with a cashew cream sauce)

For appetizers, you'll find such delights as:
1)Nori Rolls (Daikon sprouts, red peppers, cucumbers, avocado, wild rice, and carrot-pine nut pate wrapped in nori seaweed roll)
2)Spring Rolls (broccoli sprouts, red and yellow peppers, cilantro, mint, red and green cabbage, avocado and jicama wrapped in fine rice paper) 3)Guacamole (served with salsa fresca and flax seed crackers)
4)Tostada (corn shell topped with pumkin seed beans, lettuce, salsa fresca, nacho cheese and sour cream)

Their Romaine lettuce wraps include:
1)Buenos Vida (cilantro pate, wild rice, house almond cheese and salsa fresca)
2)ForTuna (sunflower-pumpkin seed pate with flax oil, dulse flakes, fresh dill, onion, lettuce and tomatoes)
3)Pizzzzzaza (sun-dried tomato pate with house almond cheese, tri-colored onions, and kalamata olives)
4)Wrap Combo: Combine any of the three wraps.

And if that's not enough, they have a wide variety of entrees, including:
1)Pizzzzzaza (crispy multi-seed crust topped with sun-dried tomato sauce, house "cheese")
2)Angel Hair Pasta Alfredo (thinly sliced zucchini noodles with a rich macadamia cashew alfredo sauce)
3)Angel Hair Pasta Marinara (thinly sliced zucchini noodles with raw marinara tomato sauce) 4)Enchilada (marinated cabbage, mushrooms, red peppers, onions, corn, avocado, and sour cream)
5)Royale Cheeseburger (with an almond pulp-flax seed-buckwheat buns, and a patty made of sun-dried tomatoes, flax seeds, red peppers, garlic & mushrooms, topped with a layer of cashew cheese, homemade ketchup, mustard, mayo, lettuce, tomato, red onion and avocado)
6)Spicy Three Layer Burrito (corn tortilla filled with wild rice, spinach, raisins and lettuce) Heavenly Tacos (folded green tortillas filled with nut-meat, avocado, salsa fresca, lettuce and sour cream)
7)Roma Raw-violis (thinly-sliced roma tomatoes delicately stuffed with pine nut-basil cheese and topped with a pesto sauce)
8)A sampler platter

They also have fresh juices, smoothies, and desserts!

No doubt, Cilantro Live! has food to Live for!

Check out photos of the food on their website.

Added by Steve Carlson on Jul 1 06 (last updated Oct 8 08)

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Just across the street from the Carlsbad Village Rail Station in the Village Faire Center.


Accepts Reservations

Wheelchair Accessible


$$$ - expensive


  • Discover MasterCard Visa


  • Raw Food


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11:30am - 9:30pm

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