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Branci's Caldo Pomodoro Restaurant is one of our new Tasting Locations, it was also once called the Los Diego Hotel:

Businessman Roy Chase built the Los Diego Hotel in 1925 to promote travel and commerce between Los Angeles and San Diego – hence the name. By the early 1930, State Street was replaced by Carlsbad Boulevard as the main route to San Diego, and the demand for tourist accommodations dropped. The hotel was converted first to an Italian Deli and now it is home to Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro Restaurant.
Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro has joined Carlsbad Food Tours as specialty tasting location
At Caldo Pomodoro, every dish is created with old fashion Sicilian zest. Our specialties include: ossobucco, seafood, vegetarian, lasagna, pastas, and gourmet pizzas. Our attention to detail creates a truly enjoyable dining experience, from our world famous garlic toast which is baked fresh daily while our marinara sauce simmers all day filling the air with its sweet aroma.
Buone Appetito!
Top-rated pasta, rich sauces, and more great Italian fare await your palate at  Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro in Carlsbad. The menu is loaded with numerous pizza and pasta offerings, so you can catch up on all your favorite carbs. Gluten-free dishes with fresh flavors await you at Caldo Pomodoro. You’ll find a wonderful selection of drinks from this restaurant’s full bar to top off your meal. The perfect place to take the kids, dining out at this restaurant won’t cost you a sitter. Nothing can beat sharing a meal with friends and family. Come to Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro for great food for any size party. Enjoy WiFi here free of cost. Al fresco eating options are also available at Caldo Pomodoro, which presents a lovely patio seating area for warmer months. Bring your furry friend to the restaurant Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro allows dogs to dine, too.
No suit, no problem! The dress code at laid-back Caldo Pomodoro is ultra casual. With food this good, you’ll be running into this restaurant to pick it up yourself.
At Caldo Pomodoro, you can park your car in seconds with the nearby street and lot parking options. Caldo Pomodoro is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat.
Take a break from the kitchen without breaking the bank! Caldo Pomodoro will fill you up with top-notch fare that’s modestly priced. Payment is simple and all major credit cards are accepted. Dinner is the real yum factor here, though breakfast bites and lunch are also featured. While high-priced, the Italian food at Branci’s Caldo Pomodoro is well worth every penny!