Welcome to The Land & Water Company

We serve only the very best from the land and water. Responsible, traceable seafood, humanely raised and purely natural terrestrial proteins…organically grown and locally harvested produce. Our seasonal menu is crafted from scratch by our chefs, who contribute years of experience into each dish.

Our Address: The Land & Water Company 2978 Carlsbad Boulevard, #110 Carlsbad, CA  92008

Phone: 760-729-5263


To Make a Reservation: Please enter your information below and CLICK “Find a Table”.
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*Maximum for online reservations is 6*
See instructions below for parties over 6.


For Reservations Over 6
CLICK the RESERVATIONS OVER 6 button below, and your inquiry will be confirmed by a manager once availability is checked.



If your reservation (for over 6) is for today, please call Land & Water Co. at 760-729-5263.
If you leave a voicemail, please include your name, contact info., number of guests and today’s date.
We will confirm your reservation once availability is checked.

Thank You!

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13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival ~ November 14th - 20th, 2016


Celebrate the 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival with us! Immerse yourself in new events, the best wines from around the world and some of today’s biggest celebrity chefs and culinary personalities.  Join over 150 wineries, breweries and spirit purveyors, 60 of San Diego’s best restaurants, and 10,000 wine and food aficionados from across the nation for the biggest wine and food celebration on the West Coast.  For event dates, information and tickets please click the button EVENTS + TICKETS below.

Events + Tickets

Ocean-To-Table-Luncheon - Chef Bernard Guillas & Featured Chefs

Wednesday, November 16th - 11:30am - 2pm ~ The Marine Room - La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037



Event Description:



Highly regarded as one of the most breathtaking dining vistas in San Diego, The Marine Room and its celebrated Master Chef Bernard Guillas and Rick Moonen invite you to an exclusive five-course Ocean-To-Table wine-paired lunch with chefs from throughout the city known for their respect, creativity, and passion for the fruits de mer. The luncheon is a who’s who including:

Chef Bernard Guillas, The Marine Room
Chef Rick Moonen, rm Seafood
Chef Rob Ruiz, Land & Water, Co.
Chef Amy DiBiase, Tidal
Chef Jason McLeod, Ironside
Chef Andrew Spurgin, Bespoke
Chef Evan Cruz, Marriott Del Mar, Arterra
Chef Ron Oliver, The Marine Room


Join Chef Rob Ruiz & Rick Moonen on Saturday, November 19th at Tuna Harbor Dockside Market + VIP Lexus Grand Tasting



Event Description:  You are invited to join Chef Rob Ruiz, local sustainable seafood champion and celebrated chef and personality Rick Moonen on a privately guided tour (starting at 8:30am) of Tuna Dockside Harbor Market complete with sustainability talks, tastings, and signed copy of Rick Moonen’s book.  The package also includes VIP tickets to the Lexus Grand Tasting of the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival with personal escort into the event, bypassing the lines. Once inside, guests will reconvene at 1:00 p.m. for a chef’s table experience by Rob Ruiz, with freshly prepared sushi and sashimi from fish procured during that mornings harbor tour.



*Thank you to Pete Halmay, Partners and Friends of Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, and the Fishermen and their Families for your work in our community! 

Click to read/download Meet the Fishermen & Why Buy Local?

For more information visit:



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CLICK for TICKETS & DETAILS: Tuna Harbor Dockside Market + VIP Lexus Grand Tasting




  • Chef's Roll - Guac 'n' Roll 2016
    Chef Claudette Wilkins - Bracero Cocina
    Chef Rob Ruiz - Land & Water Co.
    Claudia Sandoval - Winner of Master Chef Season 6 & Author of "Claudia's Cocina"
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce The Land & Water Company has been selected for the 2016 Best of Carlsbad Award in the Restaurant category by the Carlsbad Award Program. Click to Read the Press Release



  • Hayhouse Radio  "Loving Yourself to Great Health" with Heather Dane airs every Monday from 3-4pm Pacific
    Monday, March 7th, 2016 3-4pm "Sustainability: Healthy Body, Healthy Planet"  interview with Chef Rob Ruiz - REVIEW the radio show episode summary recap.  Heather Dane's Radio Show - Upcoming Shows & Archives CLICK HERE


  • Eater San Diego Article - March 10th, 2016

Top Five Food-Related Instagrams to Follow Right Now by Keri Bridgwater
Follow on Instagram:  Chef Rob Ruiz @chefrobruiz & Land & Water Co. @landandwaterco


  • Getaway San Diego - "Tastes Of The Sea" -  by Sharon Wright, Dawn-Renee Rice & Tammy Marx
    Spring Featured Article  (page 12 or 13/52)
    ISSUU App Mobile Devices


  • San Diego Union Tribune - "7 Unique San Diego Dining Adventures" by Pam Kragen


  •  San Diego Food System Alliance Press Release - Click to read the PDF
    San Diego's Second Re:Source Unwasted Food Pop-Up Dinner Series
    Hosted At The Land & Water Co. on May 10th, 2016 7-9PM - Click Here for Event Details & Tickets
 Best Sushi
Readers’ Pick: Sushi Ota
Runner-up: Sushi Deli
Critic’s Pick: The Land & Water Co.