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”.
A confirmation will appear on the screen upon completion.

*Maximum for online reservations is 6*
Click Reservations Over 6 if applicable and our manager will confirm.


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Video from Green Feast June 2016


Green Feast 2016 – The Ecology Center
Saturday, September 10th 4pm-10pm

Local chefs, farmers, fishermen, and vintners collaborate on a magical farm to table dining experience in support of The Ecology Center.

$250 for members 
- $300 for non-members
*There is a limit of 4 tickets per purchase for all Green Feast tickets.

Event Location:

The Ecology Center
32701 Alipaz Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675

We are honored to collaborate with the region's best chefs, farmers, vintners, and thought-leaders for what is sure to be an unforgettable Green Feast.

For Green Feast 2016, our main course chefs will work together to create a seasonal menu featuring local farms and fisheries. Before the meal, Eco App Off chefs enter a friendly appetizer competition to join the ranks of main course chefs at next year's Green Feast.

All ingredients served at Green Feast must be sourced within 250 miles of The Ecology Center. Every ingredient, down to oils, butters, and seasonings, are sustainably grown and in season.

Please join us in welcoming this year's Green Feast chefs!

Main Course Chefs

- Drew Deckman – Deckman's

- Paddy Glennon – Superior Seafood

- Cathy McKnight – Model Meals

- Jason McLeod – Ironside

- Joe Magnanelli – Urban Kitchen Group

- Rich Mead – Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens

- Robert Ruiz – Land & Water Co.

Eco App Off Chefs
- Michael Doctulero – Waterman's Harbor
- Steve Kling – Five Crowns / SideDoor
- Shachi Mehra – Adya
- Blake Mellgren – Craft House
- Phil Pretty – Restauration
- Michael Puglisi – Electric City Butcher

With support from our Community Table Accord founding chefs:
- Ryan Adams – 370 Common
- Paul Buchanan – Primal Alchemy
- Kerri Cacciata – Local Tastes Better
- Greg Daniels – Haven Gastropub
- Patrick Glennon – Superior Seafood
- Cathy McKnight – Model Meals
- Rich Mead – Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens
- Pascal Olhats – Pascal's
- David Pratt – BRICK
- Debra Sims – Maro Wood Grill
- Rob Wilson – Montage at Laguna Beach
- Ryan Wilson – Five Crowns / SideDoor




San Diego Union Tribune - By Pamela Kragen


Chef's Roll - By Keri Bridgwater


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


Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce - Business Journal March 2016
CLICK PDF Page 1 "Wellness is Good Business" & continued on Page 8
(Or article pages 1/15 ) by Leslie Luna


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

DiningOut San Diego - Spring Issue 2016 (Culinary Close-up pg. 16 & Restaurant Profile pgs. 76-77)


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


San Diego Union Tribune - "Tasty Ways to Avoid Food Waste" by Caron Golden



San Diego Magazine June 2016 ~ San Diego's Best Restaurants 2016
By Troy Johnson | Photography by Sam Wells

Best Sushi

Readers’ Pick: Sushi Ota
Runner-up: Sushi Deli
Critic’s Pick: The Land & Water Co.
DiningOut San Diego - Summer Issue  pages 70 & 71
(Tip:  use the magnifying icon to search for Land & Water Co. and select page 70-71)
Ashton Ferguson "Chef For A Day" at Land & Water Co. with Chef Rob Ruiz
CBS 8 San Diego Story 7/26/16


“Chef For A Day” Experience – Ashton Ferguson, Lola Ferguson, and Chef Rob Ruiz

Special thanks to: Jennifer, Lola, and Ashton Ferguson, Stasha Ybarra and Rachelle Pizarro from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (Chef Throwdown 2016), Marcella Lee and the Camera Director from CBS 8 San Diego!