The Annual Taste of Cardiff


If you wish to spend your vacation in a beautiful place, enjoying a comfortable beach house or a luxury home in a cozy beach town vibe, but close to the vibrant life of a big city, Cardiff-by-the-Sea is your best option. This SoCal beach community offers everything you need for a relaxed and fun getaway:

  • stunning beaches
  • great restaurants
  • breathtaking ocean views
  • trendy coffee shops & boutiques

And, for those of you that enjoy the fast-paced big city life, San Diego is just a couple of miles away with all of its excitement.

One of the most popular traditions in our community is the Annual Taste of Cardiff. Happening on May 4th, this year is the 13th edition, celebrating with locally crafted libations and culinary delights. This is the best time to enjoy the local food, drinks, and live music with your loved ones. Each year the local restaurants prepare a wide variety of delicious dishes, to win the Taste of Cardiff Golden Fork Award. You can sample the famous local craft beers at the events' Sip Stops. Each Sip Stop is hosted by a local business, so you have the chance to check out Cardiff's shops and boutiques as well and enjoy to the fullest your family or friends' vacation.

Savor Cardiff Like a Local

When you rent a house from local people on your Cardiff vacation, you get to discover how it feels to live in our community. You get tuned to the local energy, make new friends, meaningful connections, and experience everything Cardiff has to offer, like a local. What better way to do that, than planning your Cardiff-by-the-Sea vacation during the tastiest time of the year. Sample the Golden Fork Award's best dishes and sip on your favorite local beverages. In addition to the local restaurants and libations we all love - there are restaurants and breweries from all around North County showcasing their products. This event is always a blast for locals and tourists as well.

The Taste of Cardiff Highlights that You Don't Want to Miss

  • The Restaurant Row - where you can sample fine cuisine, enjoy the cool ocean breeze and the multiple live music stops.
  • The local band concerts with genres ranging from indie, reggae, and alternative to children's bands. You'll definitely find a concert for your taste.
  • The Rooftop Libation Lounge at the Cardiff Lodge is one of the best spots to admire the amazing views of the Pacific Ocean while sipping on a variety of beverages and dancing the night away to live music.
  • Voting for the Golden Fork Award is always fun. Taste the local bites and vote for your favorite restaurant.

If you want to make your vacation in Cardiff-by-the-Sea even more enjoyable, we are here to help you with the best vacation rentals, that are uniquely designed, luxurious and spacious enough to accommodate your entire group of family or friends. You can choose between our Penthouse, our Parkhouse or our Seacottage. Either one of them will surely make you savor of Cardiff at its best!

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