Monte Verde Street and Eighth Avenue (The Golden Bough Theatre) Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 622 0100
This Monterey County theater company operates year round presenting a variety of plays from original works to classic and contemporary shows, to world and children's theater. At its Web site you can catch a glimpse of the performance schedule for the next three years as well as the current schedule and ticket prices. Call the box office for tickets (prices vary) when you are in the South Bay Area. See website for more.
3670 The Barnyard Barnyard Shopping Village Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 626 3779
Flames burst from the rotisserie at this cheerful eatery. With the red-and-white tablecloths and the European ornaments adorning the walls, this is an ideal place to relax with friends or family. The menu offers a variety of pastas and other entrees with Swiss specialties that include mouthwatering Mountain Sausage Platter and the Veal Schnitzel with Capers. Wines run from $20-80 per bottle, including a handful of Swiss vintages. Swiss musicians play twice a week, usually Fridays and another day that varies from week to week.
Dolores Street and Eighth Avenue Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 625 1750
This steakhouse and pub has been a local favorite in Carmel for more than 18 years. The regulars keep coming back to drink ales in the pub or gorge on steak in the dining room, where the huge arched windows give the place an airy, comfortable feel. The Prime Rib and Prawns, as well as the Steak & Lobster Tail, are popular choices. Find burgers, sandwiches, lunch specials and entrees in the pub for less than $10. The service is fabulous and the place caters mostly to locals.
7166 Carmel Valley Road Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 625 2252
With all the vintage auto memorabilia hanging on the walls of this place, you will think you are back on a racetrack in 1910. Dine on the heated patio, which has a great view of the valley, or have an indoor feast. The place somewhat resembles a gas station, but the margaritas are dynamite and it serves up a wealth of reasonably priced Mexican dishes. There are daily specials and occasional live music out on the patio. The friendly staff attracts a wide-ranging clientele.
Ocean Avenue at Monte Verde Carmel, CA 93921 +1 831 622 5100
Located in The Pine Inn, this elegant Italian restaurant serves up incredible bread in the morning and spectacular entrees at night. Not only is it a great place for wedding receptions and business meetings, it makes for a wonderfully romantic night out. The Veal Scalloppine and the Ravioli Di Verdura are excellent, as is the extensive wine list. The decor is fancy but not overbearing. The service is excellent. The place caters mostly to hotel guests and conference or wedding attendees.
Dolores Street & 7th Avenue Between Ocean and Seventh Ave. Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 624 6365
Located in a quaint little cottage, this English tearoom has gone through many incarnations over a period of nearly 80 years. The menu is breakfast and lunch; mostly featuring omelets, eggs, salads and sandwiches, all of which perfectly complement the wide variety of teas. The house also markets its own brands of cereals, preserves and scones, all of which are very affordable. It is a very nice little place with recipes in constant use since the 1940s. The service is very attentive and friendly. No credit cards accepted.
This amazing deli caters just about every type of event you can imagine: art openings, corporate gatherings, picnics, weddings, tours and even romantic getaways. Choose from an ever-expanding variety of meats, cheeses, breads and condiments, or go for the blue-plate specials, which include pot roast and chicken enchiladas. The place offers a huge assortment of gourmet foods at affordable prices. The people working here are very friendly and will custom design a catered event for you.
173 The Crossroads Boulevard Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 626 6577
This is a great place to grab a quick bite and relax while shopping at the Village. Place your order at the counter after choosing items from a chalkboard menu on the wall. You can eat indoors or at a table on the patio. The menu includes items from burritos to baked potatoes and herb sandwiches to wheat grass cocktails. In addition, you can order fresh juices, smoothies, steamed rice with bananas, and more. Try a bagel with hummus.
Carmel Rancho Boulevard and Carmel Valley Road Crossroads Shopping Center Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 626 8784
The aroma from the fresh-roasted coffee and baked goods will draw you into this shop. An honor system is used to pay for all self-serve coffee. Help yourself to the coffee of your choice and then place cash in the collection bucket. Coffee drinks, cookies, cakes, and pastries can be purchased here. The shop sells its special blend of fresh-roasted coffee; fresh ground or whole beans are also available from the friendly staff. Check Website for other locations.
Ocean Avenue & San Carlos Street Carmel, CA 93923 +1 831 624 6605
This small oyster bar serves award-winning clam chowder and oysters, as well as burgers, sandwiches and salads. For an appetizer or unusual shooter, try the Stoli oyster shooter: a shot of Stoli with a floating oyster. A house specialty is the chowder bread bowl. Although this place is small, it does offer a cozy seating arrangement at the long bar or at one of the elevated tables and chairs. The bar serves beer, wine and cocktails.
Built in 1910, this amphitheater (and the oldest community theater
in the west) provides outstanding acoustics in a breathtaking setting on Santa Rita and Mountain View. The theater has great events, including musicals, plays, films and more!
This small two story inn offers guests a cozy place
to call home while still being within walking distance to all the boutiques, galleries and shops of trendy and quaint Carmel. The hotel offers free high speed wireless internet, ...
A 50 seat theater, the Indoor Forest shows both classic
and contemporary plays. The theater has shown internationally recognized productions such as Vaclav Havel's "Temptation", a retelling of the famous Faust legend. This intimate theater is also known for ...