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.
Carmel Rancho Boulevard and Carmel Valley Road Crossroads Shopping Center Carmel, CA 93923
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.
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.
3626 The Barnyard Barnyard Shopping Center Carmel, CA 93923
As its name states, everything at this restaurant is made from scratch. Breakfast is served all day. The menu features a large selection of omelets, made-to-order egg entrees, breakfast skillets, breakfast rolls (burrito), pancakes and waffles. For breakfast, try the scrambled eggs with a piperade of tomatoes, onions and basil. All breakfast entrees are served with baby red potatoes and a toasted sourdough baguette. The lunch menu features soups, salads and sandwiches. Beer and wine are available, as well as coffee drinks and smoothies.
Ocean Avenue & Monte Verde Street Between Lincoln and Monte Verde Streets Carmel, CA 93923
You cannot help but notice the bright blue tablecloths out in the garden patio of this immaculate European restaurant. Entrees like Veal San Domenico or Chilean Sea Bass are perfectly complemented by a huge array of California wines. The service is efficient. The Hungary-born owner has been in the business for decades. Housed in an old-style Comstock building, the restaurant caters to the discerning customer, one who truly appreciates the variety of aromas that pour out of the kitchen as he or she eats at the table. Bohemian in appearance, the eatery is a favorite among locals.
Ocean Avenue & Lincoln Lane Between Lincoln and Monte Verde Streets Carmel, CA 93923
Tourists and locals alike flock to this contemporary restaurant for its French Provincial atmosphere, its spectacular entrees and its alluring aromas. The decor is what you'd expect from an elegant place, and the service is as attentive as it is friendly. Dinners like Pan-Roasted Quail with merlot and Escargot Ravioli are all affordably priced, and the wine list, abundant with Merlots, perfectly complements the chef's eclectic menu. Enjoy a quiet breakfast, a casual lunch or an elegant dinner. Open daily from 11.30am
This new restaurant was voted the best by Adventures in Dining Magazine's readers' poll and it offers a delicious variety of Central California coastal cuisine. Locals haunt the place. The selection of wines is designed to perfectly complement the dishes: a 1998 Honig Sauvignon Blanc is paired with Mustard-crusted Halibut, for example. You can eat inside, surrounded by polished wood surfaces, or on the patio. It is a great bet for a reception or an intimate dinner. The service is warm and friendly.
Fifth Avenue Between Mission and San Carlos Streets Carmel, CA 93923
An old adobe house with beautiful gardens, houses one of Carmel's most romantic restaurants. Its Celebrity Room has photos of the celebrities who have dined there; the French Provencal Harvest Room has charm; the Milagro Room has a working fireplace; and, the outdoor patio has the shade of a Brazilian pepper tree. Try the Pan-seared Filet of Salmon served with pasta. The wine cellar holds more than 30,000 bottles of wine, some costing more than the average house. The restaurant regularly wins the Wine Spectator's Grand Award. With unparalleled service for tourists and locals, it is highly recommended.
Mission Street & 7th Avenue Court of the Fountains Mission Carmel, CA 93921
Inside this romantic restaurant you can sit amidst warm pastel colors and exquisite oil paintings, while the staff grants your every wish. Outside on the patio, you can dine next to fountains and gardens. Catering to an upscale crowd of locals and tourists, it specializes in delicacies such as Filet Mignon and Farm-raised Monterey Abalone. Enjoy a Rack of Lamb carved right at your table. With more than 600 wines to choose from, you cannot go wrong.
1700 17 Mile Drive The Lodge at Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, CA 93953
It may not exactly be a cheap eat, but this place is the closest thing to an inexpensive restaurant in the Lodge at Pebble Beach. The breakfast menu is fairly standard but for one West Coast innovation: the West Coast Benedict, served with avocado and turkey instead of Canadian bacon. The lunch menu features sandwiches, salads and rotisserie barbecue items. The comfortable, breezy dining room and pleasant outdoor patio both have views of the Pebble Beach Golf Links.
With all the vintage auto memorabilia hanging on the walls
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This affordable motor lodge provides rooms drenched in earth tones.
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This white Victorian inn features a marvelously landscaped front yard
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