Made with the freshest locally grown ingredients, hand-tossed dough, 100% real cheese, house-made pizza sauce and a variety of meats, The Pizza Factory in Salinas is the best pizza joint in town. The restaurant has a variety of menu options that expand farther than just pies like house-made salads and sandwiches, pastas, calzones and yummy appetizers like garlic bread and mozzarella sticks. They are open 7 days a week and are available for catering large office or family parties.
1700 17 Mile Drive The Lodge at Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, CA 93953
While the name of this restaurant may bring Louis XIV to mind, it actually is a cryptic reference to its location. Diners have excellent views of the 18th green from this restaurant, which is situated exactly where a 19th hole would be if one existed. The interior of the restaurant is ornately elegant. Golden light illuminates the wood-and-brass interior and the cream-colored table linens. Signature menu items include Pan Seared Foie Gras and Venison Loin. Two prix fixe menus are offered nightly, one of which is completely vegetarian.
6th Ave & Dolores St Between Dolores and San Carlos streets Carmel, CA 93923
This quaint downtown restaurant is split into two eateries - the raw bar, for oyster-slurping seafood fanatics; and the grill, for people who prefer something a little more formal. Both the grill and the raw bar serve a mouth-watering array of shellfish and fresh-caught fish. The grill also offers a few pasta and meat choices. The wine list is heavy on Sonoma and Napa wines, with a few Italian vintages thrown in for good measure. The interior of the restaurant is cozy and warm, with rosy tablecloths and a few pastel paintings on the wall. Open daily from 11am.
This Internet cafe is conveniently located in the Crossroads Shopping Village. Here you can keep in touch with the office, family and friends. The coffeehouse features fresh roasted coffee, coffee drinks, tea and more. There is a selection of deli sandwiches, salads and breakfast pastries. The coffeehouse offers a selection of gifts and accessories such as embroidered denim shirts. Both the indoor and the patio seating make this a great place to relax or meet friends.
This charming bakery has been in business for more than 45 years. This is a great place for a delicious cup of coffee and snack or quick lunch. The menu features a variety of homemade scones, pastries, soft pretzels, deli sandwiches, and huge strawberries dipped in chocolate. Try the Pecan Shell pastry and a large cup of coffee made with fresh-roasted beans. In addition, the bakery serves tea (both hot and iced), as well as coffee drinks and juice. Note: Cash only.
Hidden away inside the Redwood Court area sits this affordable Chinese restaurant that has been serving up fresh Hunan, Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine for years. You can dine either on the patio next to the Buddha statues, or inside the small restaurant. Everything is 100 percent homemade. Princes Prawns and Scallops in Garlic Sauce are perennial favorites. Several dim sum plates are available, and the restaurant also offers many cheap lunch specials. This is a hidden treasure of a restaurant in Carmel By The Sea.
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.
With all the vintage auto memorabilia hanging on the walls
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