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The Doud Arcade

Ocean Ave., San Carlos and Dolores Streets, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #15 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2013
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San Antonio, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Carmel Belle is a hidden gem in the Doud Arcade. Excellent breakfasts, sandwiches, and salads. Try the pulled port with carmelized onions.

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Rocklin, California, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was a fun "discovery" I found while exploring Carmel. A charming group of unique little shops selling treasures from around the world. My personal favorite is NAZAR TURKISH IMPORTS. They offer a wide variety of specialty gift items imported from Turkey. Beautiful jewelry. scarves, etc.. as well as colorful mosaic glass lamps and home décor. Endless fun, artistic items... More

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Oakville, Ontario
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Unique fun shops, always find something in the doud arcade to take home. Candles/unique socks/robins jewellery/food/hats...go and explore

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Westmount, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Great variety of shops including a Christmas shop and a sock and candle shop. I always find something to take home as a gift in this little arcade.

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Carmel, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
39 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

A hidden mall off Ocean Avenue with crafts and other shops - not your normal tourist shops - with a great open restaurant, Carmel Belle.

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Central California
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2009

The Peppercorn? It hasn't even existed for years. The Doud Arcade is my favorite place to shop for unique gifts for friends and family. The Carmel Hat Company has a huge assortment of wonderful hats, The Sock Shop has a zillion unique socks and candles, Robin's Jewelry sells all original, beautiful handmade jewelry by Robin, La Belle Carmel and Aw... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2002

When my husband and I entered this store (my husband was pushing our daughter in her stroller) the owner ran over started cursing saying to "get the hell out of my store" something about having a sign outside prohibiting strollers (didn't see this). I told the man he was rude and obviously didn't need our business. Also, my husband (who... More

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