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Jack London's Grill & Taproom

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Address: Dolores and 5th& 6th, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831-624-2336
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Activities: Drinking
Description: Popular pub with a well known happy hour.

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Nice quiet place for a drink.

We just had a drink while waiting for our restaurant reservation nearby. It was a nice place for that, with a dark, quiet ambience.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Bill S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We just had a drink while waiting for our restaurant reservation nearby. It was a nice place for that, with a dark, quiet ambience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My husband & I have been coming here for years! Great drinks & food but I think we keep coming back for the bartender Caesar! We love him!

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

not a great spot for food. Mostly fried and pub stuff. It is not horrible but not exciting either. The bar scene is kind of cool especially if you want to sit and watch locals. They make a descent bloody mary. The prices are a bit high but it is carmel. Not many options for late night in the area... More 

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Winnipeg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of eating here when in Carmel. Enjoyed a beef taco that was on special for happy hour! Lovely blackened salmon dish with mashed potatoes and beets for dinner. Highly recommend the courtyard as it is quite quaint and loved the firepits built into the tables!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We've been going here for years and have enjoyed the ice-cold beers, the amazing service, and the consistently well-prepared food each and every time. The menu occasionally changes, as all places do, but the staff are always willing to prepare what you're craving even if it's not on the menu. Nice people, good, food, and great beer in a beautiful... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Came here for meal with family. The worst service we have ever had in USA. Such a shame as we love Carmel and there are so many other wonderful restaurants. Rude, grumpy waiters.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We sat at the bar, have a couple of bloody mary and beers. Nice and friendly mexican barman, it is a good option for a quick stop after walking the town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Maybe this place is just for locals or maybe due to the lack of nightlife this place gets as many rave reviews as they have. I personally don't get it. For my first night in Carmel, my husband and I were looking for more of a fun pub atmosphere for dinner and drinks, so we searched on yelp and trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

It is obvious that the place is a bar frequented by locals. However, everyone is friendly and even though I was solo, I was engaged in conversation and shots within 15 minutes of arriving. The beer was cheap and the local performer, Casey Frazier, was outstanding. I had a good time and the place is an easy walk to most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great selection of ice cold beer and a fantastic appetizer menu. If you do not see it, ask and they will make it. Been going here for years and will continue to return.

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