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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
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Popular pub with a well known happy hour.

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Pretty good food, not exactly what we expected. Beautiful presentation. I had the Monterey Chicken, one son had Spaghetti Alfredo (which had NO alfredo sauce!!), another son... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
Alice H
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Clarkesville, Georgia
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Clarkesville, Georgia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Pretty good food, not exactly what we expected. Beautiful presentation. I had the Monterey Chicken, one son had Spaghetti Alfredo (which had NO alfredo sauce!!), another son ordered a BLT which came loaded with tasty fries. All in all, not disappointed, but could have been better if the Alfredo came with alfredo sauce! The restaurant was relatively quiet, though there... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank Bill S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Destiny G
Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 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 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
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 1, 2014 via mobile

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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Queretaro, Mexico
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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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Thank FoodieQRO
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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