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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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its ok

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
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Livermore, California
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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157 reviews 157 reviews
23 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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 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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Queretaro, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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179 reviews 179 reviews
131 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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San Francisco
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 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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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
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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Sacramento CA Area
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125 reviews 125 reviews
11 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

The service and selection was impressive. We split a large caesar salad, had fish and chips, and tiramisu and an orange cream float. All together it was just perfect for pub food.

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