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Address: Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 888-434-3891

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Such a nice town, so cute and refined

Walking the streets of Carmel around Ocean Street was a pleasure. So many cute stores, everybody so nice. I lost count of the number of restaurants we wanted to go into. The art... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Walking the streets of Carmel around Ocean Street was a pleasure. So many cute stores, everybody so nice. I lost count of the number of restaurants we wanted to go into. The art galleries are all over making it such a treat to walk around. Gorgeous town!!!! Lucky those that live there!

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Wellington, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Portobello Restaurant, wonderful! Sat at the same table Bob Hope sat at! Very charming atmosphere. Lunch was delicious. Would've liked to return for dinner

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Portland Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have driven the length of the Oregon/California coasts twice. Carmel is my favorite of all. I love the homes and the landscaping. It is not cutesy in a Disney kind of way, if it was I wouldn't be interested. I find the whole feel of the place to be quite special. If you are interested in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Quaint tourist trap to buy lots of stuff no one really needs with some nice restaurants among a lot of not really good ones. Best entertainment in town? Look at listings posted in realty office windows just for giggles. Listings of 'cozy' cottages will amaze you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is the most beautiful, quaint, village lined with million dollar cottages. The architecture of the cottages is so detailed, along with wonderful landscaping. I'd return just for a homes tour! Of note, there are no gorgeous Pacific views from restaurants in town because it's all tree-lined. Nice view a few blocks West at Mission Ranch Inn and restaurant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Love love love the Village ... it offers something for everyone and you can easily begin your morning at a quaint spot for breakfast or one of the best bloody mary's I've ever had, followed by infinite shopping at the art galleries and ending with the gorgeous sunset on the beach. Carmel ... love love love it!

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Central Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The streets Rio Road at Junipera streets were tree lined and gorgeous. What a gorgeous town. I heard that there are many international visitors who love it here. The United States is well represented by a community like this! Take away: There are many wonderful boutiques, shops, and galleries in the business district- but the majority of them are upscale.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

On my recent visit to California I had the pleasure of visiting Carmel for the first time. What a lovely city, offering excellent shopping, restaurants (including a hotel/bar owned by Doris Day) and a plethora of wine tasting rooms. It's true they are not Vineyards, but if you think about it, when you go to Napa and Sonoma et al,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Try to forget that sea is a few minutes away and you may think you are at the mountains. Very nice and charming small city wit lovely galleries, restaurants, wine bars and stores.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Although we could only stay one night at charming Carmel, it was more than worth the visit! The city is different from the usual American cities where big chains of stores and restaurants dominate the area. In Carmel, there is a feeling that each thing you buy, each dish you eat was made thinking of you. Shop owners and assistants... More 

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