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4th and San Carlos, Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 624-2476
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hidden gem

It's not easy to find this place if your not from the area but if you make the effort you will be rewarded, it's not fancy, it's not stuffy, and it's not flashy, but it is great, especially on a weekend morning when you need a good hangover correction. The menu is reasonable and the food is great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
hoshsaidso
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salinas, ca
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
salinas, ca
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It's not easy to find this place if your not from the area but if you make the effort you will be rewarded, it's not fancy, it's not stuffy, and it's not flashy, but it is great, especially on a weekend morning when you need a good hangover correction. The menu is reasonable and the food is great, but the... More 

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Modesto, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Erin has a great location...Close to the main street, but far enough off that it's more locals than tourist. 6 screens broadcasting sports, great breakfast and great drinks

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Modesto, Ca
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to watch the 49ers football game-great place!!! Atmosphere was friendly!! Families were welcome! Service was fabulous & all the customers were super friendly!!!

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San Francisco
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152 reviews 152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Evidently, this is a gathering place for golfers and we tried it because it was next door to where we were staying. Very interesting cocktails on the menu and the food we saw delivered to other tables looked terrific. Everyone seems to know each other and it has a very friendly atmosphere. Golf was showing on the giant TVs.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Brophy's is just opposite where we stay and we have always looked forward to spending our first night in town in there where we can get a stiff drink and good burger after the 12 hour air and road trip it takes us to get there from London. The staff are a delight, we went in there for lunch on... More 

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Danville, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We recently stayed at the Carmel Wayfarer's Inn and just didn't want to spend a fortune on dinner nor did we want to get all gussied up!! So, we discovered Brophy's Tavern. Sports Bar atmosphere but cozy and food was delicious. The food was delicious without the price. There is a happy hour as well. This eater/bar is frequented by... More 

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Ridgefield, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The food and drinks were affordable and excellent in taste and presentation. Service (3 waitresses chatting about personal stuff behind the bar) was a little slow (affected the tip to our server) but overall it was a fine experience.

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Naples, FL
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147 reviews 147 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stopped in to see the place and have a quick martini. Football Saturday had the place jumping and the plates coming out of the kitchen ALL looked like they could feed a family of four!

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Udon Thani, Thailand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I ate here for lunch both days of my visit to Carmel. The menu is large and both entrees I had were excellent. Good beers on tap. I was served by two different bartenders, both of whom were extremely friendly and helpful. Makes me believe that some of the catty reviews earlier about the unfriendliness of a certain bartender were... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We didn't eat here, but just had a beer at the bar, and for that - very good. It's a cozy little neighborhood bar.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4th and San Carlos, Carmel, CA 93922
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 624-2476

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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