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Terry's Lounge

Lincoln and 7th, Cypress Inn, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #5 of 153 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: American, Californian
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
State College, PA
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Nice atmosphere. Reasonable prices for Carmel. Good service. Nice Waiter. Good food. Doris Day nostalgia. Found this gem through Trip Advisor!

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Santa Barbara CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

I liked this place so much I brought my guy back to celebrate our 30 yrs together along with our beach loving Golden. The patio is lovely, the hostess charming & gracious. They gave us a split of champagne ! The sesame covered ahi & sauce were wonderful. I've had the scallops twice now but I wouldn't get them again... More

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São Paulo,SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Terry's Restaurant & Lounge located at Cypress Inn is a nice dog friendly environment with good service. Unfortunately the quality of the food is well below this standard. My Oeufs Beneditine was reasonable, but the crab meat that was supposed to come in it was barely noticeable. There was maybe one ounce of crab meat in it. My wife's fried... More

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Jonathan B, Manager at Terry's Lounge, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your recent bad experience here at Terry's Lounge. Those items as you described them are not up to our standards and I apologize that they were served to you sub-par. I would welcome the opportunity to make it up to you and show you both how wonderful our food really is. Please contact... More

Clemmons, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Loved the atmosphere and the quaintness. Food was above average for a hotel and I would highly recommend this if you are staying at the Inn

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atlanta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great spot for a drink and dessert. They show Doris Day movies in closed caption on the tvs which I loved. Chocolate lava cake was super tiny which was disappointing but we enjoyed the experience.

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Ashburn, VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Great relaxing spot to enjoy a glass of wine and dog friendly. It felt like a local gathering place - server and patrons so friendly! We will definitely go back!

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Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I had read about Terry's Bar and we had planned to visit for a nightcap one evening, but we didn't have a chance. Instead, we went for lunch one afternoon and sat out in the beautiful courtyard by the fireplace. I love dogs but don't have one, so it was fun to visit with the well-behaved dogs that were also... More

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Santa Barbara CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Thank you Tripadvisor, I'd never have known about this great place to eat. It's inside Doris Day's hotel & looks like its just a bar but it has additional seating & options for quieter dining if you want to talk. The dogs being allowed inside was just a delight, all smiles ! Our hostess & waiter were very welcoming &... More

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Judenburg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The stuff was very friendly and I think you can feel yourself comfy. I had a steak what was very good (I ordered it medium rare and so it was) with some smashed potatoes that were - just smashed potatoes... On our trip we had pretty often smashed potatoes and they were, to my surprise, very good, because they have... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Popped in here for dinner this evening and by the end of the night felt obliged to come here and recommend this restaurant. First off, the food was truly excellent and some of the best we'd eaten in California, from the beautiful mussels for a starter to the braised ribs or classic burger for main course, all were presented well... More

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