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Hog's Breath Inn

San Carlos St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-1044
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Ranked #58 of 152 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The legend of Carmel. Formerly owned by Clint Eastwood, he still owns the building-who knows when he will stop by? Kept intact to keep the charm that is the cozy Carmel of yesteryear.
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Salinas, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food was very delicious and the service was very fast. I can't recall the last time I was at a restaurant when dinner was served this quickly. It did not hamper the taste and experience at all. Will go again!

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Murrieta, California
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hog's Breath has a great location and good food; but the service is a little slow even when it is not crowded.

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Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The food is pretty pedestrian. My baby back ribs were served luke-warm at best and the rest of the food was very standard chicken and pasta. A few notches above fast food.

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Fort Bragg, California, Usa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Service was mediocre. Once seated, food order taken promptly. Food arrived promptly and was very good. We didn't see waiter after food was served and had to ask for tab.

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Reno, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The staff at Hogs Breath Inn are some of the friendliest in Carmel. There are several fireplace in the courtyard and all are nice to sit by. It's dog friendly which we love. We love to order bottle of the house wine and appetizers and relax by the fire! Only thing that would make it better is meeting Clint!!

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Central California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stumbled upon the Hog's Breath Inn on a Sunday for lunch and realized the association with Clint Eastwood, we decided to give it a try. Hostess was friendly and quick. Once we sat down, service was terrible. Our waiter was not around much and spoke so softly, it was difficult to understand him. The menu was not very large... More 

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Marina Del Rey, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A fun out of the way restaurant which has a fun garden patio for eating and a rustic atmosphere. Just the thought that Clint Eastwood stills owns it, is great to know. You never know who you will see there. It has a smaller menu but it tuck away in a great location and it can be very romantic at... More 

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Oakland, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We are not Carmel natives, but live close enough that we visit the area several times a year. At first ,we came because of the places' connection to Clint Eastwood (long since expired), but we enjoyed the simple pub food and friendly atmosphere. After a day of photography on the Carmel coast, we were ready for a light, late, lunch.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Stopped in here for some beers after dinner. Nice outside/patio area with a fireplace. Great service. Artichoke soup was good.

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Leicester
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We came across the Hogs Breath by chance on the way back to our hotel and wandered in for a drink but not to eat. It has a really nice courtyard with lots of open fires sides inside and out ( needed on this December day) . The service was friendly and prompt and we enjoyed a couple of drinks... More 

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Additional Information about Hog's Breath Inn

Address: San Carlos St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
Phone Number: +1 831-625-1044
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: American, Californian

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