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Friar Tuck's Restaurant

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Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
(831) 624-4274
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 25
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
BREAKFAST AT A CARMEL LANDMARK

Finally visited this Carmel landmark for a great breakfast. The menu offers a wide selection, the staff is friendly and it offers good value for the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Encinitas, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was a half block from our hotel. What a great rustic look. The staff was really freindly. I had the blueberry banana pancakes. They were fantastic. Highly recommend this place.

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Finally visited this Carmel landmark for a great breakfast. The menu offers a wide selection, the staff is friendly and it offers good value for the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you're looking for a greasy spoon, you found it! Food was good, but greasy. The Friar, himself, came out to greet us, chat and offer suggestions on great places to go and see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We came to Carmel from Central Valley just to get away for the weekend on June 5th. We were told that Friar Tucks had the best burgers in town so we thought we would give them a try. Well, we found out that it was true (personal opinion only mind you) but you can determine for yourselves when time allows.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stopped in for breakfast and left feeling like we just left our neighbors house! Great company, food was awesome - the cleanest place we have been the entire trip!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Okay, I do understand that Carmel is not somewhere that you will find a bargain with restaurant fare. But, to serve an average burger then add extra for a side of fries and charge twice the price for the meal is just taking advantage of people. It had all the makings of a cool experience... But a total let down.... More 

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Stockton, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great food, we loved the old style local diner. The friendly service was outstanding and made for a great time. For a quick burger, fries and shake this place can't be beat. Good food, modest prices, great atmosphere, we will definitely be back.

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great comfort food, we loved the old style local diner. Good food, modest prices and comfortable personal friendly service. We will definitely be back!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We came here early in the morning before the weekend brunch crowd, and had a great time! The food was great, but Friar Tuck and the staff made the morning fun and entertaining. Would definitely come back!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Wanted a quick bite to eat at a not too expensive place in Carmel by the Sea and stumble upon this place. It's a diner, oldschool vibe, but the food looked good so we stayed. Had the burgers, mine was the stuffed with artichokes, it was amazing and the fries were very big and crunchy. Very surprised with this place.

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Additional Information about Friar Tuck's Restaurant

Address: Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
Phone Number: (831) 624-4274
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 624-4274

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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