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Friar Tuck's Restaurant

American, Hamburgers, Delicatessen
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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

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Burgers

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Lilipun
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Atlanta
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170 reviews 170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you are into long lines and paying high prices for breakfast, try Katy's a couple blocks up, but if you want a hearty and fair priced breakfast in Carmel, Friar Tuck's is the place. Not knocking Katy's as we have had very good breakfasts there too! You'll find many locals dining at Friar Tucks!

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Hayward, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

a fairly small place with the usual menu offerings for breakfast and lunch. Food was good and plentiful. What makes this place special, is the attention from the owner/cook, who takes the time to make it a personalized dining experience.

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Seaside, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a great first impression! I am a Monterey County local and I currently have two jobs in Carmel but not much time in between. I was looking for something new to try and this place caught my eye. I placed a order to pick up on my way to job #2. As soon as I walked in I was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved the older cafe style ambience of this place. Owner operated with very friendly service. If you are craving a Hamburger hot off the grill this is the place for you.

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Seattle, Washington
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294 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband, 5 kids and I went to Friar Tucks for breakfast and had a blast! Staff is terrific and the food is good. Good basic breakfast menu with all the family favorites. We would definitely recommend.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If the owners around(and he usually is!) he'll be more then happy to give you a hard time and/or be helpful with local info. They have a really good and inexpensive menu options.

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

In Carmel for one night, had a fantastic breakfast at Friar Tuck's. First rate coffee and French toast to die for. $50 for four of us. Give it a go.........

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Los Angeles, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were staying at Hofsas Hotel up the road - their breakfast was all liquid and carbs - I knew I needed good protein to endure the drive down PCH on a Friday to Los Angeles - and I'd remembered walking past this place the night before.... It is very basic in appearance - there are a few flat screen... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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170 reviews 170 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat before church in Carmel and walked upon Friar Tuck's. A local restaurant on 5th and Dolores in Carmel. My husband had the French Toast Combo with french toast, eggs and sausage. and I had ordered an egg white omelet. My order came as a scramble, which, even though wrong was delicious. Jose,... More 

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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, Hamburgers, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?