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Mission Ranch Restaurant

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26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
(831) 625-9040
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This restaurant is at Mission Ranch
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4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 485
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    Very good
  • 80
    Average
  • 23
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This place is tucked into a quiet area of Carmel. It's not near the main Ocean Ave, but it's sort of behind the Carmel Mission. The atmosphere is so peaceful and pretty. It's got pretty views of the ranch and land. I'd highly suggest you make reservations because it gets extremely busy. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
SunnyBeaches_09
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Yukon, OK
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This place is tucked into a quiet area of Carmel. It's not near the main Ocean Ave, but it's sort of behind the Carmel Mission. The atmosphere is so peaceful and pretty. It's got pretty views of the ranch and land. I'd highly suggest you make reservations because it gets extremely busy. We went on a Wed. evening and the... More 

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Good lunch on the deck. Good food with a view of Carmel River Beach and Bay, and Pt. Lobos. Nice piano bar.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant mostly for the view, as recommended by staff at Carmel Lodge. Past the inside rooms, there is a very large outside deck facing southwest. We sat at a small table at the edge of the deck and ordered wine and small appetizer plates (only $54). From there we looked out over very green fields toward Point... More 

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Charming place to lunch or dine. We ended here after the Monterrey's Car Week and it just delighted us! Pros: One of the finest meats you'll find Beautiful country view Great service Outside wait place with free lemonade You can order drinks and entrances at the waiting terrace Cons: Be prepare to wait. (This is probably the only place I... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

You must go to Mission Ranch Restuarant and dine with Clint Eastwood. Wonderful food, service, and vistas. Go early as they do not take reservations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Although on business with a colleague, we made time to have dinner at this celebrated restaurant and discussed our beautiful trip. The fact that we were waiting for an hour for a table was the only downside since we didn't know to make a reservation. Otherwise such a pleasant and delicious meal that ir was worth the wait. Thanks to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We got here at 4:30 and were the last two people to get outside seating for dinner without waiting. What a fun palce with a great view and great seating. it is so unique it would not dissapoint

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The experience here was just terrific. We arrived fairly early. There are no reservations. At 5:30 on a Tuesday, we had our choice of a table. We picked outside because why wouldn't we? It was a beautiful August evening with sheep peacefully grazing as we looked toward the ocean. We had the prawns and pasta, which were very good. To... More 

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Crockett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The piano bar is a must and is such fun. We had cocktails there before being seated for dinner. It is a historical building and the sheep are such fun to watch. they are a part of the ranch. Good food and good time.

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Patterson, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were with a large group. My food was delicious, but the service was awful. Drinks went unfilled, one dish was unsatisfactory and the server never came back to check. When gratuity is included, it doesn't mean no service. Our server received an unearned $124 tip!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 625-9040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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