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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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4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 368
    Excellent
  • 206
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Enjoy the relaxing patio

We have eaten here a few times when we visit the area, each time we try to hit a time so we can relax with friends over fine wine and tasty small plates. Ahi was outstanding this time and the service perfect, attentative but not interfering. No black sheep on this side of the fence!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Jeff C
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Reno, Nevada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Reno, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here a few times when we visit the area, each time we try to hit a time so we can relax with friends over fine wine and tasty small plates. Ahi was outstanding this time and the service perfect, attentative but not interfering. No black sheep on this side of the fence!

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Aubrey, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Good food and drinks, the setting is wonderful and very romantic, not too hard on the wallet either. Might be a little hard to find without a GPS, but so worth it

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Mission Ranch on a sunny Sunday for brunch. Excellent offering of food. The setting was amazing... watching sheep in the pasture right outside the dining area set against the coastal background. Live music on Sunday was a special treat. Would definitely return to enjoy this restaurant again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Had a fun time enjoying the sheep meandering out in the field. The sunset is always a special treat to watch. The pime rib was cooked perfect.

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Union, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went here for dinner. It was the first time I had been here and it was stunning. The beauty and history are wonderful. Food was great though we only had appetizers. I plan to go back sometime.

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Clovis, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The great thing about Mission Ranch is that with a group of about 20-24 of us year after year we always receive great service, quality choices for dinner and once in a while a chance to see Clint Eastwood at the bar! Many of us go there for there fish of the day choice, but some also order their prime... More 

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Monterey County, Ca.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have the best atmosphere. The restaurant has a great view and the piano bar is great. Customers sing along or perform a song or two with the pianist. There is a full bar with competent bartenders.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a great dinner here. Lucked out and were seated right from fireplace on a chilly night. The service and food were both top notch. Afterwards we had drinks at the bar. This is a lively and fun piano bar. Relax and join in the fun. Go early so you can see the setting , serene grounds, pasture and... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Love the sheep!!!! Come on Sunday at 3:30. Relax with a drink and gorgeous view for and hour or two and then enjoy a delicious dinner. Seating for dinner starts at 5:00. Fantastic!!!!

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Carmel, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant and bar area, the views of sheep and meadows, mountains and sea from the patio, the plantings and trees all make this a magical spot for a pleasant meal or cocktails on the patio. We enjoy the restaurant, the patio and the piano bar and have visited often. It's a treat and a retreat!

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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: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?