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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: Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Noisy but Fun and Delicious!

Mission Ranch is a Carmel Classic and a must visit for any tourist. We are locals but had not visited Mission Ranch for some time so we decided to check it out. We arrived at 5:45 on a Sunday and got the last table inside! It is best to sit outside if you can. John Carlo was our server and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Maja057
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Mission Ranch is a Carmel Classic and a must visit for any tourist. We are locals but had not visited Mission Ranch for some time so we decided to check it out. We arrived at 5:45 on a Sunday and got the last table inside! It is best to sit outside if you can. John Carlo was our server and... More 

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Davis, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Mission Ranch is hopping at night on the weekends. The bar has people of all ages. Dress is Casual to dressy casual. Food is fresh. Always a great spot to sit outside.

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Carmel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've been here multiple times and enjoy their outside patio the setting the best, especially when our weather is great and the sunsetting is spectacular!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband loves a good Sunday brunch buffet. Naturally we went here. The view from the patio is fantastic. It overlooks a grassy field with sheep and a view of the ocean. The food was fine. Nothing exceptional, but perfectly good. It was crowed and not as clean as I would have liked. Nothing horrible. It is worth going just... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We ate at the mission inn ranch and it was a great experience. We were staying about 12 blocks away so decided to walk which also meant we could have a drink with our meal if we wanted . It was a nice stroll which only took 20 minutes which we spent admiring all the lovely quirky houses on the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a highly recommended venue for Sunday brunch. We recently had Father's Day brunch here. Everything was beautifully done. The sitting was beautiful looking towards the beach with sheep grazing in the foreground. The only negative is that they don't take reservations so you need to arrive about a half hour before they open at ten o'clock. Highly recommended.

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Monterey Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is comfortable, it just has style. I always bring family or friends here to eat good food, good drink for a good ambiance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Everything was great The food is wonderful and the service is terrific. Live piano music. An early 20th Century feeling that prevails in this wonderful setting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The line was long, since we went on Father's Day, but once the restaurant opened the line moved quickly. I would suggest coming in at around 11 or 11:30 as the lines at the buffet tables were long since everyone had been seated at the same time. The food was good, with quite a few salad and lighter options. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We've been just a day and a half in Carmel, and by far the restaurant was the best... The view to the sea bay and the ranch it is beautiful. Regarding the food everything was excellent, we ordered ribs and smoked salmon, for the desert we ordered creme broule and brownie with blueberries and ice-cream...delicious The wine list it's okay... More 

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Additional Information about Mission Ranch Restaurant

Address: 26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
Phone Number: (831) 625-9040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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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: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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?