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Ocean Ave. 93921, Carmel, CA
93923-+1-831-626-8885
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Baked Items & Coffee

They make really GREAT baked good here. Couldn't possibly try everything but everything they make looks fantastic. Smaller seating area and it's a busy place but fortunately there are so many places to sit along Ocean Ave here it's no problem. Also open later than any of the other Coffee Shops... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
KevinRaff
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They make really GREAT baked good here. Couldn't possibly try everything but everything they make looks fantastic. Smaller seating area and it's a busy place but fortunately there are so many places to sit along Ocean Ave here it's no problem. Also open later than any of the other Coffee Shops in town with the exception of Starbucks which is... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

pleasant friendly staff great setting. coffee a little weak but sorted on complaint.personal preference

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Loved IT !!.. We were staying in Monterey on our way down the PCH from SF/Napa to LA.. We did a day trip into Carmel and on to BigSur..& stopping here was just what the hangover ordered.. The pastries were sublime, the coffee, better than expected... fun welcoming staff.. Chatty patrons (a number in town for the Big Sur marathon... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Take a sniff and you just inhaled 280 calories plus! The cakes are scrumptious and according to my husband the coffee's the best in US, surpassing his last coffee which he thought was.

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Folsom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

You can tell a great place by then one out of the door. Wen wked by,ms aw the pastries in the window and knew we had to stop in. While most visitors ordered ice cream, we were all about the baked goods. I cannot say enough about the cinnamon crisp. It was this terrific cobination of flaky yet chewy dough... More 

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Irving, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went on a Saturday afternoon and the shop was super busy but we were able to get in and out in about 10 minutes. The staff was friendly, helpful, and patient (as I proceeded to try a few of the different flavors). I ended up ordering the a single scoop cone of raspberry cheesecake ice cream. It was quite... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

There's two of these similar shops up and down the street - we decided to check both out. This one had an ice cream scooping station, pastry and coffee bar. We had the guy make an affogato for us. Not bad !!! Suggestion - a bit more on the espresso and it would have been perfect ! Good espresso !... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I'll rate this as an average bakery, coffee shop. It has been in the area since 1900s so there's a history behind it. As far as the food, it is average. Most people get the ice cream, which also tastes average. If you're looking for ice cream, this may be the first place that you will see but there are... More 

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Chatham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Everywhere we went, people were carrying coffee cups from the Carmel Bakery! Starbucks is what they serve, but the pastries are divine - even ice cream in December!

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Ridgefield, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Not only was the bakery fresh, the coffee was good. All the staff were on track and serving the clients as fast as they entered the store. It had a line every time we went by. We ended up stopping here 4 times during the week we were in Carmel.

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Additional Information about Carmel Bakery and Coffee Co

Address: Ocean Ave. 93921, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: 93923-+1-831-626-8885
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Cuisine: Bakeries

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ocean Ave. 93921, Carmel, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 93923-+1-831-626-8885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries

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