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Robata Grill & Sake Bar

3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
831-624-2643
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Ranked #84 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Carmel, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went there for lunch mid week hoping for a cozy, leisurely lunch. We were seated by a woman ( guessing the owner) who was not very welcoming and sat us at a dark table, we asked for a better lit table and were reseated at a small table by the sushi bar. I wish we had sat down at... More

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you have a few days in Carmel don't miss this. Varied menu from sushi to seafood to ribeye. Try the mushroom madness. Also half price appetizers Monday 5-7.

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Monterey, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Food is always good, love the sushi here. Note that its a little more on the pricey side though. We usually go here couple times a year. Not sure that trip advisor has the $$$ classifications done where people can understand them. This is a casual dress or you can dress up, however as I said its not cheap.

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San Jose, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Loved the barbecue rice ball, hated the sloooow service. Make sure you take people that you like spending time with. We had a party of 4 on a Wednesday, spent 3 hours there. I've been coming here off and on since 1998, disappointed in their service.

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Carmel, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The Robata Gill & Sake Bar in the Barnyard just off of Highway 1 at the mouth of Carmel Valley is an inviting place to enjoy a nicely prepared Japanese luncheon and dinner. The menu offers a wide selection of entrées, with Nabei Yaki Udon, a soup dish consisting of noodles, vegetables, chicken, a tempura prawn, shellfish, and a poached... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

No visit to Monterey is complete without eating at Robata. Excellent Japanese food in a cozy restaurant reminiscent of a Japanese countryside inn. We usually sit at the sushi bar so we can watch the chef prepare beautiful sushi and sashimi. This time we ordered appetizers from the menu – a delicious rib-eye wrapped green onion, and tempura shrimp and... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This place is as cute as you could want. The interior is just adorable. The service was fantastic, and the food was excellent. We had the rib eye rolled over green onions and it was unbelievable. They have great salads, miso soup, and other items. It was really fun and highly recommended.

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Marina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Robata Grill & Sake Bar is located in the Barnyard shopping Center under the windmill. When you walk in through the cozy brick patio you are surrounded by flowers, and the fire in the fire pit catches your eye. There is a little bar section, and the restaurant side. It's all wood with mellow paper lantern lighting and plants. A... More

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Cambridge, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We went to Robatas after we had attended the Monterey Winemakers Celebration because it was in the Barnyard complex. Friends of ours who used to live here said it was one of their favorites so we gave it a try. The waitress was very accommodating and attentive and the overall atmosphere (outside by the fire) was very relaxing. We started... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Went with kids for dinner. They have good kids portions and the fish was very fresh! Particularly good was the Uni from Santa Barbara.

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Additional Information about Robata Grill & Sake Bar

Address: 3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
Phone Number: 831-624-2643
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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