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120 Highlands Drive, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
831 622 5450
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 9
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great views for breakfast and lunch

We liked the variety on the menu. The staff was super friendly and service oriented and quick with drinks and the meals. Great views of the coast!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
mkaiser57
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Palo Alto, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Restaurant reviews should focus on food, right? But when the view is THIS wonderfful, one cannot not comment. We sat outside and admired our good fortune. Chardonnay for two, paired with Dungeness Crab Cakes (yummy remoulade sauce) and Deep Fried Calamari (pesto aioli). Okay, so the pairing was a bit strange but it all worked -- probably due to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The California Market saved us one day. On a drive up the PCH from Avila Beach to Monterey, we tried to stop at several places for lunch south of the Hyatt. But every place was mobbed (cars spilling out onto Rt. 1). It turned out to be a blessing in disguise because the California Market should have been our first... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I'm not going to lie, if you come her ONLY for the view you won't be disappointed. Service more often then not is great and I highly recommend calling ahead for a reservation and requesting a table on the patio. Some of the food is great and some of it leaves some things to be desired...but you don't come here... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

delicious breakfast with a 180 degrees view and absolutely perfect poached eggs with crab, avocado and hollondaise - what a great way to start a day !

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We liked the variety on the menu. The staff was super friendly and service oriented and quick with drinks and the meals. Great views of the coast!

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This Hyatt Highlands Inn Restaurant has an outdoor deck with a spectacular ocean view, weather permitting. This was our second time here, but unfortunately, this time it was too windy to be seated on the deck for breakfast. I was hoping to have the Eggs Benedict made with crab and avocado, but they were all out of crab at 9:00... More 

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Fairfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We went here for lunch while staying next door at Tickle Pink. There lunch menu is good, and our meals were tasty. Ask to sit on the patio if weather permits. You will have a stunning ocean view. The wine menu is careful selected. We did not feel like leaving our room, so they delivered dinner to our room that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We recently spent two nights at the lovely Highland's Inn in Carmel. California Market is one of our favorite restaurants in this area for the beautiful views and good food. Breakfast did not disappoint when we dined there. Delicious Eggs Benedict with lots of perfectly Hollandaise Sauce and a side of roasted potatoes were perfectly prepared. Our service is always... More 

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Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

On the lower floor of the Hyatt Carmel Highlands reception building but still with terrific views especially from its thin outdoor terrace. this casual restaurant turns out consistently fresh, tasty food, perhaps mimicking its pricier and more formal big brother upstairs. Use of fresh vegetables and fruits is notable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I ate breakfast here and loved it. We ordered eggs Benedict and pancakes with a side of sausage. Everything was delicious! And the weather was perfect for sitting out on their deck. Views of the Pacific were breath-taking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Highlands Drive, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831 622 5450

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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