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Tommy's Wok

Mission Street, (between Ocean & 7th), Carmel, CA 93921
831-624-8518
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Ranked #31 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Szechuan
Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Very hard to find for tourists but since I used to live nearby I find it easy to return on every trip to Carmel. Great way to dine in Carmel on the cheap. Never been disappointed in the food. Not a fancy atmosphere but you feel like a local. My guest had awesome potstickers. I ordered shrimp hunan gluten-free and... More

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This little place fills up fast, so, get there early if you don't want to wait or call for reservations if you have more than to to four. Service is good, menu is pretty extensive, atmosphere is less than great. Order take out if you don't like tight spaces. The fried rice was good but could have used more salt... More

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Salinas, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's the only real Chinese restaurant in Carmel and one not to miss which you can easily do. The easiest way to find it is to go to the Wells Fargo Bank, walk past the ATM's and into the back door by the kitchen (they do a huge take out business from there). It has limited seating and without a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Really yummy food and good prices. They don't take bookings and it does get very crowded but don't be put off. The portions are large and can easily be shared between people, we over ordered!

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Laval
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51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Excellent service and food. Not expensive and portions are big, we order sweet and sour chicken, chicken chow mein and brocoli beef, for us it was perfect. Many choices on the menu, very busy place. I recommend this place.

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Monterey, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Eat in or take out always solid and fresh. They really care about their customers. Their hot and sour soup is the best around. Prices for food in this area are steep and at Tommy Wok you get fresh great food at good value. The dinning room is super tiny so take out is what we do.

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San Diego, California
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8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When my husband ,who is Chinese American, wanted to have Chinese food in carmel I thought, ok, not my first choice for dinner. But I'm really glad we went there. We had pot stickers, crispy duck and stir fried spinach and you couldn't ask for a better meal. The restaurant is small,but definitely worth any wait.

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Carmel, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It’s seems that Chinese Restaurants are either great or not-so-great. Let’s set the record right now... Tommy’s Wok is great; actually it’s better than great. On our first visit the place was packed with lots of diners who seemed to be very hungry – but that didn’t discourage us. So we decided to wait for an opening. Lots of people... More

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San Diego, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I love this place. Minimal wait, hole in the wall that no one knows about. Tired of french and american food, as a vegetarian it can get very repetitive.. all the rich food with very few choices. I love chinese food when its done right, my wife is american chinese and wont have bad chinese food (she eats meat). This... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Hidden between buildings and behind an ATM is this little gem. Friendly staff and good fresh food. Nice menu.

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