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Little Swiss Cafe

6th Avenue And Dolores, Between Lincoln and Mission, Carmel, CA 93922
831-624-5007
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Ranked #41 of 152 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Continental
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Carmel, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Visitors soon discover locals frequent the Little Swill for breakfast from the many people greeting one another. You can count on a hearty meal to start your day. Don't miss the hash browns!

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Sand City, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Not sure why everyone raves about this place well maybe its because I am not a pancake person and I think that's what they're known for. Plenty of other amazing breakfast spots i'd pick over this one!

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Nags Head, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were taken to a "You have to eat here" breakfast by a local. We were not disappointed. Very quaint place, seems like it's been there forever. Good people watching and interesting mural watching too. Had a great breakfast burrito to start my California trip. Service, cleanliness, and prices were fine. We'll go back on our next trip.

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Waukegan, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Had a breakfast burrito, it was ok. Husband had the french toast, was decent. The place was charming, but not up to the standards for a restaurant in Carmel by the Sea.

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San Ramon, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Good service. Very well done food. Special Lamb pasta was very good, risotto with shaved truffles was really well done. Would recommend.

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Hudson, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We went here on a recommendation from a local realtor named Rose. She couldn't have been more right! This place was great! The portions were large, the price was great, and the service was wonderful. It's rare when I can't clean my plate but the pancakes were too much for me

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We walked a mile or so out to breakfast, and it was worth the effort. The "Swiss" has a nice ambiance about it - loved the hand painted murals, open and comfortable, and cozy. The food was delicious, both the eggs/bacon, and the cheese blintzes were phenomenal (as good as they get according to my discriminating friend.) Definitely would go... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Tucked away on a side street in central Carmel we found this small little cafe that served a great American breakfast. Yes some Swiss influence, true to its name, but this is a place for coffee, bacon and waffles more than anything else. Good portions and service.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The food here is excellent, but be sure to bring cash because they don't accept cards or checks. We enjoyed the French Dip (such tender beef!) and the Tomato Star Salad (nice assortment of nibbles). The service was friendly and prompt.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Very authentic blintzes, eggs cooked perfectly! Excellent service, homey atmosphere, the painting on the walls in the second room is very fascinating. It has old-world charm, good food and reasonable prices.

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