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La Bicyclette

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7th Ave at Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923
(831) 622-9899
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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Vive La France

Great service, great meal, especially the lamb shank followed by poached pear and choclate. The swordfish special was superb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Longreach, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the past we looked at the TripAdvisor reviews to choose the restaurants, and of course we suffered through many touristy restaurants. I am so glad this year we found La Bicyclette. It is a casual yet sophisticated bistro. We had mushroom pizza, plat du jour (pasta with braised pork cheek meat), home-made pate and roast beet salad. I should... More 

Thank travel-world-mom
Longreach, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service, great meal, especially the lamb shank followed by poached pear and choclate. The swordfish special was superb.

Thank Outbacksheila1331
Belmont, California
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here before and enjoyed excellent food. This time we shared a sausage with fennel pizza and a hamburger. Both were sizable portions but the flavor was very average....so it disappointed us. Service was very good but the food was just okay. Nice ambiance.

Thank Bob S
Managua, Nicaragua
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to eat with good variety of items in the Menu. Overall a very pleasant experience. Loved the service, decoration & food. Medium price for this town witch is a very touristy town.

Thank Mrgurd
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last night in Carmel and wanted a meal on the lighter side. We shared the beet salad and the margherita pizza. Both were well prepared with fresh ingredients. The service was attentive. The restaurant was crowded with a nice buzz. The decor is vey pleasant. All in all a very enjoyable meal.

1 Thank Chelsea23Nyc
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We turned up for dinner without a reservation and were warmly welcomed by our very friendly waitress. She explained the specials and suggested we take our leftover pizza with us to save wasting it which was very helpful and made up part of our picnic the next day! We had snails with garlic butter, pesto and hazelnuts, followed by interesting... More 

Thank Sorellina
Visalia, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of my girlfriends and I had an excellent lunch. Highly recommend. The pizza is cooked in an open oven in the second room and is to die for.

Thank Betsygc
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many wonderful dining establishments in Carmel, with great service and fabulous food. Sadly, our experience as La Bicyclette was not memorable. When we arrived for lunch, a waitress sat us b/c the hostess was on the telephone. We were then ignored for the next ten minutes. I mentioned to my husband that if someone did not come... More 

1 Thank Momalita
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late with 3 kids and offered a space in the back room. It was great. We have good food for a good price. The Chablis was a real pleasure. Good place to go. Nice waiters.

Thank Xva V
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chefs had clearly taken time with the food as all dishes demonstrated attention to detail. The service was friendly and efficient and the ambience buzzy. We would happily visit again and would recommend the restaurant to our friends.

Thank TheDiscerningFoodie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7th Ave at Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 622-9899

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?