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La Bicyclette

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French, Pizza, Latvian
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 285
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    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming place, great food

This is a sweet, and popular place with visitors and locals alike. Our server was very good. I had the salmon and my partner had the bouillabaisse. Markups on wine are high. Pizza is a popular choice here, but we didn't try any.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
beherenow11
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San Rafael, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
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San Rafael, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a sweet, and popular place with visitors and locals alike. Our server was very good. I had the salmon and my partner had the bouillabaisse. Markups on wine are high. Pizza is a popular choice here, but we didn't try any.

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193 reviews 193 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A contemporary French restaurant that offers a good selection of appetizers, mains dishes and specials. The bouillabaisse was specially good, light and fresh. The wine selection includes good California wines as well as very well selected French ones. The cheese dessert was superb. A must in Carmel.

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Chicago, Illinois
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155 reviews 155 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

La Bicylette is patterned after traditional French cafés and located in the heart of Carmel. It is charmingly appointed and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. My wife and I lunched there, and we both had the omelet du jour along with mixed greens. The omelets, which were prepared with fresh ingredients, were fluffy and flavorful.... More 

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memphis, tn
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great place for light bites! We had a late lunch of pizza, soup, and beer. Waitress was great and very attentive.

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Fresno, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I make it a point to stop and eat here every time I am in Carmel. Their wood fired pizzas are incredible. Everything tastes fresh and feels light. I especially appreciate that I can order a quality euro style cappuccino with my meal whether it's for dinner or for breakfast! This morning I had the French toast. It was delightfully... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The pizza was alright but the butter leaf salad was a joke. We had literally 4 leaves of salad with some oil for 12 dollars!!!! See picture. When questioned about this, the manager said that this was the price and it was the portion served for that price.

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Pebble Beach
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is the second time I tried this restaurant and I was just as disappointed this time as the last. Food is terrible and the prices are ridiculous. Special of the day was bouillabaisse for $24. It consisted of 2 small shrimps, a tiny piece of fish and four mussels in a tomato broth. As a main course, the dish... More 

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oslo
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Unexpectedly, finishing our cycling trip from Monterey, Carmel seemed a notch more posh than what we expected. La Bicyclette was suggested by our cycling GPS. Tired, we decided to just go for it, but were not sure if they will have any objections on us showing up in lycra, carrying helmets and significant amounts of smell. They did not even... More 

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Cupertino, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Not sure how long La Bicyclette has been open, but it's a welcome addition to Carmel dining. Fun spot, lively crowd, attentive service and very good food.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A bit on the pricey side for breakfast, but the food was excellent. My wife had the French toast with berries and really enjoyed it. They bake everything in the pizza oven. Unusual and they do a great job.

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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: French, Pizza, Latvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?