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La Bicyclette

7th Ave at Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923
(831) 622-9899
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Ranked #27 of 152 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

La Bicyclette never disappoints whether it is for breakfast or dinner! I love the simple dishes offered at breakfast and delicious coffee. This plays fills up, but it is worth the wait.

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Menlo Park, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you find yourself in Carmel, wondering where to eat, come to La Bicyclette, you will not be disappointed. Reservations are highly recommended. This charming restaurant has beautiful décor and delicious food. The fire roasted broccoli with Meyer lemon is the perfect appetizer, cooked in the open-fire wood oven, the right amount of kick from the chili. Their organic beet... More

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We came here without another couple during our wedding week activity. We'd heard great reviews about this place and we weren't disappointed. The food, wine, service were all excellent. As most Carmel restaurants the space is small, but very cozy. I don't recall what we ordered but it was all delicious. I'd definitely come back during my next visit to... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We loved this restaurant when it was La Boheme; we love it as La Bicyclette! Fantastic steak, salmon, and cavatelli. Wonderful chocolate mousse--great service, beautiful space...hope to return some day soon!

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

During the three days we stayed in Carmel, we had breakfast every day at La Bicyclette and nowhere else because there was no need to . When you know that you will get great food, great service and the place is made to look like an old rustic cafe, why bother to take chances elsewhere? I wish we have a... More

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Seattle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The bean soup and the mussels seemed quite like times I have had them in France - though with a little different edge. It is a lovely, and relaxed place. I would say the wood fired pizzas are wonderful though not quite French!

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast here was my wife's favorite meal of our 4 day trip to Carmel. The coffee is amazing. She loved the French toast and I was very pleased with my poached eggs. Great decor. I wish we went back for dinner and lunch

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stumbled up Le Bicyclette as we walked around Carmel. The decor, the menu and the host were warm and welcoming. Our servier was superb and charming and the good was delicious. My Pizza Champion with a truffle oil was a treat and I devoured all of it! My friend's meal of a beet salad and pork entree were gorgeous... More

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SF Bay Area
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have always loved this little restaurant, and now that they have expanded next door, it is easier to get a table. Terrific soups and tasty salads, especially the duck confit salad with goat cheese. Side of bread is enough for several to share! Just lovely.

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Los Angeles, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The feel of a bistro - rustic, wooden, relaxed atmosphere - enjoyed mushroom pizzas mid-afternoon - wood-fired pizza oven - attentive service and the only place on the Central Coast where I was hydrated by the time I left - they left us a bottle of water, after I requested it - many other restaurants on the Central Coast gave... More

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