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Wagon Wheel Coffee Shop

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7156 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923-9525
831-624-8878
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best breakfast in California

Amazing cowboy themed decor inside and out, staff who fall over themselves to be helpful and polite the most wide ranging American breakfast menu you will find. Iced water and coffee are in plentiful supply and once ordered the breakfast comes in speedy time. Whether waffles, pancakes, fried... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Marten B
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Amazing cowboy themed decor inside and out, staff who fall over themselves to be helpful and polite the most wide ranging American breakfast menu you will find. Iced water and coffee are in plentiful supply and once ordered the breakfast comes in speedy time. Whether waffles, pancakes, fried chicken or biscuits and gravy all is perfectly cooked and presented. The... More 

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Rogers, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It's my understanding that Wagon Wheel Coffee Shop is one of several successful breakfast and lunch restaurants of this family. The breakfast was phenomenal and a great value. It's another one tucked away in Carmel Valley you don't want to miss. Eggs Benedict according to my 8 year old were the best. For me, I was waivering between the omelet... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had a great feast of fresh food for breakfast at the Waggonwheel Cafe. The portions were very generous! The staff very friendly. I would recommend the cinamon French toast and the pancakes! I thought the food was extremely great value and not expensive (somebody posted that it was). A must visit and be hungry!!

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Marin County, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Two families had breakfast here and we were all very happy with our selections - pancakes huge and delicious, eggs Benedict amazing, huevos rancheros really yummy. Ambience is cozy and authentic. Lots of fun stuff on the walls. Service top notch - super friendly and efficient. Will definitely go back.

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CA
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69 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

They place is small and cozy. Love all the options but the pancakes, biscuits and hash are delish. Not for calorie-counters or pretentious folks. Come early or wait. The service is very quick, though. We will be back again and again.

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Carmel, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place opens at 630AM. The earliest around here. Small vintage looking country style restaurant, with hearty food, friendly and very fast service. I love their poached eggs, banana pecan dollar pancakes and the Hungarian Omelet. Their coffee is average, and fruit selection is so-so, but otherwise a very nice and popular place to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

4th time here and always Excellent food & people. Prices are good try there "Pepper Plant" hot pepper sauces the best! What a delight.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Everything is good, but the pancakes are the best I have ever had. I usually get an omelet a al carte with an order of banana pecan pancakes. Simply the best!

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Carmel Valley, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love the chicken-fried steak. The rest of the breakfast menu is done well. Very popular, sometimes you have to wait for a table. Haven't tried lunch; maybe they don't do french fries? Can't remember if it's because I don't like home fries with burgers...sorry.

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Baltimore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Right across the street from the quail lodge and the best breakfast I have had in a long time! I ordered the avocado omelette with sourdough toast. Just perfect! The wait staff was extremely friendly!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7156 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923-9525
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831-624-8878
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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