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211 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923 (Rio Road)
(831) 625-3030
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Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unexpected find

Down in Carmel to enjoy the day and ran into this nice little restaurant. My girl friend had the grilled salmon salad and I had the Bistro steak salad. Both very good the service people were friendly and helpful. Would return to this place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2014
Chip144
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Gilroy, California
Good for:
  • Romance
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Berkeley, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed at a local motel and did not want to drive. We found Bistro 211 in the Crossroads shopping center. We arrived early and found the place empty. Fortunately for us, we had the place to ourselves. We had a wonderful dinner. Sue, our hostess, was great. She accommodated us. We had the Caesar salad, which we shared and... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Great atmosphere - French bistro. They smoke their salmon in house. If you love Eggs Benedict go here.

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Ventura, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Quaint restaurant in Carmel's Crossroads shopping center with both indoor and outdoor dining. While the menu selection seems very nice, the actual food was less than satisfying. $13-14 dollars for a sandwich! The sandwich comes on a plate with no sides, nor is the plate embellished at all. The service was slow, uncaring and sloppy! Skip this one! There are... More 

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Lincoln, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed at Carmel Mission Inn just across the street from this small cozy Bisro. We had our dogs so seat in the courtyard.They had their own menu served on frisbees. The both got a cookie at the end. Our food was great and the price was good.

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Monterey, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

On a Friday night we arrived without a reservation. A terrific decision. The carpaccio was an amazing appetizer, we both could have that every day! Beef stroganoff was hearty and delicious. The Mediterranean burger with a side salad was also very good. Reasonably priced wines, very good service, highly recommend.

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Gilroy, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Down in Carmel to enjoy the day and ran into this nice little restaurant. My girl friend had the grilled salmon salad and I had the Bistro steak salad. Both very good the service people were friendly and helpful. Would return to this place.

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SJ CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife and I like to look through of the shops near Carmel and in one center there is Bistro 211. You wouldn't think much of it just looking at it since it's small: think of pizza by the slice small, but you'd be wrong. The food is very good and the wait staff friendly and helpful. I ordered the... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ordered breakfast at 1:00 pm from a varied menu. Joe's Special was good and the bananas, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries were the sweetest I've had. Cappuccino had grounds in it, but everything else was good . Service was good but kitchen was a bit slow. We'd go back though .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very delicious burgers for less money! Cola to refill once, nice personal and good location! We are from germany

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Love the food, especially the breakfast. Love the veggie Huevos Ranchero... Lunch is also excellent, great menu and outside seating available. Only problem is the hours of operation for breakfast, tried there a couple of times, but was not open... I asked about the breakfast hours and was told there were still trying to come up with a fixed schedule.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923
    (Rio Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 625-3030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?