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L'escargot

Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
831-620-1942
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Ranked #66 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Cuisines: French, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: L'Escargot is a French restaurant in Carmel, California with a warm, romantic dining room area and with plenty of space between tables.
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English first
Napa Valley, CA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Tucked away behind a doctor's office, l'Escargot is charming and romantic. I'd asked for a quiet table when booking and got it, with the solicitous waiter asking if we liked it. Service was the best in recent memory. Our cordial and knowledgeable waiter offered a taste of wine before we ordered a bottle. Unfortunately, the food was just so-so. My... More

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Palo Alto, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My wife and I have been going to L' Escargot for many years. We have dined there on New Year's Eve as well as on other holidays. Our most recent visit was on a Friday night. The regular menu was quite complete and there were also many "Specials" to choose from. The soups, salads and entrees were excellent. The recommended... More

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San Jose, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Recommendations: The escargot in the classic style - nice flavor, good temperature,pleasing presentation Sand Dabs - crispy but not oily, excellent flavor Chicken Madeira - local chicken (I checked it's id before eating), very nice accompanying sauce. The service was friendly and spot on throughout the course of the meal.

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Dallas, Tx.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our very favorite place in Carmel By The Sea. The food is simply delicious and beautifully presented. Very warm ambiance and service so one feels like a guest in a french home. Absolutely the best!!

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we have been going to this place for past 15 years... Do I need to say more? Ok, here is more: the food has been consistently excellent, the service is always friendly and pleasant. Waiters always make us feel welcome and at ease, onwer steps out to say "hi" and make sure the food is to our liking... We would... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food is good, not grand, served in a cozy atmosphere with a sweet staff. The noise level is palatable and the menu is broad enough for everyone to find something to their taste.

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Rockaway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice dinner at L'escargot but I would not go back. The price fixe menu as advertised looked great, many choices for 3 courses for $36.00. However, when it came down to it, the choices were not as represented. I went with it anyway but disappointed in that what I had planned on ordering wasn't on the price fixe. That would... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Recently reviewed ( local paper) as an OLD SCHOOL French neighborhood gem we were enticed to visit. We went there on a weekday evening and yes service was actually very good, ambiance fine. What disappointed us was the lack of attention to the food. The House Pate , described as Country Style was more like the PASTE that one spreads... More

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california
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our visit began with an excellent waiter named Haven.His excellent guidance thru the menu made for a feast enjoyed by our four diners.My mussels were excellent,the broth almost disappeared under my brother-in-law's fork! Conversation was not as lively as usual,no one wanted to be distracted from their meal. All in all a fabulous experience,good food,good service. A place to return... More

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I am not generally an escargot fan, but I tried my wife's and it was delicious. Our server was enthusiastic from the get go. he recommended the escargot and the duck. We loved them both. He offered to have the chef pair wines for our dinner. When we were done, my wife mentioned that she liked Moscato D'Asti, which was... More

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Additional Information about L'escargot

Address: Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831-620-1942
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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