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L'escargot

French, Bistro
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Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
831-620-1942
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: L'Escargot is a French restaurant in Carmel, California with a warm...
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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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent service, 1/2 price bottles of wine on Wednesdays

We were a party of two couples, luckily calling ahead for reservations as it turns out that the restaurant is extremely busy Wednesday nights due to their weekly special of 1/2 price on bottles of wine. The service was outstanding. My husband had the prix fixe meal (which I think I will opt for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
mswiseguy
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Carmel, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Carmel, California
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165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were a party of two couples, luckily calling ahead for reservations as it turns out that the restaurant is extremely busy Wednesday nights due to their weekly special of 1/2 price on bottles of wine. The service was outstanding. My husband had the prix fixe meal (which I think I will opt for next visit) starting with excellent home-made... More 

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Monterey, California
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87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I live in this beautiful area that is full of fantastic restaurants. For my husband's birthday I thought we should try a new place. So I chose L'escargot and we were both delighted. We have added it to our list of "goto" restaurants here at home. The service was excellent as was the menu. We had trouble deciding what to... More 

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Bristol
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We happened upon L'escargot by chance, but had a really wonderful meal, and a lovely evening. The menu was varied - with something for everyone, from light salads and fish, to more substantial pasta and beef wellington. The food was excellent quality, really tasty with flavours put together beautifully. The service was friendly and well informed, and attentive without ever... More 

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Lake Villa
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We love Carmel. We go there to visit with our cousin and her husband who are fantastic hosts. They take us to the best restaurants and the most scenic sights. We love it. We have been to L'escargot twice now and have loved it both times. Our cousin frequents the restaurant often enough that we receive fantastic attention. The menu... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful experience of great food and great service. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. The quality of the food was excellent and it was presented in a very unintimidating fashion.

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san carlos
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

What a great find on our most recent trip to Carmel! This restaurant is perfect in every way. Off the beaten path, intimate, modern in decor but a warm atmosphere. And the food, oh my! Beef Wellington is very hard to find these days and finding a good one is even more difficult. My husband and I declared ours perfect,... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The four of us went hoping for a fine dining experience. But overall the food was a complete disappointment. We had a number of appetizers and four entrees and nobody liked what they ordered. For example my wife's scallops were rubbery and the madera sauce on my chicken was gloppy and the chicken was dry. Go to PassionFish in Pacific... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Once again had a great meal Haven are server made the best old fashion my mother has ever had and that is saying something. The sweetbreads appetizer is always a winner and the veal was wonderful.

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Bellevue, WA
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Over the years I have eaten in dozens of Carmel restaurants and usually have had really good meals with decent service. L'escargot was a new experience for my and my wife and we did not go away disappointed. We ordered escargot in mushroom caps as an appetizer and we both felt that they were probably prepared as good if not... More 

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Small, warm and rich. What more do you want? Attentive service. Nice selections cooked to perfection.

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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

L'Escargot is a French restaurant in Carmel, California with a warm, romantic dining room area and with plenty of space between tables.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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