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Kathy's Little Kitchen

13 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley, CA
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Ranked #11 of 24 restaurants in Carmel Valley
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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91% Recommend
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Forget atmosphere, this place is all about their food. I usually go takeout because except for some tables outside by the street, and inside tables with crowds waiting for orders, I'd rather take it home or eat in my car. Only tried their super burritos, and they're so good, I probably won't try anything else. Really popular place; crowds kind... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This "hole in the wall" restaurant serves great breakfasts and mexican food. Clearly a local favorite.

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Monterey, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband and I were in the area for a stay-cation. The B&B where we were staying offered a continental breakfast with awesome waffles. But we wanted more than carbs. So we decided to try this place. There was a constant line of people, both obviously tourists and locals. We got standards: the eggs with bacon & the omelet. They... More

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Carmel Valley, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I think we finally found someone who will stay at this location for a while.. Great little hole in the wall with wonderful food..The Breakfast Burritos are the Bomb!

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Scotts Valley CA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

great food at a great price ! Some Mexican favorites like horchata and burritos and old favorites like burgers. A good selection of beers and soft drinks as well. One of the best values in the Village !

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St. Croix
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We were just wandering on. Sunday morning waiting for some tasting rooms to open when we stumbled on this great little place. Sat outside enjoying an excellent mountain view and a wonderful and really inexpensive breakfast. Only a Bloody Mary could have made it better but alas only beer. High ratings for the food, service, and view.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

We ventured into Kathy's right before closing after a long day of hiking. We thought that it would be a basic cafe experience and were surprised to find a little Mexican Cantina. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. When the food arrived we were impressed with its fresh ingredients and taste. I would highly recommend this to anyone passing... More

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Carmel, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is an excellent choice if you are in the mood for high quality basic foods, including burgers and Mexican selections. It's in a very small space on the main street in the village. The burgers are outstanding, using high quality beef and fixings. The chile rellenos are to die for. The biggest problem is getting in the door to... More

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Carmel Valley, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A hole-in-the-wall with limited seating, but the burgers are terrific and the burritos very popular with the local Hispanics, and very reasonably priced.

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Los Gatos, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is my favorite place for Mexican food in the Monterey area. Everything I have ever ordered here has been delicious and has tasted homemade. I particularly like the chile rellenos and shrimp tacos. It is truly a hole in the wall with only five tables inside. It has a nice, homey atmosphere.

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