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All 259 Monterey Restaurants

Bistro Moulin

867 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
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Ranked #5 of 259 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
San Luis Obispo, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

What a delightful discovery! Upon rolling into town in the late afternoon looked around for evening dining and my husband actually found the Bistro on Yelp. We called and they suggested they needed 40 minutes to get us in. We walked from our hotel at The Monterey Plaza and were delighted with the atmosphere at the little bistro. It felt... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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134 reviews 134 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Family of three on a weeknight. Pleasant greeting and immediately seated in a nicely decorated dining room (there are two sides) decorated in what felt like Portuguese styling. Cozy and did indeed have a nice "European" feel. Service was personable and prompt all evening although a lot of switching between servers losing a little of the "bond" with our server.... More

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Pacifica, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

So read other reviews here and on Yelp, booked a table and we arrived 10 minutes early. They had a table opening up, but a couple had a reservation 15 minutes earlier than us. We waited a few and the other reservation had not shown. As our time was approaching I suggested that our time had arrived and they had... More

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The staff at the Spindrift Inn recommended this bistro. We didn't know what to expect when we showed up since it's a small, modest bistro. The food was unbelievable. Order the gnocchi.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is our second time coming to this fine little Bistro. They have the BEST FRENCH ONION SOUP we have ever had. We had a late lunch so only had the soup and shared the chicken which was also very good. The waitress was very helpful in helping us decide which dish would be good to share.The Bistro has a... More

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We found the food to be excellent. The meat was moist, the sauce flavorful. I had the chicken breast, my partner had the duck breast and both of us were in French heaven. The service felt a little slow--we were the last people of the night and felt a bit like we were forgotten. Although the food matches it's price,... More

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California, Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We've been to this restaurant a number of times and enjoyed it which is why we came back. We ordered old favorites plus something new. The gnocchi was good just not as good as usual. My wife said the fish was bland and wanted it to taste a little better. We used to order a nice half bottle of zin... More

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Modesto CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a small, quaint restaurant just a block from the aquarium. Food was good, decent prices, nice atmosphere. I will put this on my list of recommended restaurants in Monterey.

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Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a wonderful "French" restaurant, I guess European more aptly describes it as the canniloni (Italian) was the best I've had in many many years! I'm going back just for that! My wifes meal was delicious as well. The restaurant was very busy, the service very good. Don't understand why there aren't more reviews as this is an excellent... More

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Southern California
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276 reviews 276 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very casual little bistro with metered parking available on the street. Very casual, simplistic dining room. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Venessa helped us with our wine selection, we appreciated her choice. The jamon serrano plate was an excellent value, do ask for a drizzle of olive oil. If you like escargot, these are meaty, garlicky buttery delicious. The duck... More

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Additional Information about Bistro Moulin

Address: 867 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
Phone Number: 831-333-1200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: European, French

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