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“Gorgeous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmel Plaza

Carmel Plaza
Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831.624.1385
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Ranked #2 of 59 shopping in Carmel
Type: Shops
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Boston
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“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Walking around Carmel Plaza is just gorgeous! I was more interested in looking at all the flower/landscaping designs than the shops! The cheese shop in Carmel Plaza was particularly fantastic as they helped us pick out wine and cheese and snacks for a little picnic that night. Some of the stores are chain stores you'll find at home and those we skipped. Overall a must visit even if just to see the flowers!

Visited June 2013
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“Catalog and chain stores”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for items from the J.Jill or Sur la Table catalogs, you'll find them here, along with J. Crew and other chain stores. Open air, the 3rd level features art galleries.

Visited June 2013
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Burlingame, California
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“Shop Til You Drop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Terrific shopping in Carmel just off Ocean. Nice blend of national and local retailers selling a little bit of everything. Enormous Anthropologie, best cheese shop you will ever visit - The Cheese Shop, and super wonderful Cole Hahn store. Don't miss Alisa at Cole Hahn. Nobody does it better. Another plus is that the fabulous Carmel Food Tour begins here and ends close by so you can come back and shop shop shop after all the wonderful tastings from the tour.

Visited April 2013
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Davis, California
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“Amazing shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Great place to shop! Lots of cool stores, little shops as well as name brands like J. Crew, Anthropologie and Kate Spade. I have to say the girls working at Kate Spade are the nicest sales people I have ever met!

Visited November 2012
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Adelaide Australia
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“Charming specialty shopping center in a garden setting- worth a stroll for an hour or two”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is a well designed shopping center, with a range of interesting specialty shops, as well as pleasant garden landscaping.

One of my favourite stores here is the Sur La Table kitchen shop- there's always something interesting!

Also, you can have a light meal or coffe, sitting eithevinside or outside.

It's a pleasant place to visit, whether you're doing window shopping or serious retail therapy!

Visited December 2011
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