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“Good for a coffee after an evening stroll on the beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Carmel

Cafe Carmel
Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
831-624-3870
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Ranked #35 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $5 - $8
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Café Carmel is European style coffee house offers breakfast sandwiches and an assortment of deli products, cheeses , antipasti, soup and salads, fresh baked pastries, ice cream, smoothies, and milk shakes. We cater, too.
Scotland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Good for a coffee after an evening stroll on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stopped here for a coffee and pastry on our way back to our lodging after a lovely stroll on the beach. Latte was really good as was the huge almond croissant I had. It would have served two but it was so good I was not going to share!!! Gorgeous window display. Girls behind the counter were really friendly. Cute little golf themed cupcakes in the window.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Texas
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156 reviews 156 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Wonderful breakfast sandwich.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

You could split one without problem. The young man that waited on us did a great job, but the oriental lady waiting on another customer had a pretty bad attitude. Very good elephant ears. Would go in just for those.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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“Great place, Awesome Pastries!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This my favorite place in Carmel! My trip is never complete without having their awesome chicken panini sandwich for lunch and some pastries for dessert!
ps: their Rugula is to die for !!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dickinson, North Dakota
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“Amazing chocolate eclair”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Best chocolate eclair I've ever had with a smooth, buttery filling. Too bad it was later in the evening because it would have been perfect with coffee. There were lots of yummy looking bakery treats and the vanilla bean ice cream was soft and delicious.

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“Poor service! Never again!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

I couldent get a refill. All of the servers were just hanging around talking not working! My food was bland and flavorless. There will ne er be a next time. Do not go here!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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