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“Pleasant Lunch” 4 of 5 stars
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Grasing's
6th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
831-624-6562
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Ranked #28 of 150 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Sixth & Mission
Description: Grasing’s, located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, lies along the Pacific Coast in Central California in Monterey County. It is 120 miles south of San Francisco, 70 miles south of San Jose and 350 miles north of Los Angeles. Celebrity chef partners, Kurt Grasing and Narsai David, truly created a gem. Fancifully designed in warm hues and modern art work, Grasing’s sets the stage for entertaining that is at once festive and intimate. From friendly and professional service, an award winning wine list and seasonally inspired cocktails to the fresh and sustainable local ingredients are only a few reasons why Grasing’s still receives rave reviews from the press. Just recently, Grasing’s was awarded “Restaurant of the Year” and “Business of the Year” by the Carmel Business Association. Chef Grasing was also honored recently by the American Culinary Federation and received an award for “Chef of the Year”.
Southern California
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212 restaurant reviews
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“Pleasant Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We had a nice lunch here, very friendly service. The onion tart is really different, very tasty and served with crisp onions that could easily be addictive. The abalone salad was light, abalone prepared perfectly. The burgers looked excellent.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fabulous food and even better service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This place is under-rated. I would give it 6 stars if I could. The sea bass was perfectly cooked and seasoned well. My husband had the lamb, and it , too, was worth the price. For dessert we had the espresso chocolate cake, and I consider myself a connoisseur of deserts. It is second to none. Perfect cup of cappuccino to top it all off. Wonderful attentive service without fawning all over you. I highly recommend this place for a nice diviner for 2 or try out the bar for a fun drink.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Loomis, California
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Bring your FULL wallet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Food was good but overpriced. Abalone is expensive everywhere, but about $8 higher here. Nothing unusual here, but well cooked.

Visited March 2013
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Los Gatos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Never been disappointed...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The food is consistently great...we asked to have our seat changed and they couldn't have been more obliging or discreet. Every attention to detail.

Visited February 2013
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Olympia, WA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Elegant setting and food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Artful setting, delightful food, fine service and great wine. Perfect for a special occasion, too pricey for the average night out.

Visited January 2013
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