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“Shame on me...” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Jack London's Bar & Grill

Jack London's Bar & Grill
Dolores, In Su Vecino Court, Carmel, CA 93923
831 624 2336
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Ranked #92 of 153 restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $0 - $22
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Shame on me...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

...for ordering a $17 burrito, but I was in the mood for Mexican and thought it was at least a better relative value than $15 for two tacos.

I know it's Carmel and all but this was an $8 burrito anywhere else, and a mediocre one at that. At $17 it was ridiculous.

Kids chicken strips tasted fresh FWIW.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Lake Worth, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good food, but very hot inside...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We sat at a high-top table in the bar area. Food and service were good. It was *very* hot in the restaurant though. It was evening - and nice outside - so not sure what the issue was. We couldn't wait to get out because we were sweating it was so hot. It was also a little pricey - but that is to be expected for the Carmel by the Sea area.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Orangevale, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Mexican food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The enchiladas and tacos were great. We enjoyed the music and cuisine and the service was top notch.

Visited June 2013
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Pacific Grove, California
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“Good food, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The food was good, the service was good. I've read other comments and have to disagree, the only thing that keeps me from giving this place 5 stars is the bartender was slow and rude, and maybe even drunk, I don't know for sure. I had the Jack's Burger and mud pie, both were downright yummy. My waitress was attentive and adorable, the restaurant was clean. My wine took forever, and it was obvious that my waitress felt bad about the slow pace of the bartender. I'll come back again and again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Worst restaurant experience in a long time....maybe ever!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

How can you mess up a taco!!!! My husband ordered two beef tacos and they were awful! Shells stale, no flavoring, and meat so chewy I was afraid he was going to choke! I ordered soup and salad- soup tasted like it came out of can. Don't waste your time or money!

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