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“Not bad for take out Chinese” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Tommy's Wok

Tommy's Wok
Mission Street, (between Ocean & 7th), Carmel, CA 93921
831-624-8518
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Ranked #44 of 152 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Szechuan
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Not bad for take out Chinese”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We ordered the egg rolls (yummy!) potstickers (good but a bit doughy on the inside) Mongolian beef & basil chicken to go. The food was fresh and the sauces were outstanding.

Lots of veggies in the basil chicken & good flavor. Hubby liked the Mongolian beef but it came back to visit him the next day with a bit of tummy trouble but that could be due to the fact he asked for it very spicy.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Worth the search!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in Carmel after going to Point Sur Lighthouse and were starved. We parked on the street and walked around a bit before seeing the restaurant. It was delicious! We both like spicy food, so I got the lunch portion of Orange Chicken and he got the lunch portion of Kung Pao Chicken--came with fried rice, lo mein noodles, and the chicken. The Orange Chicken was delicious!! Much more flavorful than the Kung Pao. It is so good!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pebble Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“best asian food in Carmel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The only bad thing is that it is always very busy. The food, the prices, the service are phenomenal!

Visited July 2013
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Rainier, Oregon
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“Carmel is difficult to navigate for 'foreigners'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Carmel has no street numbers. Tommy's Wok is a true "hole-in-the-wall" food establishment (I hesitate to say 'restaurant'). If you can find the Wells Fargo Bank off Ocean, and park in their lot (running the risk of the dragon who patrols for non-banking patrons), then the Dutch door to the north of the parking lot opens the gateway to Tommy's. The food is excellent. The tiny Chinese woman staffing the Dutch door will give you a menu, and wait quietly while you decide. The invariable response is "15 minutes." Usually less. The most intriguing thing is to watch kitchen staff bring slops out, and carry fresh provisions in to the kitchen, wearing knee-high farmer's boots. (Makes you wonder what the kitchen floor looks like). Nonetheless, the food is top-quality.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food

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Luxembourg
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Just Great an very accessible”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

The starter as well as the main course were really great an for a price of less than 50 $ for 2 - this restaurant is a mus

Visited April 2013
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