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“Great find” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kathy's Little Kitchen

Kathy's Little Kitchen
13 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley, CA
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Ranked #11 of 24 restaurants in Carmel Valley
Cuisines: Mexican
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St. Croix
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We were just wandering on. Sunday morning waiting for some tasting rooms to open when we stumbled on this great little place. Sat outside enjoying an excellent mountain view and a wonderful and really inexpensive breakfast. Only a Bloody Mary could have made it better but alas only beer. High ratings for the food, service, and view.

  • Visited June 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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  • English first
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English first
massachusetts
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Mexican surprise....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

We ventured into Kathy's right before closing after a long day of hiking. We thought that it would be a basic cafe experience and were surprised to find a little Mexican Cantina. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. When the food arrived we were impressed with its fresh ingredients and taste. I would highly recommend this to anyone passing through as a great little place to enjoy an authentic Mexican Meal.

Visited April 2013
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Carmel, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Honest Burgers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is an excellent choice if you are in the mood for high quality basic foods, including burgers and Mexican selections. It's in a very small space on the main street in the village. The burgers are outstanding, using high quality beef and fixings. The chile rellenos are to die for. The biggest problem is getting in the door to this tiny and unpretentious place, as they only have about five tables. This is not aomantic or fancy spot, just good food, cooked well, priced fairly, and served by friendly people.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Carmel, CA
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148 reviews 148 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Great burgers, reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A hole-in-the-wall with limited seating, but the burgers are terrific and the burritos very popular with the local Hispanics, and very reasonably priced.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Los Gatos, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Great Mexican food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is my favorite place for Mexican food in the Monterey area. Everything I have ever ordered here has been delicious and has tasted homemade. I particularly like the chile rellenos and shrimp tacos. It is truly a hole in the wall with only five tables inside. It has a nice, homey atmosphere.

  • Visited January 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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