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“The best food and Best view in Pebble Beach!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Bench
1700 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA
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Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Pebble Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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11 restaurant reviews
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“The best food and Best view in Pebble Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Pebble Beach resorts boast a total of 11 restaurants, and this one is not to be missed! The service and view are second to none while the food will take you to far off places! Chef Yousef and his team hand make everything that goes into every dish and it shows. The atmosphere is enhanced by the wood burning oven to make the flat bread pizzas, and the fire pits you can relax by while sipping a cocktail and listening to the ocean.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Simeon, California
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28 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing and Incredible!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

When can you go to dinner at one of the most beautiful places on the the planet!! Well, here its!!! The setting is off the 18th green and a gorgeous view of Carmel Bay!! The food was spectacular, We had several appetizers ( all amazing) and had a rack of lamb and a local fish dish!! Our server Nick was superb!!!

  • Visited November 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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Vacaville, California
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Lovely view of the 18th green”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We had wonderful service, drinks were good, appetizers were good - life is good. It was a rare day of perfectly warm, sunny weather, much too nice to sit indoors. Great staff!

Visited October 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Some of the best fish I have ever had. Tasted like they had caught in one hour before serving. Service was excellent. Everything you would expect from a Pebble Beach Lodge restaurant, including the price. The only beef would be they did not have the best selection of wine by the glass. As you would expect, awesome views.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“A great way to say you've seen Pebble Beach Golf Course”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The Bench restaurant is situated just off the eighteenth hole of Pebble Beach Golf Course. It is downstairs to the left when you enter the main clubhouse.

You'll get to see pictures of many golf legends, the locker areas and the clubhouse where many national golfing events occur. Even if you don't golf, still go eat and explore. The food is very good. We had lunch and found it great. The service is fabulous.

Afterwards, you can go shopping. There are quite a few shops on the grounds for shoppers. Take along a camera, it is a very nice facility.

  • Visited October 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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