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Address: 3626, Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel, CA
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Looks and feels like a European Village.

The landscape alone is worth a visit. When your done looking at the grounds go into the specialty stores and see those one of a kind gifts you are always trying to find for... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2015
Maui, Hawaii
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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171 reviews
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Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were intrigued passing by this shopping area and made an effort to return the next day to explore. We were disappointed in the lack of shops, unless you are interested in consignment stores. We couldn't find a restaurant that interested us either, so we returned to downtown Carmel.

1 Thank katdod50
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 11, 2015

We have been to The Barnyard several times. It is so pretty and peaceful. The shops are fairly upmarket, but good for gift shopping and travellers. Merchandise comprises of shoes, clothing, jewellery, giftware, house and garden, cafes and restaurants. We went to Bahama Billy's restaurant a few years ago and loved it, but I hear it changed hands and possibly... More 

1 Thank CCandWH
Maui, Hawaii
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Reviewed May 21, 2015

The landscape alone is worth a visit. When your done looking at the grounds go into the specialty stores and see those one of a kind gifts you are always trying to find for someone special.

Thank RE M
Coarsegold Ca
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

The barnyard is away from the Village only 7 minutes away... Cool place to shop, eat and explore....

Thank TeenaSteve
Henderson, Nevada
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241 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nice shopping area on the the opposite side(away from downtown Carmel)of HWY 1. Several different restaurants that are not pretentious like most of the ones in downtown Carmel. The Lafayette Bakery has really good food. Downstairs there is the From Scratch restaurant which I just saw on Diners Drive-Ins and Dives-after we got home so it's on the list for... More 

Thank Leslie F
San Jose, California
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Candy store is nice, appear to make their own. If you stop here, also go to The Crossroads, they have an incredible stationary store, good consignment store, more of a non-tourist destination with an Ace Hardware.

Thank MB L
Modesto, California
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Lots of cool shops to see and just window shop. Some nice eating places. Great pizza. Nothing frozen there; all fresh ingredients. Good service, fair beer selection, but definitely go in hungry cause you won't leave that way! Highly recommend it.

Thank Robert C
Monterey, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2015

There are an incredible dollhouse museum that's donation only and several good restaurants at the Barnyard. Of course there are fancy clothing stores and artsy stuff too.

Thank HeWhoWalksTheEarth
Fremont, California
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5,235 reviews
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Reviewed January 9, 2015

Viewing the Barnyard from Highway 1, it always looks like an interesting place to go explore. However once at the Barnyard, I find it more of a "hit and a miss". I like the garden areas and shopping at the garden store. There is Patrick James. There is a variety of fashion, jewelry, and dining places. There is also some... More 

1 Thank mini
Los Angeles, California
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134 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice combination of souvenir-worthy shops, fashion boutiques and nice restaurants. Prices are a little expensive, but there are several restaurants there that are worth the price. Very relaxing atmosphere...

Thank Evan B

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