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Address: Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
Phone Number: 831.624.1385
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Good place for shopping and eat

One good spot for shopping..a lot of choices for shopping and most of store friendly with pet. We came in to some stores and they are really friendly and last store we went for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Tina B
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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I love going to the Plaza when we visit Carmel. The shopping selection is nice . Whenever we visit Carmel this is a definite place to spend some time

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Enjoyed walking and shopping here on a warm sunny day. Nice shops and nice area. Can have a bite and go to the cheese shop, and keep on shopping. Bought some cute things for our son.

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Thank KM992015
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

What bright spark decided to place the restrooms on the third floor? My disabled wife thanks you for putting the elevator out of use, making her climb three flights of stairs when she has mobility problems. Genius, sheer genius.

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Thank CyberCelt
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Wonderful place to spend the day with diverse shopping, from upscale to unique hand-made boutique items. Very laid-back downtown plaza that has something for everyone, including a pet boutique. Great dining available. Good for families and couples, or seniors like me. Spend the day and relax.

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Thank Kevin D
Carmel Valley, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I enjoy shopping at the Carmel Plaza because of its wide variety of shops with a relaxed atmosphere. The open setting, yet with covered walkways, makes for a comfortable shopping experience. The summer music series, fashion shows, and Christmas event can't be found anywhere else on the Peninsula.

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1 Thank Doug W
Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The town itself was amazing. I didn't really fancy this shopping centre. Its actually very small, just a few small boutique stores. The quaint little shops around the streets i found much better. Still worth a look I think.

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1 Thank dan801
carmel p, Concierge at Carmel Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Carmel Plaza! Although we are smaller than many typical malls, we do have over 35 shops, restaurants and galleries to explore, with garage parking available. We do hope you visit Carmel again soon! More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This place just wasn't for us, not what I expected at all.Not what I would call a shopping centre. Very expensive, needs livening up a bit.

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Thank Malc W
carmel p, Concierge at Carmel Plaza, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear your trip to the Carmel Plaza was unsatisfactory. As a small, boutique shopping center, our retailers are limited and we understand this does not always satisfy the needs of every visitor. We appreciate your visit and hope you enjoyed you time in Carmel. More 

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141 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

One good spot for shopping..a lot of choices for shopping and most of store friendly with pet. We came in to some stores and they are really friendly and last store we went for shopping is Loccitane and my cat still patient wait for me shopping. There some parking spot 2 hours free parking and some spot further away about... More 

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Thank Tina B
carmel p, Concierge at Carmel Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting! Yes, we are a pet friendly shopping center and many of our retailers allow you to bring your pet inside. We hope to see you again! More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The 'Carmel Plaza' has a range of speciality shops of a high quality spread across two levels along with coffee shop and bistro all set in a very relaxed and pleasant environment around a courtyard garden. Our favourite shop is 'Anthropologie' located on the upper level right at the end of the plaza. Parking available at the local parking garage... More 

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carmel p, Concierge at Carmel Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for shopping with us! Anthropologie is one of our largest and most popular shops, we hope you will come see us again soon! More 

Fremont, California
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4,201 reviews
2,698 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Carmel Plaza is a nice shopping area to visit. There are over 40 upscale stores such as Sur La Table, Tommy Bahamas, Cole Hahn, etc. Service is good at this center.

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Thank mini
carmel p, Concierge at Carmel Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! We appreciate your review - we are proud of our selection of shops and friendly sales associates :) - we hope to see you again soon! More 

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