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Brophy's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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4th and San Carlos, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-624-2476
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Carlos, California
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brophy's is a comfortable tavern in downtown Carmel. It is a few blocks off of Ocean Avenue but worth the walk. It is essentially a sports bar with a good menu. The food was very tasty and I will definitely go back here.

Thank Adam R
San Francisco
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Brophy's for a bite to tide us over until dinner and were not disappointed. We shared some truffle fries, a giant pretzel and the cheese platter. Everything was delicious - we wished we didn't already have dinner plans elsewhere! Service was friendly and efficient. Would definitely eat/drink there again!

Thank P R
Hunt Valley, Maryland
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cozy atmosphere, great televisions for watching games and terrific sound system that somehow manages to give great volume without being deafening. Nothing worse than a bar where you can not have a conversation, that won't happen here. Food is genuine cooking not typical bar food. Calamari is fresh. Pork wings well cooked - get sauce on side of you don't... More 

1 Thank ShRadMd
Long Beach
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just driven up from So Cal and were looking for a "relaxing, casual place with a bar". Thanks to the staff at Coachman's for recommending this! It is definitely a "local pub" as evidenced by the marked beer mugs hanging over the bar. The bartender - Rob - was OUTSTANDING! He welcomed us with a friendly hand shake,... More 

1 Thank Pat T
Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went in for a few drinks after dinner before heading back to our place. We sat at the bar and the bartender was friendly and attentive. We ordered a few beers with a couple of shots which were extremely generous in portion. The atmosphere feels like a local bar in a town where people would go... More 

1 Thank lifeis2goodtimes
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in town for Thanksgiving week and wanted to watch the Raider game on MNF. It was televised from Mexico City and my husband is a HUGE Raider fan. We found Brody's and while their TVs are not super huge, their food, bar and service was excellent! Everyone was so friendly and the bar tender was willing to... More 

1 Thank Laura T
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

When I was coming out of my hotel, I was looking for somewhere comfortable with a bit of atmosphere, to soak up the enjoyment of Thanks Giving Day in Carmel by the Sea, when I spotted Brophy Tavern...... Well lit up, warm and inviting. The food was simplistic, fresh and extremely well presented.... ... After a few drinks, I settled... More 

1 Thank Marion439
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Went in to watch my Cowboys beat the Eagles. Food was great, had the big wings which had an awesome sauce. The pork fries were amazing! Great drink selection and staff.

1 Thank Arzadkow
Santa Rosa, California
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Brophy's is one of the places I always stop in when I am in the Carmel area. Good beer and good food. Burgers, Calamari, sandwiches and a really good Sheppard's Pie. Just a great little place to meet the boys after a round of golf or a day at the beach.

1 Thank Marshall W
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We were looking for a Pub to watch football and we found this neat little place. The pretzel & dip is a great appetizer as is the meat & cheese plate. Could be a little quicker service, but hey, it's Carmel!

1 Thank Deena T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th and San Carlos, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-2476

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