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Carmel Belle

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Doud Craft Studios, San Carlos Between Ocean Ave & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-1600
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Carmel Belle was recommended to us by our guide on the Carmel Food Tour...and it did not disappoint. The food is simple yet delicious. It was so good, we had breakfast there two days in a row. I ordered the Avocado Toast with side of bacon the first day, sounds simple but it was divine! the perfect breakfast. Bacon was... More 

Thank 978monicar
Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We were thoroughly impressed by Carmel Belle, and came here twice for lunch. It's a casual cafe where you order at the front, sit down with a number, and wait for your food to be delivered to your table. We ordered the chicken and wild rice soup, tomato soup, market veggie salad, stone fruit salad, Greek salad, and avocado toast.... More 

Thank kainepatricia
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The food was expensive (but then again, it's Carmel), tasted mediocre and the staff was rude. One waitress told us "to just find another table" after politely asking her if she could wipe down the only table for four that was available. Not impressed.

Thank Hugumom
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I ordered a chicken salad. It was huge. The restaurant is centrally located. Fireplace in the center of the dining area (very casual). The dessert was OK, but not amazing.

Thank malenamatt
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The food is fresh, but bland and overpriced. There are tons of other much better options for lunch in Carmel. Try Luca.

Thank Bamks
Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Tried two sandwiches. The "Ham, fortunately, peaches' was very good. You can tasted the ingredient. Locally sourced. Good iced coffee too.

Thank breadheadrusty
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

not sure how to review this place..friendly enough, but food is expensive, ordered the cheese board for 2 and ended up with 6 small crackers and 3 small portions of cheese, had to get your own coffee from the second stall (which we we not told about, so spent 5 minutes waiting for it) until a local informed us how... More 

Thank taff1605
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Lovely eatery with contemporary decor and relaxing casual atmosphere. They serve simple dishes with a gourmet twist. We had a baguette with smoked salmon and a hot sandwich with slow-cooked pork and arugula on the side. Everything was just perfect! Will definitely stop at Belle in our next trip to Carmel.

Thank LoveToTravelW0r1d
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Great Breakfast for a different and unique experience. Lovely space with fire place and kid and dog friendly

Thank KavanaBoy
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

There's about 900 coffee places in Carmel but exactly zero had organic whole milk - except Belle. Great coffee, yummy food and a pissy Tattooed barista - 2 outta 3 ain't bad

Thank Jodi K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Healthy, American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doud Craft Studios, San Carlos Between Ocean Ave & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-1600
Carmel Belle proudly sources its ingredients from farmers and purveyors that practice sustainability, and provide honest, high-quality products that taste really good. Our meats are hormone-free, grass-fed/free-range and humanely raised in California. Our produce is largely organic and purchased from local farmers' markets, farmers, and/or distributors that support small farms. So please join us, and eat good food knowing that we would never serve you anything we wouldn't serve to our own family.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?