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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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San Francsico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food is very fresh and locally sourced. The salad with citrus, goat cheese and pistachios was delicious. I always get an order of the bread and wonderfully salted soft butter. There is some construction going on right now in the dining area, but other than that temporary complaint, I will happily keep coming back for the fresh simple food.

Thank KarenSanFrancsico
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Tucked away in a courtyard in Carmel near Dolores and Ocean is the Carmel Belle. The menu has something for everyone. The clam chowder was extremely good. Lots of salads. Quinoa macaronic and cheese was great. Roasted chicken (freee range) was cooked to perfection. Emphasis on good healthy local foods. Well worth enjoying for breakfast, lunch or dinner or a... More 

Thank Kris L
Oakland, California
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Interest breakfast alternative -- polenta a good choice for those with gluten intolerance; European style dishes -- but right in the middle of a mini-mall. Of course Carmel rents are high and the food was not "processed" -- so, generally worth it for ordering at the counter.

Thank E D
Los Angeles, California
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174 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is the place to try something that sounds different, that you haven't had before - you can't go wrong. The mushroom melt with truffle oil is delicious. It takes a while to get your food because it is so busy but it is worth it. I recommend getting a pastry to hold you over with a cup a tea... More 

1 Thank ericamariecolon
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My girlfriend took me here and I really like this place. Food is good and fresh, and we enjoy the juice and smoothie.

Thank miaoyutony
Cape Haze, Florida
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Healthy and good. From veggie fresh juice to avocado toast, this place rocked on the good food. Don't go for view or great service but they do food right

Thank Papajack007
Post Falls, Idaho
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524 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Located in the food court area, surrounded by lots of neat little shops, lunch here has always been very good on our visits. Having not been to Carmel for over four years this was the first place we thought of . We were glad we did. We had the meatloaf sandwich, which just happens to come first on the sandwich... More 

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Reno, NV
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I reviewed this restaurant 2 years ago, but had only eaten there once. This trip we tried several different meals. I have never had a bad meal here, everything has always exceeded our expectations. If you bring your dog to Carmel, this is one of the few indoor places you can enjoy with your dog. It's a great cafe and... More 

Thank debiz4889
Petaluma, CA
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Came here first one mid morning for a hot beverage. The young fellow taking orders seemed a bit confused (not sure why) when taking our orders and had difficulty answering our simple questions. However, we did end up with the right orders - Chai Tea, Hot Cocoa and a Mocha. Lots of seating indoors with sky lights. It's located at... More 

Thank SonomaLocal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Ordered two sizes $10 and $20 chicken pot pies togo. And here they come... in a paper cup, no pastry, just gravy, chicken and I the think some vegetables with a few pieces of wafer bread to throw on top. Flavor not bad, but come on. I live here, I'll pass the good word.

Thank jardinCarmel

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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