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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
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015

outside, this local favorite offers an interesting mix: breakfast polenta -- a large bowl with roasted tomatoes and an egg -- and a selection of granola combinations. Smoothies, a variety of coffees, and an indoor fireplace. A good place to meet for long talks, or to hide away with a laptop.

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Pukalani, Hawaii, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Located inside a shopping area. Cafe type seating. Interesting food. I would go back to pick up "goodies" for a picnic. Looked popular with the locals with its wide range of offerings from coffee, breakfast, sandwiches,fresh juices, charcuterie, using lots of local products. Serves alcohol, too. We had the salad with free range chicken and the BLT. Both were excellent.

Thank Kristy K
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had lunch here both days we were in Carmel. I am glad I checked it out onTripadvisor beforehand or might not have selected it. It is like an English indoor market cafe but serving fresh, delicious sandwiches, salads, soups, cakes and more, plus lovely coffee. You need to find a seat, place your order at the counter, collect your... More 

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Carmel, California
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

We made our first visit to Carmel Belle off the street in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and recessed back where it mingles within other shops and galleries. It isn’t someplace you would necessarily find an excellent restaurant. So grab a table to guarantee a place to sit and order from the cashier counter. We found three items on the menu that raised... More 

Thank mightytraveler
Kelowna, Canada
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229 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2015

We ate here many times in 2014 so it made sense that we would return here this year. Same wonderful service and wholesome food. In the time interval they expanded a bit giving more seating area. Coffee here is my favourite in this town.

Thank PeachlandCalculator
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Healthy lunch with guests. There is a great selection of salads made to order. They also have juices and great coffee drinks.

Thank Audrey S
Danville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2015

We attended an event on Friday catered by Carmel Belle!! The food was so good we went there the next day for lunch!! Everything we had was just great!! No especially enjoyed the pate!! They serve breakfast , lunch & dinner!! Give them a try!!

Thank DJ D
Tarrytown, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place is a favorite of my family members so they talked me into trying it and I loved it. They have everything from smoothies to full plates. I like to try a BLT whenever I find one and I loved theirs. As others have mentioned the food is fresh and local and they have unusual selections which is always... More 

Thank Maxine G
San Francsico
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?