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Hog's Breath Inn

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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San Carlos St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-1044
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Bangkok, Thailand
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed eating here, good food, great bar and full of Clint Eastwood photos. If your a fan of his you'll love it.

Thank Kurt M
Port Townsend, Wa
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188 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Down an alley from street. It would be pleasant to sit on outside patio, if it had been warmer, but doubt there will be a next time. The sandwiches were okay. Chowder was below average. Service adequate. Overall a non- memorable experience.

Thank RestlessFeet
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had asked the bartender for 2 ICE COLD BUD LIGHTS. We got BUD LIGHT OVER ICE IN A GLASS!! WTF? The benches are wooden, full of slivers, and LADIES' RESTROOM IS A STY. Add inflated price$ because it was Clint Eastwood's place. The Reuben was dry, kinda like the corned bef was microwaved. I realize any place can have... More 

Thank babygirldeedee1
Fullerton, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here many times and never been disappointed. Have the bacon bloody mary! Love the Clint Eastwood memorabilia. If you are a fan of Clint's you will enjoy a visit to this restaurant and bar. If it's cool and rainy outside you'll really appreciate the many fireplaces.

Thank travelingbunny1
Wellington, New Zealand
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were thrilled to find this place in lovely Carmel. Great service, a good menu and wonderfully presented food. A great setting, too. Our only gripe was a superfluous and irritating sports TV in an otherwise delightful bar area. We would definitely return.

Thank WH0A
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had been here over 30 years ago and was eager to stop in for a bit while we were visiting nearby Monterey. This meal did not disappoint and we were all very pleased. The weather was mild and most patrons were seated in the outside dining area which is nicely warmed with several open fireplaces. While no longer... More 

Thank LMS2017
Santa Rosa, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was below average and price above average. Service was decent. We have 3 teenagers who will eat mostly anything put in front of them but not here. The chili tasted like it came from a can.

Thank pridesx5
Cannon Falls, Mn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner here! Lots of memorabilia from Clint's movies. After dinner we walked over to the small bar on the opposite side of the patio, and there was Clint, having a beer! I walked over to him and shook his hand and mentioned how nice it was to meet him in person! He was considerate and accommodating.... More 

Thank Moondeaux
Lebanon, Ore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to go here for several years just for fun since Clint Eastwood used to own the place. We an outstanding lunch for a reasonable price. The service was pretty good. We sat outside next to a fireplace and it was really enjoyable.

1 Thank ChiefMikeLebanon_Ore
Norwalk, California
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133 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though Clint Eastwood no longer owns this place; the food is still good. The quality has dropped some since we last visited but its still a great value. The portions are large and the food is tasty.

1 Thank JoeA336

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Carlos St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-1044
The legend of Carmel. Formerly owned by Clint Eastwood, he still owns the building-who knows when he will stop by? Kept intact to keep the charm that is the cozy Carmel of yesteryear.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?