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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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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just went in for a beverage and enjoyed the experience. Fun little bar. Outdoor dining looked very nice. Bartender service was excellent. Should have stayed longer

Thank Joel M
Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy shopping at high-end clothing and dog-toy shops, you will enjoy Carmel! If you are looking for a great pub-and-patio place for drinks, apps, watch a game, enjoy a fire, then this is your place. And this was our favorite part of visiting Carmel! PS - the beach is also beautiful! The pub has got great atmosphere and... More 

Thank Justin H
Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I sat at the bar and we were incredibly underwhelmed with the entire experience. The bartender was unmotivated and had to come back twice to clear up our orders because he couldn't remember what we asked for. The mixed drink we had was mixed poorly and tasted too much like sweet and sour. The caesar salad had... More 

Thank Konas14
Santa Maria
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here, they have outdoor heaters and fireplaces. It was very cozy. They have a full bar. We ordered the mary's chicken and pork ribs. Food was very good!

Thank tkm777
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little hidden restaurant off the street. Has an English pub feel with decor. Amazing food, drinks and service.

Thank acilla
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our early evening dinner at the Hog's Breath Inn on our last night in Carmel. The wait-staff was very attentive and we found a good selection of tempting entrees on the menu. Prices were moderate and the quality of our food was very good. A popular, long-standing choice in Carmel, we weren't disappointed.

Thank Robgre
Vacaville, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to Carmel for many many years and visit this place often. It's small and charming with outside seating. The food is very nice but the beer selection can be improved upon. Service is very good.

Thank Jack T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a drink before dinner at Flying Fish Inn. Great place to cozy up next to one of the several outdoor fireplaces for a drink!

Thank A B
Fresno, California
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very disappointed in the Hog's Breath Inn. The service was very slow and the servers were not very friendly. I ordered the Dirty Harry Burger which was small and nothing to rave about. Clint needs to make some changes.

Thank Rena M
Lumberton, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had already eaten dinner and found this little spot walking around town and stopped in for a glass of wine. Loved the outdoor patio with cozy tables and fireplaces. Lights strung throughout the trees and music playing. You could choose a table in the open, or one hidden in a cozy little spot.

Thank Nina850

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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
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?