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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sitting outside having lunch& a glass of wine in this secluded location was very relaxing. We split the shaved prime rib sandwich served on a pretzel bun with delicious fries and it was more than enough for the two of us. We were sad to hear that "Clint" no longer has an interest in the restaurant but his nostalgic pictures... More 

Thank Jean A
Las Vegas, Nevada
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought our two dogs with us and we were seated near a fireplace on the patio with our grand daughter. The food was very good and the service exceptional. I had the Dirty Harry which is a prime sirloin and it was perfectly cooked. My wife and grand daughter had pasta and they really liked it. A little pricey but... More 

1 Thank drmarkhm
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit disappointed in Hog's Breath this visit. I was there, several years ago, when Clint Eastwood was still the owner and it was clean, pretty good food and enjoyable. It has gone downward and I won't be returning. So sorry!

Thank joyeATHENS
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place for family or couples who wants to enjoy a nice evening around your own fire pitt. Menu is very casual and reasonable price.

Thank FranceGlobetrotter
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portions were large, quality of food was ok, but with the price tag, it wasn't a match. Patio area is nice, service was just ok. There are many better places to eat out, wish this one was better....

Thank Mwlittle
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for too long to remember. Actually ran into Clint once when he owned it. The food is still good, but the whole thing is the atmosphere. Wonderfull on the patio with fireplaces all around. Not to miss.

Thank gregorye43
Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here for dinner every summer on our trip to Carmel. The outdoor patio is great for outdoor dining. They have several fireplaces and heaters by the tables. The service is great the food is great - I especially like the salmon. Prices are reasonable for Carmel.

Thank laurelee36
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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300 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 6 stopped by the historic pub once owned by Clint Eastwood to have a drink on a beautiful Carmel sunny afternoon. Cozy outdoor seating area with several fireplaces for chilly days. Good service

Thank Harpo208
San Bernardino
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152 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there last time we were here when Clint owned it. The food was much better then. We ordered appetizers to start, Ahi Poke and Artichoke Dip and were not impressed. The Ahi Poke was not very plentiful with meat and too much edamame. It lacked flavor. The dip was not enough to spread on the pita bread provided... More 

Thank Michael G
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great eclectic menu! The food was fabulous! We ordered 2 appetizers (a cup of artichoke soup and the beer battered fries) and we ordered 2 entries (a patty melt and the fish tacos). We loved everything we got and cannot believe we had never been to this restaurant before! We'll definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, 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 Peninsula  >  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?