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Pacific's Edge

120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
+1 831-622-5445
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful romantic dinner here. The food is amazing. The view spectacular! Such a lovely gem of a restaurant with an amazing view of the ocean. This was our first time, but it will not be our last. Excellent food with beautiful presentation. I...More

Thank kjhatmaker
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We went during a recent stay in Carmel for my early birthday dinner. I knew the views would be fantastic, but was worried the food wouldn't match. It more than exceeded my expections - was wonderful! We had drinks first - another great view -...More

Thank GMM0
Reviewed June 8, 2017

I had my dinner at the restaurant on a Saturday evening. The sea view outside was spectacular and the server George was pleasant, these got me to forgive the slow kitchen and average food. I was just going to write it off as another resort...More

Thank FrankTheTraveler
Reviewed June 5, 2017

We came to celebrate a special occasion and anticipated a 5-star meal, especially given the prices. Our dinners were a disappointment. The salmon that I ordered, although nicely cooked, lacked flavor. The smoked carrot purée that accompanied the dish was tasty but consisted of 3...More

Thank MCN-Travels
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The ceviche here is the best I have had in the US, I'm from Ecuador and like to think I know delicious ceviche. Just wish the dish was larger as I ended up having to order two to be fulfilled. It would have been perfect...More

Thank seranita
Reviewed May 10, 2017

With a great location overlooking the ocean from the Carmel Highlands, it's hard to top Pacific's Edge's spectacular view. If the food was equally good, it would easily merit five stars. But there is quite a discrepancy. I was pleased to see abalone, a favorite...More

Thank Taylor K
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Wish I could give it a 3 1/2 but because of service it doesn't deserve a 4. I wanted to love this place because the view is hard to beat but when you wait 20-25 minutes every time to see your waitress, I can't give...More

Thank Karli_McAlees
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a great brunch on the new deck of Pacific's Edge overlooking Big Sur. The views are stunning and the new deck has ample space. The food was delicious and perfectly cooked. Definitely a must-do when in the area!

Thank chgotrvlr71
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Tim was our dinner server and he was very good. My husband had the RibEye Steak and it was ok. The ones he cooks at home are better. We always buy prime beef. My Short Ribs were delicious. We had several Cocktails and were very...More

2  Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This is a great place with fantastic views of the ocean. The food and service is always good and prices for lunch reasonable.

1  Thank postrawb
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March 15, 2017|
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Response from 1terry2015 | Reviewed this property |
I loved this restaurant! They had a great vegan option and were very helpful and the service was great!
February 22, 2017|
Response from Steven R | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
    (Highway 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-622-5445
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