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Pacific's Edge

$$$$
American, Contemporary
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120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA 93923-9607 (Highway 1)
+1 831-622-5445
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were guests at the hotel and chose to take advantage of the breathtaking view overlooking the Pacific coast. We went first to breakfast and had several small sides that were exceptional. Breakfast entrees were surprisingly bland. Not totally discouraged, we went back for dinner and had the same experience. We had two appetizers which were out-of-this-world fantastic. The dinner... More 

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Monterey, California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pacific's Edge is really becoming an interesting restaurant, with new leadership and freshened menus and decor. It's always had beautiful views and a great location. Now, the menu is becoming more creative but also more accessible. Instead of the food being tiny, expensive portions artfully arranged, the food is reasonably sized (but still pricey) and tasty. But the plant-based tasting... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK--it was NY Eve-- so I am forgiving the spotty service at the last seating of 9 PM ....they were polite but did not pay close attention to the drinks....and I did not see that they were particularly crowded----but on the other hand, the food was fresh, inventive, well prepared and well thought out, taste wise; Was very happy with... More 

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Thank John S
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing evening at Pacific's Edge at the Highland's Inn. Service was impeccably performed by David our waiter. We shared the vegan special menu supplemented by numerous side dishes. The food was beautifully presented and the flavors were off the chart. The wine list deserves the accolades that the Highland's Inn has maintained over the years. A Gary's Vineyard Pinot Noir... More 

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1 Thank Cheesemanjohn
Ukiah, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exquisitely amazing sunset view... Impeccable dining experience with the 4 course plant based offering... Beyond impressed with the food! I am a vegan and enjoy making my own food, so to find chefs who can cook such delicious plant-based foods excites me! We had caramelized mushrooms and cauliflower drenched in a delicious hummus. Then fresh greens and root vegetables with... More 

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Placerville, California
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Three of us went there for dinner. Beautiful setting. Nice waiter who did not amply explain the long wait if one ordered a vegetarian menu. Probably hour and one half for the others to get food. Pasta was very undercooked. Ingredients not interesting. Duck was good but overpowered by the mole sauce. 2 1/2 hours for food is far too... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Love the views, the sandwich was really great, the waitress was mostly no where in sight. I had to go to the register to find someone to give me my bill and although I left a 10% tip, I really wanted to leave, period.

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Thank Ron642
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Make sure to enjoy this restaurant while there is still daylight and you can enjoy the amazing view. The food is very good and the view puts it over the top. The braised short rib was awesome... no knife needed. The halibut was also very good. The vanilla ice cream desert with berries was delicious and the portion ver generous.... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Where do I even begin. First - management if you read this do not give me your standard "call so and so" reply. You can message me and solve it online or just send a check and do a credit card refund. I've already tried calling and got nowhere. You can see my room number so you can simply refund... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Excellent menu with plenty of choices. Efficient and friendly service.Wine list is very comprehensive and many by the glass selections. Seek a reservation by the window for outstanding night views of illuminated waves crashing on the rocks below.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?