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Carmel Coffee and Cocoa Bar

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Mission St, just south of Ocean Ave., Carmel, CA
+1 831-238-6478
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ramen” (5 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, American
Mission St, just south of Ocean Ave., Carmel, CA
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We discovered this hidden gem for the best Japanese/Korean ramen by accident a few years ago and it's our go to place when we visit Carmel. Every year in April and August we visit Carmel. One cold morning while my wife was shopping, we stopped...More

Thank excmdr
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We found this small coffee shop tucked off the street and stopped in for espressos and hot chocolate - ended up adding cookies and cake to our order for a true afternoon treat. Came back the next day for lunch - an eclectic menu with...More

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Love this place! I always come for coffee when we are in town, and usually for lunch as well. Good food and nice place to come and sit outside with your dog.

Thank Kdee_7
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Stumbled across this spot by accident when we went into a lane of shops and found this counter service cafe. Good selection of sandwiches and salads. Wife and I were both pleased with our selections. Order at the counter, find a table (nice room behind...More

Thank lfabian47
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is another place for coffee/tea, breakfast, and sandwiches just one block away from the Carmel Bakery. There are some tables outside so possible to sit and eat when not too crowded. They have less selection of pastries but more things like quiche and cheesecakes....More

Thank paxa
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Great looking place & unusual menu drew us in. The "cash only" sign gave me reservations, as that is often a first clue that customer service is not necessarily top priority. The waitress was very friendly, so we gave our order. The first few things...More

Thank gl0balmama
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

It's a bit difficult to find as it's a bit hidden but once you do find it, the surroundings blow your mind away. The service was good, the food was delicious, the only downside is the decor. I was really expecting a cosy café but...More

Thank Mari-Liis A
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This seemed to be the place that all the locals went to. There's a recommendation in itself, so we did the same. Lovely courtyard if you want to sit outside. Great place for coffee and breakfast with a menu that's catered for all tastes

Thank plfara
Reviewed September 9, 2016

I've eaten at this excellent breakfast and lunch spot twice during my recent visit to Carmel. It's a simple counter-service place on the bottom floor of an outdoor shopping mall. I spoke with the owner and she said she used to have her own full-service...More

Thank Silver996c
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Maren at the Cocoa Spa hosted a private dinner for 4 couples three weeks ago which was simply spectacular! From the wonderfully creative, extremely tasty food, to the ambiance, to Maren's exceptional hosting, to her son Derek's help that night - we had a truly...More

Thank Cheryl L
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission St, just south of Ocean Ave., Carmel, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-238-6478
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