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6th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922 (Sixth & Mission)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Los Gatos
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you are looking for a beautiful, quaint restaurant in Carmel - this is it! Everything from the wine, eggs benedict with the best hollandaise sauce - service, etc. was exceptional. This is our new go to place and have recommended it to all of our friends. There is outside patio dining as well as a full bar inside. We... More 

San Francisco, California
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111 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Gorgeous day in beautiful Carmel and this is where we chose to have lunch on the patio and with our big dog. The food was delicious and paired with a lovely bottle of wine, good service and comfortable atmosphere, we had a lovely time! The onion tartlet to start was yummy. Extensive wine list which was nice but a bit... More 

Thank Kat E
Davis, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We took our family here for a special occasion and were not disappointed. The food was outstanding and worth every penny if you enjoy fine dining. The quality of the sauces and presentation were excellent and that can make all the difference if you have high expectations. We dined on the patio and I would describe it as casual elegance.... More 

Thank Robert R
Carmel, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Looking for a place for dinner and made reservation. Ordered Paella ( which was 3 shrimp some mussels a clump of gooey rice)& Ceasar Salad was worst I have ever eaten

Thank John J
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We were back where we used to live, beautiful Carmel, Ca., stepped into the warm ambiance of Grasing's, right off the plaza, owner, Mr. Grasing, present to speak with his lunch guests. No pretense, just genuine care, we love that. He's been there 18 years already (when others have come & gone). Our server, Angel, did a first rate job... More 

Thank MC H
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159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We returned to Grasing's this year with good memories of very good food and great service. Happy to report that the food quality was just as delicious as remembered; the service less so. Given the caliber of dining at Grasin's, I was expecting service to be better than the slow, uneven service we experienced that night.

Thank shewoo
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Menu is just delectable. want to try something new, go there. it is pricey, would be nice for a special occasion. Very interesting specialty drinks at the bar. Wait staff, most often are very attentive.

Thank Beth527
San Francisco, California
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Over MLK weekend we dropped in first for a mid afternoon drink then decided to book for dinner. What a perfect chance meeting! Our meal was top rate and service and wine selection were tops too. Mostly a steak/chop house but should please just about everyone. Setting was as charming as the town itself.

Thank rosss962
Longboat Key, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Decided to try some place new for our seventh anniversary. Started out wonderful. Kevin, our server, was nice and our wine and salads came quickly and were good. Then we waited and waited and waited! Our dinners took over an hour to arrive! Kevin kept coming and apologizing. We apparently ordered the same time a 50 top did in the... More 

Thank Cassandra B
Folsom, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with friends with awesome service, food and spirits. Had the power go out during rain storm, waited for over an hour to have it restored and it was well worth the wait. Would recommend to all!!!

Thank Jim J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
    (Sixth & Mission)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831-624-6562
Grasing’s, located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, lies along the Pacific Coast in Central California in Monterey County. It is 120 miles south of San Francisco, 70 miles south of San Jose and 350 miles north of Los Angeles. Celebrity chef partners, Kurt Grasing and Narsai David, truly created a gem. Fancifully designed in warm hues and modern art work, Grasing’s sets the stage for entertaining that is at once festive and intimate. From friendly and professional service, an award winning wine list and seasonally inspired cocktails to the fresh and sustainable local ingredients are only a few reasons why Grasing’s still receives rave reviews from the press. Just recently, Grasing’s was awarded “Restaurant of the Year” and “Business of the Year” by the Carmel Business Association. Chef Grasing was also honored recently by the American Culinary Federation and received an award for “Chef of the Year”.

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