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Merlot Bistro - CLOSED

Ocean Ave AT Lincoln Ln, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-5659
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
May 19, 2016
“No longer called Merlot!”
Feb 8, 2016
“New name, new ownership, same good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ocean Ave AT Lincoln Ln, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is now called 'Mediterranean' but the service and the food are excellent. The staff are very friendly and attentive and the food is consistently delicious. It gets really busy and fills up fast. If you have to wait for a table it's well worth...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I was in Carmel over Christmas and went to one of my favorite restaurants. My surprise was that it had a new name and new ownership. The food was still excellent. It is now called the Mediteranean and has the same ownership as Demetras Greek...More

Thank vignettehol
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Around 30 minute wait for the food it was delicious their main dishes are mainly pasta like angel hair clam and rock shrimp also a average selection of pizza any way the food is great and good for family size or self their fruit sorbet...More

1  Thank William5011
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Carmel is replete with excellent places to eat. Often we return to the same places we enjoyed. On a whim we stopped here and sound a new place to add to our "musts". The food, service and location are of the highest quality.

1  Thank AscDac
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Our family actually enjoyed our lunch here in Carmel. There were good choices for the adults and kid friendly options as well. We were able to get right in on a late Sunday afternoon and the service was friendly and fast.

1  Thank Cristy L
Reviewed August 10, 2015

I had the pittite filet mignon for lunch and what a wonderful choice it was! Again another pleasant place to watch people from the front window. Quiet with a very attentive staff. I know why they do not appear to be busy because of the...More

1  Thank drykec
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We are really desappointed, espacially regarding the quite good comments we saw in tripadvisor and that decided us to enter in this restaurant. For the pizza, i'm quite sure that it was a frozen one (in anycase, it was small and not very good, for...More

Thank JM73000
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Turned up at 7.40 with no reservation and was told there wouldn't be a table ready for 20 minutes. That was fine with us, we just went for a walk round beautiful Carmel. On return after 20 mins we were taken to our table and...More

Thank suts1
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Almost all restaurant were about to close, when we find this pleasant place. Nice service. Just few itens in the menú, but satisfying all tastes. I suggest the flat Iron Steak.

1  Thank Yorghos M
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ended up at Merlot Bistro because we could not get into Demetra Cafe, which is just down the street. We picked Merlot Bistro because it was listed in TripAdvisor as one of the best near our location. The ambiance is attractive although, while waiting...More

1  Thank Rich W
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Restaurant Details

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Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Ave AT Lincoln Ln, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-5659
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