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Rocky Point Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Pacific Rim, Seafood
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36700 Highway 1, 10 Miles South of Carmel, Carmel, CA 93940-9724 (Palo Colorado Cyn)
(831) 624-2933
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful day to do this... after the Soberanes fire, we finally made it to this place... we were seated outside the patio overlooking the beautiful ocean and enjoying the sun and the breeze!!! it is a very cool place to dine at; hubby had The Crosby -which is the Turkey sandwich and I had the Fish &... More 

Thank K6366EQdianas
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we were here in 2013, my fiance surprise me, so in love! we went on a date here...beautiful ocean, scenery plus Sunset...what else can you asked for... The second time, I brought my friends here last year and third time again my friends few months ago...last month my fiance and I talked about us here...#memories...loved this place...

Thank PinkyLace
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is outstanding… Both seafood and normal American fair with lots to choose from. Everything we tried was great! Definitely try the calamari and don't skip dessert. The service was good the drinks were good, but go for the view. It might be the most amazing view we have ever seen at a restaurant. I would recommend timing your... More 

Thank WKK10
Benicia, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best dining experiences of my life. 1. the views are breathtaking from the tables. The bixby bridge on highway one and the ocean vista was too good from where we sat. 2. Food was awesome too! The waiter was very informative and suggestive of our dishes according to our taste. 3. A tad pricey but it's worth... More 

Thank Ruplogin
Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go for nothing more than the view, then you sill not be dissatisfied. The food is rather tasty and abundant so that you don't go away hungry. the personnel are quite helpful and attentive to your needs. You can't go wrong with a trip up the California coast for dinner or just a cocktail.

Thank hungrynomore2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way back from Big Sur when we decided to stop and have a drink here. My husband and I sat outside and soaked in the view. The prices are average for this area, and the service was minimal, but the view was worth it.

Thank 7Rutherfords
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Me and my husband came here for the last night of our honeymoon and were not disappointed! Our food was wonderful, the view was absolutely amazing, but the best part was our sweet and funny waiter. He lit up the entire restaurant and you could tell he made a great impression with everyone! He also is... More 

Thank Allysa R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was breathtaking and the food was fantastic, but what was really extraordinary was the waiter. Austin was personable and probably the best waiter I've ever had in my life. He was very attentive and made the restaurant feel like a home. He was enthusiastic and could do anything for us that we needed. If you are in an... More 

Thank James R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget the food (very very good BTW), forget the service (casual Californian and cool). Simply come hungry for the most AMAZING sightseeing over the reefs of highway 1. Half a day trip from SF (about 1.5 Hr per direction) and you've got yourself a super romantic dinner spot.

Thank Hanoch-R2012
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best views of the pacific.. at .. 3 hours from SFO worth the drive .. Great service.. Peaceful ambiance.. Breathtaking ocean view

Thank 159sanjaya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $80
American, Pacific Rim, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36700 Highway 1, 10 Miles South of Carmel, Carmel, CA 93940-9724
    (Palo Colorado Cyn)
  • Public Transportation: Monterey Salinas Transit stops one mile north of Rocky Point Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 624-2933
Rocky Point Restaurant is located 10 miles south of Carmel, a mere fifteen-minute scenic drive, on 36700 Highway 1, between Carmel and Big Sur, offering spectacular views of the sea and shore from all window tables. We are open every day - all day. Our guests may enjoy whale spouting, sea otters and pelicans. Enjoy breakfast or lunch on our ocean terrace or in our lounge, or have a romantic candlelight dinner while the sun is setting over the Pacific Ocean. After sunset, our powerful floodlights illuminate the rocks and shore. Please call for reservations.

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