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California Market

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120 Highland Dr, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
831 622 5450
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Oakland, CA
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215 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the food we tried at two breakfasts was excellent!! Love the atmosphere--potbellied stove in one room, airy sunny adjacent room, and outside terrace with great view. Service both times, both wait staff and reception, was perfect. We ate as a family and also "solo." Our new go-to breakfast place for frequent visits to the Monterey peninsula. It's open to... More 

Thank calinurse
Scottsdale, Arizona
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at 1130 am for lunch with a sparse crowd in attendance. The food and views were great but I am rating 1 star as the service was the worst I've ever had. We actually had to get up and go find a waiter. Then, had to ask for water twice. Order came and it wasn't correct. I have to... More 

Thank Brian F
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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187 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying at the Inn for a few days, this was an easy breakfast choice. Outside tables are at a premium at peak times, so we sat inside. The Corned Beef Hash w/ Poached eggs was delicious....the hash seemed freshly made and was full of flavor. The portion was also generous. My wife declared her Pancakes as the... More 

1 Thank Jerry S
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped her for lunch. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The views were spectacular. We made reservations just to be safe but it wasn't that busy that we could not have got in without it. If you are heading to Big Sur it is worth the stop for breakfast or lunch. Parking is a bit of a... More 

Thank Mike L
San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Spectacular view of ocean and the fish tacos and clam chowder were very very good . Waiter Tony was very attentive ! Will go back again!

Thank Larry G
Palm Springs, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast tasted great and the views of the coastline are breathtaking. Dining al fresco w overhead heaters was enjoyable but don't go here expecting great service of any assistance if you have food allergies like me. Substitute fruit for toast, nope. I expect much better from Hyatt.

Thank PSguyinparadise
Nevada City, California
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Views from the patio deck and restaurant windows are spectacular, down to the crashing waves on the rocky coastline and the Monterrey Cypress trees. The food is also very good. Breakfast or lunch here is a treat.

Thank Bob H
Lafayette, California
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173 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The food and the view here are wonderful! I truly enjoyed my crab Benedict named "Point Lobos" on the menu. My husband ate every bit of his " special of the day" halibut sandwich! This restaurant will be relocated on property, and share space with the dinner restaurant, Pacific's Edge. Love the ambience on the deck!

Thank Travel-lady03
New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This was a great find near Point Lobos state park right off route 1. There's a great deck overlooking the ocean. They were so accommodating of our 2 year old, and he was very happy to sit outside. Food was really good!

1 Thank Erica_NYC_7
Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I ate both lunch and breakfast there. Both were ok, not outstanding. The Eggs Benedict was ok. Nothing special. I had the shrimp salad for lunch. It was basically 3 small shrimp, some tomatoes and lots of greens. I thought for the price they should give you at least a half boiled egg. It was good enough. I would eat... More 

Thank Judy B

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Highland Dr, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831 622 5450
  • This restaurant is at Hyatt Carmel Highlands

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?