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Flaherty's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar

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On 6th Between San Carlos & Dolores, Carmel 93921, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-1500
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2014

We'd got a nice table in the dining room thanks to a nice hostess at the front door, otherwise we've offered to eat at the bar with a TV football on... b/c there was some sort of group event in the main room. Turned out, the group was small and their event was coming to the end, so the noise... More 

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Thank Nina V
Oakland, California
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wonderful, thoughtful server who provided a gluten-free menu and went over options with my spouse. Having gluten-free bread was a big plus for her. Food was tasty -- a step below "foodie/gourmet" level, but fresh and well-prepared.

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Kithnos, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food was actually good, but small plates, the wine was nice, but the personnel seems to be boring exempt one of them that give his best to satisfy us overreacting. Finally was very expensive and I always leave good tip, but I hate the tip to be automatically to my bill.

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Carmel-By-The-Sea
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2014

The recent upgrades are good ideas but this is about seafood dining. Chef Frank practically grew up in Flaherty's and is a master seafood specialist. And if it's Monterey Spot Prawn season Frank will have them (sweeter more succulent than any 2 lb. Maine lobster) will change your world. Okay, it will be a high point of your week/month! .

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Thank AlexIII
Fairfield, California
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We have always loved Flahertys for lunch but they have added cute outside patio tables so our dog can dine with us. Great idea guys! Thanks. Outdoor heaters made it comfy in December.

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Kansas
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2014

The chowder had been superb in the past. Today it was placed in the microwave prior to serving. How did we know b/c we heard every time the microwave door was closed and we sat near the front door. Ceramic bowl was hot but not the soup. Took forever to get one refill on water and have the soup reheated.... More 

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Tustin, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2014

I had dinner here, after going into town and asking some locals which restaurant they would recommend for seafood. I had the crab encrusted halibut, which was delicious. The service was average, but the food made up for it.

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Thank Diana C
San Francisco, CA
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2014

We came in here for apps and a drink while visiting art galleries. We wound up ordering the lobster bisque, clam chowder, and cocktails. All were wonderful. The lobster bisque is award winning, and that must be partly because it's loaded with lots and lots of lobster chunks. The clam chowder is similar, very thick and filling. Their cocktail specials... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2014

They have a long wait to get in (because of seating space, not desire to eat great food). We went on their wait list for 45 minutes only to find that there was not a large menu selection. the food was good, but with the wait, it felt like we should have been dining in an upscale restaurant. It was... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

great place for lunch or dinner with your puppy. Heated outside dining. Lobster chili is fantastic and paired with yummy cornbread.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On 6th Between San Carlos & Dolores, Carmel 93921, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-1500
Description
At Flaherty's...Fish is Everything! We know good seafood, we know how to buy it and we know how to prepare it. Unlike most restaurants (even the best of them) where fish is often a secondary item on the menu...at Flaherty's it's all about seafood. Here, you will experience a small town, comfortable, family atmosphere, where quality ingredients and quality preparation come together with quality service. We also include gluten free items in our menu to provide all of our customers with the best service possible. It's who we are...come and experience seafood like it was meant to be.

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