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Little Swiss Cafe

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6th Avenue And Dolores, Between Lincoln and Mission, Carmel, CA 93922
831-624-5007
Today
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go here for their home made split pea soup. Best I've ever had. Had both breakfast and lunch in this very small cafe. Terrific Belgium Waffle and omelets for breakfast. Seating is cramped in the front section but there are a few booths available in the back. Lots of locals hang here and they're very friendly. NOTE: no plastic, you... More 

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Thank Mike B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A down to earth venue with friendly service and a comprehensive menu. Great value. About half the price of most places in the vacinity.

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Thank alan c
Carmel, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten there several times for breakfast and lunch and have never been disappointed in the meals or service.

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Thank carmelcondry
San Jose, CA
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute restaurant with swiss decor. Very friendly atmosphere with staff and customers who've been coming her for years. Food was good and prices were reasonable. Only open until 3:00.

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Thank RobinC21
Karachi
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very mediocre place from breakfast. Coffee was cold and just bad. Other than the eggs benedict, the egg dishes were average. The croissant I ordered on the side turned out to be a bun! And when I pointed it out, the waitress refused to change ît to toast. A bit stingy with the helpings.

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Thank Shomaila L
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast, our waitress was unpleasant and rude. Particularly sarcastic when we asked her why it was called the Swiss Cafe! (Spoiler the original owner was Swiss, apparently you are deemed thick if you don't know this) Over $60 for breakfast for 3 one assumes would pay for a friendly waitress, apparently not! Food was ok, average portions. Waitress... More 

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Thank rstorry
Nevada City, California
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This little gem a block off Ocean Avenue has always been a friendly spot for lunch, with great food and awesome murals on the walls depicting European scenes. A very pleasant spot, with ultra friendly staff.

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Thank Bob H
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Cute little restaurant. Breakfast was excellent! The menu has something for everyone! We stopped for breakfast before heading down to Big Sur. It was definitely worth a stop!! Strongly recommend.

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Thank Gabriellemaas
Carmel, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

A quaint place to eat that looks like a little Swiss Inn. Family owned. Our family eats breakfast there often and enjoy the excellent selection of breakfast variety. My favorite is eggs and chicken apple sausage, plus hashbrowns. The homemade raisin toast and jam is a must Cash only. Have to sign up for seating on a first come first... More 

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Thank coeurdolives
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

The little Swiss Cafe has a great atmosphere. We ordered pancakes with maple and pecan. Very nice pancakes, not the small little thick pancakes but the large slightly thinner ones, they were great for rolling up the pecans a sauce. There was plenty of maple syrup and they tasted really good. The rest of the family had eggs bacon pancakes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Swiss, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th Avenue And Dolores, Between Lincoln and Mission, Carmel, CA 93922
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831-624-5007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?