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Little Swiss Cafe

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) #29 of 109 Restaurants in Carmel $$ - $$$, American, Cafe, International
6th Avenue And Dolores, Between Lincoln and Mission, Carmel, CA 93922
+1 831-624-5007
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, International
$$ - $$$
6th Avenue And Dolores, Between Lincoln and Mission, Carmel, CA 93922
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Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Delightful small breakfast-and-lunch place in Carmel's downtown close to the beach. The staff are friendly and efficient. The interior is decorated in Swiss country style, and the wall art entertain you with their hidden whimsy. I ordered the cheese blintz and my companion, the bacon...More

Thank MGN777
Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a very small reasonably priced place in Carmel with delicious breakfasts (we weren't as taken with their lunches). I recommend their eggs Benedict with hollandaise sauce (the hollandaise is also available as a side dish). Their hash browns and bacon are also very...More

Thank Ambersantacruz
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Started eating here over 15 years ago and it's still my top choice in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Try the pancakes, my person favorite. They are unique and delicious! My wife especially likes the reuben. The soups are very tasty. I have never been disappointed. One concern, it's...More

1  Thank CoachRic
Reviewed July 30, 2015

This place is old school delicious. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, hashbrowns. All so good. The service was just great. They checked on us regularly, refilled our coffee, and were so friendly. It is a cash-only place, so if you wanna enjoy their pancakes, make sure you...More

Thank Kelley T
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a small cafe catering to locals. It is off the main street. Few tourists know of it. They serve breakfast and lunch only, and are closed by 2 pm. My wife and I eat here about 3 times a month. I usually have...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went to Little Swiss based on the reviews of others, and we were so happy we chose it! First - it is CASH ONLY. They do have a sign when you first come in the door that says cash only and tells you where...More

Thank meredith m
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had breakfast there. Food was very good, service friendly. The only problem they take cash only, and we usually don't carry much cash on us.

Thank Diana K
Reviewed July 6, 2015

We arrived in Carmel and asked the guys from the local Fire station where they recommended for us to go for brunch and their recommendation of the Little Swiss Cafe was excellent. This is a little cafe with a very cosy European feel about it...More

2  Thank jimnhelen
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Quaint little place with great service, charming ambiance and delicious breakfast. We love the eggs Benedict.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Really good food and friendly staff. it was walking distance from my hotel and it was safe to get there. ambieance was nice and fast service.

Thank Miguel F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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 County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-5007
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