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La Bicyclette

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7th Ave at Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923
(831) 622-9899
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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portland
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had an incredible lunch here on our last day which included the beet salad, fettuccine with a pork ragu, and perfect bottle of chianti. I wish we could have sat outside but lunch was so glorious that it was worth being inside for.

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Carmel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

La Bicyclette epitomizes the charm for which Carmel-by-the-Sea is known. A delightful restaurant that serves “rustic European family style cuisine,” La Bicyclette is a favorite with locals as well as tourists. Its main menus and its creative daily specials appeal to the most discerning palates. Breakfast is popular with visitors, business people, and the broad assortment of Carmelites who eschew... More 

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Belmont, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a late lunch there and I ate the scallops with vegetables with a nice glass of rose. My husband had the mushroom pizza. Delicious. Great little french style bistro.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Probably the best moderately priced place for lunch in Carmel. The food is excellent. They have wonderful pizzas and other light fare, along with a nice selection of wines. This is our go-to place when we want to go out for lunch in Carmel.

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los angeles
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Husband and I had lunch here at the recommendation of some of the merchants in town. It was very good. We ordered the assorted bread basket, butternut squash soup which was the soup of the day and a pizza. It was delicious, and we would return.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Loved the service, ambiance, fresh wood oven bread and unique selection. Definitely a sophisticated small town feeling and food that is an explosion for the palette. Even the baby carrots stems were cooked and edible. We will definitely eat there again next time we visit Carmel by the sea.

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love the wood fired oven, the atmosphere, but most of all the tomato jam, whichI had never tasted before.....went home and made my own since they were kind enough to tell me how it is made.

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Chico, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We loved the atmosphere and the quality of food was simple and tasty. The staff was attentive and personal. The orders were served very quickly to all eight in our party. The interior design was like you were sitting outside a small French town.

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Point Richmond, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We make it a point of eating at La Bicyclette whenever we are in Carmel. Great location. Good serving staff. Breakfast is our favorite there - mine is the wood fired eggs with spinach done in olive oil and small potatoes. My husband likes the eggs in the tomato sauce. Yummy! Nice coffee drinks, baguette and croissants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch during our stay in Carmel after reading the reviews and local recommendations. My husband and I shared the organic beet salad and squash pizza with ham. Hubby was a bit skeptical until he bit into the pie. Excellent wood fired pizza and perfectly cooked thin crust. The saltiness of the ham balanced out the sweetness of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, French, American, Pizza, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7th Ave at Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (831) 622-9899

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