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Wagon Wheel Coffee Shop

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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7156 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923-9525
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend suggested I try this coffee shop / restaurant for breakfast or lunch. The menu is not large, but there is a good selection. I arrived for lunch and decided to try the 8oz mushroom burger with Potatoes. It arrived speedily and the bap was overflowing with gorgeous sauted mushrooms, Jack cheese and a perfectly cooked 100% patty which... More 

Thank phantomme
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to the Wagon Wheel for many years whenever we are in the area; It never fails to be fabulous. There is a very good range of choices for vegetarians. The pancakes are the best anywhere along with the vegetarian eggs benedict. Whenever I go somewhere for breakfast I always measure it against the Wagon Wheel and almost... More 

Thank imd321
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The BEST blueberry pancakes you will ever put in your mouth!! Wow.. We liked this place so much we had breakfast there twice while visiting Carmel Valley. This place is small.. seating indoors or out, service is great, coffee is good and hot, bacon is prepared to perfection. Others in our party had french toast, yogurt with fresh fruit, eggs... More 

Thank Jobemac
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

On our second morning in Monterey we went to Wagon Wheel which seems to be in the middle of no where. The first thing you notice is that you've entered cowboy country. It is a throw back in time to the 50's complete with a autographed photo of Doris Day on the wall. There is cowboy paraphernalia in every nook... More 

Thank sarnejo
Walnut Creek, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We always try to have at least one breakfast here when we are in the area. Great breakfast staples and fun cowboy decor. Its small and cash only!

Thank Peter N
Dana Point, California
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Lots of locals, always a good sign. Standard fare and big portions. I had ham and eggs, a large ham steak, 3 eggs and hash browns... Delicious. Friendly service in a homey environment. We'll be back on our next visit to one our favorite RV parks, Carmel by the River.

Thank Steve I
San Francisco, California
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Good sizes portions, plenty of choices wish they had beer. We had the breakfast burrito of which they offer you one or two and how could someone eat two? They are big and delish with a sub of beans vs potatoes and their wonderful homemade salsa. Also shared the mahi tacos which were grilled with tomatoes onions mushrooms and came... More 

Thank magnamosa
Seaside, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great food, lots of food, rustic locals cafe with Western motif. Most tourists won't find it, but they should.

Thank Martin C
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I love to sit at the counter, chat with the owners and watch the cooks at work in their tony kitchen. I love the cookout (poached eggs in a bowl of baked beans) or the Hawaiin delight sandwich (ham Swiss and pineapple on grilled sourdough) or the Katy cakes (mini pancakes). My husband loves the chicken fried steak, biscuits and... More 

Thank Eva P
Meadow Vista, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Stopped on the way home for breakfast. Good selection, food and service. Quite popular with the local folks.

Thank Mary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7156 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923-9525
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831-624-8878

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