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Wagon Wheel Coffee Shop

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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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Gardnerville, Nevada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early or you'll likely have to wait for a table. Stopped here for a big Saturday morning breakfast and had killer Chorizo and eggs while the wife had a custom omelette. All the fixings you would expect like country potatoes or biscuit with gravy, etc. Service was very fast and friendly. The Wagon Wheel is a locals spot... More 

Thank Gary M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to hikes on the Big Sur Coast. They open 6:30 am and have quick service, many options, and take special requests. Good alternative to overpriced resort breakfasts or fast food.

Thank OjeMa
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was directly across the street from out hotel, so we walked over for breakfast while we were in town for a wedding. And it was a real treat. I don't know if they take reservations, but there was a sign in sheet at the entrance and we were seated very quickly. They actually had good coffee, great service... More 

Thank Tony D
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 5 weeks ago

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 August 9, 2016

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 July 23, 2016

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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148 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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, 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?