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Valley Kitchen

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$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1 Old Ranch Rd, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923-8551 (Carmel Valley Road)
+1 831-625-2599
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My lunch was phenomenal - will be back soon. Hopefully next time just for fun and not business. Should have a Starbucks

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always amazed about the quality of the food and the friendliness of the team. Definitely a must while you stay in Carmel Valley

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Thank ik88882016
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed on property so ate here a couple of times the service was different each time - som waiters were very good others mediocre we got far more information on the second breakfast and dinner than the first The food is freshly cooked to order and the choice is reasonable whilst not extensive Where service falls short is when the... More 

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Thank Barry B
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a pricey place, but worth the price. Loved the appetizers. The Shishito peppers were delicious as was the Ceviche and the Tuna Poke.

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Thank Katherine1412
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as two families, one with 1 young child and another with 3 school age kids. They were very accommodating and did what they could to make the kids feel really comfortable. The hotel is pretty kid-friendly so this isn't entirely surprising. It was not an inexpensive meal but the food was really good (shared the salmon and the... More 

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Thank monlai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The Valley Kitchen is located in the Lodge at Carmel Valley Ranch. We ate dinner the first night we arrived. It wasn't packed as their was a wedding, which most of the resort was at. We staff was very nice and the food was good.

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Thank Willie R
Seaside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was really looking forward to eating here. We went for lunch and had the Portobello Wrap and the Schnitzelburger. The food was good and obviously someone in the kitchen cared about what they were serving. The carrot cake, not so much, especially for $14. The fries were crispy and the side salad was very fresh. The service, however, is... More 

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Thank SuzC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We made reservations because we wanted a table as soon as we got there but you don't have too for lunch. This place is located inside the Carmel Valley Lodge. We had the quesadilla and the Salmon omelette. My wife and I enjoyed this meal very much. The service was fast and the waiter was very nice. No limit on... More 

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Thank Mauro1990
San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner, lunch and breakfast since we were staying at the property. Service always friendly and attentive (a bit slow at times because the resort was fully booked this Memorial Day weekend and the kitchen was a bit overwhelmed). Food was decent. Convenience trumps here.

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Thank Aluor
Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

With clean fresh foods, generous portions and meticulous caring staff, this recently expanded restaurant is perfect for breakfast or brunch. There is a unique offering of classic California cuisine that will meet the needs and taste buds for everyone. I was surprised at the amount of choices they had to offer. Even if you are a health nut, there's something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Old Ranch Rd, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923-8551
    (Carmel Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-2599
Description
Executive Chef Tim Wood's culinary exploits-many involving fruits and vegetables from The Ranch's Organic Garden-are on full display for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Lodge Restaurant. Indoor, outdoor and lounge seating are all available.

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