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Lokal Restaurant - CLOSED

13762 Center St, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-8928
+1 831-659-5886
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
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“donuts” (5 reviews)
“caesar salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13762 Center St, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-8928
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

While I have had some of the best meals that I have ever had from Michael, the location itself leaves one feeling like they are still missing some vital and basic parts. We started with dirty silverware, the wait was longer than it should have...More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A favorite of locals as well as young, hip, tech industry and culinarily sophisticated tourists, this charming cafe features seasonal dishes that are consistently utterly delicious. Their young genius chef is creative as well as consistent in presenting favorite dishes. Try the seared Ceasar salad,...More

Thank Carmelites2015
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Really, this restaurant is better than some of the starred restaurants in the city. They have foraged porcini mushrooms and home smoked salmon. It is a local restaurant using local ingredients. I love every bite of it.

Thank misstrip10
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We gave short shrift to this place for too long. It has unusual hours and we had heard mixed reviews. Well, after finally trying it out we both really enjoy the incredibly fresh ingredients and creative meals. They are open Thursday through Sunday and do...More

Thank David B
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Poor owner was all on his own...cook, waiter, greeter, cleaner. Did a great job and the benedict turned out well. Great cappuccino too!

Thank Katelyn W
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I know there was only one waitress but it wasn't even full. 5 tables maybe? Waitress asks us to sit down anywhere and she'll bring menus. 10 minutes later I had to go get our own menus. 15 more minutes for her to take our...More

1  Thank Vane_P22
Reviewed September 1, 2016

A unique dining experience in Carmel Valley Village. They have wonderful lunch/brunch with items like Eggs Benedict on the brunch menu, and Kobe burgers on the lunch menu. They also have great salads and other sandwiches available too. On the dinner menu, you'll get some...More

Thank mikegrattan
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Great beers, burgers, and fancy food too. I am happy Lokal is open again! We had a fine meal of short ribs and burger with lovely sides beautifully presented. Service was excellent and I love the black board and rustic decor.

Thank p0sb0
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a delicious brunch here. The food is made with very fresh ingredients and was delicious. Our only complaint is that the service was slow. The restaurant's one waitress was late to arrive (we and several other tables sat waiting for her) and then...More

Thank kruzingtogether
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We have to Lokal a handful of times and always had good service and great food! This time the food was still great, but the service was awful!!! We arrived for lunch around 12:45 and there was only one other table occupied by two people....More

Thank jennifer s
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13762 Center St, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-8928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-5886
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