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Trailside Cafe & Beer Garden

3 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9571
+1 831-298-7453
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
3 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9571
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trailside doesn’t pretend to be something it’s not (unlike a lot of other restaurants). Instead it’s a decent local restaurant serving a variety of food that caters to most tastes & has a really friendly & efficient waiting staff. We were happy with our meals...More

Thank Aileen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here everyday we were in the valley and the owner Sean and his staff couldn’t have been friendlier. Delicious food, especially the breakfasts. We were really happy to find this little gem in the Carmel Valley.

Thank LOULOU22234
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We had the best service and food! Great little place with lots of charm. Can recommend the breakfast in particular, the babycakes were so delicious.

Thank l0ggy1
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We came right at the lunch rush, which I definitely recommend you avoid. Service was very slow and we struggled to fit our party at two tables. Otherwise, the cafe is cute and bright with a patio out back. Food was very filling and tasty,...More

Thank JessinFlag
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I am a Keller Williams Realtor and brought mom on Broker ‘s tour Thursday with me. Lunch treat was Thai Village, but they were closed and we went next door to Trailside Cafe. Charming country western theme ambiance with inside or outside dining. Service was...More

Thank KimHall831Realtor
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Small and quaint, outdoor patio/chairs/tabkes/umbrellas for sunny days and a rustic,charming interior with a warm woodstove to gather round on colder nights. Often a small band/singer on weekends in evening. Yummy small plate or huge burgers, a great variety of food choices for such an...More

Thank lizclark100
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We were her twice, both on New Yrs Eve and New Years Day. Despite it being busy, the staff at the restaurant and bar couldnt have been nicer or more welcoming. We had fish and chips, eggs benedict, sandwiches, and the most delicious eggnog lattés...More

Thank calinurse
Reviewed February 18, 2018

The bartender was super friendly and gave great suggestions. Had the stuffed portabella mushroom. Just the right amount of spinach, cheese and garlic. Right down the street from the hotel we stayed in called Carmel Valley Lodge. Great Hotel. Quiet and reasonably priced with an...More

Thank azsailor
Reviewed January 22, 2018

My wife and I stopped by for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and we were glad we did. The service was excellent,and the food was very good. I had the fish and chips and enjoyed them very much. Hand battered fish portions, not the typical...More

Thank PGDad
Reviewed November 24, 2017

The day we stopped they had 2 unexpected coaches turn up so the service was very slow and kept apologising for it. Luckily we weren;t in a hurry. Had a nice seat outside in the sun but with a nice cool breeaze. The food when...More

Thank Di S
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November 4, 2017|
Response from Jana B | Reviewed this property |
I don't go there ever I go to Cafe Rustica across the street amazing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-298-7453
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