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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Chef Fabrice Roux welcomes you into his home ROUX to eat and drink as he does. This flagship restaurant for Chef Roux is perfect for Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Tasting, Private Dinners, Group Events, Corporate Retreats, Rehearsal Dinners, Recovery Brunches and catering. Let us know how we can make your VARIETY * TASTE* EXPERIENCE the very best it can be. #cheffabriceroux #aperfectdayincarmelvalley @rouxcarmel
$5 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
French, American, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our second night in Carmel Valley we dined early, 6:15 on the front outdoor area at Roux, we ordered wine by the glass which was fairly priced and shared 4 small plates for dinner. First we shared a beet salad, next Ahi tartare, followed...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Delicious food, great wine list and attentive servers. We were visiting Carmel Valley for our anniversary and had a delightful intimate dinner, even in the crowded room.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

Exceptional menu, attentive service, reasonable pricing, extensive wine list, every dish so beautiful and tasty. As James Beard said when asked where his favorite restaurant is; "It is the same as yours, the it is one where they love you most". Roux, and it's sister...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We visited Carmel Valley for the first time for a long weekend. Roux was recommended to us.... We went for dinner and were so impressed by not only the delicious food but by the owner Jennifer. Jennifer treated us like old friends from the start...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank nancy s
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Arrived Carmel on Christmas Eve, hungry! Last minute find: Roux. Decided to do tapas - foie gras (seared just right), Brussels sprouts (carmelized), Gambas (not over cooked), mushroom medley (earthy and could taste Carmel), rioja and Malbec (really? In Carmel!). So satisfying... but the real...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

1. Average Food 2.Kinda overpriced 3.Terrible desert and beignets 2.5star is all I can give to this place. The first dinner at Carmel valley for us was at this little cute restaurant. Their wine is good, I loved the Chardonnay. We ordered crab cake and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank afshindn
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited Christmas Eve. Cozy place. Super attentive staff who are all great too. We shared 6 small plates for dinner. Everything came out in perfect timing. Tasty big time (and we’re fussy in flavor and temperature)! Our waiter was fabulous. Great service. We’ll be back...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Very French as in lots of cream in the dishes, although the dishes are not that large. Very pricey though.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank cvtcss
Reviewed December 11, 2018

As an ad-hoc decision on a Sunday night we decided to try Roux first time. We are locals, and knew the place with different owners. The menu is just right, not too small and not a novel either. We ordered the chicken dish, the duck...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susanna D
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Visited Carmel Valley on a wine tasting trip. I had an excellent meal at Roux. The food was first rate. I highly recommend the scallops, duck (with foie gras), and the Meyer Lemon Cheesecake. Strong wine list with local and French wines. The server was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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