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Bistro Moulin


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bistro Moulin is a cozy European Bistro located above Cannery Row in Monterey. French chef/owner Didier Dutertre's classic cuisine is exquisitely prepared and French wine selections are plentiful. Bon Appetit !
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spinach gnocchi was the highlight of the meal - absolutely delicious. Mussels were succulent and juicy

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank igelmacero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place a nice homely feel compared to most places in Monterey. The cannelloni was the best meal I have had in the last 2 weeks in us and Canada. So flavoursome. The wine list was fantastic and the service great. If you are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MurrayF_13
Reviewed December 24, 2018

We were in Monterey for 2 nights and decided to give this place a try after scanning TripAdvisor for some recommendations. The restaurant had a nice cosy ambience to it - typical of something you might find in France. We were quite surprised that the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CripTic
Reviewed December 20, 2018

I picked Bistro Moulin on the basis of the trip Advisor rating and found out quickly why it earned #4 in Monterey, a place known for good restaurants. The interior is warm and inviting. It looks like you've been transported to France. We were eating...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank grizcoach
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Our visiting French friend loved his onion soup...his moules frites...the Sirah (Hermitage). My wife loved her mushroom soup...my Osso Buco was only perfect. Make a reservation and GO!...Great French fare.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

We had a group of five and loved eating here. The ambiance was wonderful, the staff attentive and fun, the wine excellent, and food very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cal025
Reviewed November 17, 2018

My wife and I took my mother to Bistro Moulin for dinner on the 11th of November. We had originally had a reservation, for 5:30 I believe, but wanted to push it back to 6:30 since most of us needed a nap after a day...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markpdinthecity
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Service and food were top notch.Reasonable wine list. I would highly recommend the mussels. A great place to relax and have a wonderful meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We had just driven from the Bay Area to Pacific Grove and checked into our B&B for the night. It was getting dark and we were trying to figure out something for dinner to celebrate our birthdays. It was between seafood or French. We were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank badlittledogs
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited Bistro Moulin in Monterey for 61st birthday celebration. It was excellent. Prompt, friendly, and extremely competent service. Delicious food. Just what we were looking for - unpretentious French bistro food prepared to perfection. The beet salad appetizer was great, as were entrees of chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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August 13, 2016|
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Response from bbj_10 |
I contacted the restaurant directly to inquire about a children's menu. Chef Didier was very kind to respond. He told me that children are welcome and they host families every day. They offer kid pasta and spinach gnocchi... More
Lisa C
January 6, 2015|
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Response from alicerabbit | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it serves tiramisu and small tartlets. I don't remember anything else. Try calling the restaurant. You definitely need advance reservations, as the restaurant is quite small. We have enjoyed this small gem twice.
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