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Bistro Moulin

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867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A ridiculously cute hole-in-the-wall French bistro that delivers well on the food too. If this was near my home I would eat here probably every week.It was great service, nice owners and decent food. Could the food go up a notch? Yes, but it was good enough to please. Heck, definitely the most pleasant meal I've had in Monterrey. I... More 

Thank LePirateDeAvalon
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Nice meal and bottle of wine in an intimate setting near the aquarium. Decorated like a French bistro. Not sure if they used local ingredients

Thank hhb
Cupertino, California
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to this restaurant. We found it on Yelp. We were able to make reservations a couple of hours in advance, unlike many other places in Monterey. The restaurant is very cozy the service was very friendly and the food was of high quality. We tried their famous spinach gnocchi and their fish of day which... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We love French food and Bistro Moulin makes you feel transported to France. The atmosphere, service, food and wine list are all great.

Thank frenchimpressionist
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is a great bistro close to the aquarium. The escargot were garlicy and full of flavor. My halibut cheeks were excellent and the spinach gnocchi were yummy. My husband loved the french onion soup.

Thank Alisa J
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Romantic little out of the way French place in Monterey village. Excellent food & wines and good prices.

Thank Bruce B
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We went to Bistro Moulin for wine and appetizers on a mid week night. Food was good. Service Delightful.

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Carlsbad, California
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We stumbled across Bistro Moulin,after a day at the aquarium, looking to buy a bottle of wine to enjoy at our hotel. The smells emanating from the kitchen along with the Trip Advisor and Zagat signs on the window, convinced us to stay for dinner. Two duck confit later, "I've never met a Duck Confit, I didn't like", we were... More 

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San Francisco
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Took friends to dinner and every dish was a winner. Good service and nice ambience. Reasonably priced.

Thank JohnnJudy100
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is truly a tasteful treat in numerous way. It's small and I recommend reservations as VERY POPULAR with locals and visitors alike. Traditional French Cuisine with a fabulous owner/chef and his expert wine partner tableside to guide you through an extensive wine list. On street parking or up the ramp directly behind the restaurant. Great menu choices with excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-333-1200

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