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“OK but not great.”
Review of Merlot Bistro - CLOSED

Merlot Bistro
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Atmosphere was great -- we sat adjacent to a glass fire pit. Service left something to be desired - sat for 10 minutes before being offered water or anything else. I believe that it was due to a shift change but nevertheless, for the prices charged and the type of eating establishment, I expected better. Food was good.

4  Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a wonderful restaurant in the middle of downtown Carmel. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was wonderful. It is very nicely decorated and caters to both the the business and vacation customers of Carmel. The food both looked and tasted delicious, and the "owner" stopped by each table to say "hi" and to make sure everything was OK. This was a wonderful experience on our first visit to Carmel.

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3  Thank DenverDenny
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Going restaurant to restaurant reading menus and this sounded pretty good. We stopped for lunch. Husband and I both enjoyed our meals very much. Staff was excellent, great location. Would definitely eat here again!

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3  Thank TCM327
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Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Nice looking restaurant and the service was great. The food was just average. I ordered the tenderloin with the pancake potatoes. I ended up with red potatoes. My daughter had the fettichini and she ate the whole thing. Bread fresh and hot.

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3  Thank Romanticgal
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Went to dinner here after a packed filled day. It was very nice, quiet and priced very reasonable. They have a special fixed dinner price that was very good. Enjoyed the experience.

2  Thank 2grandmas
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