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“the view was great”
Review of California Market

California Market
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Ranked #47 of 156 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
san jose
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“the view was great”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

The view was definitely great I'll give them that. We had reservations and were seated promptly for lunch.
Service was however slow, no bread, no water till we asked for it. Food was average but for the price, all I can say is "Yikes!"
We expected better service at least....

  • Visited March 2013
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Loomis, California
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Didn't stay for the lunch”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

We made a reservation over a month in advance, mostly for the views and the ambiance. We arrived a few minutes before our reservation and we were seated about as far away from the windows as we could be. A couple ahead of us without a reservation were seated closer. After looking at the menu we decided that for a $17 hamburger we needed more. We went to Carmel Bakery for a couple of sandwiches to eat on the beach. We didn't regret it.

Visited March 2013
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MD
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice for Breakfast”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Enjoyed a nice breakfast here. The food was good/average, but the views of the coastline were amazing. We were staying at the hotel, so it was an easy visit for us to the California Market restaurant. It's worth a visit if you are staying at the Hyatt.

Visited March 2013
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Livermore, CA
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“A jewel with a view”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

While it is at the Highlands Inn, the prices were in line with other less exotic venues, which is a surprise. I mean the location is excellent, the view is what post cards are made of. The food is great. And the service is everything we could ask for. So put it all together and you'd be hard pressed to have a better lunch. Particularly if you can eat on the deck for lunch. 5 stars.

Visited November 2012
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Sacramento
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146 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A terrific venue with terrific food”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Califorfnia Market, perched high above the Pacific and located in the Highlands Resort, is an outstanding restaurant with exceptional service and high quality food. We make an effort to eat here every time we come to Carmel. Order the crab cake sandwich. It's amazing!

  • Visited March 2013
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