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“Between lunch and dinner hours they still offered hungry travellers pizza; it was FABULOUS!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lokal Restaurant

Lokal Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 29 Restaurants in Carmel Valley
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Between lunch and dinner hours they still offered hungry travellers pizza; it was FABULOUS!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Unique and fabulous pizza. Their outdoors area is beautiful! And was perfect with the pizza they serve in between their lunch and dinner hours. Their demeanor was unclear and I'm not sure if they really wanted us to stay, but we did and I am glad we did.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank PA_foody
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English first
Carmel Valley, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

As a resident in the village, this was our first experience. Flies on the bar, insouciant and slow service, off wine, led us to cancel our food order and leave the restaurant after waiting for nearly 40 minutes. There did not seem to be any concern from the staff on duty.

Visited July 2013
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8 Thank Neil J
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Carmel, California
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wonderfully funky place with fresh and delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We live in Carmel Valley, and just discovered this place, a year after it was opened, since it is tucked at the far end of the street after the wineries. Just as Carmel Valley, it is rustic, and laid back looking, with its chalk-board and old perched wood wall covers.
The menu is somewhat different from the average restaurants, but there is enough selection for everybody.
We just had a brunch there this morning, and second time I am very pleased with everything.
The young lady was very attentive and polite. The food came fast, and it was very fresh and tasty. The Kobe burger is to die for, but the build your own eggs Benedict was one of the bests also.
I also liked their gourmet coffee, and the herb tasting water.

We gonna try them for dinner very soon...

The prices are similar to the Toast, and the 211 Bistro at the crossroads.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank SusieFD
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california
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful & unique culinary experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Wonderful culinary experience. If you are a foodie you will love Lokals creations. So unique and delicious. So refreshing from the glut of traditional and conservative restaurants in the area. The wine list is short but has a nice variety of great wines. The dining room is a trendy version of the Carmel Valley feel and there is a nice outdoor dining courtyard. The staff are friendly and helpful. Go as a couple or as a group.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank sasaia
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Santiago, Chile
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5 reviews
“Perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

A very nice restaurant! Little bit hidden but we found it! And we were amazed.....!! A well presented perfect vegetarian meal with soooo much taste! And reasonable prices... Worth the detour...almost a plane ticket from Europe ;) !!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Karik55
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