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“Amazing and Incredible!!!!”
Review of The Bench

The Bench
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Pebble Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 19, 2013

When can you go to dinner at one of the most beautiful places on the the planet!! Well, here its!!! The setting is off the 18th green and a gorgeous view of Carmel Bay!! The food was spectacular, We had several appetizers ( all amazing) and had a rack of lamb and a local fish dish!! Our server Nick was superb!!!

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Thank golferman
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

We had wonderful service, drinks were good, appetizers were good - life is good. It was a rare day of perfectly warm, sunny weather, much too nice to sit indoors. Great staff!

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Some of the best fish I have ever had. Tasted like they had caught in one hour before serving. Service was excellent. Everything you would expect from a Pebble Beach Lodge restaurant, including the price. The only beef would be they did not have the best selection of wine by the glass. As you would expect, awesome views.

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Thank SixAces
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

The Bench restaurant is situated just off the eighteenth hole of Pebble Beach Golf Course. It is downstairs to the left when you enter the main clubhouse.

You'll get to see pictures of many golf legends, the locker areas and the clubhouse where many national golfing events occur. Even if you don't golf, still go eat and explore. The food is very good. We had lunch and found it great. The service is fabulous.

Afterwards, you can go shopping. There are quite a few shops on the grounds for shoppers. Take along a camera, it is a very nice facility.

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Thank L B
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Bench is a casual restaurant on the lower level of The Lodge at Pebble Beach. They have indoor and outdoor seating but I HIGHLY recommend outside if possible. The view is of #18 green with the ocean in the background and the neighboring homes and cliffs. The view is spectacular to say the least and you can also hear the waves crashing. We dined later in the evening, 7:30pm, and the sun had already set but it didn't matter because we could still see and hear the ocean. It was a cool evening but "not to worry" we were told because every outdoor table had a firepit in the center of it and we were offered warm and snugly blankets too! The service was so friendly and professional and quick too. Most of the dishes served have been prepared somehow in their wood-fired oven and the place smells divine! Our group of four shared family style: two flatbread pizzas, roasted brussel sprouts, roasted beets with goat cheese, lamb meatballs and the bubble bread with hummus and roasted eggplant spread. Every single dish was delicious! The portions are modest yet surprisingly filling. The Bench would be great to try during daylight hours as well due to the fact that it is just off the 18th green. If you are visiting Carmel by the Sea or Monterey and would like to check out Pebble Beach without the 17 mile drive then tell the gate keepers to instruct you the faster way and stop by for some shopping and lunch! This is a must do!

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