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Address: Ocean Avenue and Lincoln Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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+1 831-624-3868
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Great little shop

Great little shop with lots of interesting merchandise. Friendly staff and a great location. Nice place to stop into while on a stroll around town.

Reviewed 8 March 2016
James A
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Great little shop with lots of interesting merchandise. Friendly staff and a great location. Nice place to stop into while on a stroll around town.

Thank James A
Burlingame, California
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Great shop with lots of unusual kitchen, clothing, jewelry, toy, book and clothing items. Upstairs they have clothing and books and bags and unique bedcovers and art. It is all very beautifully set up and such fun to browse through the store and find that special something. I always manage to find something to buy. This trip I bought a... More 

Thank travelagentreplies
Carmel, California
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Always fun to go into and see what new fun, quirky, and useful items they have. Be sure to go upstairs for a selection of comfortable clothing and great books and cards. There is a little bit of everything and all of it is cool. Who ever does the buying does and excellent job.

Thank NancyinIN
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely shop on Ocean Ave. It's my favorite place to grab a gift for people back home - great locally made art and home decor. There's a wide range of items, from $$$$ to fairly cheap, but everything is high quality and unique. Love this store!

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Mamou, Louisiana
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Nothing special about this shop. No different than most of the shops lining Carmel. Happy we looked through, but nothing exciting here.

1 Thank Mike D
Petaluma, CA
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250 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We have visited the Carmel Bay Company each time we visited Carmel over the years. What made this visit especially nice was the great customer service I received from Beth in the shoe department. I was looking at their great stock of Bernie MeV shoes. I had ordered a pair online from another company and the order had been delayed... More 

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Carmel, California
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Located in an historic building built by the grandfather of the present owner, Carmel Bay Company offers gifts, home decoration items, cards, art and clothing found nowhere else in the village. The building was constructed by Herbert "Bert" Heron, one time Mayor of Carmel, thespian and founder of the outdoor Forest Theater. Spend time considering the perfect memento of your... More 

Thank cindylloyd
New Jersey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Carmel is full of tourist-themed stores. Avoid the trinkets and go to the Carmel Bay Company. It's a long standing store with lots of unique items. Prices are dear, but the items are unique. Staff is always helpful and friendly.

1 Thank montereydream
North Carolina
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251 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2012

I don't like shopping, but this place really made it fun! So many interesting items on two floors. I especially liked the odd book collection up stairs. My wife bought a pair of earring from a local artist that are one-of-a-kind. I just had to make a joke about the brooms since it was near Halloween.

1 Thank MrPickwick
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Clothing, gifts, books, home decor, shoes, kitchen items..they have the most eclectic mix of items! Loved the vases, cookbooks, and so many other items I would not have had room for on the airplane....

1 Thank postcardgrl

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