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Cafe Carmel

Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-3870
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“eclairs” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Delicatessen
Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have walked past this coffee shop dozens of times, but did not go I until now. So happy we did! The young woman at the counter was awesome, the coffee was hot and yummy, and the chocolate cheesecake was delicious! I bought the dolphin...More

Thank BKM33
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Limited seating but great place for a latte or coffee with variety of danish and cookies. Opens early which is a plus.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful bakery with lots of mouth watering choices!! Go for pastries & coffee! A great morning stop before you head out to explore Carmel!!

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Must stop for coffee and dessert while in Carmel! The cafe is charming and has some delicious treats. The eclairs are AMAZING!! My husband had a hard time sharing his so I had to order one for myself. Our crew also ordered the cheesecake, cookie...More

Thank llegault4
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had lunch and the forge and walked down to the beech with our dog. As we passed the cafe it reminded us of a European Patisserie.Our dog and we had a great time at the beech and stopped here for some refreshments.We were delighted...More

Thank pittman
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've gone in this place for many years now. We tend to skip ordering desserts at any of the local restaurants in Carmel after we eat dinner and just head to this place. Johnny the Café manager is a very kind gentleman that is very...More

Thank vacationperson1
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I didn't try the food, the ice cream/gelato or any of the coffee varieties, but I had a yummy mango pineapple smoothie -- very tasty! Service was efficient, although there were only two other people being served.

Thank Cesar M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

So admittedly there isn't a Peets coffee in Carmel, but there certainly is better than this place. First off, the staff is always surly. I've been here several times and have never been greeted or acknowledged. Then there are the prices, which are high, and...More

Thank Akamaikai
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You know it's good because the place is always packed! They have delicious baked goods and desserts. I never met one I didn't like. They also do good lattes, too!

Thank hyedb
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We went early to the park to get parking and delayed breakfast till Noon. The wait was worth it since I had a great breakfast burrito with bacon. I could've gone with the spicy option and enjoyed the mild one. It was worth the 10...More

Thank Steelman61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-3870
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Café Carmel is European style coffee house offers breakfast sandwiches and an assortment of deli products, cheeses , antipasti, soup and salads, fresh baked pastries, ice cream, smoothies, and milk shakes. We cater, too.
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