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Valley Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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One Old Ranch Road, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923 (Carmel Valley Road)
+1 831-625-2599
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Today
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From yummy breakfast to tasty lunch, and culinary delights for dinner, you can't go wrong at the Valley Kitchen. The food is outstanding. Wait staff is prompt and attentive. Great experiences every time we have eaten there.

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Thank ML0757
Carmel Valley, California
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Okay This could be my favorite restaurant on the planet! Except for the temporary mosquito problem The food and for the most part the service was amazing! This French and somewhat southern cuisine couldn't have been better except when it came to the dessert. When you arrive at the restaurant you may think you are in the wrong place but... More 

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Burton-on-Trent
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642 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had arrived from San Francisco after driving through heavy rain on CA-1 S (we had hoped to see coastal views, but were disappointed). We walked across to the restaurant from our room (seeing one of the deer on the way). Very friendly welcome. We were seated in a relatively quiet area (a bit away from the noisy bar area).... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We were so satisfied with the restaurant we cancelled our reservations in Carmel the second night and ate here 2 nights in a row. We had a hard time choosing from the appetizer menu given they all sound and WERE good. We especially liked the beet salad, tuna poke, heirloom tomato salad, cheese platter, chicken and risotto.

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Thank J R
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's always nice to say "that was a great meal, and the food was good too!" No issues with the food. Great quality with good use of local ingredients. I recently stayed on site with a family member attending a business meeting, so had plenty of time alone. Arriving at the hostess and asking for a table for one was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My lunch was phenomenal - will be back soon. Hopefully next time just for fun and not business. Should have a Starbucks

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Thank 749josefla
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Always amazed about the quality of the food and the friendliness of the team. Definitely a must while you stay in Carmel Valley

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 626 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed on property so ate here a couple of times the service was different each time - som waiters were very good others mediocre we got far more information on the second breakfast and dinner than the first The food is freshly cooked to order and the choice is reasonable whilst not extensive Where service falls short is when the... More 

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Thank Barry B
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

It's a pricey place, but worth the price. Loved the appetizers. The Shishito peppers were delicious as was the Ceviche and the Tuna Poke.

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Thank Katherine1412
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We went as two families, one with 1 young child and another with 3 school age kids. They were very accommodating and did what they could to make the kids feel really comfortable. The hotel is pretty kid-friendly so this isn't entirely surprising. It was not an inexpensive meal but the food was really good (shared the salmon and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Old Ranch Road, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923
    (Carmel Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-2599
Description
Executive Chef Tim Wood's culinary exploits-many involving fruits and vegetables from The Ranch's Organic Garden-are on full display for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Lodge Restaurant. Indoor, outdoor and lounge seating are all available.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?