If you're a first time visitor to Carmel, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Carmel.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Carmel.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"I agree with Krista about Passionfish." See More
"There are endless great places to eat there, but two of my favorites are: Patisserie Boissiere Restaurant & Patisserie and Katy's Place." See More
"If you like Greek, eat at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant and walk around the surrounding "old town" district or walk down to the water." See More
"This suggestion isn't terribly upscale but I would also check out Flaherty's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar." See More
"Be sure to go to the Sunset Lounge to watch the sea otters play and get a cup of coffee or snack/beverage of your choice." See More
", Dametra Cafe, Forge in the Forest, Mission Ranch Hotel (not the best food, but awesome, fun environment - and a great place for a possible Clint Eastwood sighting), Katy's Place (eggs benedict!" See More
"When we go back we always make it a point to eat at La Bicyclette, (we have honestly gone there for dinner and then right back the next morning for breakfast) - it's got a country French vibe and does good French and German food." See More
"Nearby Mission Ranch Restaurant in Carmel is also an awesome place to go with a group." See More
"$$ 3) Hog´s Breath Inn - downtown Carmel: it has a large patio area to enjoy." See More
"Casanova and La Bicyclette are also really romantic options." See More
"Aubergine in Carmel By the Sea is really great and if you're a steak person (and I am) I would drive out to Will's Fargo Dining House & Salon in the Carmel Valley" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Carmel locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Carmel.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.