Cafe in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Corkscrew Cafe

Just possibly Carmel Valley's cosiest eatery, the Corkscrew Cafe combines a rustic wine-country vibe and a Mediterranean-influenced menu – think wood-fired salmon, pizza and mushroom and lamb pasta – with a stellar …
Mexican in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Cultura Comida y Bebida

Located near art galleries in a brick-lined courtyard, Cultura Comida y Bebida is a relaxed bar and eatery inspired by the food of Oaxaca in Mexico. Pull up a seat to the elegant bar and sample a vertical tasting of…
Tapas in Carmel-by-the-Sea


This stone courtyard hideaway is a svelte escape from Carmel’s stuffy ‘newly wed and nearly dead’ crowd. Taste Spanish tapas and house-made sangria while world beats spin. Partner the garlic prawns for grilled octop…
French in Carmel-by-the-Sea

La Bicyclette

Rustic European comfort food using seasonal local ingredients packs canoodling couples into this bistro, with an open kitchen baking wood-fired oven pizzas. Excellent local wines by the glass. It's also a top spot f…
Breakfast in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Katy's Place

It's pricey, but what isn't in Carmel? Start your day with an apple-cinnamon Belgian waffle, Swedish pancakes or one of 20 Californicized variations on eggs Benedict.
Deli in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Bruno's Market & Deli

Small supermarket deli counter makes a saucy sandwich of oakwood-grilled tri-tip beef and stocks all the accoutrements for a beach picnic, including Sparkys root beer from Pacific Grove.