The town’s charming eateries feature a full range of international, regional, and local cuisines, all benefiting from their proximity to the bounties provided by the Monterey Bay and Salinas Valley. Choose from local Coastal Cuisine, Seafood, French, Italian, Mediterranean, or a cozy bar setting for light fare, all within walking distance. There are also many dog-friendly restaurants in Carmel that will welcome your four-legged friend!


The charming town of Carmel-By-The-Sea has countless wonderful places to eat. Enjoy your daily fresh breakfast at our Carmel bed and breakfast, then ask our staff for recommendations to the best restaurants in Carmel. There are several great spots to enjoy a delicious meal, and most are within walking distance of the inn. Plan ahead by perusing our local Carmel tourism website for an up-to-date list.

Big Sur, Cliffside and Oceanview Dining

To enjoy an incomparable view along with your meal, check out the restaurants in Big Sur. In just under an hour from our Carmel inn, you can enjoy several great places to eat, from casual to fine dining. The scenic drive is worth the trip alone! The surrounding area also has closer spots with fantastic ocean views that are more convenient, but just as delicious. Ask our staff for their favorites.

Picnics & Lunch

Whether you want to enjoy your lunch with a view of the breathtaking golf courses, the ocean, or you want to create your own atmosphere with a picnic to-go, you have several options. Let our friendly staff help you create an itinerary and pick a place that suits your style.