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Doud Craft Studios, San Carlos Between Ocean Ave & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-1600
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Tue 08:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Carmel, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Belle has counter service, which is unheard of in Carmel, so you can get in and out relatively quickly. The food is fresh, though a little bland. Breakfast is your best bet here.

Thank trvltheworld11
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a whistle stop break in Carmel we nipped in for some much needed coffee. Quick and friendly service and good coffee too.

Thank Natalie C
Casablanca, Morocco
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a quick lunch, with organic food. Menu is standard lunch stuff (salads, chicken, burgers...). Well and quickly prepared. We also took a take away plater of cheese and ham, and this was a nice apetizer side with champagne on the balcony with sunset.

Thank T F
Carmel, California
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to stop in and have lunch or a coffee and treat. Buy the granola for sure. Kid friendly and the choices are many. Really good soups.

Thank kittyrascal
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmel Belle has recently expanded their seating area, and it is SO COZY. You can grab a fresh juice on the go, meet a friend for a cup of coffee, or take your family out for a nice meal. They have it all. Perfect location, fresh menu items (you can sin or stay on track with their selections).

Thank mkbommarito
Sacramento, California, United States
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carmel Belle is a counter-service, casual eatery and coffee bar serving breakfast, lunch and (early!!) dinner. Open daily at 8 am, but call ahead before coming in the evening; they close between 5-8pm depending on the day. Patio, cards accepted. We've stopped in for a delicious breakfast. Prices are middling to high based on downtown Carmel and self service; food... More 

Thank John H
Pacific Grove, California
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a place where you place your order at the counter and they bring it to you. You get your own place settings and water. My husband and I went there for Sunday breakfast and both had the mushroom egg melt. It was poached eggs with mushrooms and fontina cheese on toasted sour dough bread, It was good but... More 

Thank 1219Robin
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a terrific little cafe located inside a small cluster of shops. Food is fresh, original, and delicious--nothing like this at home. Great coffee, neat decor with wonderful indoor fire pit. After coming for lunch, we returned the next day for breakfast and will probably be back again before we leave! A great pick if you love fresh ingredients... More 

Thank snowmanFL
Carmel, California
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Been here several times. Everything is utterly fresh. Their soups are excellent. I always find the salad dressing could do with a bit more personality, but the salads themselves are very, very good. Lots of nice (healthy) kids options too.

Thank TeeEmm
Kingman, Arizona
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The menu has breakfast, lunch and dinner options with the freshest ingredients. The meats are hormone-free, grass fed and free range raised in California. Produce is organic and purchased from local farmers. They also have a juice bar with tasty options. You can't go wrong here!!!

Thank admrgn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Healthy, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doud Craft Studios, San Carlos Between Ocean Ave & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-1600
Carmel Belle proudly sources its ingredients from farmers and purveyors that practice sustainability, and provide honest, high-quality products that taste really good. Our meats are hormone-free, grass-fed/free-range and humanely raised in California. Our produce is largely organic and purchased from local farmers' markets, farmers, and/or distributors that support small farms. So please join us, and eat good food knowing that we would never serve you anything we wouldn't serve to our own family.

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