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Mission Ranch Restaurant

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26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
+1 831-625-9040
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16:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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Carmel, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately it is usually a wait for a table and no reservations before arrival. Outside dining with heaters if necessary. Piano bar inside for later evening.

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Thank JoeCarmel
Carmel, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have had dinner here several times. We decided to take friends there for New Years Eve. It is walk in only and we arrived around 7. We were told it was a 90 minute to 2 hour wait. We ordered drinks at the piano bar and ordered a few appetizers. It was barely 30 minutes and they called us... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's not because is Clint Eastwood's property but the place is a must visit. The views over the land are amazing! The food is actually good and prices are not that high. It could be much more expensive to be honest. I order the seafood Cioppino and it was delicious, though they could have put more expensive type of seafood... More 

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Visalia, California
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is clearly very popular and not without reason. Hubby and I arrived around 4pm and had to wait (as did many others) about 2 hours before a table became ready. No biggie though; we enjoyed a couple of champagnes enjoying the lovely vista and just taking everything in. We were eventually seated outdoors and given it was winter... More 

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here for brunch and let me tell you it was wonderful. The food, the scenery, the staff, and the pianist did not disappoint. This place is a must if you are in Carmel.

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Thank Sarah B
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveled to the area to play in a golf tournament and enjoyed an amazing dining experience. We had to wait a little while but it was more than worth it as the staff was as amazing as the dinner. Highly recommend you visit if you are in the area. If you love history you will love this setting.

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Thank Jim M
Roanoke
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This appears to be a very popular place, and is a bit busy and noisy for my taste. The food and service is excellent and it is convenient if you are staying at mission ranch.

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Thank Thomas B
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting on the patio in the late afternoon is the perfect way to relax and this is place to do it with some nice wine or cocktails with coastal views and sheep grazing in the pastures below. You have to be there at 4pm and be patient though if you wish to eat rather than just enjoy a drink

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Arlington, Texas
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for New Year's Eve. We were expecting a long wait but were pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent as always. We enjoyed the piano bar- lots of fun!

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming ambience, great feel to this place. Prime rib served rare and was very good. Sand dabs well prepared, exceptionally fresh. Very good meal. Exceptional, efficient service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:30
Monday
16:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:30
Thursday
16:00 - 23:30
Friday
16:00 - 23:30
Saturday
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-9040
  • This restaurant is at Mission Ranch

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