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Mission Ranch Restaurant

26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
+1 831-625-9040
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (95 reviews)
“prime rib” (114 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a place to go to eat at. The food,wine,and service were first class. You have to go to this place if you in Carmel even though you might not be greeted by Clint Eastwood himself. We were told there was an hour and half...More

Thank Squeakyman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the ranch and ate here twice in three days. The back room is quieter than the one with the piano bar. We found the food to be excellent and original. Would highly recommend. Also, hotel guests get priority seating which makes it a...More

Thank Side1slip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here Thursday night after it was recommended by the lovely bar staff at our hotel. There was a long wait for a table in the restaurant so we opted to eat at the bar, and food arrived quite quickly. The prawn cocktail and...More

Thank JKerr88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an upscale restaurant and lodging set in a quiet pastoral setting in Carmel. Sheep grazing in the pasture. Clint Eastwood saved this place when it was supposed to be torn down for Condos. Very historic dating back to the 1800s but totally up...More

Thank jbrantmeier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view of the open field with Clint Eastwood's protected sheep. Food is good and mostly American style. The restaurant is on the grounds that provides rooms and tennis court. Back in the 1980's when Clint Eastwood was mayor of Carmel by the Sea, he...More

Thank coeurdolives
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 90 mins for a table but we were glad we did. Food was good but the restaurant was so dark we couldn't actually see what we were eating when it came!

Thank Charlotte I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Carmel and want to act like you're hobnobbing with the casual rich, as well as the "big hat-no cattle" set, Mission Ranch is for you. Ordered two hamburgers, one glass of wine and the bill came to $60 with tip. Burgers were...More

Thank Thunderbird12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I gave our experience 4 stars because Mission Ranch is just so darn gorgeous. Charming, stunning view, sheep. I could have sat on that outdoor patio all day soaking it in. However, we found the brunch to be very average. For $40 a person and...More

Thank Letsbeclear
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance, service and food. One of the most enjoyable restaurants on the California coast. Good service and food and great value.

Thank V8262PPmichaelt
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

There was a very nice selection for brunch. Included in the cost of $40 was a glass of champagne or a mimosa. Recommend a table outdoors weathers permitting. There was a trio playing lovely music during brunch. Take time to stroll the grounds.

Thank DaydreaminginDenver
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Sally M
16 October 2017|
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Response from Clark00 | Reviewed this property |
Looked pretty casual to me
3 June 2017|
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Response from Silvemi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive but I don't think so. If I remember correct they open at 4 or 5.
24 April 2017|
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Response from BarbaraF2017 | Reviewed this property |
The Ranch serves a brunch on Sunday ( 10:30am to 1:30pm ) that is the best on the Monterey Pennisula. Yes, it is standard that no reservations taken ( only on Easter, Mother's Day & Thanksgiving ) but get there when they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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