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Tommy's Wok

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Mission Street, between Ocean & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-8518
Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, quick friendly service, great value! The food was incredibly fresh, well seasoned and the selection was varied enough for all our tastes.

Thank mpa1970
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tommy's Wok is tucked away on a back alley in downtown Carmel. The town itself is touristy and overpriced but Tommy's Wok was a real find. The food was reasonably priced and very well-prepared. The portions were more than adequate. The staff was helpful if very busy- a tribute to how good this little place is.

Thank DiverDaveMinneapolis
Pacific Grove, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time dining at this establishment for Chinese New Year. Vey small with only about 12 tables and no decor but even if you have to wait for a table the food makes it worth it. Surprisingly not expensive for Carmel. Great service and highly recommend for authentic Chinese.

Thank Shift H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I come to Carmel to visit relatives, I make certain to eat here or have take out. This is by far truly the best walnut shrimp I ever had and I've ordered it in many places. It is busy for a reason: it is wonderful.

Thank Linda E
Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Tommy's Wok is a great, reasonably priced placed to bring the family in Carmel, right off of Ocean Street. The won ton soup is particularly delicious!

Thank Caroline K
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Their lunch menu is awesome. So much food for a decent price. My only issues was with their hot and sour soup, specifically the amount of black pepper in it. I'm not sure if this is how they regularly make it or if this was a mistake and they accidentally dropped a whole jar of black pepper in the soup... More 

Thank ItsStef
Carmel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Carmel has so many fabulous restaurants but just a couple with Asian cuisine. This little place has no 'decor'! But, the food is really good, the servers hustle and get it right and the prices are fine. I'll definitely go back and will order take out as well.

Thank Noosa16
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Booked a table for 7.30 & when we arrived it was chock a block. We were a few minutes late, & even though we rang ahead to say we were delayed, they gave away our table so had to wait 10-15 mins. The restaurant is just one room with a handful of tightly packed tables. Service was brisk & majorly... More 

Thank Windymillers
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The place is not so easy to find. When walking from Ocen down 7th, its to the right and somewhat inside an alcove. We got the Cheese crab puffs - which were a bit oily but flavorful and came with a great dip/ sauce. The Basil chicken was good . The shrimp fried rice had a burnt over heated flavor.... More 

Thank MarioRocha2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food is very good but restaurant atmosphere not something I would recommend. It is very small and usually crowded. You can feel rushed at times. Recommend the food as take-out!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Street, between Ocean & 7th, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-8518

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