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Grill On Ocean Avenue

Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-2569
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sand dabs” (34 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for dinner on a recent trip to Carmel. We were greeted warmly by the Hostess and shown to our table. There, Heather, our waitress is delightful! Her recommendations were wonderful--we both had seafood, Cuisine was delicious and the service impeccable! We will definitely...More

Thank maribethtdee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were walking up Ocean Avenue, I happened to glance inside and see their "Specials" menu. Soup of the day was "Potato Leek", my very favorite. We had eaten a full breakfast, and did not want a full lunch (later followed by a full...More

2  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in Carmel at The Grille on Ocean Avenue. Service was professional. Cuisine was American and excellent. We sampled the hangar steak and crab crusted halibut which were both cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. The fresh vegetables were exceptional. A...More

2  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Grill on Ocean offers special meal pricing if you are seated before 6:00 P.M. It includes a salad, entree and dessert. Good value for the pricing, we enjoyed Beef short ribs and a fish entree. The corkage fee is fair at $15 a bottle...More

Thank Bev W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For lunch, I ordered Seafood Louie...egg, tomato, crab, shrimp, avocado, Russian dressing...plenty of food. Partner ordered the crab cake appetizer, not being hungry, but it was plenty of food for a small appetite. We were well satisfied.

1  Thank TuscanWino
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great restaurant! I had the lamb chops and my son tasted them and said "boy those are some good lamb chops. He is showing signs of hope. Seriously, very well done. My wife was pleased with her dinner as well. We were all very happy...More

1  Thank jgm07974
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by The Grill for dinner and had a very enjoyable dinner. The appetizer and main courses were excellent as was the apple strudel dessert. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly as well. The sand dabs are great and try the...More

1  Thank Ukiahdds
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After a late lunch and a walk around town, we decided to eat light for dinner and found the Grill. Menu had a nice selection of meat and seafood. We ordered a couple of glasses of wine and shared an appetizer and an entrée. The...More

1  Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Without any research we chose this cozy place with a warm atmosphere and fireplace. I see from other reviews that it might be a good place but not on our night. Not only did I return my Mahi Mahi special of the night as inedible...More

1  Thank Travelbunny2014
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped to check out their outside menu. They offerred a special for $27.50 which looked to include all good choices. The only kicker was that you had to be there by 6 PM. Our schedule permitted that, so we tried it...More

1  Thank Gregory M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-2569
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