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Patisserie Boissiere

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$$ - $$$
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Mission Between Ocean & 7th, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-5008
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:30
Wed - Sun 17:30 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We found this restaurant on trip advisor after we tried to get into a couple others that were booked. My husband and I loved this place. We were there for dinner and both had one of the Specials - a turkey dish with Au Gratin potatoes and it was melt in your mouth delicious! We did not have dessert because... More 

Thank leeney59
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little French restaurant and bakery. Had the lamb shank and sauted shrimp. The lamb was fall apart tender and the shrimp was cooked well but needed just a little more seasoning for flavor. Worth coming back to.

Thank StephenLBrewster
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I had only 1/2 of the pear tart, but it was arguably one of the best pieces of pastry I have ever had. If I lived in Carmel, I would become obese.

Thank 943rons
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Carmel has 2 hour free parking just out side. We had two lunches and two drinks for $34 both very nice. It is a nice place quiet and fast service.

Thank WesUK-USA
Fort Worth, TX, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this small restaurant around lunch time. Delicious meals, wife with perfect fresh delicious Cobb salad and a lunch special of seafood crepes and white bean soup for myself. Wonderful light Apple tart for dessert...not too sweet! Attentive and friendly service even when they got very busy! Will return here on future visits to Carmel.

Thank Daniel O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and exemplary service. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone visiting the area. A+++++

Thank James L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The location of the restaurant is really nice, and we really liked the town. Also the restaurant interior was cute and quaint. The food was hit or miss. The one meal was amazing and the other was just okay. The service was okay, but we needed to wave them over. Overall it was pretty good, but it is expensive so... More 

Thank katbmon
Carmel, California
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198 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Cozy and welcoming, the Patisserie Boissiere has long been a Carmel institution. Reliable place for a welcoming and great meal.

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Magdy I, Owner at Patisserie Boissiere, responded to this review

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

First had lunch in this charming little French patisserie twenty years ago and the high quality food and friendly service that has brought us back several times over the years is still very much in evidence. Recently had dinner here on a chilly August evening and the cozy fireplace and friendly staff made for a perfect return visit. Soup, Duck... More 

Thank Malamud
New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have been a patron for over 25 years and love this charming French bistro/cafe. That said, the interior really needs soem cosmetic updating. The bathroom is terrible and should be completely redone. The carpet in the main room is worn and tattered, and the whole room needs painting. Just those small changes would really refresh this Carmel landmark.

Thank Nantucketeer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 26
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Between Ocean & 7th, P. O. Box 5925, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-5008
A relaxing and comforting venue modeled after a European chateau where tables are thoughtfully spaced and fresh flowers, fireplace, candles and soothing musical notes are integral part of the dining experience. The ambience sets the tone for French country food served with a great deal of care for detail, and pastries baked daily on premises. Dining room is available for private dinner parties.

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