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“Great food, good service, reasonable (for Carmel) prices.”

Forge in the Forest Restaurant
Ranked #42 of 155 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 25 - USD 25
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 5th Avenue
Transit: MST stops on Junipero Ave, half block from restaurant
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Excellent Teriyaki Salmon with excellent accompanying vegetables. Very good Cheese and Cold Cut board. Dog friendly and friendly service. Highly recommend.

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Thank John L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Cheese Board was delicious! Citrus Crepe and Creme Brûlée were okay. Highly recommend the steak or gnocchi sooo good!

Thank Karson K
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The Forge was a favorite of mine when I was a teen and I’ve been back every time I return to visit friends. The outdoor seating is magical. The clam chowder is great and is gluten free. My son loved the Hawaiian pizza. It tends to have tables when other places are booked. We were concerned it would be chilly outside but the fire pit and heaters kept it cozy. It’s extremely dog friendly and popular with locals.

Thank ncglutenfree
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We were seated promptly next to an outdoor fireplace. A nice place to stay warm. The outside area is dog friendly and many diners and their pooch with them. They even have a dog friendly menu. As for people, try the Ruben sandwich egg rolls!

Thank Bigdog0624
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Carmel is our new favourite place on earth. We toured the town and continued down the coast taking in the most beautiful views in the world! Coming back into town we were told to try Forge in the Forest. The service was spot on, plenty to choose from for hungry kids and mom and dad treated to delicious beer and wine and amazing lunch.
This charming spot has an amazing patio, fireplaces to keep you warm - just what we needed!
We will be back!

Thank James F
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