HOME > Chowhound > California >
What's your latest food quest?
TELL US

Carmel for Pebble Beach Pro-Am

s
smoot60 Jan 13, 2011 03:39 PM

Staying in Carmel for Thursday and Friday nights during the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Any suggestions for breakfast and dinner would be lovely! Have never stayed in Carmel before so I am a complete novice. Something casual and not too fancy would be great. Good bar, good food. Thanks a bunch!!!

  1. r
    RevrendAndy Jan 14, 2011 07:59 AM

    I was in Carmel in October and had some wonderful, casual meals.

    Cafe Dametra is a fun place. They make you feel like family and serve solid, Greek/Mediteranean food at reasonable prices. The singing and dancing by the help/owners on the 1/2 hour is a hoot. Cantinetta Luca is excellent Italian with homemade salumi, wood fired pizzas, terrific pasta with shaved white truffle, and great bisteca.

    We also enjoyed lunch at Mundaka and Phil's seafood in Moss Landing

    -----
    Cantinetta Luca
    Dolores St Carmel-By-the-Sea CA, Dolores St Carmel-By-the-Sea, CA

    Dametra Cafe
    Ocean Ave, Carmel, CA 93923

    1. g
      Gail Jan 14, 2011 10:36 AM

      Andy gave you some great suggestions, however the downtown Carmel restaurants will be packed. So, unless you want to be in the thick of things, I would suggest some outside of Carmel proper.
      Cafe Rustica in Carmel Valley-www.caferusticacarmel.com
      Corkscrew Cafe in Carmel Valley-www.corkscrewcafe.com
      Massaro and Santos in Monterey-www.massaroandsantos.com
      Tarpy's Roadhouse on the Salinas hwy in Monterey
      Fifi's in Pacific Grove
      Red House Cafe in Pacific Grove

      -----
      Tarpy's Roadhouse
      2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940

      Red House Cafe
      662 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

      Cafe Rustica
      10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

      Massaro and Santos
      32 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

      1. b
        Beach Chick Jan 14, 2011 10:49 AM

        Passionfish is my fave in Pacific Grove next door to Carmel..
        Wish I could be there following my boyfriend, Freddie Couples!

        www.passionfish.net

        Show Hidden Posts