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Best Romantic Restaurants MONTEREY/CARMEL, CA


Whether you're celebrating a milestone with someone special in the Monterey/Carmel area or looking for the best date restaurants that are sure to impress, a romantic setting can set the mood for a night to remember. We've selected the best romantic restaurants in Monterey/Carmel to share a memorable meal with your sweetheart.

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Aubergine New American
16/20
Dining Room at Aubergine, Carmel, CA L'Auberge Carmel
Monte Verde St. at 7th Ave.
Carmel, CA 93923
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L'Auberge Carmel restaurant featuring the cuisine of executive chef Justin Cogley. More...

Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point American
No Rating
620 Ocean View Blvd.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Beach House Restaurant offers value and views --- that's why the locals can't stay away. More...

Bistro Moulin French
14/20
Dining Room at Bistro Moulin, Monterey, CA 867 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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Carefully crafted bistro fare complemented by a thoughtful wine list. More...

Casanova French
15/20
Dining Room at Casanova, Carmel, CA Fifth Ave.
Carmel, CA 93923
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Central Coast restaurant with a world-class wine cellar and French-Med cuisine. More...

Esteban Spanish
14/20
Casa Munras
700 Munras Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940

Don Esteban Munras’ namesake restaurant is an ambassador of small-plate goodness. More...

Fandango Mediterranean
14/20
223 17th St.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Classic Mediterranean comfort food and a generosity of spirit permeate this cozy Pacific Grove landmark. More...

Giorgio's Italian
No Rating
201 Main
201 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901

This sleek Italian eatery melds old-school traditions with contemporary techniques for a flavor combination that's “bellissimo.” More...

Lucia Restaurant & Bar California
16/20
Dining Room at Lucia Restaurant & Bar, Carmel Valley, CA Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 W. Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

The surroundings and finessed service set the stage for an elegant meal you’ll long remember. More...

Passionfish Seafood
13/20
701 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Sustainable seafood, seasonal vegetables and meats served nightly in the “Last Hometown.” More...

Patria Alsatian
12/20
228 Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901

Whether you're hunting for jaeger schnitzel or a pizza, this European-style spot has plenty to offer. More...

Restaurant 1833 California
14/20
Dining Room at Restaurant 1833, Monterey, CA 500 Hartnell St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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California cuisine and attentive service at this restaurant located in a historic Monterey building. More...

The Sardine Factory Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Sardine Factory, Monterey, CA 701 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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Notorious eatery with a distinguished past on Cannery Row. More...

Sierra Mar Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Sierra Mar, Big Sur, CA Post Ranch Inn
Pacific Coast Hwy.
Big Sur, CA 93920
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Contemporary cuisine in a glass-walled sanctuary by the Pacific --- the daily prix-fixe lunch won't break the bank. More...

Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge American
13/20
Dining Room at Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge, Carmel, CA Cypress Inn
Lincoln St.
Carmel, CA 93923

Retro cocktails, professional service and an elevated menu make this landmark property more than just "Doris Day's place" in Carmel. More...

Whaling Station Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
763 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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Whether you want the traditional steakhouse experience or something a little different, the Whaling Station has you covered. More...


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