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Monterey/Carmel Restaurant Guide

Enjoy an elegant meal at Lucia Restaurant & Bar in Carmel Valley, CA

10 Hot Spots for Dining in Monterey/Carmel
Basil Seasonal Dining
The Bench
The C Restaurant & Bar
Cantinetta Luca
Corkscrew Cafe
The Haute Enchilada Cafe & Galerias
Joe Rombi's La Piccola Casa
Lucia Restaurant & Bar
Rio Grill
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Closed Restaurant Reviews

Browse through the closed restaurant database for Monterey/Carmel to reminisce about your favorite eateries from the past.

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Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.


The charm of Provence right on your table.

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Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

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