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Discover Old World Taste & White Sand Beaches

Carmel by the Sea’s culinary scene has taken on a more youthful vibe these last few years while keeping it’s old world tastes. An open kitchen concept at Affina, numerous tasting rooms, wine bars and bottle shops throughout the village, local produce finds at the year long farmers market and a unique rooftop lounge at Vesuvio Restaurant. This little village has an impressive assortment of restaurants, specialty food shops, and wine tasting rooms within one small square mile, however you will not find a chain restaurant anywhere in Carmel By The Sea.

Scanning the restaurant menus, the culinary experiences throughout the village seem endless. Whether you are looking for coastal cuisine at Grasings, locally grown organic produce and grass fed meats at Carmel Belle or European Family Style cuisine at La Bicyclette Carmel has you covered. Not only you but your four legged friends too.


Taste Carmel By The Sea, California

Carmel's small group food and wine tour

Carmel's Food & Wine Tour

Visit local eateries and food shops to meet the owners and enjoy some gourmet tastings. This tour is a leisurely and tasty way to learn more about this quaint town.

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Feast Portland

The Wine Tasting Passport

The Wine Walk by-the-Sea is a self-paced self-guided stroll to the tasting rooms which are all within a few blocks of each other on the both sides of Ocean Avenue.

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carmel by the glass festival

Carmel By The Glass

Mingle and stroll while enjoying wines offered by the tasting rooms of Carmel, Fiesta-style food, and live jazz will set the scene for a lovely mid-summer’s evening.

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carmel's culinary specialty shops

Carmel's Culinary Specialy Shops

Hidden in nooks and crannies around Carmel you can sample cheeses and other gourmet treats from around the world

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carmels gourmetfest

Relais & Châteaux Gourmetfest

David Fink of L'Auberge Carmel, a luxury inn and restaurant in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea has a reputation of building successful

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carmel by the sea farmers markets

Carmel’s Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are a big source of fresh produce for the local restaurants, with numerous locations and times throughout the city you can always find something to indulge in.

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Monterey Wine Country Events

Events In Monterey Wine Country

The Monterey California coast is world-famous for unparalleled scenic beauty and Monterey’s world-class wines.

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Pebble Beach Food And Wine Festival

Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

For 21 years Park Hyatt’s Masters Food & Wine Event was the culinary event of Carmel by the Sea, California,

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taste of carmel

Taste Of Carmel

Interested in a sample of bohemian culture, world-class dining and top-rated wines while uncovering your own bohemian side?

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