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Robata Grill & Sake Bar

) #75 of 113 Restaurants in Carmel ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
+1 831-624-2643
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“rice balls” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently go to lunch at Robata, as we live just a few minutes away. Their lunch specials are fabulous! The lunch prices are really reasonable for Carmel, the portions are large without being overwhelming and the salmon and salad is always very fresh and...More

Thank trvltheworld11
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had high expectations for some good sushi but were disappointed. The rolls had a ton of rice around them. We didn't even eat all of it which is not the norm for us! However, the salad was good.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Went there for a family gathering for Father's Day and they had no problem accommodating 10 people. Decor is a bit dark with wood accents. There is some outdoor eating and a sushi bar. Food was fresh and everything from steaks to sashimi was well-prepared....More

Thank saltcreekct
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here w my sisters and nieces on a girls weekend in carmel. We sat at an outside table near the fire pit and also had a heat lamp on. Little chilly that night. One of my nieces and one of my sisters ordered salmon...More

Thank karen w
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Did not like anything about this place except the little candies at the hostess station. The sashimi was poor quality, and I mean the poorest of the poor and was kind of a dark color. My boyfriend got Ramen and I could tell by looking...More

Thank Miranda N
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with awesome service and extraordinary food. The castroville ten for an appetizer was delicatly fried in such a light batter that was terrific. The salad dressing was fabulous and unique. All the sushi rolls we ate were phenomenal, and were all priced very...More

Thank Peyton C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Another couple along with my husband and I opted to meet for dinner at Robata on an early evening at what we thought was the tail-end of a storm. We arrived and were promptly seated, given enough time to chat and peruse the menu when...More

Thank mswiseguy
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I can't understand why this restaurant recieves high ratings. Here are reasons 1. Very low quality of food. I know I have a high standard for sushi as an asian, but this is lower than average sushi places in US. (FYI, do not ever order...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Surprisingly good, nice staff. Great food, excellent deal for seniors on the menu. Made taking older relatives out for dinner a pleasant surprise.

Thank Jessie V
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I visited this jap grill last March and I thought that for now it's the best japanese grill that i ever visited. Awesome dishes, pretty good service , fair price. Thank you!

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7 March 2017|
Response from mswiseguy | Reviewed this property |
We were there twice in the last month. Both times the service was fine. Both times we just had a wide selection of the appetizers (1/2 off specials) and couldn't find any fault with the food. As a long time resident I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-2643
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