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Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria

) #82 of 113 Restaurants in Carmel ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
3770 The Barnyard, Southwest corner of The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8751
+1 831-626-5454
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3770 The Barnyard, Southwest corner of The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8751
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Carmel. We were tired after a long couple of days of travel and decided we wanted to enjoy the view at our rental and not drive into downtown Carmel to eat. We ordered pizza delivery online via Slice. We quickly...More

Thank Ben C
geenoo, Owner at Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm very sorry to hear that we ruined your dinner plans Ben. I'm also sorry to hear about the " hang up". If you give me a call I'll send you a check and deal with "Slice" on your behalf. My staff and I share...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this location, I ordered a Skirt Steak sandwich, and wife a Margarita Pizza. Both were delicious. My panini was toasty and buttery, meat was tender and very flavorful. Overall a good experience. Restaurant seemed "Pet friendly" wish was new for me. In...More

Thank Anthony D
geenoo, Owner at Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks guys. See you next time

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was good. Pizza was terrific. We were not enamored w the breaded artichoke. The breading masked the taste of the artichoke. But we would go back for a casual meal and get the pizzas again.

Thank ir0ngate69
geenoo, Owner at Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments. Jeano.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted with a passive aggressive response for not making a reservation. We just arrived in Carmel and looking for a place nearby for lunch. We were a large group of 14 but the restaurant was pretty empty (2 tables of...More

Thank vcortes1976
geenoo, Owner at Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

My dry delivery of a hyperbolic farce seems to have failed. When the question is too ridiculous to be true it usually is. Sorry about that. Regarding your meal. With a group of that size and because you weren't sure how many more guests were...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Sisters, nieces, and I ate at allegro pizza on the last day of our girls trip to carmel. We were there kind of late but the kindly had us come on in and our server was very helpful with us when we tried to select...More

Thank karen w
Reviewed 7 May 2017

One evening during our stay in Carmel, my lady did not feel like going out to dinner, so we ordered delivery from Allegro. She had fettucine alfredo, I had a pizza topped with chicken, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes. The best that can be said...More

1  Thank Taylor K
geenoo, Owner at Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy two of our best selling offerings. I guess we all have different tastes. Since my pizza has been voted "Best Pizza" in Carmel, on the Monterey Peninsula and in Monterey County dozens of times over the last thirty years by...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We walked in with a party of 13 (9 kids), no reservation. They brought all the kids crayons and some pizza dough to play with right off the bat. Great move! They loved it. Pizza and apps were really good and service was quick, granted...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Definitely not that impressed with this place. Service was very slow, and the decor definitely needs a refresh. Felt like it had been neglected for a long time. It seems to be sort of popular with the local crowd, but there are far better places...More

Thank FlySleepEat
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner for four last week. We found out about this place in Green Lightern Inn in Carmel.They have their fliers. Well...the price what we paid I think the pizza could be better. We found the pizza was mashy and not cooked enoght....More

Thank Svetlana T
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

What a great break from the more fanciful eateries in this area. This is a small pizza joint serving very good pizza and beer. Really good value and really good taste as well as a range of size options. The young woman who served us...More

1  Thank Pat P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3770 The Barnyard, Southwest corner of The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923-8751
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-626-5454
  • E-mail
ESTABLISHED IN 1988When we opened Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria in the summer of 1988, we did so for selfish reasons. We craved an authentic Italian experience on the Monterey Peninsula.The days of pizzerias with sawdust covered floors on lower Alvarado Street were gone. As the small fishing village known as Monterey slowly disappeared so did its soul.A few small restaurants still had some of that old feeling but they did not have the food our more traveled palates were beginning to expect. Some had, great food and a great feeling, but were too expensive or trendy to be called “local spots”. We needed a place to go to – a little “tucked away” spot to discuss life, enjoy good food, family and friends…. and still be able to pay our bills on time.So in July of 1988 we set out to capture that elusive dream; the soulful pizzeria that exists in every Italian neighborhood. No big deal, just great food, friends and wine. The kind of place that your feet take you to when your mind is not paying attention. And when you get inside, it feels good…like you are home.Allegro is a place where you can satisfy your Italian soul. Simple, healthy, delicious & unpretentious. Welcome to our little part of Italy. We hope you enjoy your stay . Nina & Jeano
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