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Grill On Ocean Avenue

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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-2569
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Firestone, Colorado
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Average food, great service, prices ok. Not a place to linger over a dinner or lunch, too busy. Waitress almost too nice.

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Thank Rosieoldgirl12
Westlake Village, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A cozy restaurant with good service and reasonable prices. There's a nice fireplace to warm you on a chilly evening.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since it was Thanksgiving Day we thought it would be nice to have a good meal in a pleasant atmosphere and The Grill on Ocean Avenue in Carmel was the right choice! As we entered the door, the hostess greeted us immediately with a smile and welcoming words as she showed us to a perfect table (booth). The waiter came... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate the nite before at Anton and Michel- the Grill is owned by the same people and this restaurant delivers the same quality, service and ambiance as Anton & Michel. The server was knowledgeable, efficient and professional. The food was varied and delicious-- sand dabs, salmon blt, all terrific. Between Anton & Michel and the Grill on Ocean Ave.,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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272 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were in Monterey for a conference and made our annual visit to the Grill on Ocean Avenue, and it was just as good as on our previous visits. We each had the fish of the day and a glass of wine, then shared the apple strudel for dessert. Everything was delicious. Our server remembered us from last year and... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent dinner prepared perfectly. The sea bassed was moist and flavorful and the duck breast with cherry sauce was flavorful and crisp. The atmosphe was casual but elegant.

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Parker, Colorado
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We walked in without a reservation. The hostess was accommodating. there was an advertised sunset fix priced meal but the waiter was pretty rude about it not be served during the time we were there. Service was slow and in general that waiter did not seem interested in serving us. We left before ordering

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Thank anniemal111
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went for one evening meal, my partner had swordfish and said it was cooked to perfection - it was the best he had ever had! Staff were friendly but professional and attentive when required. It was a relaxing environment with great food.

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York, PA
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We just stopped for after dinner drinks as we were walking back to our Inn. The restaurant was quiet and the bartender was friendly. He gave us a 15% discount coupon for Anton and Michel, which is where we had reservations for the next night. Apparently sister restaurants. A &M then gave. Us a coupon for 15% off at the... More 

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Port Washington, New York
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing good or bad about this place. Food laden with butter. Not up to the ratings. Staff courteous but not again just ordinary. Would not go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-2569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?