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The Tuck Box

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Dolores St., between Ocean & 7th Ave., Carmel, CA
+1 831-624-6365
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07:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 14:30
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adorable little "English" style breakfast place! I was surprised by all the negative reviews on here. I ordered an omelot with avocado and the egg was cooked to perfection! Nothing worse than an overcooked omelot. I also tried some scones and loved them! Their jams were delicious, as well. It's a charming little place and definitely worth stopping by for... More 

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Thank Kristin1228
Caldwell
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Carmel for the first time in five years, and The Tuck Box was number 1 on our list of "must visit again." It still has outstanding tea and delicious and unique scones. Hopefully it won't take me another 5 years to return.

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing breakfast. The best eggs Benedict! Be aware, they only take cash, so bring some cash with you, $20-$40 for breakfast. It's cozy inside and you can of course sit outside as well. It was our first time visiting, we will definitely be back!

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Ventura, California
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229 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our first meal at the Tuck Box was 46 years ago and it is still the same or even better! We were in Carmel for our 46 anniversary and our first lunch was here. We enjoyed visiting with the waitress who was very friendly. The food was great and the Chef even came out to say hello! There is very... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The waitress was welcoming and delightful. Fast service and wonderfully fresh food. Small but quaint... perfect Carmel style!

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Thank Ami B
Brea, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have been coming here for 35 years. Still just as quaint as ever and the food always good. Scones are delicious.

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Thank KTY2013
Taipei
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered ham omelet , spnish omelet, cheese omelet and turkey sandwich. Omelet is simple. Sandwich cp was higher. Also have daily special set. It's an good choices for brunch here. The seats numbers are not too much. The biggest table only can for 4 people. If more than 4, need to separated.

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Thank Yingli J
New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Menus is very limited but had delicious porridge made from mixed whole grains. Service was poor and no effort was made at food presentation- just a bowl and spoon. With a little extra effort could have been so much nicer (couple of mint leaves? a berry or two?). Carmel is expensive and this place was no exception- porridge and coffee... More 

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omaha
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71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Mom and I would go here often and loved it. We would always get scones and tea, delicious and the service was great. Always ate outside, sometime the sun can be bright so we always brought hats.

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Monterey Peninsula
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My mother took me to the Tuck Box when I was a child. I felt so grown up having tea with her. My daughter grew up having tea at the Tuck Box and it is now our 'go to' place when we want to catch up and spend quality time together in Carmel:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, British, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:30
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolores St., between Ocean & 7th Ave., Carmel, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6365

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