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Carmel Bay Company

Ocean Avenue and Lincoln Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-3868
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Great little shop

Great little shop with lots of interesting merchandise. Friendly staff and a great location. Nice... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
James A
Raleigh, North Carolina
Always stop in to browse and buy

Great shop with lots of unusual kitchen, clothing, jewelry, toy, book and clothing items. Upstairs... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2015
Burlingame, California
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7 Mar 2016
“Great little shop”
5 Apr 2015
“Always stop in to browse and buy”
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Ocean Avenue and Lincoln Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-3868
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Great little shop with lots of interesting merchandise. Friendly staff and a great location. Nice place to stop into while on a stroll around town.

Thank James A
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Great shop with lots of unusual kitchen, clothing, jewelry, toy, book and clothing items. Upstairs they have clothing and books and bags and unique bedcovers and art. It is all very beautifully set up and such fun to browse through the store and find that...More

1  Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Always fun to go into and see what new fun, quirky, and useful items they have. Be sure to go upstairs for a selection of comfortable clothing and great books and cards. There is a little bit of everything and all of it is cool....More

1  Thank NancyinIN
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely shop on Ocean Ave. It's my favorite place to grab a gift for people back home - great locally made art and home decor. There's a wide range of items, from $$$$ to fairly cheap, but everything is high quality and...More

Thank Globetrot-tastic
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Nothing special about this shop. No different than most of the shops lining Carmel. Happy we looked through, but nothing exciting here.

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We have visited the Carmel Bay Company each time we visited Carmel over the years. What made this visit especially nice was the great customer service I received from Beth in the shoe department. I was looking at their great stock of Bernie MeV shoes....More

Thank MumboPetaluma_CA
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Located in an historic building built by the grandfather of the present owner, Carmel Bay Company offers gifts, home decoration items, cards, art and clothing found nowhere else in the village. The building was constructed by Herbert "Bert" Heron, one time Mayor of Carmel, thespian...More

Thank cindylloyd
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Carmel is full of tourist-themed stores. Avoid the trinkets and go to the Carmel Bay Company. It's a long standing store with lots of unique items. Prices are dear, but the items are unique. Staff is always helpful and friendly.

1  Thank montereydream
Reviewed 11 November 2012

I don't like shopping, but this place really made it fun! So many interesting items on two floors. I especially liked the odd book collection up stairs. My wife bought a pair of earring from a local artist that are one-of-a-kind. I just had to...More

1  Thank MrPickwick
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Clothing, gifts, books, home decor, shoes, kitchen items..they have the most eclectic mix of items! Loved the vases, cookbooks, and so many other items I would not have had room for on the airplane....

1  Thank postcardgrl
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