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Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This just has to be the quaintest street we have ever walked. When we lived in San Francisco, we used to make about two trips a year to Carmel. Walking seemed to be a cinch. Now, as we are older, we walked the length of...More

4  Thank NYU62
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Although it was never for poor people, the shops are more and more high end. There are more wine tasting sites than in the past.

3  Thank Wasss
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of shops and delicious restaurants!! Very nice street to walk and enjoy. There are lots of interesting art galleries as well. Walk down to the beach for great views.

Thank Bima01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk from town to beach is about 20minutes direct. However there is plenty to see . eateries, galleries and shops - many providing items for poochies- and it will take a while longer. It is downhill to the beach and a bit of a...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time here, shopping is fun, great places to eat and nothing is too far to walk once you park.

Thank caroncolleen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ocean Ave in Carmel is the main st which takes you to Carmel Beach,about a 20 min walk from top to bottom..but can take a lot longer by the time you browse in the many ,many shops.Very busy during the day ,mostly with tourists ....More

Thank Kyra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Impression of all the Tourists on Ocean Avenue is that folks are very keen to walk down to the wonderful beach and ocean - then turnaround and head straight back up again! Yes there are some nice shops and places to eat etc. For...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Ocean Avenue has enough to keep you occupied for hours by itself, a diversity of arts, crafts, retail and restaurants.

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Ocean avenue is a nice street to wonder down if you enjoy people watching and shopping. There are plenty of both. It does however get very crowded and full of tourists. So it’s best to walk along either in the evening or early in the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It is a nice street to walk along, with all the restaurants and boutiques. And to see other persons.

Thank Carl-Henrik P
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Loved everything about Carmel ! so much to see and do ! i will definitely be coming back !! my only suggestion is if you are walking down to the beach on Ocean avenue, be prepared for a hilly walk ! going down is fine,...More

Thank valstan58
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Ocean Ave in Carmel-By-The-Sea is full of fun shops and restaurants! And the walk down leads directly to the beach. Terrific boutiques too.

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