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6th St & Mission St, Carmel, CA 93922
+1 831-624-6562
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion tart” (22 reviews)
“paella” (43 reviews)
“bone in filet” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6th St & Mission St, Carmel, CA 93922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a Friday evening. The atmosphere is relaxed but yet you feel taken care of. Food portion was huge - the mini paella could feed an adult. We were very happy after our cocktails, duck, tuna tartar, and lobster mac & cheese.

Thank Josephine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was superb and the atmosphere is wonderful and the service was excellent. This is definitely on the top of our list for Carmel restaurants.

Thank DMP3131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A charming locale in Carmel-by-the-Sea with good drinks and yummy food. Warm atmosphere and great paella! A restaurant win in a beautiful town.

Thank SFtravel2go
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All of the lavish praise about the food and the spectacular wine selection with an actual Sommelier who knows all the local wines is all well and good. But they make an actual plan for your dog to join you. The patio has dog beds...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were outside with our two poodles who were tucked out of the way, under the table. It was Poodle Weekend in Carmel. We had an early reservation. The Goose martini was perfect. We had the onion rings, rib eye and beet salad which were...More

Thank dogstargems
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really excited about this place. It gets great reviews and it looked like it had a good wine list. There were a lot of locals eating dinner and the staff was VERY attentive to the locals. I want to be fair but I...More

1  Thank BKGTrips
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived into town from the east coast, having missed our earlier scheduled reservation. The hostess was very accommodating and found us an unoccupied table, albeit near the service entrance. We were thrilled to be seated and treated so beautifully! Exhausted, hungry and...More

Thank RileyCharlotte
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Good dishes were beet salad and rib eye steak. Crab stuffed artichoke not appealing (tough choke grilled with tiny serving of crab) Crab cakes had little flavour and crab not fresh. Wine list extensive and expensive.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This Resturant exceeded all our expectations. Our waiter steered us to two entrees that were excellent. One was the pork chop. It was cooked tp perfection. The second was the short ribs with mushroom ravioli. Again cooked to perfection. This is now our must eat...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Given the location, reviews and prices, we were anticipating a delicious meal. Only one of our party of four got a dish that didn’t disappoint. The angel hair pasta with shrimp had elderly and ammonia-scented shrimp; my husband’s sea bass with beans was almost inedible....More

Thank jmacsf
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Response from Anita H | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if they serve a Christmas menu. Call and ask would be the best way to get your answer?
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Response from WindyCityEd | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is pronounced "Grazing's"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th St & Mission St, Carmel, CA 93922
    (Sixth & Mission)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6562
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As a restaurant with an impressive contemporary menu, Grasing’s offers the finest coastal cuisine paired with a ‘Wine Spectator’ awarding winning wine list featuring the best California wines. For a true Carmel experience, enjoy dinner on the pet-friendly patio. In March of 1998 Kurt opened the door to his namesake restaurant: Grasing’s. In an impressive first year it received enthusiastic reviews and was voted Best New Restaurant and Best Chef by the readers of Adventures in Dining Magazine. Grasings has been featured in Bon Appetit Magazine’s Best of the Year issue in 2004, and was awarded Carmel Business Association’s Business of the Year award that same year. Carmel Magazine proclaimed Grasing’s the Critic’s Choice. Grasing’s was awarded Carmel Business Association’s Restaurant of the Year as well as a Celebrated Chef of the Year Award from the American Culinary Federation – Monterey Chapter, in 2007. In 2013 Grasing’s was voted Best Restaurant in Carmel by the readers of the Monterey County Weekly. Carmel Pine Cone Readers Poll named Grasing’s the Best Restaurant for a Steak in 2014 and 2015. Open Table diners conferred a 2015 Diner’s Choice Award on Grasing’s and Trip Advisor has given Grasing’s a Certificate of Excellence in 2015 and 2016. 2016 also brought Grasing’s a win for the Best Restaurant for a Special Occasion in 2016 from the Carmel Pine Cone Readers Poll. In 2010, Kurt revamped Grasing’s by constructing a new bar and lounge along with completing a restaurant make-over. The warm hues and contemporary decor in the restaurant and bar gives Grasing’s an even more inviting atmosphere, giving it a new look with the same great food and first-rate service to which guests are accustomed.
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