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6th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922 (Sixth & Mission)
+1 831-624-6562
11:00 - 23:00
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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegant restaurant with an extensive wine list. The place is large, good for romantic dinner or in small groups. The dishes were great. The duck, scallop and tuna were very good

Thank raferria
Daytona Beach
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153 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dining rooms are beautiful - a mix of quaint and elegant French. The service is friendly and impeccable. Our waiter was Mike and he guided us through the menu listening to our likes. The wine list is a book and is sure to impress oenophiles. Our meal was outstanding. This is the finest dining in Carmel!

Thank Karen B
Chiayi, Taiwan
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

The exquisite food and great wine the restaurant offers can quench your hunger for delicacy. The deco here is elegant. We ordered crab Benedict and beef skirt steak, the ingredients of which r so fresh. The sauce of Benedict is just fine, not stealing the thunder of the subtle sweetness of crab, and the fruit by the main dish is... More 

Thank StellaYang0920
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We chose Grasing's based on Trip Advisor reviews. I had organic greens salad. Delicious, fresh, light dressing so not full by the time dinner arrives. Bread that tasted like it just came out of the oven. I don't eat certain meats (lamb, veal, duck) so menu was slightly limiting. Steak, quite expensive so went for the Sea Bass. It was... More 

Thank luciearl
Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Grasing's is an outstanding restaurant in downtown Carmel. The Carmel Pine Cone (local newspaper) named it best place to celebrate a special occasion and best bartender. I can vouch for the latter . His martinis are fabulous . Bar in front, very cosy restaurant in back. Attentive service , great food. Highly recommended.

Thank BirdmanSiSenor
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We selected this restaurant for two reasons. They had duck on the menu (delicious) and they accepted dogs. We sat on back patio but still treated like first rate customers. Their wine list is Amazing, we were very surprised by this. They gave our dog his own water bowl, and his own bed mat. Even though they do not have... More 

Thank Sherri G
San Jose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food is consistent and delicious. Every time I eat at Grasings I leave a happy customer. Fresh ingredients, and great execution to the table make this one of my favorites in Carmel. My last meal here highlighted by Venison and a wonderful stuffed Ravioli with a savory au jus. Pairing a meal here with the right wine comes easy, with... More 

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Seaside, California
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85 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I begin by saying I am a foodie, a wine collector, a cook and difficult to please. That being said, Grasing's is enjoyable, but not worth the price IF you are comparing it to other top restaurants especially in Europe. We ordered the Lobster Mac & Cheese at $17.50 only because a previous review said there was so much lobster.... More 

Thank Martin C
Santa Cruz, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

If you have want to try unique and delicious food---please check out this restaurant!!! The chef has created so many wonderful dishes with such a personal touch that it is a must to eat when in Carmel!

Thank robluvthebeach
Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming to Carmel for years and somehow never ate at Grasing's until now. What a find! Super friendly but polished service. 10 out of 10 on cocktails. (Happily made an unusal cocktail called a rye smash for me, and offered blue cheese olives for my friend's martini). 10 out if 10 on food. My scallops on house-made ravioli and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
    (Sixth & Mission)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6562
Grasing’s, located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, lies along the Pacific Coast in Central California in Monterey County. It is 120 miles south of San Francisco, 70 miles south of San Jose and 350 miles north of Los Angeles. Celebrity chef partners, Kurt Grasing and Narsai David, truly created a gem. Fancifully designed in warm hues and modern art work, Grasing’s sets the stage for entertaining that is at once festive and intimate. From friendly and professional service, an award winning wine list and seasonally inspired cocktails to the fresh and sustainable local ingredients are only a few reasons why Grasing’s still receives rave reviews from the press. Just recently, Grasing’s was awarded “Restaurant of the Year” and “Business of the Year” by the Carmel Business Association. Chef Grasing was also honored recently by the American Culinary Federation and received an award for “Chef of the Year”.

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