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Cafe Stravaganza

) #62 of 109 Restaurants in Carmel €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Italian
241 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8650
+1 831-625-3733
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (2 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian
€€ - €€€
241 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8650
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were looking for a place to eat & stumbled upon this cafe without any knowledge of it. We were blown away as to how good the food was. I had tri colored tortellini & it was possibly the best tortellini I have ever had....More

Thank davnap2015
Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you're looking for a good start to your day, this is it. The breakfast menu is large enough to have something for everyone. The servings are made with fresh ingredients, that fill the plate. You won't go hungry, whatever you choose. This is our...More

Thank ronald t
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Our family found this colorfully decorated restaurant after hiking along the coast at Point Lobos. We were all very hungry and were thrilled with the variety of menu offerings as well as the quality of the food. The 3 adults each selected different salads and...More

Thank BetsyR19130
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

After asking the server about the hash and whether or not it was made into a patty (hate that) or with pulled meat and chunks of potatoes, she seemed not to really understand, but said it was "chunky." Well, it was made with ground up...More

Thank BobKatUSA
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

After a morning of hiking along the beaches, we were hungry and stopped here. I had the bacon cheeseburger and it was a good size and cooked to my request. My wife had the meatball sandwich. The meatballs were very moist and flavorful. The waiter...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 21 September 2016

You know? I really enjoyed the simplicity of this place for lunch. There were no smears, stacks, foams.... It was simply a nice, varied menu of good old standards and generous portions. The staff were very professional and timely. I had the Persian kabob platter...More

1  Thank boobot1
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Downtown Carmel was extremely crowded with a car show, so we decided to head to the Carmel Valley shopping center to try to find something relatively inexpensive for a family of four. Stopped here, and while "inexpensive" isn't quite accurate, it was a fun place...More

1  Thank cabearcat
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Allow dogs outside, good Greek food, but no Greek salad dressing. I had the leg of lamb which was very good and got salad instead of mashed potatoes.

2  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We went with our family to seek a nice family dinner for better value than you can get in Carmel by the Sea centre. Good service, great value kids menu, a nice local feel.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

It was great to find this place open on the 4th of July. We had a combination of a breakfast and a lunch. Both we good. I would go back.

1  Thank Brinbri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8650
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-3733
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