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Em Le's - CLOSED

Dolores St., Between 5th & 6th, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-6780
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
3 Oct 2015
“This restaurant is closed”
26 Sep 2015
“Expect to wait”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Dolores St., Between 5th & 6th, Carmel, CA 93921
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Not sure how this place is being rated as they are closed and renovation equipment is inside. Stupid to ask me to swrite more on an empty place. Still closed.

Thank lleichtman
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I ordered an egg white omelet, after a REALLY long wait, our food came and my omelet was definitely NOT egg whites. I never send food back, but I sent it back this time. They brought me a new omelet incredibly quickly without complaint. We...More

Thank Kristi S
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Ordered the "special" French Toast. It came out as a deep-fried mess with a special syrup that looked like watery mud. It was absolutely flavorless. When I told the server that it was awful, he seemed to agree with me, but made no effort to...More

Thank Janet Y
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Well, the B&B breakfast was a disappointment so we went out looking for a good brunch. We found it at Em Le's. It wasn't busy, unlike the Corner restaurant at the end of the block, but the food and service was outstanding. My wife had...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I strongly recommend the Nifty Spanish omelette as the jalapeños give it a welcome kick. The French toast is amazing too.

Thank fekker
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I love their breakfast and the french toast with their special syrup is the bomb.More people need to visit this hidden little gem.

Thank TOBEY24
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I love their french toast because it tastes like funnel cake. The place is small, so don't go on a weekend, but it's worth the cramped quarters in order to enjoy their signature dish. I admit it's all I have ever eaten there, but once...More

Thank BKM33
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We went to Em Le's for Sunday breakfast (early, not brunch although the menu is the same). The special French toast was quite spectacular. It's deep fried, with fruit and whipped cream, served with "special syrup" ( cinnamon flavored). I paid extra for cinnamon raisin...More

Thank 1occasional_traveler
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We got a breakfast to go--one of the only (or maybe the only) place in Carmel open so early. They were very friendly, gave me a cup of coffee while I waited, and brought the food very quickly. Give it a try.

Thank FCT3
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The waitress was pleasant and helpful. Our breakfast was yummy and my husband really enjoyed his eggs benedict. Came with three eggs and a nice side of fruit. Atmosphere was decent. The pricing was a little high. For breakfast and two coffees it was approx...More

Thank Forknknife
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolores St., Between 5th & 6th, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-6780
  • E-mail
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