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Grill On Ocean Avenue

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-2569
11:30 - 22:00
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold and rainy outside, so nice inside right by the fireplace. Nicely appointed restaurant with locals, tourists, young couples, young families...........welcoming. My wife and I had the 2 lunch specials, Seafood pasta and Teriyaki MahiMahi. The very large pasta dish had mussels, clams in the shell, shrimp, lobster, salmon generously topped with a wonderful rich cream sauce. The seafood was... More 

Thank bobbrownson
San Bruno, Ca
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a 6 hour drive from San Francisco due to fallen trees and power lines we arrived in Carmel to find most of the restaurants were closed due to the storm and power outages during the day. We hadn't eaten all day and 4:00 was generally too early for most restaurants to start serving dinner but when we walked in... More 

Thank Marion E
Yuba City, Ca
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I were attending the AT&T Golf Tournament and had planned to go to "The Grill on Ocean Ave" for dinner since it had been a few years since we ate there. Now we arrived at the Grill at 5:45 PM for dinner. The door was unlocked and open so we entered the restaurant and noticed there were no... More 

Thank KeithYubaCity_Ca
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was spot on perfect. The food was obviously locally sourced and cooked to perfection. The plate was so perfect I had to take a picture before I ate. Wait staff was attentive, and anticipated our every need.

Thank Stournay
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240 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked a day when the town was not crowded so we had a great meal. Lamb sliders were juicy and tasty. Chinese chicken salad was lightly dressed, fresh and delicious

Thank JVLD
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Pleasant atmosphere, very attentive service, and excellent food. The lightly breaded sand dab was delicious! Convenient location on Ocean Avenue.

Thank Ruth N
West Hollywood, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Just delightful. Fabulously attentive and personable bartender. Delicious cuisine. Very attentive service. Will definitely return. Recommend indeed. Fit us in in a very busy time without any reservation. 👍🏼

Thank christinep576
Mountain View, California
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160 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Reasonable mid-range prices for gourmet dishes and a cozy quaint atmosphere. Loving the fireplace. We had the catch of the day (sea bass with interesting mango garnishing served with mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables), seafood pasta with creamy sauce, and the shrimp quesadillas. Professional and timely service. Location is on Ocean Avenue, which is the touristy part of town. Parking... More 

Thank Sitie
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I'm glad we decided to try this restaurant. The service and food were really good. Both my wife and I had the filet mignon which were cooked perfectly. The restaurant is cozy, has a nice fireplace and at a great location. The price was average for a steakhouse.

Thank JmJay75
Firestone, Colorado
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Average food, great service, prices ok. Not a place to linger over a dinner or lunch, too busy. Waitress almost too nice.

Thank Rosieoldgirl12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Avenue, Between Dolores & Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-2569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?