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) #38 of 110 Restaurants in Carmel €€€€ French, European
Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-620-1942
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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French, European
Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service. Not the best option if going with kids. The tart was good, the onion soup was good, the salad was good and the beef Wellington also good but nothing impressive. The sole didn't taste the freshest. I wouldn't go back, but I overall...More

Thank Marysol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a very pleasant time on 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach we headed over to Carmel for dinner. L' Escargot was a place I had been wanting to try for awhile. We had an early reservation and were seated in the small room...More

Thank syrahgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rather mixed review but definitely more than 3 star, and distinctly not a five. Sweetbreads appetizer was outstanding. Good escargot but not the best I've had by far. Butter lettuce salad was really delightful. White bean soup was very homey with nice spice, but nothing...More

Thank ShazDenise
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We re-visited this French restaurant after many years of absence. It is a small quiet restaurant with enough distance between tables. The service is unhurried as I think most tables have only one seating. The food is very good; the prices reasonable. Will gladly visit...More

Thank MGN777
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Though this place is a little off the beaten path and looks more like a bistro they provide first rate french food, a real gem. We loved every bite. Service was excellent.

Thank lbb_traveller
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The restaurant has two rooms. It is important to be seated in the main room, which has a warmer feel, better decorations, and is the hub of the restaurant. The second room, where we were seated, is a bit sparsely decorated and lacks a little...More

Thank BuzzWalsh
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A restaurant we keep coming back to on each trip to Carmel. Want a romantic evening with great food, beverage, and service, Le Escargot fills the bill. We love it. We have had the privilege of having Jeremy be our server and wine expert on...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

L'Escargot is is a lovely French restaurant, situated away from the bustle of downtown a few blocks away. As opposed to Casanova, which touts itself as the "most romantic restaurant in Carmel", L'Escargot actually is. Quiet, tables set a decent distance from each other, and...More

Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We started our evening in France with a Kir, a Kir Royale, a French 75, and a gimlet (To see if they could do an American classic. They can.) One of our friends told us that if she was ever going to be executed, she...More

Thank JandJ67
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went to L'escargot with friends and had a delicious meal and great wine. The pate and fish entree were over the top! The staff was very professional and extremely knowledgeable. Our waiter was particularly patient with our group.

Thank ott2014
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Response from John Wm S | Reviewed this property |
This question should be addressed to the restaurant, not the reviewer.
24 May 2016|
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Response from MikeandGinny2014 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen any dogs in or outside L'Escargot and know of no patio with tables or seating. Call the restaurant, I could be wrong. If you can find a sitter for your pup, the food and ambiance are definitely worth an intimate... More
24 August 2015|
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Response from roscoeSanCarlos | Reviewed this property |
I always feel safe when visiting Carmel. The area where the restaurant is located is about two blocks up from the Main Street (Ocean Ave). People and cars are around...
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission St AT 4th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-620-1942
L'Escargot is a French restaurant in Carmel, California with a warm, romantic dining room area and with plenty of space between tables.
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