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Bistro Moulin

) #19 of 217 Restaurants in Monterey €€€€ French, European
867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
+1 831-333-1200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (45 reviews)
“coq au vin” (23 reviews)
“profiteroles” (7 reviews)
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French, European
867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We always ask ourselves why we don't go back here more often! Six of us had a mini reunion. We had arranged for a table for 6, in the rear in the room on the left. We could still converse while we enjoyed the wonderful...More

1  Thank CaPalm
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Oh my... what a delicious experience we had! Truly. Every bite was better than the last, from start to finish. My husband and I indulged in the special filet mignon served with whipped potatoes and Brussels sprouts almondine. The beef was one of the most...More

1  Thank Pattie24
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A French Bistro it was, and very good! We are world travelers & foodies. We enjoy a variety of international foods. The food here is very well prepared. Delicious ingredients and FRESH. A lovely selection of wines to accompany your meal. The menu is nicely...More

1  Thank jeffreyshapiro
Reviewed 1 January 2017

On our first evening in Pacific Grove, we just took a chance and walked into Bistro Moulin for a late dinner. It had a somber atmosphere perfect for weary travelers. The food was well prepared and served in the right portions although they could be...More

Thank Domrcpl
Reviewed 12 December 2016

And I chose this restaurant for my birthday dinner on the recommendation of a friend. Ugh, wrong choice. The service was okay (I actually received much better service while in Paris and the Loire Valley AND the French have the reputation of being unfriendly to...More

1  Thank Thea Y
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It was like being in France, but the people were nicer. Food is excellent. Usually there are not a lot of dishes, but the ones that are offered are quite good. French wine is unusually good. Bordeaux was one of the best I have tasted.

Thank 1CaliforniaBoy
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

French-style regional cooking from Europe in roughly the France-Northern Italy area are served with elegance and a family bistro ambiance. One of he best meals we have had anywhere. Limited menu of things done well, and a good wine list. Prices are reasonable for this...More

1  Thank cararro
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Carefully prepared, subtly seasoned food, beautifully plated. Vegetables cooked perfectly. We both had the special of the night- pork loin, which was moist and redolent of herbs. Prices are laughably low for the quality. The dark chocolate mousse was sublime; the profiteroles with ice cream...More

Thank tiramisu2
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Small place, charming, French food (duh) and very good at that. Not French speaking staff which is always a flag. The duck, gnocchis and osso buco were all very good. Wine reasonably priced

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

There's few times that I have enjoyed French food tonight's dinner was one of the most memorable experience the small bistro was busy and the wonderful atmosphere and the best pate escargot sea food chowder had taken me back in time when I was living...More

Thank pmi222
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Are children welcome here? Are small portion meals available for children?
13 August 2016|
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Response from bbj_10 |
I contacted the restaurant directly to inquire about a children's menu. Chef Didier was very kind to respond. He told me that children are welcome and they host families every day. They offer kid pasta and spinach gnocchi... More
Lisa C
Does this restaurant serve dessert?
6 January 2015|
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Response from alicerabbit | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it serves tiramisu and small tartlets. I don't remember anything else. Try calling the restaurant. You definitely need advance reservations, as the restaurant is quite small. We have enjoyed this small gem twice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-333-1200
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