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Bistro Moulin

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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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Bistro Moulin was recommended to us by friends. And what a great find. We have eaten in many wonderful restaurants in the Monterey Bay area and this is one of the best. Cozy and warm interior. Excellent food. Perfect service. Reasonable prices. What more could...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We went for a light early dinner. It is a bit pricey but food is excellent. Husband had the Onion Soup (10.50) and Fish of the Day ($25.00) and loved it (portion was large). I had the tomatoe soup ($8.50) and the Poutlet Roti aux...More

Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

A wonderful French restaurant. Great food, the chef is French and has taught his sous chefs well as when we went on Monday evening he was off, but the food was absolutely delicious. We ordered starters as being in a French place rather than American...More

Thank JJJG2013
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We ate in some fantastic restaurants in LA before heading up to the Monterey Penninsula. I have to say that Bistro Moulin was the best restaurant of the week. The wine list is excellent and nicely priced and the foot was amazing. I had the...More

1  Thank TX4Traveling
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I had the pleasure of dining at Bistro Moulin while on a golf vacation in Monterey, CA. It was very similar to the best meals I've had in Paris. The food was top notch, the atmosphere was pleasant and the service was spot on. The...More

Thank rustyztwo
Reviewed 5 August 2014

In the busy tourist area of Monterey one street up from Cannery Row you will find this lovely Bistro. Beautiful food well cooked and presented. Knowledgeable helpful staff resulting in a great culinary experience. Do not pass it by if you are looking for an...More

Thank Rio W
Reviewed 1 August 2014

One of the real advantages to Trip Advisor is the ability to find small local restaurants that really create great dishes. I'm sure many of the hotels in the area would recommend this restaurant because it is just what a couple wants to get away...More

Thank jmclmc
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We feel so lucky that a friend recommended Bistro Moulin for a family birthday dinner. What a find! We loved the ambiance and the service was outstanding. Every dish we enjoyed was prepared perfectly, and the local fish I ate was one of the best...More

Thank napanapa_3
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Though we go to Monterey regularly, we only discovered Bistro Moulin on this trip (thanks to a hi Zagat rating). Since it's close to the Aquarium we specifically made a rather late reservation to not have any kind of parking aggravation. Standard French items (terrine,...More

Thank nurealam
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We were in Northern California for 9 days, eating out every night and looking for a great food experience. And we were not disappointed (even out of San Francisco / includiiing Headlsburg North of Sonoma at Willi's for tapas). Generally pretty amazing. Highly Perbacco in...More

1  Thank Daniel R
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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
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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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