Guide to Carmel Valley

Things to Do in Carmel Valley

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Carmel Valley is home to some of the best wineries in California. It's a beautiful drive east along Carmel Valley Road from Carmel-by-the-Sea, crossing Rio Road and the Coast Highway, before reaching pastures and green hills with sprawling valley ranches and farm-style estates.

Quail Lodge Resort, Tehama (Clint Eastwood's Golf Estate), Carmel Valley Ranch and Spa, Bernardus Resort & Winery and a Mid-Valley shopping center are all located here. The Carmel Valley Village offers fine dining, wine tasting among 15-20 great wineries, art galleries and several unique design and decor shops.

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Vineyard Bistro

6 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924


Marinus at the Bernardus Lodge

415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Located at the beautiful Bernardus Lodge, Marinus offers organic California cuisine and a choice of over 1,800 wines. This Carmel restaurant celebrates the diverse selection of California produce to create inventive meals with a distinct Western flavor. M


Flanagan's Irish-American Pub

3772 The Barnyard, Carmel Valley, CA 93923

American Restaurants


415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Wickets Bistro at the Bernardus Lodge is the casual alternative to fine dining in Carmel. Set in a familiar and relaxed venue, Wickets provides its patrons with beautiful sights, scrumptious meals and the luxury of a full bar. This Carmel bistro takes adv


Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course

1 Old Ranch Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93923


Georis Winery

4 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Mexican Restaurants

Baja Cantina

7166 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93940

We are a casual place with lots of energy and a ton of cool vintage automotive memorabilia on display.


Will's Fargo Steakhouse + Bar

16 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

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