Guide to 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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The Running Iron

24 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

The Running Iron is a nostalgic restaurant/saloon with loads of history and great stories to be told by the locals. This long running establishment is the home of great food, great atmosphere and great fun. Come out and experience CV


Flanagan's Irish-American Pub

3772 The Barnyard, Carmel Valley, CA 93923

American Restaurants

Bahama Billy's

3690 the Barnyard, Carmel Valley, CA 93923

Mexican Restaurants

Plaza Linda Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

27 East Carmel Valley Road, 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.


Heller Estate Vineyard

69 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924

In the hills overlooking the Carmel Valley, this eco-friendly winery's vineyards produce certified organic grapes and employ water-conscious farming practices. Heller Estate Vineyard's award-winning wines can be enjoyed in the tasting room, or at the wine


Georis Winery

4 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924


Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course

1 Old Ranch Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93923

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