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Flying Fish Grill

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Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-625-1962
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed one of the best meals we've had in a long time at this exquisite gem in the heart of Carmel. The cozy, yet very comfortable layout combined with ultra-professional service and top-notch food (edamame/calamari appetizers and halibut/sea bass entrees) made this a night to remember- and the highlight of our weekend in Carmel/Monterey. Highly recommend and can't wait to... More 

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely meal, the California crab starter was stunning with a great mix of flavours, the nobiki also stunning. The cod and halibut for min course equally delicious. The wine selection also first class. Would definitely recommend and can't wait to go again!

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Monterey, CA
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

15 years now celebrating pretty much every birthday, valentine and anniversary at this establishment. Always the best people, food and wine. Our choices pretty much always consists of: California Roll ("California Stack" on the menu but they'll roll ya one if you ask), Ahi Sashimi, Artichoke with Wasabi Mayonnaise, Seared Ahi (me), Yin Yang Salmon (her), Green Tea Sundae, Tawny... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This continues to be one of our favorite restaurants in Carmel. The food, the staff and the ambience really make for a unique dining experience.

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Mission Hills
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was initially hesitant to make a reservation here since they are essentially in the basement of a building in downtown Carmel. However, they managed to make the setting work well, and the food well lived up to expectations. It is however, a very busy place and I would certainly suggest having reservations

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we were greeted, till the end of our meal. Everything was perfect. My wife and I made a reservation in this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary and we did not regret it for a moment. Tasty meal and great service. Our waiter was very professional and very friendly.  Thank you for making this day even better by... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flying Fish does everything right-service, wonderfully fresh seafood, great wine list. The servers are attentive without bring overbearing. The restaurant is very cosy. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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new jersey
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw great reviews on this restaurant and were only in Carmel one night. Wow did we hit the jackpot! This was one of the best restaurants I've ever been to and that's coming from a major foodie! I ordered the Yin Yan Salmon - to DIE FOR! The ambience and the food is just out of this world. Do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful dining experience we had at the Flying Fish Grill in Carmel, CA. The ambience was so warm and inviting as was the incredible staff. And the food was truly amazing -- from the flavor combinations to the presentation. Highly recommend the Black Bean Halibut cooked in parchment! Also had a nice wine and sake list. Be sure... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flying Fish Grill is one of Carmel's restaurant gems. Cozy, friendly, with understated but delicious menu options and specializing in fresh wild fish. My wife and I came here for dinner during our wedding weekend. When we had to call and reschedule our reservation, the host was accommodating and friendly, a trend we noticed throughout our meal. The restaurant is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-1962

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?