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Friar Tuck's Restaurant

Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-624-4274
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (18 reviews)
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American, Diner, Deli
Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2017

We came her after tiring of the 'breakfast' at our hotel. The owner greeted and cooked up our meal. It was not busy (off season), so he chatted with us extensively. I liked having Minimeal options instead of enormous plates of food. Simple, homestyle cooking...More

Thank Wanda L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We came to the restaurant by chance, just walking around. It was our lucky chance. Excellent veggie Benedict. Prices do not bite our wallet. Pleasant talk with the owner. Nice surroundings. We will come again.

Thank Rasima L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Nice breakfast, but nothing special. Friendly service. Apparently not open evenings. Street parking was easy to find.

Thank carole b
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had walked by the evening before on our way back to the hotel, and although the restaurant wasn't impressive to look at, the posted menu had a couple of things that interested us, so we came back the next day for lunch. We were...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is the nearest place to a diner in Carmel that I know of. Specializes in burgers and grilled cheese. Food is good and reasonably priced (though not cheap). Service was nice and friendly. On the down side the iced tea/arnold palmer were probably from...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Friar Tucks is alway a must stop for breakfast when we come to Carmel. Servise is great. Portions are large, you won't go away hungry. It is easy to see why they have been in business so many years. Everything is good, you won' t...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I had a hot dog and my wife had the burger. It was just what we needed after a busy morning hiking and checking out Big Sur. We met the owners and had great craic with them - they even gave us a complimentary glass...More

Thank Kavick
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We came here randomly for breakfast. The prices were really good compared to the price level in the town in general. We needed to wait for the food surprising long but no biggie. The food wasn't anything special but worked. If you want a really...More

Thank JiiBird
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

On the lookout for a quick breakfast before heading home from our Carmel getaway, we stepped into Friar Tucks. We were greeted by an adorable grandfatherly gentleman who was so friendly and welcoming, I would have been willing to forgive poor food. Luckily I didn't...More

Thank CindyLouWho209
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The food is tasty, plentiful and inexpensive in an expensive (but lovely) town. Nice bustling atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Deli
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-4274
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