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Friar Tuck's Restaurant

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Dolores St & 5TH Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-624-4274
08:00 - 15:00
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Carmel, California
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Finally visited this Carmel landmark for a great breakfast. The menu offers a wide selection, the staff is friendly and it offers good value for the price.

Thank TominCA
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you're looking for a greasy spoon, you found it! Food was good, but greasy. The Friar, himself, came out to greet us, chat and offer suggestions on great places to go and see.

Thank Lajelly
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We came to Carmel from Central Valley just to get away for the weekend on June 5th. We were told that Friar Tucks had the best burgers in town so we thought we would give them a try. Well, we found out that it was true (personal opinion only mind you) but you can determine for yourselves when time allows.... More 

Thank Ron R
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and left feeling like we just left our neighbors house! Great company, food was awesome - the cleanest place we have been the entire trip!

Thank Gina J
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Okay, I do understand that Carmel is not somewhere that you will find a bargain with restaurant fare. But, to serve an average burger then add extra for a side of fries and charge twice the price for the meal is just taking advantage of people. It had all the makings of a cool experience... But a total let down.... More 

Thank Mark J
Stockton, California, United States
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Great food, we loved the old style local diner. The friendly service was outstanding and made for a great time. For a quick burger, fries and shake this place can't be beat. Good food, modest prices, great atmosphere, we will definitely be back.

Thank Donna A
Redondo Beach, California
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Great comfort food, we loved the old style local diner. Good food, modest prices and comfortable personal friendly service. We will definitely be back!

Thank sharon559
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We came here early in the morning before the weekend brunch crowd, and had a great time! The food was great, but Friar Tuck and the staff made the morning fun and entertaining. Would definitely come back!

Thank jen_w333
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Wanted a quick bite to eat at a not too expensive place in Carmel by the Sea and stumble upon this place. It's a diner, oldschool vibe, but the food looked good so we stayed. Had the burgers, mine was the stuffed with artichokes, it was amazing and the fries were very big and crunchy. Very surprised with this place.

Thank Lilipun
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310 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

If you are into long lines and paying high prices for breakfast, try Katy's a couple blocks up, but if you want a hearty and fair priced breakfast in Carmel, Friar Tuck's is the place. Not knocking Katy's as we have had very good breakfasts there too! You'll find many locals dining at Friar Tucks!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?