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Bistro Moulin

867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
+1 831-333-1200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is a small, quaint restaurant just a block from the aquarium. Food was good, decent prices, nice atmosphere. I will put this on my list of recommended restaurants in Monterey.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This is a wonderful "French" restaurant, I guess European more aptly describes it as the canniloni (Italian) was the best I've had in many many years! I'm going back just for that! My wifes meal was delicious as well. The restaurant was very busy, the...More

Thank Don154943
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This is a wonderful "French" restaurant, I guess European more aptly describes it as the canniloni (Italian) was the best I've had in many many years! I'm going back just for that! My wifes meal was delicious as well. The restaurant was very busy, the...More

Thank Don154943
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Very casual little bistro with metered parking available on the street. Very casual, simplistic dining room. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Venessa helped us with our wine selection, we appreciated her choice. The jamon serrano plate was an excellent value, do ask for a drizzle...More

Thank whocareswhoiam
Reviewed 15 October 2014

B far the best bistro in the Monterey coastline with probably the best gnocchi this side of the moon....we go there every time we are in the Monterey area...great little bistro with some great wine list and a small yet amazing menue! Our favorites are...More

1  Thank seal13il
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Pork medallions with truffles and some chicken plate the fiancee got. both were delicious. gnocchi for appetizer which was smothered in cheese and so delicious. so glad they gave us bread. I dont care how tacky it was, that appetizer plate was clean when they...More

1  Thank takao10
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We have to hit this place every time we go to Monterey. This time stayed a little traditional with French onion soup and mussels for the entrée. The mussels with the biggest and freshest I ever remember having and served with French fries made perfect...More

Thank anselandyosemite
Reviewed 25 September 2014

the atmosphere is truly French. wonderful menu - great prices proper portion size - will be back-wish it were in San Francisco

1  Thank naninni
Reviewed 5 September 2014

It gives you a good insight of what a French restaurant looks like. The food was absolutely delicious! They gave me several choices of red wine and it was really hard to pick one because they were all so good. Our server was really helpful...More

1  Thank Cromero93
Reviewed 1 September 2014

My wife and I ate here the first and last nights of a four-night visit to Monterey, and loved it. Our waiter the first night was very knowledgable about the wine, and our main courses and dessert were delicious both nights. It's a small restaurant,...More

1  Thank Charles M
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13 August 2016|
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Response from bbj_10 |
I contacted the restaurant directly to inquire about a children's menu. Chef Didier was very kind to respond. He told me that children are welcome and they host families every day. They offer kid pasta and spinach gnocchi... More
Lisa C
6 January 2015|
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Response from alicerabbit | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it serves tiramisu and small tartlets. I don't remember anything else. Try calling the restaurant. You definitely need advance reservations, as the restaurant is quite small. We have enjoyed this small gem twice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-333-1200
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Bistro Moulin is a cozy European Bistro located above Cannery Row in Monterey. French chef/owner Didier Dutertre's classic cuisine is exquisitely prepared and French wine selections are plentiful. Bon Appetit !
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