Located on the Monterey Peninsula in Carmel, California, The Grill is one of the most popular restaurants in the region. The Grill offers what it calls California cuisine that is globally influenced. Patrons will enjoy dining on a number of menu items that feature the light, fresh flavors that are native to California with an interesting twist of other flavors from across the world.

Not only does The Grill offer interesting cuisine, it also provides patrons with a very unique dining experience, and individuals are welcome to enjoy a warm, inviting atmosphere that is reminiscent of a bistro in San Francisco. Some would say that the ambience is modern but also very welcoming.

Anyone that is visiting Carmel, California, would do well to visit The Grill as it has received several awards for being one of the best restaurants in the region.

Restaurant Hours

The Grill operates 7 days a week. The specific days and hours of operation are as follows.

Daily: 11:30am - 10:00pm


Reservations for The Grill can be made for groups of less than six people by calling the restaurant directly at 831-624-2569. Reservations for larger parties can be made by visiting the restaurant's website to complete the request form for private dining.


The menu at The Grill features California cuisine that is touched with international flair. Patrons will enjoy sampling a menu that includes a wide assortment of eclectic dishes that are suitable for different tastes. Some of the menu offerings at The Grill are as follows.

· Lunch-Soups/Salads/Starters - Seafood Louie, crispy vegetable spring rolls, Chinese chicken salad, Dungeness crab cakes, duck confit and warm spinach, soup of the day, grilled Castroville artichoke, mixed Carmel Valley salad and more; sandwiches: The Grill’s vegetarian, lamb sliders, grilled chicken sandwich, grilled salmon BLT, black Angus bacon cheeseburger, and more; plates: flat-grilled salmon, wild mushroom ravioli, Angus flat iron steak, prawns tempura, seafood pasta, quesadillas, fresh fish of the day, and more.

· Dinner- Starters: appetizer combination platter, crispy vegetable spring rolls, wild mushroom ravioli, duck confit and warm spinach, soup of the day and more; plates: lobster ravioli, almond crusted sea bass, seafood pasta, parmesan-crusted chicken breast, fresh fish of the day and more; grill: Moroccan lamb chops, flat grilled salmon, lamb sliders, filet mignon, flat iron steak, rib eye steak, and more.

· Dessert - Ice cream and sorbet, creme brulee, chocolate brownie, apple strudel, and more.

Private Events

The Grill offers private dining space that accommodates up to 80 guests. The Grill will work closely with customers to create the atmosphere desired for any private dining event. The Grill also offers prix fixe menus for several budgets.

Information regarding private dining services offered by The Grill can be found by visiting the restaurant's website.

Gift Cards

Gift cards for The Grill can be purchased by contacting the restaurant directly at 831-624-2569. Gift cards are only available in a physical format, and they are delivered via standard mail the next business day after purchase.


The Grill, Ocean Ave (btw Dolores & Lincoln), Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, Phone: 831-624-2569

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