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California Market

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120 Highland Dr, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
+1 831-622-5450
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
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17:30 - 20:30
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a casual dinner on a Friday night, opting to sit at the new bar so we could look out at the view. I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula, and have been going to the Highlands Inn since I was a small child in the early 1960's. There is a whole new management company (Interval, NOT Hyatt)... More 

1 Thank Travelhabit
New Jersey
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Seated at the window you have the most stunning sunset. That is the highlight of your dinner experience After a long day on the road we just didn't want to go anywhere else. Dinner was pricey but good. Service at dinner was attentive and helpful. Breakfast the usual menu a la carte. Fruit, yogurt, eggs etc... everything good. If you... More 

Thank Karen1997
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

When we arrived at the Highlands Inn our room was not quite ready for check in so we went into the California Market for a late lunch. We were seated on the deck, which is new and fabulous and it went down hill from there. Although not busy, the service was slow and unattentive. The wine was served eventually, and... More 

1 Thank Michael Q
Grapevine, Texas
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Love the breakfast here, sad they aren't open for dinner anymore. Love the views and the food is California fresh!

1 Thank bnbyoung
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were seated without a reservation about 2 in the afternoon, right at the corner of the patio overlooking the cliffs and ocean. Absolutely lovely view. Unfortunately we were forgotten about and no one came to take our orders. After quite a while we finally notified somebody and from that point on the service was impeccable. And the food was... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey B
Coto de Caza, California
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went there on 1/1/2017 for breakfast before we left--we prepared, well thought out, fresh food--delicious--but terrible service; Very slow, understaffed, little attention paid to drinks or whether we were doing OK(and they were not that crowded)..

1 Thank 822JohnS
Garden City, New York
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had breakfast, dinner and drinks in the lounge at this restaurant which overlooks the ocean and rocks of the coast. It is part of the Highlands Inn resort. Food and service were both very good. Lounge areas include 2 fireplaces. Outdoor patio has superb views as well.

Thank Paul V
Columbia, Missouri
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic , surreal vista on rocky California coast. The food was world class and delicious. Going back again and again.

Thank Mike H
North Hampton, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had lunch here on a Sunday. The view is spectacular. Only to be outdone by the food! We first were here 23 years ago and it's nice to see that the quality has remained.

Thank John B
Sacramento, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The cioppino is delicious! Ask to be seated out on the patio on a lovely day for brunch at this charming upscale restaurant located at the Highlands Inn. There is also a delightful gift shop at this restaurant too. Each time we have come here we have enjoyed our meals. Servings are adequate.

Thank gkeil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Highland Dr, at Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt, Carmel, CA 93923-9607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-622-5450
  • This restaurant is at Hyatt Carmel Highlands

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?