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Running Iron Restaurant

24 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
+1 831-659-4633
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
24 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our Airbnb hosts. We had a good dinner of steak with a ton of broccoli! We thoroughly enjoyed the quirky deco, worth a trip.

Thank stonerage
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We sat down and ordered just before 40 international motorcyclists swarmed the place with only one server

Thank Allegator
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice ambience !!! Good advices from the bartender and also very great customers. Cool from the valley

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The artichokes do rock, so definitely get them! We had a burger, bbq chicken and panfried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. We were 3 hungry customers. The portions were huge but we did manage. All the dishes were good with the exception of the...More

Thank evmerkwurdigliebe
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Local (Castroville) artichokes were featured three ways on the menu. Grilled with Balsamic Tarragon marinade was unbelievable. Portion size on everything was huge--consider sharing. Red Snapper was two large filets. Cobb salad with Calamari filled a platter. Decent wine for reasonable prices made the...More

Thank Barbjefts
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Running Iron is kind of an institution in Carmel Valley. Everyone would tell you that it's a good place to go to get some drinks and that it stays open pretty darn late. I also like to snack on what I would consider bar food...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went on a journey and found this gem what a find good food good service cold beer. Waitress was the best

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Food was fresh and delicious. Portions generous! Our sweet waitress attentive and kind. Had the blt with green salad.

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Running Iron is located in a shopping center at a busy intersection, but is easy to access & park. Staff is very attentive and helpful with the menu. The tuna club on sourdough was terrific.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Unpretentious and largely Millennial-Free pub; several TV's where we watched a Giants game. Burgers, the appetizers and the salads (full and half sizes) were particularly good. Service was fine first time, but a disaster on a second visit. We were not the only table to...More

Thank SF88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-4633
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