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Wild Goose Bakery Cafe

18 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
+1 831-659-5052
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“oatmeal” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
18 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

....than just one slice of turkey, or two small slices of salami, on our sandwiches. We had read the reviews and thought this would be a good place to have a casual lunch before wine tasting. Big big mistake on our part. The pictures on...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I would go back here to try a coffee and a pastry in the morning, but we will never have lunch here again. We ordered turkey sandwiches which were around $9 and came with one small piece of turkey on a roll that was (most...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent home-made cakes and pastries in friendly atmosphere (reading other reviews, I guess the owner must have been having a day off). Almond croissant $4.75, pain au blueberries $4.00, cappuccino $3.50.

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The only reason this does not get Excellent is that it closes at 3PM and sometimes earlier. I understand, as their afternoons are sometimes very slow, but it is a great place to take a laptop, grab a coffee and sandwich or pastry and work...More

Thank MontereyVagabond
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I have never had such good scones. Seriously! Soft and crumbly, slightly sweet with chunks of white chocolate scattered within. Absolutely delicious! We also had a brioche roll stuffed with ham, provolone and caramelized onions. Heaven! To be honest, there coffee is probably the best...More

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Its a darling place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast. We had five in our party and two dogs (lab & yorkie). I had the oatmeal which was steel cut topped with organic strawberries, blackberries, bananas and blueberries along with a bit of brown sugar. Organic...More

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee Martin ( he may be grumpy at times just ignore)makes the best espresso, cappuccinos period Any information for local happenings will be disseminated here. Visited by artists, winemakers, farmers, Locals. Charming warm. Roxanna is a brilliant multilingual owner who is widely traveled and...More

Thank VillaUmbria
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Wild Goose Bakery offers delicious bakery items and homemade European style sandwiches and great lattes. This is definitely a locals spot where you might see cowboys, authors, musicians and resident celebrities meeting and discussing world politics, art, photography and how the local high school...More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a locals/mix-and-match-furniture/help-yourself kind of place. Fresh homemade breads, bagels (no, not a NY bagel, but so what), and pastries. Delicious egg combinations on a roll, avocado-tomato-and-cheese on a freshly made roll. Excellent coffee, selections of loose teas.

Thank sjlm
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Inside the coffee is great the conversation audible 50s music its a home from home for Carmel Valley residents. Wi fi

Thank michael c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9753
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-5052
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