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Bistro Moulin

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867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
+1 831-333-1200
17:00 - 20:30
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Payson, Arizona
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On our last night in the area, four of us had a terrific dinner at this restaurant. Of all the restaurants in Monterey and Carmel, Bistro Moulin had been highly recommended by a couple who are "frequent diners." There were two "must haves" -- the French onion soup and gnocchi, which is prepared in the French style. After tasting some... More 

Thank SophieBlue09
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was just everything you hope for very good service and great food.. I had the moles frites.. Now it was not the normal 30 moles in the pot...was only 14 to 16 ,but they where on the large size and not over cooked an small and dry..nice and rich and sweet and plump..great garlic and onions wine sauce... the... More 

Thank 7zack
Monterey, California
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always ask ourselves why we don't go back here more often! Six of us had a mini reunion. We had arranged for a table for 6, in the rear in the room on the left. We could still converse while we enjoyed the wonderful aromas from the kitchen and sound service. Appetizers ranged from crispy salad to a cauliflower... More 

Thank CaPalm
Carmel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my... what a delicious experience we had! Truly. Every bite was better than the last, from start to finish. My husband and I indulged in the special filet mignon served with whipped potatoes and Brussels sprouts almondine. The beef was one of the most exquisitely prepared filets I've ever had, cooked to perfection with an amazing sauce. We enjoyed... More 

Thank Pattie24
Belgrade, Montana
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643 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A French Bistro it was, and very good! We are world travelers & foodies. We enjoy a variety of international foods. The food here is very well prepared. Delicious ingredients and FRESH. A lovely selection of wines to accompany your meal. The menu is nicely laid out with fresh fish, pastas, pate', salads, soup and of course mouth watering desserts.... More 

Thank jeffreyshapiro
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

On our first evening in Pacific Grove, we just took a chance and walked into Bistro Moulin for a late dinner. It had a somber atmosphere perfect for weary travelers. The food was well prepared and served in the right portions although they could be a bit more generous with their servings of wine. I would not say that the... More 

Thank Domrcpl
Fairfax, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

And I chose this restaurant for my birthday dinner on the recommendation of a friend. Ugh, wrong choice. The service was okay (I actually received much better service while in Paris and the Loire Valley AND the French have the reputation of being unfriendly to people who are not and do no speak French). I ordered the moules et frites... More 

Thank Thea Y
Bay Area
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

It was like being in France, but the people were nicer. Food is excellent. Usually there are not a lot of dishes, but the ones that are offered are quite good. French wine is unusually good. Bordeaux was one of the best I have tasted.

Thank 1CaliforniaBoy
New York City, New York
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298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

French-style regional cooking from Europe in roughly the France-Northern Italy area are served with elegance and a family bistro ambiance. One of he best meals we have had anywhere. Limited menu of things done well, and a good wine list. Prices are reasonable for this quality.

Thank cararro
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Carefully prepared, subtly seasoned food, beautifully plated. Vegetables cooked perfectly. We both had the special of the night- pork loin, which was moist and redolent of herbs. Prices are laughably low for the quality. The dark chocolate mousse was sublime; the profiteroles with ice cream and chocolate sauce ran a close second. Wines run moderate to high in price. Located... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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San Francisco, California
Fresno, California, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?