Carmel, CA, Guide and Information

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Local Treasures

About Carmel

Best known as an eclectic artists’ community, Carmel-by-the-Sea benefits from its long history of planned development and a commitment to maintain its unique character. From eschewing street numbers and regulating high heels to its vibrant and long-standing theater tradition, Carmel is one of the unique California treasures on the Monterey Peninsula.

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Carmel Events

September 25, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

September 25, 2016

Sunday Live Music featuring Boss City

September 26, 2016

Pool Closed

September 29, 2016

Mekons at the Henry Miller Library!

October 01, 2016

Taco Bar!

October 02, 2016

Sunday Live Music featuring Dick Whittington

October 03, 2016

Pool Closed

October 08, 2016

Generations Tour

October 08, 2016

Private Event

October 09, 2016

Sunday Live Music featuring John "Broadway" Tucker

October 10, 2016

Pool Closed

October 11, 2016

2016 Health Fair

October 15, 2016

Generation Tour

October 15, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

October 15, 2016

Private Event

October 16, 2016

Vif - An Afternoon of Music and Dance in Carmel Valley

October 22, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Events

October 22, 2016

Private Event

October 29, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

November 12, 2016

Generations Tour

November 12, 2016

Private Event

November 13, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Tour

November 18, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

November 19, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

November 19, 2016

Thomas Kinkade Master Highlighter Event

December 03, 2016

Private Event

December 17, 2016

Private Event
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Heart Beat Boutique Carmel
  • 831.250.7737
  • Ocean Ave x Monte Verde

Perched on the corner of Ocean and Monte Verde and located in a building with a rich artistic history, Heart Beat Boutique Carmel is truly unlike any…

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Bach Festival Venue - All Saints Episcopal Church
  • (831) 624-1521
  • Dolores at 9th Ave

The Carmel Bach Festival, begun in 1935, has a long history of artistic excellence and community service. Under the inspired leadership of Maestro…

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Dametra Cafe
  • 831.622.7766
  • Ocean Ave at Lincoln

Eat, laugh, live and love are the title of the book of Dametra.  After all, this is what dining is all about. Here in our little corner we thrive to…

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La Dolce Vita
  • 831-624-3667
  • 5th between Dolores and San Carlos

We've moved from the rooftop location on San Carlos to our new location on 5th near San Carlos.
Our specialty is authentic Italian country cooking…

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Kinkade Gallery in the Garden
  • 831.624.3363
  • Ocean Ave between Lincoln and Dolores

It is a small gallery, but not one to miss if you are a Thomas Kinkade fan.

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Zearly
  • 831-250-7933
  • 26549 Carmel Rancho Blvd. Behind Bev-Mo

The experts at Zearly search near and far to bring unique and creative items for babies, children, and families.  When you enter our whimsical shop…

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Best Western Carmel Bay View
  • 831.624.1831
  • Junipero north of 5th

Tucked amid flowering gardens and stately cypress, Best Western PLUS Carmel Bay View Inn is a charming retreat in the heart of historic downtown…

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Ben Kaatz Photography
  • 831.297.2000
  • 798 Lighthouse Ave, #114 Monterey, CA 93940

I love to take pictures.  But not those stuffy posed pictures.  I take pictures of my kids, my friends’ kids, parties, special events ... You get the…

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Diggidy Dog A Dog & Cat Boutique
  • 831.625.1585
  • Mission St just south of Ocean

Started in May of 2003, Diggidy Dog, is a 2,600 sq ft Dog and Cat Boutique in beautiful downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. 
We specialize in all types of…

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Mundaka Tapas Restaurant and Barmel
  • (831) 624-7400
  • San Carlos north of 7th

Mundaka is a beautiful and historic town and famous surf spot located in the Basque Country of northern Spain. Now it is also the new Spanish-style…

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Hog's Breath Inn
  • (831) 625-1044
  • San Carlos x 5th - 6th Aves

Welcome to Hog’s Breath Inn 
The Legend of CarmelLocated on San Carlos between 5th and 6th Avenues in Carmel, the Hog’s Breath Inn is known for its…

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Galerie Rue Royale
  • (831) 626-3456
  • Ocean Ave x Lincoln & Dolores

"Really nice gallery. It was raining and they did not mind that we dripped water all over the floors. We immediately fell in love with Todd White's…

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All Saints Episcopal Church
  • 831-624-3883
  • Dolores and 9th Ave

Disciples Glorifying Christ and Serving Others. By God’s grace and mandate, our future honors and carries forward the sacred heritage of All Saints’…

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La Balena Tuscan Cuisine
  • 831.250.6295
  • Junipero north of 6th

Rustic Italian Menu featuring local produce, hand-crafted pasta & slow-cooked meats.
After only being open for one month La Balena was voted the best…

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Carmel Office Supply & Business Center
  • 831.624.1800
  • Mission near 7th in Court of the Fountains

Carmel Office Supply & Business Center has been serving Carmel by the Sea since 2012--providing a full menu of products and services for almost…

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Carmel Presbyterian Church
  • 831-624-3878
  • Junipero at Ocean Ave

Carmel Presbyterian Church is dedicated to loving and serving Jesus while loving and serving people. We thank you for visiting us and hope you will…

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Flaherty's Seafood Grill
  • (831) 625-1500
  • 6th between Dolores - San Carlos

At Flaherty's, fish is everything! We know good seafood, we know how to buy it and we know how to prepare it. Unlike most restaurants (even the best…

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Coachman's Inn
  • 831.624.6421
  • San Carlos between 7th and 8th

The inn has 30 spacious, newly updated and comfortable guestrooms, a friendly, knowledgeable staff, and thoughtful amenities. Guests appreciate all…

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Sunset Center
  • (831) 620-2048
  • San Carlos St at 9th Ave

The Sunset Community and Cultural Center is a multi-purpose venue for events and activities that serve the residents of Carmel-by-the-Sea, visitors to…

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The Hat Shop
  • 831-625-HATS
  • San Carlos north of 6th

Please visit us for amazing customer service & an awesome experience! Oh, and lots of hats. Wondering what kind of hats? We have them all! Open 7…

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The Art of Dr Seuss
  • (831) 620-0923
  • San Carlos between 5th and 6th

Illustrator by day, surrealist by night, Seuss created a body of irrepressible work that redefines this American icon as an iconographic American…

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The Lemon Tree by Brintons
  • 831.298.7147
  • 8 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley Village