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California Market at Pacific’s Edge

2018 reviews
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$50 and over
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The new California Market at Pacific’s Edge is the exciting fusion of the Hyatt Carmel Highlands' two popular and award-winning restaurants, the casual bistro California Market and the fine dining Pacific's Edge.

After the biggest renovation in the hotel's 100-year history, the California Market at Pacific’s Edge is ready to welcome diners for breakfast, lunch and dinner on its expansive new 870-square-foot deck, featuring louvered roof and glass-panel walls with dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur coast.

Combining the best of both worlds, California Market is committed to fresh, organic, locally grown and raised ingredients to create food that not only fulfills our appetites but pleases our sensibilities.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Contemporary American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Lunch Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm
Brunch Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Lounge: 3:30pm - closing (drinks start at 3:30pm, 4:00pm for food)

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Phone number
(831) 622-5445
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
Named one of the top 20 restaurants in the United States by Wine Spectator, Pacific's Edge is ideal for every occasion; from wedding receptions to corporate events. Set high atop a cliff in Carmel overlooking Monterey's Big Sur coastline, our private dining room will enchant your guests with its warmth and beauty. Glass enclosed for privacy, our Wine Room can seat up to 40 guests and provides a personal wait staff for the ultimate in service and elegance.

Contact one of our sales professionals at 831.622.5445.
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Cross street
Highway 1
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Parking details
Free Valet Parking. Drive your car to the front steps and the friendliest valets in the world will happily park your car for you. Towards the end of your meal, have your server summon your car. Nothing could be more convenient, other than an overnight stay here at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands where you could walk to your room after dinner.
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Come and listen to the stylish voice of Neal Banks and contemporary guitar of Steve Ezzo every Friday night in the Lobos Lounge from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Enjoy the vocal stylings of Dino Vera in the Lobos Lounge every Saturday night from 7:00pm until 10pm. Peer at the wildlife on Bird Rock at Point Lobos through the ship's telescope in the corner, then drop the lens and join the party, dancing to tunes such as "Great Balls of Fire," one of their more raucous covers that always seems to get everyone up and dancing in merriment.
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Special events & promotions
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine


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What 2018 People Are Saying
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Boise52 (Seattle)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

View was awesome and outdoor dining area quite nice except for the flies. They were horrible and totally made the meal not enjoyable. Food is over priced and underwhelming but we go for the view.

4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Requested and was confirmed window seat, unfortunately that did not happen. Did not know getting a refill on my water would be a challenge. Having to ask multiple individuals was a bit frustrating. My mistake for not ordering wine.

vipeatinginCarmel (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Great spot, nice menu with good options at a great price point. Spectacular views!!

4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was outstanding (short ribs).
Service was very good , thanks to the waiters back-up crew.
Almost no interaction with the waiter - he was semi-pleasant, although insincere.
He never returned to ask about coffee re-fills.....or, anything. Am used to at least
SOME interpersonal dialogue with waiter.

vipGigi (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

If you're going for breakfast, try the Point Lobos Benedict - fantastic! And, bloody mary's are only ten bucks! Ask for a corner table and see if you can catch a whale or just find your peace taking in the waves and spectacular views.

If you're going for dinner, the entree selections are exceptional. Ask about the homemade pasta for the day!

The service is always good and the servers are friendly.

viplivetoeat (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The view from Pacific's Edge is absolutely spectacular and the restaurant is quite elegant. The combination creates a romantic ambience. Entrees are very expensive. Service is elegant and attentive.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The view is worth the trip. Nice wine list. Hidden hotel gem. Tuna app is great, skip the ceviche

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
2.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

The food was decent. Our major complaint was the complete lack of service. Waited a bit for our server, he took our order and never came back. Walked back and forth several times, never checked on us or our food. We had to ask for the dessert menu and someone else brought it. Our server finally came when I had my purse in my hand and we were ready to go.
The floor manager walked past our table and a couple other tables, never spoke to us. Even when we were leaving the floor manager was talking to the hostess, as we passed she said good night and he said nothing.
From what we could tell they were low on wait staff, however, not that difficult to check on your customer if all you are doing is taking and submitting an order.
Having said that, our breakfast the next morning was delicious and our server was prompt and efficient.
View is incredible!

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

The location and views were amazing. Have gone for lunch before and thought it was tasty menu and reasonable pricing. Just went the first time for dinner and felt that the food was just average for the cost of it. Food was nicely presented but lacked the high end taste for the high end prices. Service was fair - our waitress forgot one of our cocktails and forgot that one coffee should have been decaf. So, dinner service/food, this time, wasn't up to expectations.

vipbigcheese (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Wonderful new dining area. Great food and excellent service.