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French Poodle Restaurant - CLOSED

Junipero Ave AT 5th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-8643
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
3 Jun 2014
“Great Vinaigrette Salad Dressing”
28 Feb 2014
“Past it's prime.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Junipero Ave AT 5th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

I have never eaten at this restaurant, but if I had to judge it from a bottle of dressing I purchased in a little market / deli it would have to be good. The man at the market said he can never keep enough bottles...More

Thank hereintop
Reviewed 28 February 2014

The French Poodle is now mercifully and rightfully closed. At the very end it was, quite unfortunately, embarrassingly bad.

Thank daroberts_ent
Reviewed 18 March 2013

NO ONE can beat their fabulous (secret recipe) salad dressing. We've been buying it for years as have our friends and family and we've all tried to figure out what's in it! If you can't be there in person, you may also order it on...More

1  Thank carolynn1545
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

The place was empty at 740pm when the town was on a complete wait. Gun snapping maitre'd/server was very rude and explained that now of the wines on the first pages were available but he pitched 2010 Sonoma Cutrer about 8 times. That he would...More

1  Thank StanleyMedic
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This restaurant never disappoints. The only problem is deciding what to order from their many excellent choices. Try the artichoke with their house made mayo. Or the champagne crab legs. Veal with morel mushrooms is divine. They have fresh abalone every day and it is...More

Thank goodtogotoo
Reviewed 30 December 2012

My mother, brother, his wife and I went to this restaurant to celebrate his birthday. It was a Thursday evening, and only one other couple was in the restaurant the entire time. We quickly discovered why. After being seated, I noticed that some of the...More

Thank Anne_from_Ohio
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Once was one of our favorite restuarants in Carmel. Seems to be on the downside. Many menu items not available. One server answered phone, served wine. took order, bussed tables, served food. Not efficient for more than two tables. Food was average.

Thank fwdbatt
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Always wonderful. Possibly the best in Carmel have been coming here annually for years. Service is consistently excellent. Food is wonderful The abalone is awesome.

Thank mjgovednik
Reviewed 14 June 2012

We are very fortunate to live in the Bay Area and be able to easily visit Carmel by the Sea as it is only about a two hour drive. The upscale town is great for Shopping and Dining and the views of the Pacific Ocean...More

1  Thank DiningDetectives
Reviewed 14 October 2011

As a restaurant that seats less than 20 people, you walking expecting to have a good experience...what you don't expect is for everything to be perfect. From service, to ambience, to witty staff, to unbelievable food, this is a wonderful choice for a romantic evening...More

1  Thank Maconmerlyn
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Junipero Ave AT 5th Ave, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-8643
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