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Bistro 211 - CLOSED

211 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8647
+1 831-625-3030
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
211 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8647
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Went for a quick lunch with a friend and had a great time. The soup is always amazing and everything on the menu is so good, such great flavors and so fresh . Looking forward to my next visit !

Thank Indyboy_10
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden treasure. It is unfortunate they will be forced to relocate. The landlord is being unreasonable with a rent increase. But the two times I dined here with a friend, we both were extremely surprised and satisfied with the quality of...More

Thank DottySTravels
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The impending closure of Bistro 211 (September) induced us to go back with a friend. The good news is that the Steak Frites was excellent. The bad that bouillaisse was so-so (lacking in broth) and the Lamb Shank barely warm and not flavorful. Given that...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Very good burgers, a nicely decorated place with good atmosphere, relaxed music and good service. Worth stopping on the way between L.A. and S.F.

Thank Daphna F
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to have lunch on our way to Big Sur. Looked at the menu and specials board first. The specials board was confusing as it looked like the 3 items listed were one special but it was not. Taco chicken salad, BLT, and Patty melt...More

Thank Patty C
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We have walked by this adorable little French Restaurant so many times saying we should come back and eat here…..and finally we did. Nestled in the back of a courtyard in the Crossroads Shopping Center on Highway 1 and Rio Road in Carmel, the chalkboard...More

Thank Peg H
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The food here is always good to very good. They have a daily special which allows for soup or salad,, main course and usually makes for an interesting choice. For a while, it was open for breakfast but, alas, that is no longer the case.

Thank SamLLev
carmenu, Owner at Bistro 211, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you for the review. If you want to try our breakfast we are open from 8 am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We also feature bottomless mimosas. Hope to see you, Carmen

Reviewed 31 December 2015

We found this little restaurant while waiting for seating at another one in the Crossroads Center. Great find. Very good food although a little pricey. Very quiet. Exceptional service with great attention to detail. One of the best dining experiences we have had in long...More

Thank simon s
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Pleasantly surprised, This intimate and cozy place is staffed by attentive personnel who are good at what they do. Your glass will never be empty and best thing your food is delicious and delivered quickly and just as you ordered. The bigger surprise is the...More

Thank rogertriplett
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We went to the cafe as it was 2pm and we were hungry. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and provided with drinks. Menu choices were fresh and well made! Nice atmosphere with outside dining available. Would definitely go back and recommend...More

Thank sheltygirl4
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8647
    (Rio Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-3030
  • E-mail
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