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Marinus At Bernardus Lodge - CLOSED

415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9417
+1 831-659-3131
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chef” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9417
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11 - 20 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2014

$$$$ but the food was amazing and the staff super helpful and friendly. Specially designed my meal and the chef was very accomadating

Thank Christy S
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Bernardus Lodge is a secluded boutique hotel and winery in Carmel Valley. This was our second visit to Marinus. One of the biggest memories I had after my first visit was not the food -- though it was outstanding -- it was the Purse Stool....More

Thank 165debbies
Reviewed 20 September 2014

The wine pairings were unbelievable. Suggestions from Sommeliere Paul were delectable and creative. Very busy night in summer and staff worked efficiently and smoothly. It appeared the sommeliere was running the show. Bravo!

1  Thank pat s
Reviewed 10 September 2014

delicious meal served at a VERY leisurely pace! In fact toooo leisurely! The four of us had a starter and an entree (not the tasting menu)and we were there 2 1/2hrs! We did inquire with the waited who politely responded,"..very soon".

Thank palmetto36
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I dined here with four friends roughly three weeks ago and loved every thing about the place. The food, sevice and atmosphere were a true treat. We tried everything thing on the menu it seemed and we ate until we were stuffed. The wine of...More

1  Thank richard l
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We stayed at the Bernardus Lodge and dined in the Marinus. A super experience, use of local produced product, veggies from there own garden and a Winelist thick as a bible! super treat!!

1  Thank joanna v
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Great wine pairings from the sommelier-surfer. Beet salad was outstanding. Morrel risotto was a bit heavy (I know, it's risotto) and the morrels were overwhelmed by the parmesan. Interior is boring....cries out for art. I get the monotone palette highights the food...however more is needed....More

1  Thank chicklynickly
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We visited Marinus as part of a little foodie vacation to the Carmel area. What a standout! It was by far the best meal of our trip, and we had plenty of excellent meals. The dining room reminded me of the old Tavern on the...More

1  Thank Snert3
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Some old friend and my wife and I had my birthday dinner at Marinus at Bernardus last October. I'm still making payments...just kidding. What an incredible joy to find my name on the menu for my birthday meal, fine wine to go with it, and...More

1  Thank jheyl
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is an acclaimed restaurant that serves stuff like elk tartare. I made that up. But I've had venison (not that great, but maybe it was if you like venison), and most dishes are gourmet, meaning unusual, not always something you'd order again, small portioned,...More

1  Thank James K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9417
    (Laureles Grade)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-3131
  • E-mail
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