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Restaurant 301

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301 L St, In the Hotel Carter, Eureka, CA 95501-0571
+1 707-444-8062
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17:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most tables have cute street view. Crab cakes were wonderful, with mild mustard and sweet marmalade sauces. Kumamoto oysters are always a must anywhere in the area restaurants, but there were multiple unique sauce choices which was a bonus. Ice cream was creamy with a fabulous homemade caramel sauce. Presentation of all items was impeccable, from the crab cakes with... More 

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Thank Kmjee
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi again Kmjee, It looks like you beat me to the punch on leaving the restaurant a separate review. We greatly appreciate your patronage and support. We are very glad that you enjoyed everything during your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Michael L'Allier More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is done so well. The waiters are great and the food is great!! Okay, I need to fill in more text so I'll just ramble for a while until I meet my quota. Did I tell you how good this place is?

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Thank Jason W
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi Jason W. Thank you for the fun review, we are happy that everything is always perfect for you here. We hope to have you join us again soon. Sincerely, Michael L'Allier More 

McKinleyville, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I can only speak for the bar but I really love it here. Professional knowledgable bartenders. Great deal on a seven day per week happy hour. Try the truffel oil frys if you can.

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Thank mattkurth
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi mattkurth, We totally agree, our Happy Hour isn't to be beat by anyone in town, maybe even the whole North Coast. We are happy to hear that you enjoy it as much as we enjoy having you. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The service was good, but could be better, the food is alright, feel the kitchen got a little careless with couple dishes but taste okay, still think it's over priced than what you get and service, I might go there again after a while and hope you could have some changes, desert is really good though

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Thank Tony R
Sonoma, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was our first Thanksgiving dinner at 301. What an amazing experience. We booked our satay at the Carter House, and forgot to make reservations for dinner. We ended up having room service, which was fine. The food was outstanding.

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Thank Jasmine J
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi Jasmine J, Thank you so much for the great review, we are so happy to have had you for Thanksgiving this year. We are even happier that you had a great experience with us. We hope to see you again sometime, take care. More 

Eureka, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have been here many times since I moved to Humboldt a few years ago and everything from the service to the food is always great. If you have never been before I highly recommend that you check it out!! They have the best happy hour in the area by far as well, I mean $2.50 for a cocktail is... More 

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Thank Jessica C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Kudos to the chef and staff. It was a perfect Thanksgiving meal. Nothing needs more to be said except that you should eat here!

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Thank Bill S
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, we are happy to have been a part of your Thanksgiving this year! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My girlfriend and I went to Carter house, we order3 appetizers and two of them are disappointing, one is brussel sprout and the other one is mushroom tart, the brussel sprout looks like a mess, like you ordered from the street in China, source on the side of the plate and taste little over seasoning, then the mushroom is too... More 

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Thank Tony R
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi Tony R, I am sorry to hear that you had a negative experience with us. Normally our presentations are on point, but it sounds like this time that was not the case. I will have to confer with the chef and have him make sure that all of the cooks are taking the time to put out our food... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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101 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Several dinners this visit. Best crab cakes we ever had anywhere. Delicious oysters. Excellent cheese platter (choice of three from their list of mostly local cheeses, including my favorite, Humboldt Fog) presented with fresh figs, walnuts, currant preserve and crostini. Agnoletti filled with fresh pea cream, truffle oil and sauteed figs. Extensive wine list. Only disappointing dish was an unadorned... More 

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Thank Jonis7
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi Jonis7, Thank you so much for the great review. We are excited to hear that you had a wonderful experience while dining with us. The food really is great, The Chicken could definitely use some extra touches to bring it up to par with the rest of our menu though. Thanks again for the review and we hope that... More 

Redding, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We ate here two nights. The first night we had the "Discovery Menu" where there were wine pairings with each course. Each course and wine pairing were a delight! The second night we chose to order a meal and a bottle of wine from the very extensive wine list (list does not begin to describe this - it was more... More 

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Thank 63irishgirl
reviewer8062, General Manager at Restaurant 301, responded to this review

Hi 63irishgirl, We are so happy to hear that you had a delightful experience, not just once but twice while you stayed at the inn. Thank you so much for the great review and we hope to see you again sometime. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 L St, In the Hotel Carter, Eureka, CA 95501-0571
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: +1 707-444-8062
Description
The Carter House Inn is a luxury, boutique hotel in in historic Eureka, California. It is known both for housing Restaurant 301 and for being a replica of a Queen Anne style building by Newsom & Newsom, renown builder architects of many 19th century structures in California. Restaurant 301 has a 3,800 bottle collection of wine and has been awarded the "Grand Award" from Wine Spectator magazine for 15 years running.

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