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Bistro Moulin

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867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
+1 831-333-1200
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17:00 - 20:30
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Oxford, Ohio
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved this restaurant. The wine list is especially good. It's a cozy and romantic spot, slightly off the beaten path in Monterey but hugely worth it. Our dinner was amazing. It felt like, for a moment, that we were back in some quiet French bistro.

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Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable meal here on our last night in Monterey. I had the steak with Bordalaise sauce and it was cooked perfectly and served with French fries. My husband enjoyed the fois grasse and we had a nice bottle of Pinot Noire that we brought with us which they opened for a $20 corkage charge. Interestingly our credit... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a trip through Northern California, we stopped in Monterey and happened onto this jewel. We read some of the positive reviews on TA and decided to give it a try. We can add our unqualified endorsment. Great food, service, and atmospere. We both had petrale sole with asparagus. Delicious. Topped it off with chocolate mousse and creme brulee.

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texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner. The restaurant has the decor of a French bistro, which it is. They get a lot of repeat business from people who visit Monterey. We had the mussels- they were good. The potato leek soup was fabulous. The escargot also excellent. Also had the osso buck veal, which was good but salty. The wait staff... More 

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Payson, Arizona
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205 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

On our last night in the area, four of us had a terrific dinner at this restaurant. Of all the restaurants in Monterey and Carmel, Bistro Moulin had been highly recommended by a couple who are "frequent diners." There were two "must haves" -- the French onion soup and gnocchi, which is prepared in the French style. After tasting some... More 

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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Dinner was just everything you hope for very good service and great food.. I had the moles frites.. Now it was not the normal 30 moles in the pot...was only 14 to 16 ,but they where on the large size and not over cooked an small and dry..nice and rich and sweet and plump..great garlic and onions wine sauce... the... More 

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Monterey, California
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124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We always ask ourselves why we don't go back here more often! Six of us had a mini reunion. We had arranged for a table for 6, in the rear in the room on the left. We could still converse while we enjoyed the wonderful aromas from the kitchen and sound service. Appetizers ranged from crispy salad to a cauliflower... More 

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Carmel, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Oh my... what a delicious experience we had! Truly. Every bite was better than the last, from start to finish. My husband and I indulged in the special filet mignon served with whipped potatoes and Brussels sprouts almondine. The beef was one of the most exquisitely prepared filets I've ever had, cooked to perfection with an amazing sauce. We enjoyed... More 

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Belgrade, Montana
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726 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A French Bistro it was, and very good! We are world travelers & foodies. We enjoy a variety of international foods. The food here is very well prepared. Delicious ingredients and FRESH. A lovely selection of wines to accompany your meal. The menu is nicely laid out with fresh fish, pastas, pate', salads, soup and of course mouth watering desserts.... More 

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Minnesota
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211 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

On our first evening in Pacific Grove, we just took a chance and walked into Bistro Moulin for a late dinner. It had a somber atmosphere perfect for weary travelers. The food was well prepared and served in the right portions although they could be a bit more generous with their servings of wine. I would not say that the... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 867 Wave St, Monterey, CA 93940-1054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-333-1200

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San Francisco, California
Fresno, California, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?