Downtown Carmel, California

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Things to do in Carmel, California

Main Street of old Downtown Carmel speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Carmel the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Carmel visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Downtown Carmel has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Downtown Carmel can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Downtown Carmel micro breweries have popped up in downtown corridors to quench the thirst of local or traveller whos is looking for a one-of-a-kind experience for suds brewed on site. If you are looking for a light beer or something randy and dark, you are sure to find a wide assortment of options to choose from.

Why do you love downtown?

Jeremy Holmes
Supporting small business downtown is a very real way to support your local community. Downtown businesses are locals, like us.

Kathleen Townsend
It's so quaint and cute!

Tracy Hart
Just purchased a home nearby and am looking forward to shopping in the area

Stephanie Seavers
Close to work but also love all the small business owners, friendliness and just how supporting our local area makes me feel!

Caren Murphy
Cute shops, great crab cakes, friendly.

Restaurants in Carmel, California

Anton & Michel Restaurant

Mission St & 7th
Downtown Carmel


3665 Rio Road
Downtown Carmel


24381 San Juan Road
Downtown Carmel

Bahama Billy's

3690 The Barnyard
Downtown Carmel


Monte Verde & 7th
Downtown Carmel

Anton & Michel

Mission St
Downtown Carmel


San Carlos St
Downtown Carmel

A W Shucks

Ocean Avenue & San Carlos St
Downtown Carmel

Arican Ltd

Mission St Btween 5th 6th Between
Downtown Carmel

Downtown Carmel Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Carmel can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.

Best Western Carmel's Town House Lodge
NW corner of San Carlos St & 5th Ave


Wayside Inn
7th Avenue & Mission Street

The Dolphin Inn
Corner Of 4th And San Carlos

The Cobblestone Inn
Junipero between 7th and 8th

Carmel Inn And Suites
5th And Junipero

Carmel Valley Ranch
One Old Ranch Road

Comfort Inn Carmel By The Sea
Ocean Ave & Torres St

Carmel River Inn
26600 Oliver Rd


Coachman's Inn
San Carlos At Seventh

Colonial Terrace
13th & San Antonio

Candle Light Inn
San Carlos Street

8205 Valley Greens Drive

Svendsgaard's Inn
San Carlos St And 4th Ave

La Playa Carmel
Camino Real at Eighth Ave.

Carriage House Inn
Junipero Between 7th And 8th

Dolores St And 8th Ave

Carmel Resort Inn
Carpenter Street and Second Ave

Monte Verde Ave at Ocean Ave

Tradewinds Carmel
Mission And Third Ave

Junipero Between 5th And 6th

Monte Verde Inn
On Monte Verde

Carmel Wayfarer Inn
4th Ave And Mission Ave

Hyatt Carmel Highlands
120 Highland Dr

Carmel Village Inn
Ocean And Junipero

Carmel Lodge
San Carlos St at 5th Ave

Monte Verde at 6th Street

L Auberge Carmel
Monte Verde at Seventh