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Valley Kitchen

1 Old Ranch Rd, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923-8551
+1 831-625-2599
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 15 min
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Old Ranch Rd, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923-8551
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Food was terribly disappointing. My wife and I went for lunch. Decided to share a Caesar salad and their fried chicken sandwich which our server said was wonderful. The salad was a pretty standard version. No complaint, but just OK. The sandwich was awful...it clearly...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here today and I ordered the appetizer flatbread. I anticipated it would be a pizza-style flat bread, but it wasn’t and I was pleasantly surprised. The flat bread was deliciously soft with a light char from the grill and came slathered with...More

Thank BobKatUSA
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Valley Kitchen sits up a hill inside Carmel Valley Ranch Resort. Some of the tables overlook the golf course and vineyards and some the infinity pool. You can also sit outside (they have heaters for cool nights). We love the steaks at Valley Kitchen but...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very impressive when it comes to view and food. There were many families in restaurant . Many people seemed to be satisfied with this place like us.

Thank gina1004
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Valley Kitchen serves terrific food in a casual, yet upscale atmosphere. You can show up in jeans and tennies or get more dressed up and feel comfortable either way. The warm focaccia bread with herbed butter was a nice start. My husband & I...More

Thank MEvans1945
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Came in with friends that we haven’t seen in awhile. We were first timers eating here. It completely exceeded our expectations. Drinks were wonderful, dinner was even better. Jessica , our server was fantastic. Due to my gluten allergy, she went through the menu in...More

Thank svivas7
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The ambience, service and food were spot on! My wife and I had a couple special requests due to dietary/preferences, and Chef Greg Karjala delivered an amazing meal. Brussels spouts with walnuts and apples w/ balsamic glaze were sublime. We could’ve get enough!!! Familiar but...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Our dining experience was most memorable -- from being greeted at the front door to sweet good-bye's -- our party of 6, celebrating a "double retirement" (my wife and I), was most appreciative and impressed by the the attention, service and personality of Andrea! Her...More

Thank WesternFlyer10
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We ate here last month with friends. I began with the crab cakes and loved them. So yummy. For my Main I had the Chicken Breast -- melted in my mouth. Chef Greg came out to see how we were enjoying our meal........very kind of...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 18 January 2018

For our family vacation, we spent 3 nights at Carmel Valley Ranch. We decided to do an adults' lunch for just the two of us while the kids were scheduled to play at the kids' activities at the hotel. I went in with an open...More

Thank Misty S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Old Ranch Rd, Camel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA 93923-8551
    (Carmel Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-2599
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Executive Chef Tim Wood's culinary exploits-many involving fruits and vegetables from The Ranch's Organic Garden-are on full display for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Lodge Restaurant. Indoor, outdoor and lounge seating are all available.
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