Carmel Plaza provides a relaxed yet sophisticated shopping and dining experience in the heart of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Carmel Plaza, nestled in the heart of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea on Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, is Monterey Peninsula’s premier shopping and dining destination. Visit over 40 one-of-a-kind fashion finds and specialty national brands, distinctive restaurants, gourmet shops, wine tasting rooms, wellness studios, and more— in a relaxed yet sophisticated setting.

Shop at several stores & boutiques including Anthropologie, Bottega Veneta, Cole Haan, Tiffany & Co., Kate Spade and luxurious men’s clothier, Khaki’s of Carmel.

Dine an assortment of tasty cuisines including Flying Fish Grill offering an East/West fusion cuisine and Patisserie Boissiere a French country menu in a quaint cottage setting.

Sip and savor wines from any of our three notable tasting rooms  and don’t forget to stop by The Cheese Shop, a destination for many locals and visitors, renowned for their extensive fine cheese selection for over 35 years.

Carmel Plaza is pet-friendly.

For your convenience, a parking garage is available. Enter at Mission St. and 7th Avenue.

Wine tasting, microbrews, live music and more, at Carmel Plaza

Carmel Plaza is home to three notable wine tasting rooms: Blair Estate Tasting Room, Hahn Family Wines Tasting Room, and Wrath Tasting Room, all great destinations to discover an array of California wines. If beer is what your palate is looking for visit Alvarado Street Brewery & Bistro that specializes in both modern and traditional elements of California cuisine and features a small, on-site brewery to produce limited batch, terroir-driven beers.

Carmel Plaza’s three levels surround a lovely open-air courtyard, with cozy seating areas, outdoor firepits, and charming gardens. This lush setting is the perfect backdrop for our annual Summer Live Music Series.

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