This past year, Carmel Plaza excitedly welcomed a couple new restaurants, launched the Wellness Series in Davendorf Park, added a mural by local artist, Katie Raquel, and after a two-year hiatus brought back the popular Summer Live Music Series with the addition of highlighting local non-profits. And the good news doesn’t stop there. Keep reading to learn more about what was new in 2022 and what is still to come in 2023 at Carmel Plaza.

New in 2022!

Carmel Burger Bar: Serving up creative and renovated hand-packed, grass fed, artisan beef burgers and more. With recipes comprised of both seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.

Roam Fusion Kitchen: A modern Asian-Latin fusion combining the culinary and cultural influence that represent the melting pot that is California.

Arhaus Studios: Visit Arhaus Studio’s newly renovated location! Their Carmel Studio offers a service-first approach with beautiful, handmade furniture and décor in a smaller store footprint and more intimate setting. Shop with the team of designers dedicated to providing the highest level of hands-on service, guiding clients as they shop, explore, and customize Arhaus pieces to suit their individual styles.


Roam Fusion Kitchen


Coming in 2023!

Athleta: Athleta is on a mission to ignite the limitless potential of all women and girls – it’s also where you can find all your new favorite styles from work to work out to weekend. From sweat ready essentials to elevated everyday must haves.

Nicolás Cocina de Herencia: The newest creation from the owners of the beloved Villa Azteca in Downtown Salinas (Salinas City Center), the eatery honoring the Alvarez family patriarch will open IN 2022 in Carmel Plaza. The 5,000-square-foot restaurant will serve specialty Michoacán dishes as well as other Mexican favorites, incorporating three generations of family recipes.

Monterey Design Center: The region’s leading designer/builder. From kitchen/bath remodels to entire complexes, single-family condos to multi-generation forever estates, we design around you and your needs, our solutions focused on function, wrapped in the leading edge of sustainable, contemporary design.

Monterey Design Center


Thank you, to everyone who visited Carmel Plaza and supported our several retailers, wine tasting rooms, restaurants and gourmet shops, wellness studios and more in 2022!

We are excited to see you all at Carmel Plaza in 2023.