Village Corner Bistro, Carmel-By-The-Sea CA | Merchant Profile

Come experience a wonderful meal and a bit of downtown Carmelís history at the long established, Village Corner Bistro. The bistro is the oldest family owned restaurant in the downtown area, owned by Carmel natives, Michael J. Draper and Robert Leidig. Chris Tanner, general manager, oversees day to day operations and has been with Village Corner Bistro for 14 years.The Village Corner Bistro opened in 1948 next to the post office in downtown. What used to be a soda fountain up until 1993, the bistro was and still remains to be a local gathering spot for the community. In the 60s, the spot attracted artists such as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, who in fact were frequent diners. The Village Corner Bistro holds historical significance to downtown Carmel, even after the business changed ownership in 1993.Shortly after taking over the business, Michael J. Draper and Robert Leidig made plans to revamp the outdoor patio. Currently you will find a beautiful courtyard with an award winning landscape. The beautifully done patio features a fireplace and patio heaters to keep guests cozy on mild days.The menu features American cuisine with European influence. Dine at Village Corner Bistro for breakfast or lunch. The bistro will reopen for dinner in the late spring season. Call or see their website for more details.The lunch menu at Village Corner Bistro features fabulous options, like the crowd favorite Crab Ravioli. The Grilled Salmon and Burgers are prepared on an oak grill, giving each dish a unique and delicious smoky flavor. The farm to table salads are perfect for a light lunch and are highly recommended by regulars.Feel free to bring the whole family as Village Corner Bistro is children friendly and the patio is dog friendly as well. This is actually the first restaurant in Carmel to be dog friendly. The beverage menu features a nice list of wine and beer. Cappuccinos and espressoís are also on the menu and, popular for weekend brunch, mimosas and bellinis are offered as well.Try Village Corner Bistro next time you are in downtown Carmel, California for an unforgettable meal and experience!

Dolores St & 6th Ave
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923