breakfast buffet



Each overnight stay at the Colonial Terrace includes a complimentary continental breakfast including fresh-baked pastries and croissants, bagels, granola, yogurt, fresh fruits, juices and coffee. Breakfast is served daily in our lobby between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Guests may also choose to enjoy their breakfast outside among the terraced gardens or in the privacy and comfort of their room. In addition, fruit and fresh-brewed coffee are available in the lounge throughout the day with homemade cookies are freshly baked in our kitchen and served in the early evening hours.

AFTERNOON refreshmentS:

Fresh-baked cookies are served in our main lobby daily at 4 p.m.


The village of Carmel offers many charming dining options near Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, featuring a full range of international, regional and local cuisines, all within a short stroll from the Colonial Terrace. Our staff is more than happy to assist you with making dinner recommendations and reservations. Below is a list of some of our favorite Carmel restaurants (with links to their websites). And for those guests venturing out for dinner, the streets of Carmel do become very dark at night. For your convenience, flashlights are provided at the front desk for your use should you wish to take a walk into town after the sun goes down.


- 400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries
- Cottage Restaurant
- Forge in the Forest
- Friar Tuck's Restaurant
- Grill on Ocean Avenue
- Katy's Place
- The Tuck Box
- Village Corner Bistro

- Dametra Cafe
- Hogs Breath Saloon
- Il Fornaio
- PortaBella
- Rio Grill
- Flaherty’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar
- Flying Fish Grill
- Little Napoli
- Carmel’s Bistro Giovanni

Fine Dining:
- Andre's Bouchee
- Anton & Michel
- Casanova
- Le St. Tropez
- La Bicyclette
- Grasings
- Cantinetta Luca (referred to as Luca)