S.F. Bay Area
Forge In The Forest ***
Corner of 5th & Junipero
Description & Atmosphere
Forge in the Forest's unique setting offers three casual dining environments
— saloon bar & restaurant, "al fresco" patio dining
and the more intimate General Store.
The Forge Dining Saloon was once a working blacksmith shop.
bar and restaurant filled with memorabilia — popular for its
large selection of California wines and imported beers.
Forge in the Forest was voted "Best Outdoor Dining in the County."
— it's a lovely setting, especially on mild sunny
The General Store has a more intimate atmosphere and offers a Full
Bar, with Lunch, Dinner and a Late Night Menu.
The food at Forge in the Forest keeps us coming back every time we visit Carmel.
Its extensive menu features a wonderful selection of entrees from the Grill Steaks,
Ribs, Chicken and Duck. Enjoy Gourmet Pizzas, Pasta and Seafood dishes.
Their homemade Ham & Spinach Quiche, served with a
Salad, is the best quiche
we've ever tasted! Portions are hearty, so come with an appetite.
We also love their Signature Bowl of Baked Onion Soup with Gruyere, Swiss
and aged Provolone cheeses. It's sooooo good!
Lighter fare includes a variety of Fresh Salads and Sandwiches. The Chinese
Chicken Salad is another of our favorites.
Al Fresco Patio Dining
We enjoy eating "al fresco" at Forge in the Forest — its
outdoor landscaped patio area is a FUN place to come for brunch or
lunch, especially on warm sunny days. It's also nice for dinner or
During Carmel's cooler evenings, heaters and open
fire pits keep you warm and cozy. It's a romantic setting, especially
at night with the twinkling lights and roaring fire.
Forge In The Forest is a FUN place for Private Parties and Group Events.
The restaurant provides special banqueting menus.
The Wine Cellar
The Wine Cellar is a special place
for a small private party of
8-13 people — the unique area shows off one of California's biggest
collections of Large Formal Bottles of Wine.
The Forge In The Forest and The General
This space works well for larger groups of up to 50 people.
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Reservations recommended, especially on weekends.
Forge In The Forest
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