Monterey Dining

Monterey Dining

California Restaurant Month

This page has all the events that took place in 2014. Bookmark this page and return to get information about 2015's events!

With 99 miles of spectacular coastline and the nation's number one vegetable producing region, Monterey County is the destination for dining. Farm-to-table is not just a catchphrase here; Monterey County is a leading producer of everything from artichokes to wine grapes.

Established culinary geniuses make magic in the kitchen, while rising stars of the pastry and wine world are also putting Monterey County at the forefront for foodies.

Taste it for yourself this January (2014) just by mentioning “California Restaurant Month” at these participating restaurants and receive a special discount!

Receive 15% off and a free appetizer at:


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400° Gourmet Burgers and Fries

Corner of Mission and Seventh St , Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 244-0040
400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries features mouthwatering handcrafted burgers and fries using only the best ingredients and cooked to perfection on our custom cast iron griddle. Other menu options include... more

Grasing's Restaurant

6th and Mission , Carmel by the Sea, CA 93923
Phone  (831) 624-6562
Fax  (831) 624-7431
Using ultra fresh ingredients gleaned from California's carmel coast and central valley to create intense combinations of textures and flavors. more

The Haute Enchilada Cafe, Galleries & Social Club

7902 A Moss Landing Rd , Moss Landing, CA 95039
Phone  (831) 633-5843
Fax  (831) 633-5407
The Haute Enchilada boasts an eclectic menu of sustainable seafood and local organic produce. Featuring a Full bar with wine and beer tasting, plus two art galleries with over 50 local artists’... more

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Aubergine Restaurant

Monte Verde at Seventh , Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 624-8578
The award winning restaurant Aubergine is located at L’Auberge Carmel, a Relais & Châteaux in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Chef Cogley’s cuisine showcases the finest... more

Big Sur Lodge Restaurant

47225 Hwy One , Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone  (831) 667-3100
Fax  (831) 667-3110
Enjoy delicious food and incredible views of majestic redwoods from the dining room windows and outdoor patio. Fireplace setting. Groups and weddings welcome. Please contact our Event Coordinator for... more

Cannery Row Brewing Company

95 Prescott Ave , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 643-2722
Fax  (831) 643-2724
73 beers on tap. Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3 PM - 6 PM. DJs Friday and Saturday. Breakfast during NFL season starting at 9 AM. Parking garage next door. more

Cantinetta Luca

Dolores between Ocean and 7th , Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 625-6500
Fax  (831) 625-0514
Cantinetta Luca offers casual dining, featuring menu items such as delicious pizza, baked in an authentic, Italian, no gas, wood-burning pizza oven. Luca also specializes in antipasti, a dozen or so... more

Flaherty's Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

Sixth between Dolores and San Carlos , Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 625-1500
Fax  (831) 624-5055
We Know Seafood... We know good seafood, we know how to buy it and we know how to prepare it. Unlike most restaurants (even the best of them) where fish is often a secondary item on the menu… at... more

Jacks Restaurant & Lounge

Portola Hotel & Spa
Two Portola Plaza , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 649-2698
Fax  (831) 649-4115
Ideal for any occasion, Jacks offers the finest local cuisine the Central Coast has to offer. Sit down for breakfast, lunch or dinner on our outdoor patio or indoors in our comfortable fireside dining... more

Mucky Duck

479 Alvarado Street , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 655-3031

Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa
400 Cannery Row , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 372-2628
Fax  (831) 646-5937
Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar features West Coast fusion cuisine and a unique indoor/outdoor setting.  Our heated terrace provides year-round seating, with breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay.... more

TusCA Ristorante

Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Rd , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 657-6675
TusCA Ristorante combines the intense flavors of two amazing culinary regions- Tuscany and California. more

Wickets Bistro

415 Carmel Valley Rd , Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Phone  (831) 658-3400
Fax  (831) 659-3529
Wickets Bistro features the flair of Bernardus dining in a casual, Euro bistro setting... indoors and out. more

Will's Fargo Dining House & Saloon

16 West Carmel Valley Road , Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Phone  (831) 659-2774
Fax  (831) 659-2167
Will's Fargo Dining House and Saloon has been a legendary Carmel Valley steakhouse since 1959. Wishing to preserve this landmark, Bernardus founder Ben Pon purchased the restaurant in 2002. Will's... more


Featured Events


Callaway Golf Invitational

Nov. 18-Nov. 23
The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational attracts professional and amateur…more

Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western…

Nov. 21-Nov. 23
The very special 16th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy…more

Thanksgiving Dinners in Monterey County

Nov. 27
Why suffer the stress of trying to please everyone's palate this Thanksgiving? Start…more

Christmas at the Inns

Dec. 2-Dec. 3
Visit several bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in…more

Christmas in the Adobes

Dec. 5-Dec. 6
Experience 20 of Monterey’s beautiful historic buildings illuminated by…more

Teddy Bear Tea at Pebble Beach

Dec. 5-Dec. 7
Enjoy a delightful afternoon filled with holiday treats, hot cocoa, teas and festive…more

Teddy Bear Tea at Pebble Beach

Dec. 12-Dec. 14
Enjoy a delightful afternoon filled with holiday treats, hot cocoa, teas and festive…more

Teddy Bear Tea at Pebble Beach

Dec. 19-Dec. 21
Enjoy a delightful afternoon filled with holiday treats, hot cocoa, teas and festive…more
Monterey Highlights
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium is consistently ranked #1 in the United States for its innovative ... more
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The Basilica of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (Carmel Mission) was founded in 1770, making ... more
Cannery Row houses an eclectic blend of specialty shops, local artists' galleries, more than 25 ... more
Home to museums, galleries and performing arts venues, Monterey County is a hub for artistic ... more
The antique restored adobes make Monterey the most historic city in California. ... more
Monterey County's shopping scene is full of great deals and extraordinary surprises, from fine art ... more