Dining in Monterey

Dining in Monterey

Food & Wine

Gastronomic stimulation is a hallmark of any memorable travel experience. And here again, Monterey County does not disappoint. The diversity of culinary styles and genres in the area present the diner with countless opportunities to tease and expand their palate morning, noon and well into the late evening. An abundance of locally procured ingredients and a year-round growing season set the stage for truly unforgettable dining, noshing and wanton sampling. Wherever you find interesting food in Monterey County, you're going to find great wine. The viticulture in the area is world-renowned and makes every meal an opportunity to challenge even the most refined olfactory skills and palates. Bon appetit!

 

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Jacks Restaurant & Lounge

Two Portola Plaza , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 649-2698
Fax  (831) 649-4115
At Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, you'll find a deliciously unique Monterey flavor and a cozy coastal locale in the heart of historic, downtown Monterey. Dine in Jacks bustling, fireside dining room or... more

Montrio Bistro

414 Calle Principal , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 648-8880
Fax  (831) 648-8241
Delighting Monterey Peninsula locals and visitors since 1995, Montrio Bistro is located just minutes away from Pacific Grove, Carmel and Pebble Beach. As a California Central Coast culinary leader,... more

Tarpy's Roadhouse

2999 Hwy 68 , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 647-1444
Fax  (831) 647-1103
Relax in this 1917 Roadhouse and enjoy creative, Five Star American Country Cuisine. The wood-burning grill provides wonderful flavors for wild game, the freshest seafood and prime steaks. Set on five... more

Fandango Restaurant

223 17th St , Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone  (831) 372-3456
Fax  (831) 372-2673
Welcome to Fandango Restaurant. Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, in the heart of Pacific Grove, California. Featuring Mediterranean & European Style cuisine. more

Rio Grill

101 Crossroads Boulevard , Carmel, CA 93923
Phone  (831) 625-5436
Fax  (831) 625-2950
Since 1983, Rio Grill has been the place to meet friends, enjoy cocktails, food and wine and experience great dining on the Monterey Peninsula. Our high energy restaurant is located at the mouth of... 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

Flaherty's Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

Sixth between Dolores and San Carlos , Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 625-1500
Tollfree  (831) 624-0311
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

Peter B's Brewpub

2 Portola Plaza , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 649-2699
Fax  (831) 649-4115
Located behind the Portola Hotel & Spa, Peter B's Brewpub is Monterey's Only Craft Brewery! Executive Chef, Jason Giles and Brew Master, Kevin Clark combine great pub food and hand-crafted beer in a... more

Esteban

700 Munras Ave at the Casa Munras Hotel & Spa , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 375-0176
Fax  (831) 375-1365
A unique culinary experience where guests can "sip, savor and share" Mediterranean tapas and Spanish-inspired cuisine. more

Big Sur River Inn Restaurant

46840 Hwy One at Pheneger Creek , Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone  (831) 667-2700
Tollfree  (800) 548-3610
Fax  (831) 667-2743
Enjoy a fabulous breakfast, lunch or dinner in the historic dining room or outside on the deck, the lawn or along the banks of the Big Sur River. more

Cafe Beach

2600 Sand Dunes Dr , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 394-3321
Tollfree  (800) 242-8627
Our panoramic setting combines a relaxed beach front environment paired with sophistication and simplicity to provide the perfect dining experience. Using the inspiration of our beautiful coastline... 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

201 Main

201 Main St , Salinas, CA 93901
Phone  (831) 800-7573

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

A Taste of Monterey- Wine Market & Bistro

700 Cannery Row Ste KK 2nd Floor , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 646-5446
Fax  (831) 375-0835
This regional wine market and bistro is Cannery Row's 2nd largest attraction and is a must see when in Monterey. We invite you to come in and discover the culinary delights of Monterey Wine Country.... more

A.W. Shucks Oyster Bar

Ocean between San Carlos & Dolores , Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
Phone  (831) 624-6605
In the center of town on Ocean Avenue, enjoy our fabulous oyster bar, featuring fresh oysters, fish & chips, clam chowder, calamari, burgers and more. Try our Best Bloody Mary or enjoy a cocktail,... more
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Featured Events

Apr
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2015

Big Sur International Marathon

Apr. 26
The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world -…more
May
1
2015

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 1-May. 3
This new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series…more
May
1
2015

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 1-May. 3
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more
May
2
2015

The Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival

May. 2-May. 3
Held in the heart of Old Monterey, this inaugural "Language Capital of the…more
May
2
2015

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 2
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more
May
10
2015

Mother's Day Brunches in Monterey County

May. 10
Score some points with Mom this Mother's Day and treat her to a fabulous brunch in…more
May
14
2015

Carmel Art Festival

May. 14-May. 17
Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the Carmel Art Festival.…more
May
14
2015

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 14-May. 17
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival,…more
May
15
2015

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 15-May. 16
Featuring hundreds of 1975 and older classic and custom hot rods, street rods,…more
May
22
2015

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 22-May. 24
The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed…more
May
23
2015

MayFest Monterey Bay

May. 23-May. 25
This FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created for the community at large will occur…more
May
30
2015

Artichoke Festival

May. 30-May. 31
In 2015 the Castroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 56th year at the…more
Jun
6
2015

Monterey Wine Festival

Jun. 6-Jun. 7
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will lfind an embarrassment…more
Jun
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Spartan Race

Jun. 6
Spartan RaceTM, the global leader in Obstacle Racing since 2005, was designed by…more
Jun
13
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Monterey Beer Festival

Jun. 13
The Monterey Beer Festival is celebrating its 14th year. Breweries from across…more
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Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Jun. 20
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