Monterey County is constantly evolving with new restaurants, wineries, hotels, and activities. This fall, add these new places to eat, sip, stay, and experience to your itinerary.   

Dining and Drinking 

This new restaurant and bar are bringing Mexico's Riviera Maya to downtown Monterey. Enjoy family recipes from the wood-fired grill! Open Tuesday through Thursday from 5 pm to 10 pm and Friday and Saturday from 5 pm to 11 pm. The bar is open until midnight!

California Seltzer Co
Enjoy the seltzer, beer, pizza (made from scratch), and frozen yogurt at California's first seltzery with beautiful views of Lovers Point. Open Thursday from 3 pm to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm. 

El Charrito
Known for its hand-stretched tortillas and authentic Mexican food, El Charrito express is now open inside Alejandro's in downtown Monterey! Available daily for breakfast and lunch from 8 am to 3 pm.

Experience Seaside's newest wood-fired seafood restaurant with a raw bar. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 4:30 pm to 9:15 pm.  

Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea's Asian and Latin culture-inspired restaurant. Its menu is locally and organically sourced and ever-evolving to share unique culinary influences. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 am to 9 pm.

The Great British Bake Shop
Inspired by a family tradition, embark on a journey to explore the traditional dishes from England. Open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. 

Wine Tasting 

Albatross Ridge Winery 
The third tasting room of Albatross Ridge Winery is now located in downtown Monterey. An expanded tapas menu will be announced soon. Open daily from 2 pm to 8 pm.  

Joyce Wine Company
Enjoy the views of the vineyards and delicious wine at its Estate Winery in Arroyo Seco. Open Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 5:30 pm. 


Casa Munras
Relax and recharge at the DESUAR spa. The spa offers healing spa treatments for the mind, body, and spirit such as deep tissue massages, European and oxygen facials, body wraps, and more. Guests can enjoy all of the great services and amenities of DESUAR Monday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.

Chateau Coralini
This historic hotel offers cozy suites for a perfect relaxing getaway. Enjoy this historic estate located on 8,444 acres of Rancho Buena Vista and equipped with European antiques and luxurious amenities. 


Carmel Food Tours Scavenger Hunt  
Explore the many gems and pathways by getting a group together to use your creativity and explore Carmel-by-the-Sea with this scavenger hunt. This is a great way to bond with your group and create memories.

Kombi Tours
Enjoy a private tour of Monterey County wineries and breweries in a 1970 Volkswagen named, The Sweet Pickle! Tours are 4.5 hours and include the option of three wine tasting or brewery stops. Up to 6 people can join and a complimentary boxed lunch is included!