When you're in Monterey County for a meeting or conference, your days are packed to the brim often with no room to eat, so it's good to know that after the day's meetings end, you have plenty of late-night dining options to choose from all within walking distance from the Monterey Conference Center and downtown Monterey hotels. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a place to host a formal group dinner party, here are some great late-night options.

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Guests can enjoy locally sourced gastropub-influenced fare paired with any of 20 draft beers brewed on-site. Sit inside, on the shaded patio overlooking Alvarado Street, or in the 50-seat beer garden. Open until 9 pm Sunday through Thursday and until 10 pm on Friday and Saturday. 

Britannia Arms 

Britannia Arms Photo Credit to: britanniaarmsofmonterey.com

British-owned and operated Britannia Arms, located in the heart of historic Monterey, serves up some delicious British favorites like fish and chips, bangers and mash, and other pub fare. It's also a fun place for a late-night drink and to listen to live music! Every Friday and Saturday night, local bands and DJs bring live music to Britannia Arms, making it a great place to enjoy the weekend. They are open until 2 am every night, and food is only served until 11 pm.   

Cella Restaurant and Bar  

Cella is a new restaurant and bar in downtown Monterey that serves a variety of food such as market oysters, halibut crudo, and king salmon. There is also a selection of wines, beer, cocktails, and mocktails. The restaurant is open from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.  

Cibo’s Ristorante Italiano 

Cibo's RistorantePhoto Credit to: cibo.com

Expressive artwork, photography, and hand-blown glass create this eclectic ristorante’s vibrant ambiance. Diners enjoy live jazz six nights a week, and the facility accommodates customized group functions. Dinner is served from 5 pm to 10 pm. Enjoy the nightly Happy Hours from 4-7 pm, and all night long on Thursdays. Must-try: tomato and avocado panini topped with melted mozzarella and pesto. 

Crown and Anchor  

Enjoy a fun-filled experience at a stylish British pub. Choose from a variety of appetizers and entrees with the option of a vegetarian and vegan menu. They offer a full-service bar that includes 20 draft beers such as English Ales, Irish Stouts, International Pilsners, and Microbrews. Enjoy your drink on the heated patio that gives the feel of your favorite Pub by The River Thames in London! Crown and Anchor is open Monday through Friday from 4 pm to 11:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 11:30 pm.  

La Casa del Sazon 3 

La Casa Del Sazon
Photo Credit to: lacasadelsazon.com

Offering a variety of items featuring the freshest ingredients, La Casa del Sazon has something for everyone! They serve Mexican cuisine with an emphasis on the culinary gastronomy found in the state of Michoacan. A must-try is their signature Molcajete Michoacano which is the first kind to be sold in the Salinas Valley. It is made from a variety of fresh meats and homemade salsa every time. Their hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 8 pm.  

Melville Tavern  

Melville Tavern offers a wide variety of menu items from burgers, pasta, salads, ribs, and dessert. They also have a large selection of beers and wines. Their hours are Monday through Wednesday 11:30 am to 9 pm and Thursday and Friday from 11:30 am to 10 pm. They also offer brunch and bottomless mimosas on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 10 am to 3 pm.  

MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company

Take a stroll downtown and try MidiCi pizza! They offer fresh, natural quality, mostly non-GMO ingredients to create your ideal Neapolitan Pizza. Embrace the ambiance with live jazz music on Thursdays from 6 pm to 9 pm and Sundays from 5 pm to 8 pm. They are open 7 days a week starting at 4 pm for dine-in until 11 pm or takeout and delivery until 11:30 pm Monday through Thursday and until 1 am on Friday through Sunday. 

Nacho Bizness 

With freshly made ingredients every day, Nacho Bizness brings the highest quality of nachos in the area! Choose from different meats, cheeses, and toppings to build your ideal nacho plate. Enjoy trivia and beers on Wednesdays and win a prize from a local business! They are open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, and Sundays from 11 am to 7 pm.  

Peter B’s Brewpub 

Known as the original craft brewery in Monterey, serving locals and visitors since 1996, Peter B’s Brewpub offers a seasonal and locally sourced menu paired with craft beer and a pub menu. Heighten your experience by relaxing around the fire pit on their patio or enjoy a big game on one of their 18 high-definition televisions. Starting on September 8, 2022, hours will be Sunday 9:30 am to 10 pm (Breakfast served from 9:30 am to 11 am) and Thursday through Saturday from 4 pm to 10 pm. Happy Hour is daily from 4 pm to 6 pm along with Late Night Happy Hour from 9 pm to 10 pm.

Rosine's  

Located in the middle of downtown Monterey, visit Rosine’s to enjoy your favorite cocktail, comfort food, and choose from a selection of homemade desserts. Open daily from 8 am to 9 pm for breakfast (Served until 3 pm), lunch, happy hour, dinner, dessert, and weekend brunch, you will be sure to leave feeling full and satisfied! Try the lasagna and minestrone soup, which was also featured on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives with Guy Fieri!  

Sur Burger 

Visit Sur Burger and choose from a variety of beef (or non-meat) burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, wings, and more. They also have a selection of beers on tap. Their hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm and Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 10 pm.  

Turn 12 Bar & Grill

Turn 12 Bar & Grill is the perfect spot for a group meal, should that be lunch, dinner, happy hour, or weekend brunch. The large restaurant and bar can easily accommodate groups with a diverse menu suited for everyone with hearty options like salad, pasta, burgers, pizza, and more. The décor pays homage to the nearby WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with walls adorned with vintage race photographs and historic motorcycles displayed above the 50-foot pewter bar. Turn 12 is open daily until 1 am.