A Sampling of Downtown Monterey's Restaurant Scene

Montrio Bistro

414 Calle Principal
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 648-8880
Description: Featuring locally sourced ingredients and sustainably caught seafood, Executive Chef Tony Baker's European inspired American menu combines the best of Italian, French and California cuisines. Established in the historic Monterey Firehouse building, Montrio Bistro offers an elegant and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for any occasion.

Paluca Trattoria

6 Old Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 373-5559
Description: Our menu specializes in authentic Italian dishes. We take pride in using the freshest local ingredients. Chef-Owner, Sal Tedesco, is originally from Sicily and prepares some of Italy’s favorite dishes. Signature entrees include penne puttanesca, prawns in garlic cream over linguini & artichoke stuffed ravioli. We invite you to share a relaxing dining experience at one of our charming waterfront tables.

Scales Seafood & Steaks

30 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 375-1331
Description: Scales features fresh seafood, steaks and pasta; however, with its magnificent lounge, guests can also indulge in an exotic cocktail or a fine wine from Scales’ extensive wine cellar while enjoying the harbor and bay views.

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

426 Alvarado St.
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 655-2337
Description: Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill specializes in matching the flavors and aromas of our beers to complement locally sourced, New American cuisine. The Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill is a neighborhood brewpub with an emphasis on West Coast style, hop-forward ales as well as Belgian influenced and experimental styles of craft beer. Our goal is to harmonize the flavors and aromas of our beers with freshly prepared, locally sourced cuisine with an artisan flare to create a memorable dining experience.

Rosine's Restaurant

434 Alvarado St
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 375-1400
Description: Rosine's  offers delicious homemade soups, hearty meals, homemade fresh pies and sumptuous array of delicious, homemade, award-winning cakes. Rosine’s continues a fine tradition of homemade food, generous servings, daily specials and decadent desserts. Rosine's is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner and wonderful weekend brunches. They are now featured on The Food Networks 'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' with Guy Fieri, episode name is 'Stuffed and Twisted' and can be caught on re-runs.

Melville Tavern

484 Washington St
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 643-9525
Description: Casual Tavern with warm inviting atmosphere. Creative American food offered at a great value.

Old Fisherman's Grotto

39 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 375-4604
Description: Located on Historic Old Fisherman's Wharf since 1950 with stunning views of the Monterey Bay, Shake's Old Fisherman’s Grotto is a must visit restaurant. Serving a variety of fresh sustainable Seafood, Certified Angus Beef, Pasta dishes with an Italian flare, Chicken Piccata and fresh Dungeness Crab year round.

Sandbar and Grill

Wharf 2
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 373-2818
Description: Uncomplicated menus & lots of tasty choices. Try a Louie Salad loaded with Fresh Dungeness Crabmeat and Prawns. Localize your dining experience with Sandabs or Monterey fresh catch.  Enjoy our signature Calamari, so tender and flavorful. Homemade Clam Chowder is a big hit too! Dinner offers Fresh Fish Specials, Whole Crab, a thick juicy New York Steak and more!



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