**Big Sur Roadhouse** *Seared Fresh Fish of the Day* This is a signature dish created by L.A. chef and owner Wendy Tirado. It is served ...
47080 Highway 1, Big Sur
211 The Crossroads, Carmel
Black Bear Diner
805 W Laurel Dr, Salinas
Black Bear Diner
2450 Fremont St, Monterey
Back and Better Than Ever! The new Blue Fin Cafe & Billiards is the hottest place in Monterey offering great food, good fun and the ...
685 Cannery Row, Monterey
2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey
**California Market** *Local Fish Tacos* Enjoy the view out on the Cal Market deck, along with our signature fish tacos. Flour tortillas topped with the ...
120 Highland Dr, Carmel
**Cannery Row Brewing Company** *Two-hour Chicken Wings* *and Belly Bombers* This one’s too tough to call. So it’s a tie between the wings that spend ...
95 Prescott Ave, Monterey
**Carmel Belle** *Slow-Cooked Berkshire Pork Sandwich* We slow-roast Berkshire pork overnight—and serve it with red onions, currants and chutney on a toasted ciabatta roll, accompanied ...
Ocean and San Carlos, Carmel-by-the-Sea
A longtime favorite on Cannery Row, Chart House offers panoramic views of Monterey Bay & the city lights beyond. Watch the abundant sea life while ...
444 Cannery Row, Monterey
Chili's Grill & Bar
1940 N Davis Rd, Salinas
Chili's Grill & Bar
1349 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside
Christopher's On Lincoln
Lincoln St, Carmel
300 David Ave, Monterey
**C Restaurant and Bar** *Carmelized Day Boat Scallops* Chef Jerry Regester flash sizzles day-boat sea scallops in grape seed oil then adds in Miyazaki and ...
750 Cannery Row, Monterey
16084 Sharon Ln, Salinas
2137 Fremont St, Monterey
300 Fremont St, Monterey
110 Reservation Rd, Marina
1129 Broadway St, King City
2005 N Main St, Salinas
1255 De La Torre St, Salinas
975 E Blanco Rd, Salinas
**Domenico’s On The Wharf** *Pasta Capri* Twenty-eight years ago, Dominic went back into the Domenico’s kitchen looking for something different to satisfy his hunger. Teresa, ...
400 Cannery Row, Monterey
**Edgar’s at Quail Lodge** *Guinness-Braised Beef Short Rib Osso Bucco* This 3-inch-thick, natural (no hormones, no antibiotics) Angus beef short rib is first browned to ...
8000 Valley Greens Dr, Carmel
**Elli’s Great American Restaurant** *Elli’s Great American Prime Rib* Elli’s prime rib is hand-selected and aged to perfection. We pack it in rock salt and ...
1250 S. Main St, Salinas
**Em Le’s Old Carmel Restaurant** *Savory Lamb Shanks* Our lamb shanks are the best in Carmel. The tender, juicy meat is topped with plenty of ...
Dolores & 5th Ave, Carmel
Good morning is how our day is started at First Awakenings. When you start your day with us, we hope to be part of your ...
171 Main St, Salinas
**Forge in the Forest** *Chocolate Chip Cookie Dream* Starts with a homemade 12-ounce cookie baked in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet, served with a pint of ...
5th & Junipero Ave, Carmel
**Friar Tuck’s Restaurant** *The California Burger* This is what Friar Tuck’s is all about! Carmel’s best hamburgers (since 1978). These are the big, juicy, five-napkin ...
5th Ave & Dolores St, Carmel
**Fuse Lounge and Cafe** *Chef Francisco’s Cioppino* This dish was inspired from days long ago when Francisco Mellado came to America in the late 1980s ...
3665 Rio Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea
Giant Artichoke Restaurant
11261 Merritt St, Castroville
**Golden Tee Restaurant** *Calamari* Mouthwatering abalone-style calamari. A locals’ favorite and served at the Golden Tee Restaurant and Bar for over 40 years. This popular ...
200 Fred Kane Dr # 201, Monterey
**Grasing’s** *Bone-in Rib-Eye Steak* If you can somehow resist the paella—which is done with orzo instead of rice, tons of fresh clams, mussels, shrimp, spicy ...
6th Ave, Carmel
Grill On Ocean Avenue
Ocean Ave, Carmel
Hog's Breath Inn
San Carlos St & 5th Ave, Carmel
**Holly’s Lighthouse Cafe** *Apple-Oat Pancakes* Apple-oat pancakes are a local favorite. Made with steel-cut oats, wheat germ, Holly’s special spice blend and Granny Smith apples, ...
602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
An intimate local's restaurant offering an amazing dining experience in a tropical setting. Voted Best New Restaurant in 1998, we have a passion for fun, ...
622 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey
Jack London's Bar + Grill is a local tradition for food and drink for over 30 years. Have dinner or an appetizer before or after ...
Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel
**Lallapalooza** *Nacho Burger* On top of a Niman Ranch patty go tortilla chips, Mexican rice, sweet corn, cheddar, queso fresca, spicy avocado, pickled jalapeños, lettuce, ...
474 Alvarado St, Monterey
**Aubergine Carmel** *Garden of Young Vegetables, Genmai Miso, Herbs* It is a dish consisting of many different young vegetables, herbs and flowers. The base is ...
7th Ave & Monte Verde, Carmel
One Old Ranch Rd, Carmel
We are a small, quant diner built in 1948, serving delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner. Go sweet or savory at Breakfast and enjoy pancakes, oatmeal ...
Municipal Wharf No. 2, Monterey
155 Kern St, Salinas
Marina Village Restaurant
215 Reservation Rd # M, Marina
**Marinus** *Carmel Bay Spot Prawns* Marinus uses fresh organic produce from our own Bernardus gardens and supports local farmers, fishermen and foragers. Rarely looking further ...
415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley
Marlyn's American Grill
25 Cielo Vista Dr, Monterey
209 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove
Lincoln & Montaberde, Carmel
**The Restaurant at Mission Ranch** *Slow-Roasted Prime Rib* The Restaurant at Mission Ranch serves the finest grain-fed, certified Angus beef from Omaha, Nebraska, aged 30 ...
26270 Dolores St, Carmel
Monterey Coast Brewing
165 Main St, Salinas
The Monterey Cookhouse restaurant features Italian and wood-fired cuisine that is fresh and homemade. House specialities include delicious flame broiled steaks, lightly smoked and barbecued ...
2149 Fremont St, Monterey
Located in the heart of downtown Monterey, Montrio Bistro has delighted locals and visitors alike since 1995. Executive Chef Tony Baker takes the best of ...
414 Calle Principal, Monterey
Moss Landing Cafe
421 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing
Welcome to The Duck! The Mucky Duck is a favorite restaurant and nightspot for locals and visitors alike. Excellent food, a full bar, and live ...
479 Alvarado St, Monterey
*Established in 2004* The Mundo brothers story began in a humble, modest home in the small city of Cuernavaca, Mexico. From an early age Eli, ...
2233 N. Fremont Street, Monterey
**Nepenthe** *Ambrosia Burger* Sierra Meat handles the proprietary grind specifically for the South Coast’s pioneering restaurant. The thick patty is grilled and placed on a ...
48510 Highway 1, Big Sur
Nifty 50 Cafe
1760 Fremont Blvd # B1, Seaside
A 50-year Legacy The tiny family eatery founded in the 1950's by Sabu Shake, Sr. has endured and grown into one of the most beloved ...
39 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey
**Old Monterey Cafe** *Banana Pancakes* At this breakfast-centric spot, the turkey-avocado Benedict and huevos rancheros beckon, but it’s the banana pancakes, with the bananas cooked ...
489 Alvarado St, Monterey
**Pacifica Cafe** *Filet Mignon* Chef Chris Elser flame grills this to-die-for, fork-tender USDA prime filet then layers it over Gilroy garlic mashed potatoes, crowns it ...
1441 Canyon Del Rey Boulevard, Seaside
**Pacific’s Edge at Highlands Inn** *California White Sea Bass* Locally caught daily using sustainable methods, this exquisite dish from Executive Chef Matt Bolton perfectly combines ...
120 Highlands Drive, Carmel Valley
Passionfish offers a unique California dining experience with serious food and wine in a fun and casual atmosphere. The ever-changing menu features the freshest, sustainable ...
701 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove
Points Pinos Grill
77 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove
Portobello's Rotiserrie Cafe
1366 S Main St, Salinas
**Redwood Grill** *Classic Reuben Sandwich* We brine our own brisket for 13 days and then slow-cook it for another entire day before slicing it thin, ...
Highway 1, Big Sur
**Restaurant 1833** *Chicken and the Egg* The whole roasted chicken cooks for an hour in 1833’s wood-burning oven, blessed with a basting of truffle butter. ...
500 Hartnell St, Monterey
**The Restaurant at Ventana** *Durham Ranch Bison* We have an ever-changing seasonal menu, highlighted by our “Heart of Big Sur” menu where we feature what ...
48123 Highway 1, Big Sur
A vibrant, lively atmosphere provides the perfect complement to the Rio Grill’s innovative mix of California and Southwest regional cuisine. Start with the fire-roasted Castroville ...
101 The Crossroads, Carmel
When asking for the best seat in the house at Rocky Point, you’ll have to be more specific. A spectacular view of the ocean and ...
36700 Highway 1, Carmel
**Rosine’s Restaurant** From our homemade soups to our signature award-winning desserts, we have something for everyone! Every dish we serve is a specialty, made from ...
434 Alvarado St, Monterey
Overlooking Cannery Row, this landmark restaurant boasts one of the area’s finest wine cellars as well as a reputation for impeccable service, excellently prepared local ...
701 Wave St, Monterey
**Schooners Bistro on the Bay** http://www.schoonersmonterey.com 831-372-2628 400 Cannery Row, Monterey Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a ...
400 Cannery Row, Monterey
**Sierra Mar** *California Farmed Abalone with Cherry Tomato-Basil Brown Butter* With the menu changing completely every day of the week, there is no one signature—“It’s ...
Highway One, Big Sur
**Smalley’s Roundup** *Dave’s Platter* If you know Smalley’s and the Dave’s Platter, you’re aware of the huge portion and the skill it takes to master ...
1190 S Main St, Salinas
**The Steinbeck House Restaurant** *Poulet de Broccoli* Our signature dish ($12.75) comes with your choice of soup or salad. Chicken stuffed with local broccoli, add ...
132 Central Ave, Salinas
A Monterey Restaurant. Relax in this 1917 Roadhouse and enjoy creative, Five Star American Country Cuisine. The wood-burning grill provides wonderful flavors for wild game, ...
2999 Salinas Hwy # 1, Monterey
**Taste Bistro** *Parchment-Wrapped Fresh Salmon* We wrap wild Pacific salmon in parchment paper with spinach, kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, squash and tomato, bake it, and ...
1199 Forest Ave # 5, Pacific Grove
**Terrace Grill** *Angus Prime Rib* The Certified Angus Prime Rib is slow-roasted for eight hours then sliced into a 10- or 14-ounce portion, joined by ...
8th & Camino Real, Carmel
702 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
Toro Place Cafe
665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas
Trailside Cafe & Coffee House
550 Wave St, Monterey
**TusCA Ristorante** *Heirloom Tomato Bisque* Executive Chef Russell Young constructs his unforgettable soup from fresh heirloom tomatoes buttressed by yellow onion, shallots, garlic, olive oil, ...
1 Old Gold Course Road, Monterey
Twin Creeks Cafe & Grill
1551 Beacon Hill Dr, Salinas
**Welcome to Ventana Inn & Spa** In the mountains above the sea is a place of extraordinary beauty, Ventana Inn & Spa - a magnificent ...
48123 Highway One, Big Sur
1490 Constitution Blvd # 8, Salinas
5 Broadway Cir, King City
The Famed Whaling Station, Monterey County's Prime steak dinner house, has a fresh new look for the 21st Century. International television chef, John Pisto, has ...
763 Wave St, Monterey
**Wickets** *Chilled Oysters and Brick-Oven Pizzas* Wickets Bistro offers casual fare and provides outdoor seating to make the most of the mild Carmel Valley climate. ...
415 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley
50360 Mesa Verde Rd, King City
Wild Plum Cafe & Bakery
731 Munras Ave # B, Monterey
1155 Front St, Soledad