Whaling Station Prime Steaks
763 Wave St, Monterey
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 taken the best of the 35-year tradition and made it even better. The restaurant decor now reflects a more casual, yet sophisticated dining experience featuring the County's finest selection of USDA Prime beef (exclusively) and fresh seafood as well as specialties created by the celebrity chef himself. Those familiar with Pisto's television show on the AmericanLife Cable Network & Comcast Cable, "Monterey's Cookin' Pisto Style", enjoy being able to taste the creations they have seen on the screen and may even ask to meet the chef, who is often in the kitchen. Located in a historic building, perched above famed Cannery Row, this totally fresh dining experience will bring you back again and again.
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*Veal Osso Buco*
A must-have for veal lovers...tender, moist, braised white veal shanks simmered for hours in veal stock, Marsala wine, Sicilian herbs and fresh Roma tomatoes served over penne pasta. 763 Wave St., Monterey, (831) 373-3778, www.whalingstationmonterey.net