**17th Street Grille** *Gourmet Hamburgers* Juicy patty of your choice (beef, turkey, chicken, veggie) cooked to your liking with Monterey Jack, cheddar, Swiss or blue cheese. Slices of fresh avocado, grilled onions; add mushrooms and jalapeños (for spicy tastes), lettuce, tomato, pickles on a fresh-baked ...
617 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
This savory island inspiration, both colorful and delicious, consists of five blackened, wild Mexican prawns, served warm over our homemade salsa fresca. The cocktail is adorned with firm, just-ripe mango, avocado and lime. Our homemade tostadas serve as a fun and functional garnish for your ...
3690 The Barnyard, Carmel-By-The-Sea
**Balesteri’s at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch** *Bogie Half-Pound Angus Burgers* All burgers are Grade A select, hormone- and antibiotic-free beef. Char-grilled to your preference. Several choices of toppings and sides to complete your meal. 10520 York Road, Monterey, (831) 655-3700, www.balesteris.com
10520 York Rd, Monterey
The Bayonet Bar Grill is a casual sports grill featuring a state-of-the-art flat-screen television for viewing your favorite sporting events pre or post round, cozy fireplace, and spacious outdoor patio with stunning views of Monterey Bay. Menu items utilize the best in fresh, local ingredients. ...
1 Mcclure Way, Seaside
Our menu features BJ’s own delicious, innovative spin on your favorite foods, including deep dish pizzas, salads, sandwiches, pastas, steaks, and so much more. Restaurant review by Monterey County Weekly http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2012/may/10/chain-reaction/
1730 North Main St., Salinas
British owned and operated. Voted Best Neighborhood Bar: '06, '09. Voted Best Bar For Darts: '04, '06, '09, '10 , '11, '12
611 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey
**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 120 minutes in the smoker named “Cheech,” which gives them a rich smokiness that goes beautifully with housemade Point Reyes ...
95 Prescott Ave, Monterey
It's the barbecue pit where the flame burns eternal, and the beer is always cold. Central Texan Barbecue, that little slice of Red Rock, Texas and the Old Chisolm Trail, longtime incumbent barbecue champion of the Weekly's readers polls, and the self-professed "vegetarians nightmare." A ...
10500 Merritt St, Castroville
A longtime favorite on Cannery Row, Chart House offers panoramic views of Monterey Bay & the city lights beyond. Watch the abundant sea life while relaxing at your table. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, ...
444 Cannery Row, 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 trumpet royale mushrooms before topping it with dijon micro greens and a variety of complementary sauces including a Chardonnay-porcini-sweet garlic ...
750 Cannery Row, Monterey
**Curly’s Barbeque** *Rib Dinner with Garlic Mashed Potatoes* We slow-smoke our top quality, U.S.D.A pork spare-ribs with our homemade dry rub over greatly aged oak wood in our 50-gallon drums for about 9 hours (topped off with our famous homemade barbecue sauce is an option ...
1107 Fremont Blvd, Seaside
**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, a cook from Capri, Italy, told him in her broken accent, “I will make something special for you.” She put ...
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 a deep caramel color and then very slowly braised with dark Guinness beer, tomatoes, carrots, sweet onions and herbs. It ...
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 roast it very slowly to bring out all the succulent flavors. This popular American specialty is served with garlic mashed ...
1250 S. Main St, Salinas
Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, in the heart of Pacific Grove. Featuring Mediterranean and European Style cuisine. Enjoy our fresh seafood, giant sea scallops and Fandango's famous rack of lamb...all on our wood burning grill. In addition to our hearty pastas, paella, lamb shank ...
223 17th St, Pacific Grove
Enjoy excellent BBQ and more in the cozy restaurant, or take it to go. Pet-frendly patio for outdoor dining. Happy Hour M-F 3-6pm. M-Th 11-9pm F & Sat 11-10pm Sun 11-7pm **Henry’s BBQ** *BBQ Pork Spare-Ribs* One of our most popular items is the one-third ...
401 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey
Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse is located at the Marina Sanctuary Resort, next to the Marina State Beach, just off Highway One at Reservation Road. As you drive up the brick-paved entry of the Resort, and circle around to the palmtree lined entry to Kula Ranch, ...
3295 Dunes Rd, 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 than his own backyard for inspiration, Chef Cal Stamenov embraces the Carmel Bay spot prawn season from August to May. ...
415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley
*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, Fernando, Gerardo and Aurturo learned how to make flavorful dishes from their mother Reyna. They learned how to use spices, ...
2233 N. Fremont Street, Monterey
**Nak Won Korean BBQ House** *Barbecue Kalbi and Bulgogi* Here customers prepare their own delicious meats at personal barbecue grills inset in their tables. For the classic Korean dish called kalbi—beef ribs marinated in soy sauce and spices—the meat is delivered raw for personally directed ...
330 Reservation Rd # A, Marina
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 restaurants on the Monterey Peninsula. Like Fisherman's Wharf, the flagship Shake restaurant has kept up with changing times and tastes ...
39 Fishermans Wharf, 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 with blue cheese and sides it with seasonal Salinas veggies. A signature five-layer dessert cake closes the deal. Embassy Suites, ...
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 the flavors of land and sea with oven-dried heirloom tomatoes, haricot verts, yellow wax bean, green garbanzo and porcini truffle ...
120 Highlands Drive, Carmel Valley
**Phat Burger** *Bacon Avocado Burger* This half-pound biggie is built with never-frozen ground beef from Sierra Meat Co., thick, high-grade bacon and lots of ripe avocado. Ambitious eaters can add more from there: cheeses, sauteed mushrooms, fried eggs, chili, sauteed onions or Ortega chilies from ...
1520 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside
**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, piling it all on toasty rye bread, adding housemade Thousand Island dressing, house-fermented sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese. It pairs ...
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. The crispy hen egg, meanwhile, is a similarly elegant taste hatched from a simple foodstuff—a slowly poached, farm-fresh egg wrapped ...
500 Hartnell St, Monterey
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 coast is visible from every table. The menu includes fine steaks, fresh rainbow trout and baked lobster tail. **Rocky Point** ...
36700 Highway 1, Carmel
**Sapporo** *Teppanyaki* You can’t really go wrong with any meat or veggie cooked before your eyes atop a teppanyaki grill, but the rib-eye steak marinated in oyster sauce accompanied with fried rice and fresh vegetables is a house favorite. And the harbor view isn’t so ...
3 Wharf Ii, 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 seafood and quality meats. Elaborately decorated dining rooms and live entertainment nightly in the lounge make for a memorable dining ...
701 Wave St, Monterey
**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 this platter in one sitting. In honor of our customers’ requests for a smaller portion of this most popular dish, ...
1190 S Main St, Salinas
**Sticks Bar and Grill** *Firecracker Shrimp* Chef Todd Fisher tosses sweet Mexican Gulf shrimp in rice flour and quickly fries them with sliced jalapeños and crushed red chilies and serves them on a tart and refreshing salad of shaved radishes, crushed edamame and a vibrant ...
2700 17 Mile Drive, Del Monte Forest
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, the freshest seafood and prime steaks. Set on five landscaped acres, the patios and extensive gardens provide a refreshing backdrop ...
2999 Salinas Hwy # 1, Monterey
**The Tap Room** *Artichoke Soup* Chef Moises Robles buys very fresh artichoke paste from Monterey Artichoke Company and then adds some homemade chicken stock with simmered turnips and potatoes; he then adds in salt, pepper and sherry wine and a touch of cinnamon and finishes ...
1700 17 Mile Drive, Del Monte Forest
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, ...
763 Wave St, Monterey
**Wills Fargo** *Prime Angus Top Sirloin (Chateau)* Start with “the original Cobb salad” as it was served by Robert Cobb at the Brown Derby in the ’30s, nicely paired with 2008 Bernardus Chardonnay. Then indulge in a 10-ounce Prime Angus Top Sirloin “Chateau,” a hearty ...
19 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley
Aloha Hawaiian Bbq 921 N Main St, Salinas 831-758-8028
BINA 1565 N Sanborn Rd, Salinas 831-424-0429
Bistro 211 211 The Crossroads, Carmel 831-625-3030
Carlitos Steakhouse 148 Alta St, Gonzales 831-675-3401
Fish Hopper Seafood & Steaks 700 Cannery Row # O, Monterey 831-372-8543
Hog's Breath Inn San Carlos St & 5th Ave, Carmel 831-625-1044
Islands Restaurant 300 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey 831-655-1552
Landing Zone Restaurant 40 Mortensen Ave, Salinas 831-758-9663
Margie's Diner 155 Kern St, Salinas 831-783-1078
Marlyn's American Grill 25 Cielo Vista Dr, Monterey 831-646-2002
Monterey Coast Brewing 165 Main St, Salinas 831-758-2337
Outback Steakhouse 1401 N Davis Rd, Salinas 831-751-3753
Patio 11616 Merritt St, Castroville 831-633-2178
Persian Grill 675 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey 831-372-3720
Red's Burger Joint 1220 S Main St, Salinas 831-757-5131
R G Burgers 570 Munras Ave, Monterey 831-372-4930
River Ranch Cafe One Old Ranch Rd, Carmel-by-the-Sea 831-625-9500
T & A Cafe 1 Harris Pl, Salinas 831-455-0677
Trolly Car Rotisserie 10961 Merritt St, Castroville 831-632-0182
Waystation Saloon 70226 Jolon Rd, Bradley 805-472-2001