Recommended Restaurants 
Growers Pub Steakhouse
Located in the heart of Old Town Salinas, Growers Pub pays homage to the agricultural history of the city with a tantalizing menu, mouth watering entrees, and world class spirits. Lunch M-F, dinner nightly.

227 Monterey Street, Salinas, CA 93901
831-754-1488  |
Montrio Bistro
A comfortable yet classic dining experience of sustainable seafood, fine quality meat and Monterey County's best produce. Located in a renovated 1910 firehouse in downtown Monterey. Dinner.

414 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940
831-648-8880  |
Old Fisherman’s Grotto
Seafood and steakhouse located on Fisherman’s Wharf with great views of the Monterey Bay. Innovative, internationally inspired cuisine prepared from sustainable seafood and certified Angus Beef. Lunch and dinner.

39 Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940
831-375-4604  |
Rio Grill
A high energy restaurant serving Creative American cuisine. Menu highlights include entrees from the wood-burning grill and oak wood smoker. Steaks, fresh fish and pastas. Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner.

The Crossroads, Highway 1 at Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93921
831-625-5436  |
Tarpy’s Roadhouse
Five-Star American cuisine featuring wild game, fresh seafood and prime steaks from the wood-burning grill. Located in a 1917 roadhouse. Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner.

Highway 68 at Canyon Del Rey, Monterey, CA 93940
831-647-1444  |
The Whole Enchilada
An upbeat restaurant with a harbor view. Serving fresh Monterey Bay seafood prepared coastal style with flavors inspired by Italy, Spain and Mexico. Indoor and outdoor dining. Lunch and dinner.

Highway 1 at Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-633-3038  |
Phil’s Fish Market
Home of Phil's famous Cioppino! An extensive menu of fresh seafood and locally grown produce including vegetarian dishes and a kid's menu. Dine indoors or out alongside the harbor in Moss Landing. Lunch and dinner.

7600 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-633-2152  |
Lighthouse Harbor Grill
Where locals like to eat. Burgers and Breakfast since 1993, Ten different burgers along with an extensive breakfast menu. Indoor and patio seating. Breakfast and lunch.

7950 Highway One, Moss Landing, CA 95039
Delicious, affordable lunch and cozy candlelight dinner showcase Manuel's classic Mexican cuisine. Everything is cooked fresh and served with a genuine smile. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

261 Center Avenue, Aptos, CA 95003
831-688-4848  |
Doña Esther
At Doña Esther, you’re family. Affordable and generously portioned authentic Mexican cuisine served daily. Live music 4 nights a week. Sunday Brunch, lunch and dinner.

25 Franklin Street, San Juan Bautista, CA 95025
831-623-2518  |
The Fish Hopper
Located within walking distance of the Aquarium on Cannery Row, The Fish Hopper specializes in fresh seafood and steaks. Panoramic views of the Monterey Bay. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full bar.

700 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
831-372-8543  |
Running Iron Restaurant & Saloon
The "Comfort Place" with something for everyone. Eggs and omolettes, Mexican food, burgers and steaks and desserts to die for. Outdoor patio dining available. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

24 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Scales Seafood & Steaks
Monterey's newest destination. Fresh seafood and steaks served alongside beautiful harbor boat views. Scales includes a cocktail lounge, oyster bar, café and deli, and an On-the-Go Fish Market. Check out their extensive wine cellar. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

33 Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940
831-375-1331  |
Flanagan's Irish American Pub
Burgers, fish and chips and Buffalo wings are just a few of the delicious items on Flanagan's menu. Dinner is served until 11 pm. Late-night menu available after that. Open everyday from 11:30 am till 2 am. Lunch & dinner.

3772 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923
831-625-5500 |
Mulligan Public House
American comfort food with a California twist with weekday specialty nights. Full bar and seven flat screen TVs for the sports lovers. Open Mon-Fri 11 to late; Sat-Sun 9 to late. Friendly service makes you feel like a local.

Dolores btwn Ocean and Seventh, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921
831-250-5910  |
Robata Grill and Sake Bar
The most authentic Japanese restaurant in Monterey County. Award-winning menu of authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi. Heated garden patio. Open Monday-Saturday for lunch, everyday at 5 pm for dinner.

3658 The Barnyard, Carmel, CA 93923
831-624-2643  |
A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro
Extensive list of artisan cheeses and a wide variety of tapas style small plates, season salads, sandwiches and flatbread pizza. Huge selection of local wines, craft beers all with a magnificent view of the Monterey Bay.

700 Cannery Row, 2nd Floor, Monterey, CA 93940
831-646-5446  |
Cafe Fina
Monterey seafood prepared Italian style on Fisherman's Wharf. Most items on their extensive menu are organically grown from their own garden. Fresh and sustainable meats. Open for lunch and dinner.

47 Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940
831-372-5200  |
Steaming Hot Coffee & Espresso
Variety of coffees from Kenya, Panama, Peru, Mexico and Costa Rico. Food selections include sandwiches, salads, pastries, breakfast bagels and natural fruit smoothies. Open Mon-Fri 6 to 6, Sat 6:30-6, Sun 7-6.

7990 C Highway One, Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-632-2077  |
The Sardine Factory
Monterey's "can't miss" restaurant serving fresh, sustainable seafood and USDA Prime beef in an iconic Cannery Row setting. A must for more than 45 years. Lunch and dinner, full bar.

701 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940
831-373-3775  |
Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends. Freshest ingredients with a focus toward local, organic and sustainable products. House cured Corned Beef and Pastrami, Roast Beef and Turkey oven roasted fresh daily. Smoked fishes.

1366 South Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901
831-884-2414  |