Guidebook for Monterey

Vicki
Guidebook for Monterey

Food Scene

Lovely sit down dinner with local seafood and wine known for serving sustainable seafood. Wine priced $5 above cost. Be sure to make reservations.
701 Lighthouse Ave
701 Lighthouse Ave
Lovely sit down dinner with local seafood and wine known for serving sustainable seafood. Wine priced $5 above cost. Be sure to make reservations.
This trendy, “haunted” restaurant has a constantly changing menu and is our very favorite!
500 Hartnell St
500 Hartnell St
This trendy, “haunted” restaurant has a constantly changing menu and is our very favorite!
On Cannery row, this restaurant has amazing steaks and filet mignon.
763 Wave St
763 Wave St
On Cannery row, this restaurant has amazing steaks and filet mignon.
Great sushi restaurant. Casual clothes welcome.
514 Lighthouse Ave
514 Lighthouse Ave
Great sushi restaurant. Casual clothes welcome.
Just a walk down the beach. Amazing breakfast. Recently, featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins & Dives” so go early to beat the crowds.
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Loulou's Griddle In the Middle
Municipal Wharf No. 2
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Just a walk down the beach. Amazing breakfast. Recently, featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins & Dives” so go early to beat the crowds.
This is another restaurant we walk down the beach to right next to Loulou’s. We especially like their tender fried Calamari and Sea Scallops with Madeira/mushroom sauce.
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Sandbar & Grill
Wharf II
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This is another restaurant we walk down the beach to right next to Loulou’s. We especially like their tender fried Calamari and Sea Scallops with Madeira/mushroom sauce.
Sandwich time? Try the Chicken Pesto or the Argentinian Tri-Tip sandwiches. Just a few minutes from the house.
Mundos Sandwich & Burger House
2233 North Fremont Street
Sandwich time? Try the Chicken Pesto or the Argentinian Tri-Tip sandwiches. Just a few minutes from the house.
Known for great seafood. My daughter's in-laws can frequently be found at this restaurant down the hill from the house. Recently featured on "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives."
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Monterey's Fish House
2114 Del Monte Avenue
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Known for great seafood. My daughter's in-laws can frequently be found at this restaurant down the hill from the house. Recently featured on "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives."
A short drive, but well worth the fresh seafood in a casual (cafeteria-like) environment. Try the amazing Cioppino! (They beat Bobby Flay!)
73 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Phil's Fish Market & Eatery
7600 Sandholdt Road
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A short drive, but well worth the fresh seafood in a casual (cafeteria-like) environment. Try the amazing Cioppino! (They beat Bobby Flay!)

Drinks & Nightlife

Casual place to grab a drink around their outdoor fire pits.
95 Prescott Ave
95 Prescott Ave
Casual place to grab a drink around their outdoor fire pits.

Essentials

Want a really huge sandwich? This is the place.
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Compagno's Market & Deli
2000 Prescott Avenue
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Want a really huge sandwich? This is the place.

Everything Else

One of our favorite wineries. Many tasting rooms within walking distance.
Talbott Vineyards
25 Pilot Road
One of our favorite wineries. Many tasting rooms within walking distance.
One of our favorite Monterey wineries. Many tasting rooms within a central location.
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Bernardus Winery
5 West Carmel Valley Road
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One of our favorite Monterey wineries. Many tasting rooms within a central location.

Sightseeing

This is an amazing scenic (easy) hike. Trails are well maintained and simple to follow leading you along the breathtaking shoreline and through the forests. Must see for the nature enthusiast!
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Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
62 California 1
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This is an amazing scenic (easy) hike. Trails are well maintained and simple to follow leading you along the breathtaking shoreline and through the forests. Must see for the nature enthusiast!
A definite must see for all ages! The aquarium is located on the busy and iconic Cannery Row, so if you have time make sure to visit the shops too.
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Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
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A definite must see for all ages! The aquarium is located on the busy and iconic Cannery Row, so if you have time make sure to visit the shops too.
If you are up for a drive, continue South down Route 1 toward Big Sur. This portion of the California Coastline is among the most beautiful in the world. Don’t forget your camera.
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California 1
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If you are up for a drive, continue South down Route 1 toward Big Sur. This portion of the California Coastline is among the most beautiful in the world. Don’t forget your camera.

Shopping

Carmel and Carmel-By-The-Sea have other lovely attractions most notably shopping and golfing. (www.carmelcalifornia.com).
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Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Carmel and Carmel-By-The-Sea have other lovely attractions most notably shopping and golfing. (www.carmelcalifornia.com).