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in Monterey/Carmel

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill
Food for beer aficionados served up in sleek contemporary surroundings.

Big Fish Grill
Big Fish Grill delivers bold flavors, expansive views and a bit of the past.

Crema Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove’s Crema offers American fare in portions that provide value for the money.

Island Taco
Savory Mexican favorites, freshly prepared with plenty of options, including a great little salsa bar --- what’s not to like?

Jeffrey's Grill & Catering
Locals have flocked to breakfast and lunch at this casual eatery for more than 20 years --- with good reason.

Joe Rombi's La Piccola Casa
Good things come in small packages at this Italian spot in downtown Pacific Grove.

Lucia Restaurant & Bar
The surroundings and finessed service set the stage for an elegant meal you’ll long remember.

Parker-Lusseau Pastries & Cafe
The building is plain vanilla, but the offerings from this French-style bakery are anything but bland.

Phoebe's Cafe
Easy picnicking with a short walk to white sand dunes and deep blue ocean views.

Relaxed and casual at breakfast and dinner, but fresh and fast at lunch, Portobello's is easy to get to and easy to get used to.

This spot with views, fire pits and a bagpiper every night may be the best-kept secret on Pebble Beach.

Sweet Elena's Bakery & Café
Hidden among the artisans and auto mechanics of Catalina Street is a slice of “la vie en rose.”

Ticino Coffee Shop & Deli
This charming spot provides standout coffee along with tasty, simple, well-executed fare at reasonable prices.


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