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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
MONTEREY/CARMEL

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in Monterey/Carmel. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Aubergine New American
16/20
Dining Room at Aubergine, Carmel, CA L'Auberge Carmel
Monte Verde St. at 7th Ave.
Carmel, CA 93923
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A gem of a setting and a treasure-trove of creative food and wine. More...

Fandango Mediterranean
14/20
223 17th St.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Classic Mediterranean comfort food and a generosity of spirit permeate this cozy Pacific Grove landmark. More...

Grasing's California
13/20
Dining Room at Grasing Sixth Ave. & Mission St.
Carmel, CA 93921
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Old favorites, a little variety and a truly interesting wine list still beckon. More...

Marinus California
16/20
Dining Room at Marinus, Carmel Valley, CA Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Chef Cal Stamenov grows his own herbs and vegetables and also sources ingredients locally for this Carmel Valley gem. More...

Pacific's Edge Contemporary
No Rating
Dining Room at Pacific Hyatt Carmel Highlands
120 Highlands Dr.
Carmel, CA 93923
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When good food competes with a spectacular ocean view, diners win. More...

Restaurant 1833 California
14/20
Dining Room at Restaurant 1833, Monterey, CA 500 Hartnell St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Romantic dining, playful food and a standout cocktail menu all in an historic building. More...

Roy's Hawaii Regional
14/20
Dining Room at Roy The Inn at Spanish Bay
2700 17 Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
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The perennial favorite for fish on the Peninsula. More...

The Sardine Factory Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Sardine Factory, Monterey, CA 701 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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Notorious eatery with a distinguished past on Cannery Row. More...

TusCA Ristorante Italian
14/20
Dining Room at TusCA Ristorante, Monterey, CA Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940

TusCA's menu manages to navigate tourist waters and local tides with ease. More...

Whaling Station Steakhouse Steakhouse
No Rating
763 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
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It’s all about the beef at this classic steakhouse, though there’s seafood to enjoy, too. More...

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