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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...

Jacks Restaurant & Lounge California
12/20
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
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Sustainable and local eats in an atmosphere that'll leave you feeling at sea --- and we mean that in a good way. More...

Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse Hawaiian
12/20
3295 Dunes Rd.
Marina, CA 93933
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The beach is beautiful, if a bit chilly, but the welcome is warm and the food inspired by the spirit of Aloha. 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...

Porter's California
13/20
3200 Lopez Rd.
Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Sleek design and panoramic views of Poppy Hills golf course set the stage for the California cuisine. 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...

Stillwater Bar & Grill Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Stillwater Bar & Grill, Pebble Beach, CA The Lodge at Pebble Beach
17 Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
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Stillwater runs deep, with its menu of American-style seafood. More...

TusCA Ristorante Italian
14/20
Dining Room at TusCA Ristorante, Monterey, CA Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940
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TusCA's menu manages to navigate tourist waters and local tides with ease. More...

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