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Monterey Peninsula City Trip — Restaurants

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Abalonetti Bar & Grill Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Abalonetti Bar & Grill, Monterey, CA 57 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
Menu
Fish and seafood offered wharf-side, along with steak, pizza and more. More...

The C Restaurant + Bar Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at The C Restaurant + Bar, Monterey, CA Intercontinental, The Clement Monterey
750 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
Menu
Locally sourced food is turned into flavor-forward dishes at this Cannery Row gem with views of the Bay. More...

Cafe Rustica Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe Rustica, Carmel Valley, CA 10 Del Fino Pl.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Menu
Rustic it is, with a wooden interior and wood-fired pizza oven. More...

Domenico's on the Wharf Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Domenico 50 Fishermans Wharf, #1
Monterey, CA 93940
Menu
Watch the sea lions bask in the sun and the lights come up in the harbor at sunset --- but don't miss the food at this locals' favorite. More...

Earthbound Farm Organic Kitchen Organic
Quick Bite
7250 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel, CA 93923
Menu
Get out of the fog and into the sun at this roadside produce stand serving organic goodies. More...

Nepenthe American
12/20
Dining Room at Nepenthe, Big Sur, CA 48510 Hwy. One
Big Sur, CA 93920
Menu
“Nepenthe” means something that makes you forget your troubles --- and this restaurant exceeds expectations. More...

Red House Cafe American
13/20
Dining Room at Red House Cafe, Pacific Grove, CA 662 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Menu
You'll wish you lived close by and could visit often to partake of the American, country-style menu at this Pacific Grove restaurant. More...

Restaurant 1833 California
No Rating
Dining Room at Restaurant 1833, Monterey, CA 500 Hartnell St.
Monterey, CA 93940
Menu
California cuisine and attentive service at this restaurant located in a historic Monterey building. More...

Salinas City Barbeque Barbecue
12/20
700 W. Market St.
Salinas, CA 93901

Smoked pork, beef and chicken --- hold the pretense and bring on the flavor. More...

Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge American
13/20
Dining Room at Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge, Carmel, CA Cypress Inn
Lincoln St.
Carmel, CA 93923

Retro cocktails, professional service and an elevated menu make this landmark property more than just "Doris Day's place" in Carmel. More...

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


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