1038 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 372-5960
Fax: (831) 655-1681
Bars & Cafes
The menu at the Red House Cafe is simple yet selective and American with an interesting European twist. The place is well lit and a delightful experience on a sunny day. The menu available here is very dynamic and changes often according to market and seasonal availability giving the patron the freshest options. If you want a fine dining experience which is easy on your pockets as well, check this place out.
This gem of a restaurant in Pacific Grove serves up fresh Italian cuisine and seafood specialties. Known for their famous ravioli's made daily, the lobster and mascarpone are by far the local favorite. Nightly specials of seafood and meat add variety to the menu, while the pasta dishes are usually light and full of flavor. The crisp white decor is enriched from the giant European advertising posters that line the walls, which of course, are original productions! The wine list features a bevy of Italian labels with a few local labels as well. If you're up for it, the dessert is made in-house with mouthwatering offerings like berry cobbler and tiramisu.
Famous for their giant glazed donuts, this popular Pacific Grove bakery has sinfully delicious sweet treats. With a line out the door, Pavel's Backerei glass cases are filled with baked items like cinnamon rolls the size of your palm, pizza bread, selection of bomboloni, croissants, and much more. Arrive early in the morning to beat the lines and get the best selection!
This charming Pacific Grove restaurant features three cozy dining areas, a garden courtyard and free wifi for customers. Serving Verve Coffee, Crema's gourmet coffees, loose leaf teas, homemade pastries and breakfast burritos are perfect for a morning snack, while their more filling tapas are great for sharing amongst friends for dinner. The seasonal menu changes often so there's always something new to nosh on.
Savor a taste of European style flair at the Taste Cafe & Bistro. This warm and attractive eatery is perfect for an intimate meal. Live jazz performances from Thursday to Saturday just add to the already charming atmosphere. This award-winning restaurant satisfies the gourmand in you with offerings like grilled eggplant Napoleon, herb roasted chicken, freshly prepared sausages and more. Watch Bill Karaki, the owner and chef, in action as he prepares your dishes. A selection from the extensive bar and wine list helps you round up your meal. Don't forget to try the delicious desserts especially the hot favorite—the brioche bread pudding. Yum!
Located at The Intercontinental Monterey Hotel in a mesmerizing oceanfront setting, The C Restaurant + Bar is an upscale restaurant specializing in seafood. Apart from an elegant dining room, the restaurant features a lovely patio that overlooks the Monterey Bay and also a separate bar area. The ambiance is chic and contemporary, service sustains a high level and quality of food is unparalleled. Menu highlights include the New England Clam Chowder, Dungeness Crab “Louie", Monterey Bay Red Abalone and Caramelized Diver Sea Scallops. Meat-lovers won't be disappointed either with premium steaks and meat dishes lining up the menu. Mature wines make perfect pairings with the menu selections. Post dining patrons can relax at bar or on the patio while sipping on champagnes, cocktails and other libations. C Restaurant + Bar is most certainly the perfect venue for first dates, romantic evenings, family dinners and even formal luncheons. Reservations are welcomed.
This iconic and historic bar has been around since 1937. Segovia's Cocktails is a famed Monterey bar known as the oldest of its kind in the area. This local tavern features friendly locals and bartenders, a jukebox with classic selections and cheap, stiff drinks. Be prepared, Segovia's Cocktails is a cash only establishment.
Located in the historic Cannery Row, Cannery Row Brewing Company is a go-to spot in the coastal town for beer and good food. They feature 73 micro-brews on tap, a limited variety of bottled beers and 30 small batch bourbons. And this is not just a place for beer-snobs but also for hardcore foodies. The menu lists classic gastronomic favorites that rise above average pub-grub with specialties like Smoked Pulled Pork Sliders, Ahi Poke, Wood Grilled Caesar and Extreme French Onion Soup. Service is attentive, atmosphere is casual and prices are grounded. Reservations are welcomed.
Here is an intelligent solution to the dilemma of how to wine-taste while navigating curvy mountain road: just make one stop. Make it in downtown Monterey, where there is nary a deer in sight. Spend the whole day here where you can sample from dozens of vintages collected from nearly 40 local wineries. Taste the riches of Carmel Valley, Monterey and Arroyo Seco. Buy a few bottles or a few cases, as you like. When it is time to get some solid food in your overtaxed stomach, simply walk on over to one of the many restaurants on Cannery Row. See website for online shopping, wine club details, event calendar and more.
This British-style pub is small enough for an intimate date and large enough to provide a great time over a few drinks with a group of friends old or new. The truly British decor of the place gives it an authentic feel. The restaurant serves up traditional British fare and there are 16 beers on tap. With burgers named Picadilly and Trafalgar, as well as drinks called the Leprechuan and Red Silk Knickers, you cannot go wrong. Most sandwiches and burgers are under USD10 and the service is great!
Few things can match tasting wine at the Bargetto Tasting Room whilst enjoying splendid views of the Pacific Ocean. Established in 1933, the Bargetto is famed for its dessert wines under the Chaucer's brand name. The winery also stacks the famous red and white wines along with the sparsely available sparkling ones. With the vineyards situated just a stone's throw away in the Santa Cruz mountains, the wines produced are completely unadulterated. Wine apparel and gift baskets are available at this outlet as well.
The Blue Fin is one of those brick edged former warehouse spaces which give Cannery Row its signature style, and is one of the best places to knock some balls around the felt. The food here centers on typical bar fare such as pizza, hot wings and burgers, but there can be some rather tasty fresh fish offerings as well. There is also a modest stage and sound system, and when bands are playing the space makes a quite neat crossover to a hip nightclub. Check the website for event listings.