Quality Inn Monterey Beach Dunes
3280 Dunes Drive
Marina, CA 93933
Phone: (831) 384-1800
Fax: (831) 384-5279
The Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse is a high-end destination to quell the craving for steaks and sushi. The restaurant is located inside a resort by the Monterey bay. Serving delicious and filling meals consisting of Ahi Tuna Tartar, Kula Pot Stickers, Certified Angus NY Steak, Mauka Skirt Steak and Big Island Fish Tacos, the restaurant provides a great ambience to enjoy the food. Watch the sun go down while savoring the tasteful Sunset Platter served for USD12. The dramatic venue offers a spectacular view of the waters and its solitude make it the perfect place for an enjoyable intimate meal.
El Migueleno features great seafood dishes at low prices. It is absolutely El Salvadorian. The authenticity is reflected in the homemade food, colorful decoration and true friendliness of the staff. Do not miss their Playa Azul– six kinds of seafood cooked with white wine mushrooms, and Filette Miguelano– grilled fish with green cheese enchilada. Pupusa is also very popular. For drinks, discover the difference between Orchata Salvadorana and Orchata Mexicana. -Hoiyin Ip
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
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.
Seafood doesn't get any better than Louie Linguini's! Located on the Cannery Row in an oceanfront setting offering panoramic views of the sea and skies, this quaint restaurant is an idyllic venue for casual lunches and family dinners. The setting is very shack-like yet elegant, exuding a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Coastal favorites are predominant on the menu which features highlights like the house-specialty Ciopinno, Clam Chowder, Dungeness Crab Legs, Shrimp Scampi and Peppered Seafood Stir Fry. Their pastas and pizzas are also must-trys. Light desserts and good beers round off each course with a flourish. Service is personalized and prices are grounded. Reservations are recommended.
With dishes like Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp and Lt. Dan's Drunken Shrimp, and specialty drinks like the Lava Flow and the Bayou Surprise, this shrimp restaurant in Cannery Row attracts tourists from all over, as well shrimp-lovin' locals. The place is usually packed and noisy, making for a great night out amidst the lights. The place has its own line of hats, shirts and other souvenirs. You will never find a wider variety of shrimp dishes anywhere else, and the service is excellent.
This popular jazz and blues club brings in masses of locals for the live music and excellent food. The place is always crowded, with people filling up the mahogany chairs to gorge on the plates of delicious seafood and steak or the good sandwiches. There is a great ocean view, and the stained glass windows give it an historic look. Bands play every night. The place has a wide variety of specials, from Monday Night Football deals to jam nights to private parties. One of the most popular spots on Cannery Row, it also has dynamite service.
Located right on the waterfront at Cannery Row, this elegant steak and seafood restaurant provides a spectacular view of the ocean. Along with several specialties of the house that change on a daily basis, the menu includes such show stoppers as Pacific Bay Snapper with with Gulf shrimp and Caribbean seafood pescadore. Order a drink like the Bucket of Fire and enjoy the rustic decor while you chow down a huge plate of seafood and check out the incredible view. The place is also a great one for parties and the service is excellent.
First Awakenings is aptly named, it's a real eye opener and not just with the great breakfast they serve but with the bright surroundings and the friendly staff serving you. The breakfast served here is rave-worthy delicious. Whether it's a waffle, blueberry pancakes, omelets, burritos, crepes, hash browns or just a plain old fruit bowl, you'll sure to be satisfied. If you're in the city, do not miss a chance to have a hearty breakfast here. First Awakenings is also dog friendly. Although be warned, this breakfast house is so famous you can almost always expect to find a crowd.
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.
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.
An old, old standby in Monterey, this eatery serves up world-class steaks and seafood in an airy, colorful environment that is casual and cozy. Alive with the ebullient chatter of customers, the restaurant will delight you with its wood-fired California swordfish and its brace of fresh large quail. The wood-grilled, grass-fed beef dishes are to die for and the service is impeccable. It is a popular spot for tourists and locals. See website for menu, online deals, and more.