Our Favorite Restaurants, Cafés, and Farmer’s Markets


Our Favorite Restaurants, Cafés, and Farmer’s Markets

Carmel-by-the-Sea & Carmel

West Coast Farmer’s Market ~ Carmel Valley Youth Center, 777 W Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. Sundays, 10 AM - 3 PM (year round).

Carmel Farmer’s Market ~ The Barnyard Shopping Village, 3690 The Barnyard, Carmel. Tuesdays, 9 AM - 1 PM (May - September).

Baja Cantina Grill & Filling Station (Mexican) ~ 7166 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. (831) 625-2252.

Cafe Rustica (French) ~ 10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley. (831) 659-4444.

Dametra Café (Mediterranean) ~ Corner of Ocean & Lincoln St, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 622-7766.

Flaherty’s (Seafood, Vegetarian, Desserts) ~ 6th Ave between Dolores & San Carlos, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 625- 1500.

Forge in the Forest (American, Breakfast & Brunch) ~ Junipero St & 5th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 624-2233.

Grasing’s Coastal Cuisine (Seafood, American, Steakhouse) ~ 6th & Mission Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 624-6562.

Il Fornaio (Italian) ~ The Pine Inn, Ocean Ave at Monte Verde St., Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 622-5100.

Portabella’s (Italian) ~ Ocean Ave & Monte Verde, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 624-1395.

The Tuck Box (Coffee, Tea) ~ Dolores between Ocean & 7th Ave. Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 624-6365.

Village Corner Carmel Bistro (Café) ~ Dolores St & 6th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. (831) 624-3588.


Monterey

Old Monterey Marketplace & Farmer’s Market ~, 300 Alvarado St. Tuesdays, 4 PM - 7 PM (year round).

MPC Farmer’s Market ~ 930 Fremont Street. Fridays, 10 AM - 2 PM (year round).

Del Monte Farmer’s Market ~ Del Monte Shopping Center, 1410 Del Monte Center. Sundays, 8 AM - 12 PM (May - September).

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill (Brewery, American, Beer Garden) ~ 426 Alvarado St. (831) 655-2337.

Cannery Row Brewing Co (Brewery, American) ~ 95 Prescott Ave. (831) 643-2722.

Cibo (Italian) ~ 301 Alvarado St. (831) 649-8151.

Fish Hopper (Seafood, Steaks) ~ 700 Cannery Row. (831) 372-8543.

Gianni’s (Pizza) ~ 725 Lighthouse Ave. (831) 649-1500.

Louie Linguini’s (Seafood, Italian) ~ 660 Cannery Row. (831) 648-8500.

Montrio Bistro (American) ~ 414 Calle Principal. (831) 648-8880.

Rosine's (Desserts, American) ~ 434 Alvarado Street. (831) 375-1400.

The Sardine Factory (Seafood, Steakhouse) ~ 701 Wave St. (831) 373-3775.

Whaling Station Steakhouse ~ 763 Wave St. (831) 373-3778.


Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove Farmer’s Market ~ Central Ave & Grand Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950. Mondays, 3 PM - 7 PM (year round).

Aliotti’s Victorian Corner Restaurant (Breakfast, Brunch) ~ 541 Lighthouse Ave. (831) 372-4641.

Beach House at Lovers Point (American) ~ 620 Ocean Blvd. (831) 375-2345.

Crema (Coffee, Tea, BReakfast, Brunch) ~ 481 Lighthouse Ave. (831) 324-0347.

Fifi’s (French) ~ 1188 Forest Ave. (831) 372-5325.

Il Vecchio (Italian) ~ 110 Central Ave. (831) 324-4282.

Jeninni Kitchen (Mediterranean, Wine Bar) ~ 542 Lighthouse Ave. (831) 920-2662.

Passion Fish (Seafood, American, Salads) ~ 701 Lighthouse Ave. (831) 655-3311.

Pavel’s Backerei (Café, Bakery) ~ 219 Forest Ave. (831) 643-2636.


Other

Nepenthe Restaurant (American) ~ 48510 Highway 1, Big Sur. (831) 667-2345.

Rocky Point Restaurant (Seafood) ~ 36700 Highway 1, 10 miles south of Carmel. (831) 624-2933.