Monterey is known for its dramatic cliffs and ocean views as well as a rich history. When it comes to exploring what this city has to offer, you’ll likely work up an appetite. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or romantic restaurants in Monterey, there’s plenty of options for everyone. If you really love food, consider going on one of the Monterey food tours that are offered. It’s a great way to learn more about the city’s food and history.
Wave Street Cafe features delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch options that are sure to please everyone. Housed in a Spanish-colonial style building, enjoy classic options as well as spanish inspired meals such as the huevos rancheros that comes with tortillas, black beans, eggs, chili ranchero sauce, avocado, sour cream, salsa and cheese. You’ll find Wave Street Cafe at 550 Wave St. in Monterey.
Tidal Coffee is located at 400 Cannery Row making it a great destination to stop and rest in when you’re exploring Cannery Row. If you're looking for a pick me up, definitely grab a cup of their fresh coffee and other coffee drink varieties. They also offer an assortment of pastries, soups, sandwiches and more. If you don’t like coffee, you can also enjoy their teas, smoothies or hot chocolate.
If you’re looking to enjoy some lunch or dinner and you have pizza on the mind, than Pelican Pizza is the place for you. You’ll find the perfect pizza with a crust that perfectly blends chewy and crispy. The Pelican Special features pepperoni, artichoke, tomato and garlic. In addition to pizza you can also enjoy calzones, breadsticks and even desserts such as their four layer chocolate cake.
For an elegant dining experience, head over to the oceanfront restaurant, The C Restaurant + Bar. This dining spot features floor to ceiling windows offering beautiful views of the Monterey Bay. From delicious cocktails to tasty entrees and stunning sunset views, the C Restaurant is a great destination for a special night out.