Be sure to savor a taste of the Monterey Peninsula during your visit at restaurants featuring fresh-caught seafood, locally sourced produce, organic meats and cheeses from nearby farms and ranches. The Central California coast has perfect restaurants for any occasion. From hearty breakfast diners and family-friendly cafés on Cannery Row to elegant bistros in Carmel and Big Sur, world-class restaurants await you, just moments from Sunset Inn Hotel. You’ll find a few of our favorites below:

Peppers Mexicali Café

Address: 170 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove CA 93950

Phone: 831-373-6892

Fresh takeout or family-friendly dining in at this local restaurant.
Specialties include Mexican Sausage Pizza, Snapper Vera Cruz, and Grilled Stuffed Peppers.

Address: 223 17th Street, Pacific Grove CA 93950

Phone: 831-372-3456

Specializing in rack of lamb, this chic Mediterranean restaurant has won the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence

Serving Sunday brunch, lunch, and dinners nightly


Address: 701 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove CA 93950

Phone: 831-655-3311

With a philosophy behind ecologically balanced foods, the team behind Passionfish brings organic vegetables, and sustainable fish and meats to the table in a relaxed setting.

The Fish Hopper Seafood & Steaks

Address: 700 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940

Phone: 831-372-8543

Housed in Monterey’s former sardine cannery, the Fish Hopper matches world-class seafood, steaks, pasta, and wines with a remarkable Monterey Bay view. Great for couples or families.
Baja Cantina

Address: 700 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940

Phone: 831-625-2252

A casual atmosphere, friendly service, and generous specialty drinks like margaritas make this a fun choice at an affordable price. Serving generous portions of traditional Mexican dishes. Outdoor seating and funky memorabilia too.
Dining In Carmel
From the casual to the upscale, Carmel-by-the-Sea is home to dozens of divine local eateries, with a wide range of cuisines from all over the world. If you’re hoping for a celebrity sighting, former mayor and award-winning actor and director Clint Eastwood might just show up at the Hog’s Breath Inn, the restaurant he used to own.

Additional Restaurants To Visit:

  • The Beach House in Pacific Grove
  • The Whaling Station in Monterey
  • Pacific Thai Cuisine in Pacific Grove
  • The Red House in Pacific Grove
  • Pt. Pinos Grill in Pacific Grove
  • Dametra in Carmel
  • Sticks in Pebble Beach
  • The Mission Ranch in Carmel
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