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700 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA
831.375.1365
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Ranked #48 of 259 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Italian first
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English first
Jackson, NJ 08527
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Esteban's is a tapas style restaurant where you buy several small plates of food to share with your party. While the food was very good in taste, I feel like I ended up having to spend a lot more money in buying enough plates of food to go around and I was still hungry afterwards even though I paid over... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nothing special. The bloody Mary's were delicious, but the food was just so so. There is a beautiful fire pit outside though, really a lovely sitting area.

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Horndon, Essex
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A touch of style, interesting menu, particularly the tapas. Mmm. I wish I had more time to enjoy more of the menu. I look forward to another visit.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great food, service, drinks!! Very friendly and patient and helpfull staff. Nice menu choices. Love the environment and ambience. Indoor or outdoor dining. We had a wonderful drinks and dinner and felt very relaxed in a beautiful setting

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renton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The local flair of what is in season was excellent. Wine selection was super but the service was lacking a little. We would go back, but not if we want to get in and out.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Used TA to look for a good Tapas restaurant in Monterey. This looked good and we weren't disappointed. Our server, Ernesto< did a great job explaining the menu, especially the size of the portions. The food was great and we were quite satisfied. Will for sure return on any trip to the Monterey area.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

5 of us ate here on a Saturday night. The tapas style food was excellent and well matched by a lovely bottle of Malbec. Although we were staying at the hotel we would have happily traveled to eat - such was the quality. The service was also very welcoming and friendly. All in all a lovely meal.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I don't know if it is fair to compare this restaurant to our favorite tapas restaurant; because, what we had was good and service was quick and friendly. So, while we enjoyed what we ordered, we found the menu choices lacking for our taste and the sangria didn't measure up. We ordered the cauliflower with apple and curry butter; lentil... More

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A quick check on TA for nearby restaurants to our hotel (Hotel Abrego) showed that this restaurant was close by. We promptly booked up and it did not disappoint. Food was superb and special mention must be made to the Golden Beets salad, which was out of this world and the Short Rib, which although took a little time to... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We chose a selection of sharing plates which were nice but not outstanding. The prices are slightly on the expensive side for the offering but not a rip off. Drinks (cocktails) superb as was the wine choice. Very friendly staff and good all round service. The bar had a great buzz around it and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.... More

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Address: 700 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831.375.1365
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Cuisine: Tapas

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