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Crown & Anchor

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150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
831-649-6496
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 120
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 12
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  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Faux English/London pub - excellent beef rib

Faux English/London pub. We only went there because we were tired and just wanted somewhere close to our hotel for dinner, and it was recommended by the hotel as the closest pace for ale. It probably works well for other tourists but as Londoners that frequent real London pubs it's somewhat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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  • Bar scene
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Davis, California
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We came here as a family. The food was average, the waitress was very sweet, but didn't do a very good job with the order. True pub if you like a dark place to drink a beer with a friend.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I are in Monterey quite often and we always enjoy visiting the Crown & Anchor. Great warm decor with British and nautical themes. Great selection of beers and ales on draft including several less common ones from the UK & Ireland. Broad menu of hearty food that hits the spot including pub grub and seafood. Great location... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fun place, great atmosphere, experience not the Ritz but fun experience, good French dip sandwich with horseradish black and tan if we lived here we would make it a regular stop

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stopped in while on a business trip. The atmosphere was cool. An ole English pub feel. There is a small patio that was full so we opted for the inside seating. Our waiter was great. He offered advise on what to eat and what not to. Not they anything was bad he said, but it want anything that was outstanding.... More 

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Woking
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Faux English/London pub. We only went there because we were tired and just wanted somewhere close to our hotel for dinner, and it was recommended by the hotel as the closest pace for ale. It probably works well for other tourists but as Londoners that frequent real London pubs it's somewhat cringe-worthy. That said, there's a good selection of draft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Met relatives here for drinks and dinner . They are locals and say this is one of their local favorite go to spots. Had a great long island and a plate of pasta with shrimp and artichoke hearts. When I saw the portion size I was thinking of needing a to go box until the first bite. I polished off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went there for dinner, their appetizers (calimarie) was very good, had their salmon for my main dinner also very good. The atmosphere was nice the people that work there are friendly. All in all its a fun place to visit.

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ofallon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The atmosphere here was great, however the food was pretty terrible. The fish was not even close to being beer battered, and the "chips" were straight out of the grocery freezer steak fries. If you come here, just come for drinks!!!

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Love visiting this place whenever I come back into town. Great food and friendly staff. If you are just looking for the perfect watering hole this is it. Weekends it can get pretty packed! Also great outside patio that shoots right out into downtown Monterey. Space heaters and rain covers for bad weather. Check this out and try their wings... More 

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capmotion
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went there looking forward to Prime Rib and an English atmosphere, having done a great deal of delightful Monterey seafood stuff, and we were quite disappointed. The service was not bad, although the two pieces is medium rare prime rib we received were at least 1/3rd fat, and obviously heated up in the au jus pan to bring it... More 

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Additional Information about Crown & Anchor

Address: 150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
Phone Number: 831-649-6496
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Irish, British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-649-6496

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Irish, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?