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Crown & Anchor

150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
831-649-6496
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Ranked #30 of 258 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon the Crown and Anchor in our search for the restaurant recommended by our hotel. We were so glad that we did. My husband was in the mood for "comfort food" and the daily special of salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy really fit the bill. My grilled shrimp salad was fresh and tasty. Great food and very... More

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193 reviews 193 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I was tired, it was late. I was looking for something to eat at 11 pm after a few beers. This place was packed, reasonable, quick and the burger was tender and tasty, the fried thick and crispy as I like them. Service was as expected.

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Dallas, TX
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We ate at this place for location only- it was across the street from the hotel, and we were tired and starving. What a nice surprise to find such a fantastic place! The food is solid British pub food, from the curry to the meat pies. Everything we had was delicious, especially the Steak and Mushroom Pie. The patio area... More

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

It seems odd to go to a British pub for lunch in Monterey, but it was recommended by a local and did not disappoint. At lunch it is quite quiet, so easy to get a table, in our case outside in the terrace area. Friendly staff and a good menu, which is not just British. The decor is like a... More

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Monterey, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Definitely a favorite bar in Monterey, snack aren't to shabby either! Lovely outdoor patio as well as great decor.

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Nevada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

British style pub in a downtown basement ( a bit over the top with a nautical theme) but great service and good food. I ate all but the bone of my tasty lamb shank (okay so I'm a Welsh ex-pat).

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Had a few beers and a meal here and it was great! Friendly service and great selection. Very close to everything in downtown monterey.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've been here many times with friends and I always come back for the curry fries. They're soooo good. The rest of the food on the menu is ok. A lot of the seafood is fried and not great. The beer selection is pretty good though. The atmosphere is great too but it does get really crowded and loud at... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Food was incredible. Be sure to try the curry potato wedges. Server was great, and the drinks...wow! The vibe of the place is really fun.

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Morro Bay, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have my son hooked on bangers and mash so when we were recently in Monterey I looked for a decent pub that might have them. Crown & Anchor fit the bill perfectly. The food was great, delivered quickly and was reasonably priced. The decor was very different and even if it is not true pub-decor, it lent a great... More

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