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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good pub food

Good pub food. The restaurant wasn't busy for Tuesday lunch. We had good service. The atmosphere was very British, like being below deck on Nelson's frigate. We had the steak and mushroom pie and the chicken pot pie. Both were very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
JoycePFNC
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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Pittsburg, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Get seated in kyle,s station hes way up on Nacticle things. You will laugh a lot. We ate here 2 night out of the 3 we were in town, Should have eaten here the 3rd night. Calimari was great a meal in its self, Chicken fried steak so good you want to order a second plate.

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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good pub food. The restaurant wasn't busy for Tuesday lunch. We had good service. The atmosphere was very British, like being below deck on Nelson's frigate. We had the steak and mushroom pie and the chicken pot pie. Both were very good.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Food and drink was good but server had issues. Also, some folks may find the noise level a bit disturbing..

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England
Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stopped by for a drink in the afternoon and returned for a meal in the evening. Great atmosphere. Pleasant service. Special of quesilaeda as starter to share was good. Fish and chips main was good, not huge (1 piece of fish, can order 2). Chicken sandwich was tasty. Finished with sticky toffee pudding - good, but served with ice-cream and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My wife and I were spending the night in Monterey. We wanted to eat at a place within walking distance and with good food. Thus met both of our needs. While the specials sounded good, we went for the menu items, steak and mushroom pie and the spicy meatloaf. Both were great. The brew on tap wasn't too bad either.... More 

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Red River
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I both had the blackened cod sandwich and a cup of clam chowder. The outside was well encrusted with the inside well done. I love this food. A family member recommended it to us.

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Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed at The Portola Hotel. About one block away from The Portola, and just across the street from the Marriott, is The Crown & Anchor pub and restaurant. The bartender, Val, made the best Bloody Mary ever! Very unique. Kim, one of the waitresses, explained a lot of the decor which included, pics, antique model sailing ships, figurines, collections... More 

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Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a great English style pub...great food, good selection of whisky and whiskey and beer too. The food is not typical of ordinary pub food, but rather typical of very good food.

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Antioch
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great British style pub in the heart of Monterey. Right next to the independent movie theater, so very convenient to make a night of it. Great beers on tap and very good food to match. They have a few of my favorites Harp and Guiness. We had the fish and chips, and fired artichoke hearts as a starter. We shared... More 

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San Diego, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Had dinner here with friends. It was awesome. Very crowded and noisy, but that's okay, that's a good sign. Service was great so was the food. Their Clam Chowder is the best!!!

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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

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?