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Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 372-2628
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Ranked #10 of 262 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a stunning restaurant featuring sustainable seafood and approachable, contemporary American cuisine. The ideal location for celebrating the Central Coast and the spectacular coastal region, Executive Chef Waller's commitment to fresh, sustainable seafood is reflected in the creative menu which features a variety of seafood options, both raw and cooked, as well as appetizers, soups, salads, large platters meant for sharing, and wood-fired dishes. A creative cocktail menu is served alongside an impressive wine list highlighting Monterey County vintners. The high-energy bar, bustling open kitchen, and dramatic outdoor patio personifies a relaxed, fun and joyous atmosphere.
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Temecula, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Service was good but for the price food was average, drinks high priced. Only at there once while at the hotel.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Great seafood restaurant with terrific inventive menu. The Desserts are to die for!!! Great adjoining bar with outdoor seating. This is the place in Monterrey for breakfast ,lunch or dinner. Do not miss while you are in Monterrey.

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salinas, ca
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This spot is a little out of the way as it's at the very start of Cannery Row, and downstairs in the bottom and back of the hotel, but it's worth the venture as the outdoor seating is also a cool outdoor bar with great food and great service. It's a must see.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After scouring TripAdvisor for somewhere special to spend my husbands 40th birthday whilst visiting California from the UK, we came across Schooners. The reviews were good, the view looked amazing and the menu sounded spot on. We opted for an evening meal and were seated near to a window which had it been day time would have provided an amazing... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great views of the bay. Excellent food and service was good. There are gas heaters and cozy blankets so you can enjoy this outdoor setting year-round.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My family had lunch here after checking into a hotel down the street. The restaurant was not busy so we had a nice water view. The staff were all very friendly and efficient. The food was all very good and fresh. We had the clam chowder, fish and chips, and the shrimp cocktail. We would come here again, although it... More 

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Los Gatos
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

On my husband's 60th birthday - I took him to Schooner's overlooking the Monterey Bay for lunch. Fantastic window table - watched sea otters, birds, boats and sea lions. Food was fantastic as always - have never had a bad meal there. Would highly recommend! The cesear salad was fantastic - with large succulent shrimp on it. Calamari and hamburger... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Love the breakfast at Schooners overlooking the bay. The restaurant sits over the water, and on wild wintery days, the surf splashes right on the windows. All that and gluten free bread - wow!

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went there on our first evening in Monterey to sample the seafood and booked via opentable. Ended up waiting half an hour + to get a table which was fine as we got cocktails at the bar (could not transfer the bill for some reason though, a bit annoying). The Maitre D'h ended up dressing the table for us after... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had Christmas Eve dinner in this restaurant. Service was excellent, food is very good and drinks were really good too. View of the bay is stunning. Definitely recommended

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Additional Information about Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: (831) 372-2628
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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