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Monterey Cookhouse

2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
831-642-9900
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Ranked #42 of 259 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I had an app, a pizza, a few glasses of wine, and could not have been happier. The menu was creative, but not crazy, some classic Italian favorites mixed in with some fun looking choices. I enjoy the service, the atmosphere, and the wine menu (nice, large, and local). I would go back here certainly.

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Grafton, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Wow, what a find. This place was busy but service was amazing and the the food was delightful. After being on the road for a few days it was good to have some home cooked vegetables cooked to perfection. Could not fit desert in which was a bummer as they looked very impressive. Maybe next time..

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I had dinner here last week. The staff were all polite, friendly and professional. I was tired after a long flight. The guys at the hotel gave me a voucher for a free starter type of dish and I got a Bruschetta (which was perfect). I asked the waiter what was recommended and he advised of the smoked stuff. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our hotel gave us a coupon for a free appetiser, which was tasty if rather small. The main courses were well cooked and good value for money.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We got there for dinner and were welcomed very warmly. The food we ordered - Beef Brisket and Ribs - was absolutely tasty! The portions were quite big. So although the desserts looked very nice, there was no space left for them anymore. The atmosphere was cosy and warm and the quick service. To summarize: we had a very nice... More 

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Aloha, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I don't have any complaints about the food. The food was okay, but it was overpriced.The service was not so good. I thought I would get a glass of water without asking, but I have since learned that is not the way they do things here in central California. It seems rude, but actually they are conserving water. So I... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Can't recommend this place. Went there for dinner with 3 friends. All of us were underwhelmed with the food(including desert). Waiter was an absolute snot(not even an efficient snot). None of us would ever go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The above very loud ID was enough!!! The food and staff were spot on and the atmosphere was great as well.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We visited this restraurant Septmeber 2014 it is an exellent restrauant with a great menu choice good value for money highly recommended.

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Carmel, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Three of us had dinner at the Monterey Cookhouse a few nights ago, and for the first time encountered a menu item called "The Beast"...a big burger topped with cheese and onion rings plus a quarter pound of marvelously tender beef brisket. Hint: if you remove the onion rings and set them aside you can actually take a bite out... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Cookhouse

Address: 2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
Phone Number: 831-642-9900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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