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Monterey Coast Brewing Company

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165 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
831-758-2337
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good beer

I enjoyed the beer sampler. I also had a pizza which was slightly soggy, but good. It was also a little overpriced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
PLJ10
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the beer sampler. I also had a pizza which was slightly soggy, but good. It was also a little overpriced.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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179 reviews 179 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Worst dining experience in Salinas. The beer is not that good (we are from Colorado and we know good craft beer, this is not it). The waiter mixed the remaining Malbec from an old wine bottle from the night before with a new bottle and it was terrible, we had to send it back, the waiter sheepishly admitted he should... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Hotel recommended this local place and I now agree. The prices were reasonable. The beer was excellent ad well as the food. The server was extremley nice and very attentive. I'll be back next time I'm in town.

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Holden, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Excellent food and service. The music was a little too loud. The restrooms were not on the same floor. We had to take an elevator.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great food, great service, great atmosphere! I was a little surprised that is was not actually a brewery, and then realized that in California you have to have "water rights" to have a brewery! I am really glad to live in Ohio where we all have rights to the water and the Great Lakes, and it is delicious right out... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

great beer! and a good burger! and the desserts were amazing- good selection of beers on tap........

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The title says it all. This was literally the worst microbrew I have ever had. I got an Oktoberfest ale and it tasted like apple juice. Nice place though. Didn't try the food, but it looked decent enough.

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Chowchilla, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night and found a table for 10 easily. This place is on the small side, so we were fortunate. Situated right in the revitalized downtown Salinas, the restaraunt is near movies and small shops and restaraunts as well at the Steinbeck center. We started with a sampler of the Monterey Coast Brewing Co beers.... More 

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Salinas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Went for dinner before going to the movies. This is not my first time there. Good food, good service, prices could be better but overall, a good dining experience. It can get a little loud, depending on the time. Will go back again.

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Auburn, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The service was excellent and the food was good. A good place for a birthday dinner with my great husband.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: 831-758-2337

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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