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“Highlight of my trip !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Culinary Center of Monterey - CLOSED

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Culinary Center of Monterey
625 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 333-2133
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Cuisines: International
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Bristol, Tennessee
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“Highlight of my trip !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was the highlight of my trip to Monterey and had a blast ! I got to make homemade pasta and a whole italian meal that I could duplicate at home. The instructors were so patient and friendly, they made me feel at ease . I was so sorry to hear that it has since shut down. RIP

Visited September 2011
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English first
SF Bay Area
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“Worth trying for Thurs/Fri lunches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

You'll never know in advance what's being planned, but for imaginative and fun food in a lovely, casual restaurant worlds away from Cannery Row tourist traps, it's worth stopping by to find out what they're serving that day. We came on "soup day" - 11 different soups and a basket of breads, bottomless bowl for $10! The majority were real winners and it was 'eat all you want', a great bargain. Call to see if they are serving dinner; it depends on if they have enough students to work an evening shift. Spectacular view of bay from patio!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2008

This was recommended to us by someone from the Convention and Visitors Bureau who had just been there for lunch. It is a culinary school and the meals are cooked by the students.

the menu is not extensive but there was good choices and something to please all. We had the Hamburgers which had been cooked on a barbeque. They were really flavoursome and huge. We had also asked if the burger came with fries and was told it did, a few minutes later we were told that the kitchen had run out of fries and apologies were made and complimentary onion rings offered. A few minutes later we were advised that the kitchen hadn't run out of fries so we ended up with our huge burgers, our fries and onion rings!

While some may have got upset with the fries no fries thing we weren't too concerned, firstly it was a school and people have to start somewhere and secondly they were quick to put it right, and at the end of the day the food was great.

The atmosphere was really nice and the waiting staff very friendly.

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