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Crown & Anchor

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
+1 831-649-6496
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The cottage pie was to die for. Very filling. Make sure to save room for dessert. The sticky pudding is a must. Reservations are excepted and I highly recommend them. Great local place with an awesome selection.

Thank Jzaret67
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the prime rib. Very fatty, which is to be expected, but good flavor. The baked potato was a bit lackluster, but roasted Brussels sprouts were very good. Service was lightning fast. Cool underground London feel.

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Thank fricassee2000
Monterey, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably my favorite restaurant in downtown Monterey. Really fun ambiance as you're carried away to a different environment. Excellent menu with food prepared as good as it gets. Great comfort food with healthy proportions. Excellent for lunch and for dinner. It's always a genuine treat to go there when I'm downtown. On occasion we get to chat with the owner,... More 

Thank Richard R
Patterson, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great traditional pub food and great bar!! The owners were mingling about telling jokes and helping staff. Made us feel we were in England at a classy pub.

Thank michelefry2017
Cottonwood, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, fun atmosphere, great bowl of clam chowder and yummy piece of bread for under $10.00. Would definitely eat here again on a return trip to Monterey. Within walking distance of hotels. Very good

Thank CurtisandLauraW
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Very cool place. Food was good and service was quick. People are friendly. They make good and strong drinks. There decor is very UK and if you have ever been there memories will come back of you trip there. Place gets busy around 10pm very crowded. Service is just as good though. We really enjoyed our stay there. Hope you... More 

Thank Ted E
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and appetizers and stayed for dinner instead. The meatloaf is a generous portion. The fish and chips were cooked to perfection. The crab and shrimp melt contained seafood and not filler. Service was spot on. The bar area is bit noisy though. The highlight was the sticky toffee pudding which is generous enough to... More 

Thank 4catcouple
Palo Alto, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We arrived to Crown & Anchor as a group of twelve hungry people with no reservations and they accommodated us without batting a eyelid. Although most of us ordered beers, those that ordered cocktails – they had seasonal specials based on Moscow Mules – reported they were delicious. All the food was very tasty. It was good, solid pub food.... More 

Thank DannyKeogan
Pristina, Kosovo
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Spent a lot of time during my visit in Monterrey, California. Such a great place to drink and eat. Awesome atmosphere.

Thank U H
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Cool place to go if you are looking for British fare and a good beer selection on tap. Lots of locals so the conversation is informative. Outdoor seating available. Gets busy and loud at night if you are into that. Good clam chowder and blackened fish sandwich (my go to there).

Thank Kendu24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-6496

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?