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Crown & Anchor

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150 W Franklin St, Monterey, CA 93940-2708
831-649-6496
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the atmosphere and the food. Did happy hour at the bar and migrated to dinner. Ribs were awesome, loved the fish and chips. You want cozy and comfort food, place to be

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Thank jerseyshorepat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was incredible and drinks exceptionally tasty. The food was good, ample, basically had some appetizers. Not especially healthy though, calamari, artichokes, and pasties that were not warmed up enough. This would be fun on a drippy, cold day, and despite the food being a tad heavy, loved the atmosphere. Friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is one of our favorite restaurants. We love the prime rib special on Friday nights. The staff is always friendly and the sticky toffee pudding is the perfect ending to a great meal.

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Thank Karen W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great old style English pub with great character! Very good friendly bar staff ! Worth a visit and food looked decent ! Mark and Janet Stourbridge England!

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Thank Janet G
Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crown is a great local Monterey pub with good reasonably priced drinks and okay eats. You can bring your dog on the patio which is a plus

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Thank doree4
Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a neat little basement restaurant just off of Alvarado Street. I have never been to a British pub, but this reminded me of the ones I've seen on tv. In keeping with the theme, my husband and I both had the fish and chips. The fish was very light, but I'm used to a lot more seasoning. I'm... More 

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Thank Robbin V
Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The locals will tell you. The Crown & Anchor is a Monterey tradition. Whether you are looking for a tasty bite or a good night out, this is the place. I recommend the French dip. Ask for the meat rare if you like...they'll accommodate.

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Thank Gretchen A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday for lunch, 4 adults plus a 4 year old. The welcome was nice and friendly while the service was slow and the food just plain average at best. 2 of us had bangers and mash, which was voted OK but lukewarm. I had the steak and mushroom pie, which was insipid and under seasoned beneath a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by this pub, located in the basement of a building. Food was good and service was excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Stopped by here after checking Coronado Brewing Company's website and seeing that they carried one of my favorite beers on tap. The happy hour menu looked so good I stayed for dinner. I had an order of wings and a cornish pastie. Both were top notch, especially the wings. The service was excellent and there was a nice little happy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, American, Steakhouse, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
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 Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 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?