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Sandbar & Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Non touristic place. My friends and i and another couple were the only tourists there (during dinner time). We sat at the bar and were served by the barman. We had one of the nicest wines we’ve tried in California. Seafood was so yummy that...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DanaC1744
Reviewed 1 week ago

stopping here on a recommendation from a friend, we were not disappointed. Fish tacos and Dungeness crab club sandwich were very tasty. The bloody Mary's were nice and spicy. The view from the restaurant was quite nice - as we sat overlooking the water and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rocknrollal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well known seafood restaurant where all the locals go, but to look at from the outside makes you think, "Have we got the right place?", and the answer once you sit at your table is "Yes!". The food was excellent - we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. It is a small place on the pier. There was a short wait for a table on a Tuesday afternoon. We ordered the oysters, artichoke Louis salad with crab and prawns and the crab cake sandwich. The only thing we...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank huron_traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were tipped to go to this restaurant by some local people we knew and were not disappointed, slightly higher price than average but it was worth it for a special treat.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Barry B
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We love to eat lunch at this place. We have been here numerous times and never had a bad meal. The location is kind of off the beaten path for tourists yet they find it. I’ve never had sand dabs cooked better. I am now...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Izoom3
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Top rated food and service. They provide very reasonable portions of seafood. Excellent value and fun sea otter entertainment with dinner. I highly recommend the Sandbar!

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank foureasts
Reviewed February 23, 2019

After a full morning of shopping in Monterey we went to a restaurant that had been our favorite for years only to find it closed! We wanted a view of the water with a moderately priced menu, seeing it was lunch. So we asked at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Kerrista
Reviewed February 19, 2019

This is a great rustic treasure right on the water. Food was great, must order the onion rings, they are a meal all by themselves. Fresh not frozen. Fresh crab and other seafood to choose from. Full bar with specialty cocktails. Servers were efficient and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Irene O
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Found out about this place from doing some on-line research and decided to give it a try based upon the reviews. I was not disappointed! Located on pier 2, you can actually drive right to the restaurant and there is parking all along the pier....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Steve S
April 24, 2017|
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Response from 540davet | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Call them!
Sandra H
October 1, 2016|
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Response from LodiWineBob | Reviewed this property |
There is no side room. They could handle a group of 14 if the reservation if made ahead of time (probably need 24 hours).
Larry D
September 10, 2016|
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Response from debrajhughes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, there are stairs in the front but might have a ramp on the opposit side.
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