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The Club Room

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2 Portola Plz, Monterey, CA 93940-2419
+1 831-649-2698
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
“oatmeal” (10 reviews)
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American, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Portola Plz, Monterey, CA 93940-2419
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Reviewed April 6, 2015

Our family enjoyed a wonderful Easter Brunch buffet at Jack's. The restaurant put out a very nice assortment of food. Among our favorites were the Eggs Benedict, French Toast, shrimp, salmon, California rolls, and of course, the carving station. To top it off, the dessert...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Came her for brunch, as it was an easy trek from our hotel room. We were seated and waited for over 10 minutes and were never addressed by out waitress. We decided to go ahead and load up our plates at the buffet. When we...More

Thank qt_incalif
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great food! Great people! Best buffet in the area!you will not be disappointed!! Can't wait to go back!!

Thank Verwolf
Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stay at the Portola Hotel and Spa without any real plans and were set up by the concierge with a last minute reservation. The service was great and the suggested food and wine pairings were spot on. My wife and I had a great...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed March 30, 2015

I attended a wine dinner at Jack's and was so impressed by both the food and service. They served an incredible prefix 5-course chefs menu, complete with Foie Gras! The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and made the experience memorable. There was even winery representation who...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed March 27, 2015

Definitely the best veggies omelette that I have ever had in my life. The chef was friendly and put a lot of TLC into that damn omelette. I am salivating thinking about it right now! The rest of the breakfast buffet spread was also excellent....More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Especially loved the food and service at Jacks. Do not miss the breakfast buffet. My boyfriend said it was the best omelette he had ever had. Homemade scones, healthy options with fresh fruit, yogurt and meat cuts and friendly, attentive staff. Ask for Freida to...More

Thank kimchloemandd
Reviewed March 20, 2015

I made a reservation for my birthday. When I let the hostess know about my reservation she greeted me with birthday wishes and gave me a nice big booth. The server greeted me with a glass of champagne and wished me a happy birthday a...More

1  Thank Montereyfoodcritic
Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've been here several times. I've enjoyed everything I've tried on the menu, most recently the Prime Rib. The service is always professional. I usually ask for Nicole or Haley. The restaurant is very elegant but welcoming at the same time. I've always had a...More

Thank A G
Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I was here on business and came in by myself. I had the lobster bisque to start which was great but the filet served on bread pudding was one if the best meals I've had in years. I don't like to eat out by myself...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $20
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Portola Plz, Monterey, CA 93940-2419 (Formerly Jacks Restaurant & Lounge at Portola Hotel & Spa)
    (Alvarado & Del Monte)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-2698
  • E-mail
The Club Room is located in the heart of downtown and inside the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. Start your morning off in a relaxing and cozy fireside dining room while enjoying a European-style breakfast buffet served with Peet’s Coffee® and bottomless mimosas. Open daily, The Club Room utilizes local and fresh ingredients to serve plates carefully crafted by our Executive Chef Danny Abbruzzese and his culinary team. Offering a fresh, seasonal, buffet featuring made-to-order omelets, assorted house made pastries and muffins, sliced cold cuts, fine artisan cheeses, bottomless mimosas, and much more. Dine in the cozy fireside dining room, or breathe in the fresh coastal air on the outdoor, pet-friendly, heated patio.
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