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A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro

700 Cannery Row, 2nd Floor, Monterey, CA 93940-1063
+1 831-646-5446
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Delicious with a view

Came here for lunch after the aquarium. It's not really a kid-friendly place, but after finding the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
waterangel21
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Brookline, Massachusetts
via mobile
Whales

Wine tasting was a riot. Whales entertained us for hours while we tasted the best of California... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Diane W
,
Cedar City, Utah
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This regional wine market and bistro is Cannery Row's 2nd largest attraction and is a must see when in Monterey. We invite you to come in and discover the culinary delights of Monterey Wine Country. Take in the magnificent ocean's edge location while sampling locally-sourced wine and food. An entire wall of windows overlooks the majestic Monterey Bay, providing a stunning backdrop for a wine tasting and/or dinning adventure. Housed in a renovated circa 1918 sardine cannery and showcases over 95 Monterey County wineries.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (28 reviews)
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“wine flight” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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700 Cannery Row, 2nd Floor, Monterey, CA 93940-1063
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch after the aquarium. It's not really a kid-friendly place, but after finding the elevators for our stroller (they do exist!), we weren't about to give up. And there was another well behaved little girl out with her parents. The view is...More

Thank waterangel21
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Wine tasting was a riot. Whales entertained us for hours while we tasted the best of California wines. Servers were professional and knowledgeable. Went back every day for lunch. Flatbread pizzas were delicious.

Thank Diane W
Ken R, Owner at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

So happy to hear of the whale watching while wine tasting. Such a special spot. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Monterey. Cheers! Ken

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

With Cannery Row over supplied by garish tourist traps, eateries and bars we were relieved to find ourselves up stairs here. Beautiful views, excellent wine and craft beer choices. Plus good food and service.

Thank Xen_Paul
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great staff with excellent wine recommendations. You can do wine tasting or sit at one of their tables and get a glass of wine and food. The view at sunset was amazing and was a nice complement to the great wine and food. I believe...More

Thank JimmyD098765
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Visited here for lunch on a recent visit to the Aquarium. The restaurant is a difficult location to find....upstairs and at the back of a shopping mall on Cannery Row. The place was wide open for seating and the service was great. However, it appears...More

Thank 8,640
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This combination wine bar & market has the location going for it. Located at the end of the wharf, it has an amazing view. You can sit either at the wine bar, or in comfy seats with small tables facing the windows. Order some wine...More

Thank Grace Carr L
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Birthday Treat with an ocean view I couldn't wait to come here to enjoy some wine & cheese by the ocean . It's my birthday weekend Selection: 3 hard age cheeses ( cheeseboard) with salami sparkling wine flight Riesling wine flight all of the cheeses...More

Thank Sac M
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had lunch and tasted several wines with friends who were picking up their wine club shipment. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch (very good options available) and the four wines they poured. We joined their Club Quattro. We return each month to pick up our...More

Thank Beachwalker5
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely recommend this spot overlooking the bay down in Cannery Row. I went with a friend who lives in Monterey and we both learned so much about local wines, businesses and just the general area. Our server / sommelier was incredibly knowledgeable about the wines...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Views were incredible! and the wine was great. My husband had beer and they had Peter B's on tap. We like that they support local businesses.

Thank Peachy411
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