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Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
+1 831-372-2628
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“angry prawns” (73 reviews)
“swordfish” (75 reviews)
“seafood” (105 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were delighted by our restaurant choice for lunch. The setting is beautiful , the dining room & terrace attractive and the welcome warm & efficient. Our waitress Mayja was charming and swiftly delivered menus and took a drinks order. We settled in for a...More

Thank DJHMoulsoe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great view, very nice crafted beer and good price(at least for the happy hour). Oyster, calamari, clam chowder. Recommended!

Thank Danilo C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Because of all the good reviews this restaurant was on my "MUST EAT AT" list. The restaurant is located inside the Monterey Hotel and Spa. We sat outside and had a wonderful view of the sea lions drifting by, so darn cute! Service was good...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The patio on the water is so nice and what a view! The view is unbeatable, probably the best in town. We had ahi tuna and swordfish for dinner and shared a baked alaska for desert, everything was great, the fish was cooked perfectly. The...More

Thank YoungColibri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden in the lower level of the Monterey Plaza Hotel this is a great and somewhat quiet spot for the viewing the bay and the food is fairly decent. Great spot to linger over some shared appetizers and a glass of wine. Good calamari and...More

Thank Winemaker95240
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant whilst exploring Monterey and booked a table for the evening. When we came back we had a table outside with a great view of the coast. We had sea bass tacos to start, I had grilled swordfish and my boyfriend...More

Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner here and enjoyed fish dishes, overlooking the sea. Great wine list and the service was attentive and friendly too.

Thank LizH187069
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many delicious options on the menu and the deck has recently been renovated to accommodate more guests and better views of the Bay. The drink menu is also fun and creative.

Thank DimandsR4Evr
Reviewed 1 week ago

If nothing else, the restaurant is constantly good. Started out with drinks at the out door bar which was lovely aside from th eflies. Moved indoors at a window table overlooking the bay. Perfect setting with food to match.

Thank joeyrm7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up on the spur of the moment for lunch and had a wonderful time. We sat on the outside deck overlooking Monterey Bay and it was so entertaining to watch the seals, we thought they were seals but could have been sea lions,...More

Thank Peter B
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Sandra H
7 September 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, We would be delighted to serve your family reunion, thank you for considering us! Please give us a call at 831-372-2628, and speak with our Restaurant Manager, Valentino for additional details. We look... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Dear CraigWspoon, We would be delighted to offer your daughter a plain burger, and completely understand. We look forward to welcoming you, and should you have any other requests please do not hesitate to contact us at any... More
7 April 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Good Morning, Thank you for your recent inquiry regarding Mother's Day brunch! While Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar does not have a special Mother's Day menu, our regular menu items will be served. However, Monterey Plaza... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-2628
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Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a stunning restaurant featuring sustainable seafood and approachable, contemporary American cuisine. The ideal location for celebrating the Central Coast and the spectacular coastal region, Executive Chef Waller's commitment to fresh, sustainable seafood is reflected in the creative menu which features a variety of seafood options, both raw and cooked, as well as appetizers, soups, salads, large platters meant for sharing, and wood-fired dishes. A creative cocktail menu is served alongside an impressive wine list highlighting Monterey County vintners. The high-energy bar, bustling open kitchen, and dramatic outdoor patio personifies a relaxed, fun and joyous atmosphere.
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