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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%
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“angry prawns” (74 reviews)
“swordfish” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (105 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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

This restaurant is located in the Monterey Plaza Hotel on Cannery Row, where we just celebrated our anniversary. When we arrived at the hotel, we had lunch there, and it was delicious. Interesting menu items, and very nice atmosphere. Our server was very personable, and...More

1  Thank JaycesGrandma
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First thing you need to know – if you want a quick meal do not eat in this restaurant. My meal was drawn out. There was over 30 minutes between the time I finished my appetizer until my entrée was delivered. During this time the...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch and breakfast in the Schooners Restaurant and the food was absolutely perfect. The service was top notch Five Stars for sure. The scenery was right on the water and was also perfect.

1  Thank bsmall2800
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I really enjoy the Schooners Bar (The outdoor portion of the restaurant). The food selection is great, it's tasty, the drinks are reasonable & big. The best part is the view of the bay: birds, otters, seals, boats etc.. The restaurant is...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, I only had breakfast here, not dinner - but I bet it would be amazing for dinner too! The staff was super friendly and attentive. The food was so good! Perfect portions and so tasty. One of the better bloody mary's I've...More

1  Thank HKTGraphics
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to happy hour and was dissapointed. The choices were small, and frankly not good. We left and went accross the street to Chart House. Much better.

Thank lauraleigh9mm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose this restaurant off Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. I expected to visit a restaurant with a nautical theme but we found a modern and sparkling venue with FANTASTIC views. We shared the fish tacos and a seafood cocktail with tortilla chips based on...More

1  Thank David9024
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for happy hour here and it was an excellent value. Nice selection of appetizers that were plentiful in quantities and excellent quality. The view in the bar is not quite as good as the restaurant but was still beautiful. In the restaurant they...More

Thank philipc262
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a weekend off and drove up to Monterey . We had ate here a long time ago,so decided to try again. We were seated shortly,not too long of a wait, I had the clam chowder and Salmon,Food was exactly what I ordered. My husband...More

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted a nice restaurant for dinner and chose Schooners as it had a good rating. Part of the Monterey Plaza Hotel, great position overlooking the bay. Stylish decor and comfortable interior. Friendly staff, and we'll versed on the menu , which was compact but, very...More

1  Thank Stuart A
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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