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Monterey Cookhouse

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2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
+1 831-642-9900
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16:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon 16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

I had dinner here last week. The staff were all polite, friendly and professional. I was tired after a long flight. The guys at the hotel gave me a voucher for a free starter type of dish and I got a Bruschetta (which was perfect). I asked the waiter what was recommended and he advised of the smoked stuff. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Our hotel gave us a coupon for a free appetiser, which was tasty if rather small. The main courses were well cooked and good value for money.

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Thank susiep36
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

We got there for dinner and were welcomed very warmly. The food we ordered - Beef Brisket and Ribs - was absolutely tasty! The portions were quite big. So although the desserts looked very nice, there was no space left for them anymore. The atmosphere was cosy and warm and the quick service. To summarize: we had a very nice... More 

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Thank Jeanne H
Aloha, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

I don't have any complaints about the food. The food was okay, but it was overpriced.The service was not so good. I thought I would get a glass of water without asking, but I have since learned that is not the way they do things here in central California. It seems rude, but actually they are conserving water. So I... More 

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Thank GweatAndTewwibleOz
El Dorado Hills, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Can't recommend this place. Went there for dinner with 3 friends. All of us were underwhelmed with the food(including desert). Waiter was an absolute snot(not even an efficient snot). None of us would ever go back.

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Thank Alex2006_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

The above very loud ID was enough!!! The food and staff were spot on and the atmosphere was great as well.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

We visited this restraurant Septmeber 2014 it is an exellent restrauant with a great menu choice good value for money highly recommended.

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Thank Phil J
Salinas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Three of us had dinner at the Monterey Cookhouse a few nights ago, and for the first time encountered a menu item called "The Beast"...a big burger topped with cheese and onion rings plus a quarter pound of marvelously tender beef brisket. Hint: if you remove the onion rings and set them aside you can actually take a bite out... More 

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Thank palshaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here during our stay in Monterey and were so happy to find this gem within walking distance of our motel. We split a stuffed mushroom appetizer and a margherita pizza. He also ordered a beer from the bar. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was inviting. There were many families around us though it... More 

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Hercules, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

We (party of 5) stopped in on a Friday night, because the signage out front caught my eye, and the menu appealed to everyone in the family (not an easy feat for our family). The service seemed slow, and the waiter admitted that when he approached the table, and let us know they were short-handed. BUT, that never became an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-642-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?