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A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro

Closed Now: 11:00 - 19:00
Open today: 11:00 - 19:00
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We stopped in here for lunch. Wow what a great place. Wine tasting food, everything. We were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brisbane, Australia
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Exceptional limited edition wine selections and fantastic view

Exceptional limited edition wine selections and fantastic view make for a must-do. It is situated... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Cesar C
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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...more
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700 Cannery Row, 2nd Floor, Monterey, CA 93940-1063
+1 831-646-5446
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch. Wow what a great place. Wine tasting food, everything. We were welcomed and the service was great. Don’t miss the crab cakes. The wine and food are superb! A must for Monterey!

Thank FionaD57
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Exceptional limited edition wine selections and fantastic view make for a must-do. It is situated on the second floor, which made for a lucky find as we were exploring. The bistro is quaint and has lots of gourmet locally sourced couvet. But the wine and...More

Thank Cesar C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Extremely tucked away place in Monterey with great wine selection and great charcuterie selection. Must visit because the view is amazing.

Thank Breckja
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Incredible wine, good food and a view to kill. With all the tourist stuff around you could miss this place. Tucked away on second story this place is awesome.

Thank Hicks3456
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Thought we'd try it out because reviews were really decent. It was a nice selection of cheeses, crackers, dips and wines. My husband tries reds and I tried whites. My only complaint was one of my wines literally tasted like gasoline. I truly thought it...More

Thank dmsrdh
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I really enjoyed my wine-tasting experience at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro. While sipping wine and eating cheese selections, the view dazzled me. Watching the waves and the birds soaring above them was mesmerizing. I had two flights of reds that were most...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We were a little skeptical as we eyed the doorway at the top of some stairs in a small building full of tourist shops on Cannery Row. You enter through tables full of merchandise, but keep walking because at the back is a wall of...More

Thank beachfam_rp
Reviewed 10 June 2018

My husband and I were in Monterey for a few days and visited this wine bistro. We did some red & white wine tasting, and then ordered a flatbread pizza and a charcuterie and both were excellent. And so was our waitperson, Oscar. His suggestions...More

Thank katpeterson
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

A Taste of Monterey is certainly apropos for this wonderful wine bar and bistro...the views of the bay is beautiful, the variety and quality of wine and food delicious! The ambiance and service also were great! I definitely will return!!!

Thank rysimoni
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views with amazing wine! We went on a Sunday and were promptly attended to and treated with the upmost importance!

Thank smgilley87
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Jodie D
25 March 2018|
Response from Ken R | Property representative |
There is metered street parking all around. There is also a city parking garage with a flat rate for longer stays.
12 October 2017|
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Response from Ken R | Property representative |
The Private Reserve Club is comprised of quarterly shipments of three wines. These wines sell between $30 and $60 per bottle. The featured wine normally are produced from single vineyard sources and limited in... More