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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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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had lunch at Schooners with my office co-workers. We sat on the patio overlooking the Bay. The lunch menu is not very extensive (which is probably a good thing). I had an open-face crab sandwich - which was delicious! And I was given a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sonia E
themontereyplaza, General Manager at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sonia E., Thank you for your thoughtful review of Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar. We are delighted that you enjoyed the service, views, and open-face crab sandwich (a staff favorite). We value business from locals and appreciate your patronage. Thank you for your recommendations,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate breakfast three mornings in a row because my room came with breakfast. Over the course of three mornings, I had the egg white frittata, the pancakes, the omelet with chorizo, and the bear claw and bacon. The frittata, pancakes, omelette, and bacon were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LHKSF
themontereyplaza, General Manager at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear LHKSF, Thank you for your review of Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar. While we are delighted that you enjoyed the bear claw, service, and views, we offer our sincere apologies that the breakfast and orange juice were not up to your standards. We would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server ms lorinda was amazing..I had friends visiting from georgia and her personatly made them feel right at home.Her recommendations for the steak and crab legs were delicious.thanks for the awesome service..More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cmwalker1984
themontereyplaza, General Manager at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cmwalker1984, Thank you for your thoughtful review of Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar. We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed the service and food. We have passed along your kind comments to Lorinda, and hope to welcome you and you friends back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived for the end of happy hour. The servings were entree size and delicious. My seat was next to the window and I could get the sea lions “singing”! Glad I tried it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 278Sunny2105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here during a stay at the Monterey Plaza for our anniversary and could not speak more highly of the whole experience. The staff were amazing and every single one of them that came to our table wished us a happy anniversary which really made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank allan1978
MPH-GM, General Manager at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear allan1978, Thank you for your thoughtful review of Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar. I want to extend my sincere congratulations regarding your anniversary, and we are delighted that you chose the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa to celebrate such an important occasion. I have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant served high quality dishes but a bit pricier than other eating places on the Warf. If you do eat there you must try the crab Mac-n-cheese. It was really special. Great food but service was a little slow even though not very busy...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Waitress Ashley was great. The atmospher was also very nice. The restaurant is quiet and conveniently located in an area close to the beach.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Stay14913166695
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience, excellent food and great service by Halima! Highly recommended. The food was prepared with fresh ingredients and the portions were generous. Loved the view as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mryfoodie
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We were stuck in traffic on 101 and I decide to call and make a reservation for the restaurant at the hotel where we were staying. We were tired and hungry. Our server, Steve, was delightful and attentive, making the perfect recommendations when we ordered....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 788MelissaC
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had lunch and drinks many times on this visit. Great seafood and an awesome bar with views. Staff was helpful. Never had to wait long to be seated.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HAPPY2GO30
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Maps777531
8 October 2018|
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Response from Mario A | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have an artichoke dip on the lunch menu
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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
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CraigWspoon
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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