Monterey, CA, Guide and Information

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About Monterey

Well-known for attractions such as Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California, is steeped in history and rich with reasons to visit. From scuba diving in an ocean rich with marine life, to its long association with musical and theatrical events, Monterey offers a host of ways to enjoy a visit.

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Sages Salon
  • (831) 241-6193
  • 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove

Sages Salon is a unique Salon in which we cut with a free form style.  Also I blend my own shampoos, Conditioners and products to accommodate each…

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Randy's Fishing Trips & Whalewatching
  • 831-372-7440
  • 66 Old Fisherman's Wharf

Randy’s Fishing and Whale Watching Trips is a full service boat chartering company that offers Whale Watching and Recreational Sport Fishing Trips, as…

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OceanView Electric Bike Rentals
  • 831.647.1539
  • 125 Ocean View Blvd #127, PG

Many of us at Oceanview Electric Bike Rentals have spent a lot of time working and playing at the beach. We have seen that people love riding bikes…

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Wayside Garage
  • (831) 899-2425
  • 1231 Del Monte Ave

Quality Automotive Repair Since 1946Family owned and operated! We maintain and repair most makes and models. We are a California Smog Certification…

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
  • 831-372-1965
  • 647 Cannery Row, Monterey

Our Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Monterey features over 300 varieties of hand made chocolates and confections.
We specialize in handcrafting…

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MYO Yogurt - Alvarado
  • 831-649-3769
  • 491 Alvarado Street, Monterey

MYO "pure frozen yogurt" is a destination for all ages and people looking for a healthy snack/meal, decadent desert, or a fun interactive…

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The Other Side Restaurant
  • 831.372.1032
  • 724 Abrego St, Monterey

The newest spot in Monterey for great food, Sports, live music, dancing.

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Hookah Bar & Grill
  • (831) 372-4744
  • 220 Olivier St

Enjoy fine dining in our elegantly appointed dining room, or the relaxed atmosphere of our extensive patio with three fireplaces, a bar, our Hookah…

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Point Pinos Light Station
  • (831) 648-3176
  • 90 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove

Point Pinos Lighthouse was lit in 1855 to guide ships on the Pacific coast of California. It is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the…

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Benihana Japanese Steakhouse & Grill
  • 831-644-9007
  • 136 Olivier St

Have you been to Benihana lately? Rediscover the personalized experience of having your choice of succulent seafood, tender chicken, juicy steaks…

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Thomas Kinkade of Monterey
  • 831-643-9233, 831-643-9234
  • 381 Cannery Row, Monterey

The NEW Thomas Kinkade gallery is located the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa. We carry several artists with originals and limited editions available for…

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Paul's Drapery
  • (831) 372-4431
  • 168 18th St, Pacific Grove

You will find more than great window fashions with us. You will find great people who have the knowledge and expertise to help you put it all…

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Venture Gallery
  • 831-372-6279
  • 260 Alvarado Monterey

Visit this diverse gallery, owned and operated by local artists, and discover one of Monterey's hidden treasures. You will have the opportunity to…

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Mrs.Delish's Cupcake Boutique
  • 831-612-1884
  • 1098 Del Monte Ave, Monterey

PARTIES! There's nothing Mrs. DeLish's LOVES more than a fabulous event. Except adding a special flare to our cupcakes to make that event MORE…

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Johnny Rockets
  • 831-649-1809
  • 685 Cannery Row, Suite 101, Monterey

Serving up all-American food and fun, Johnny Rockets specializes in classic hamburgers, American Fries and shakes, with over 300 restaurants…

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Room for Dessert
  • 831-647-1170
  • 398 E. Franklin St, Monterey


OUR SWEET STORYIt all began with a project in high school, "Describe your ideal man."  I baked a gingerbread man complete with a big heart and a…

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • (831) 647-4201
  • 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A

Welcome to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary! One of our nation's most spectacular marine protected areas, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary…

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Monterey Public Library
  • (831) 646-3932
  • 625 Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940

www.monterey.org/library

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American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
  • (831) 372-0866
  • 198 Country Club Gate, Pacific Grove

With stores throughout California, American Cancer Society Discovery Shops help support the fight against cancer through the sale of high quality…

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Bay Bikes
  • 831-655-BIKE (2453)
  • 585 Cannery Row, facing bike trail

Email your rental reservation a day in advance and receive a 20% discount!
Our Cannery Row shop offers rentals of 4 wheel surreys, bike rentals…

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Monterey Bay Sailing
  • 831-372-7245
  • 78 Old Fisherman's Wharf

Sail with confidence on world-famous Monterey Bay. Monterey hosts the most bio-dense and bio-diverse ecosystem on the U.S. Pacific coast. Whether you…

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Monterey Hotel
  • (831) 375-4184
  • 406 Alvarado St, Monterey

Located in the heart of downtown Old Monterey, the Monterey Hotel has been restored to its original splendor. The forty-five lavishly restored…

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Pendleton Outlet Store
  • (831) 655-4302
  • Tin Cannery, Pacific Grove

We've been a family-owned business for more than 140 years, and for 96 of those years we've been weaving world class woolens in our Northwest Mills…

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Princess Monterey Whale Watching
  • 831-205-2370 tickets, 831-372-2203 info, 888-223-9153
  • 96 Fisherman's Wharf

Whale Watching Monterey, Ca.

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Clothing Optional Boutique
  • (831) 333-0800
  • 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove

Clothing Optional is a brand new, trendy clothing boutique located in Pacific Grove CA. Right next to First Awakenings Restaurant near Cannery Row.

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The Wharf Marketplace
  • 831.649.1116
  • 290 Figueroa St

The Wharf Marketplace is Monterey County's fresh food destination featuring locally produced provisions at their seasonal best - The Bounty of the…

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Second Chance Thrift Store
  • 831-372-2033, 831-717-4479
  • 105 Central Ave, Pacific Grove

We are very excited to have the opportunity to serve the community by providing a store where people can purchase high quality, slightly used items at…

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Ben Kaatz Photography
  • 831-531-8257
  • Seaside

I love to take pictures. But not those stuffy posed pictures. I take pictures of my kids, my friends’ kids, parties, special events ... You get the…

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Crabby Jim's Seafood Restaurant
  • (831) 372-2064
  • Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

Our excellent views of the Monterey Harbor allow you to enjoy Crabby Jim's seafood while watching the harbor seals and other harbor life. For…

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Otter Bay Wetsuits & Drysuits
  • 831.333.0234
  • 201 Hoffman Ave #1

Our custom wetsuits and drysuits suits are individually handcrafted to 60 of your measurements. We make a pattern from scratch, cut the suit out of…

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Lighthouse District
  • 831-655-8070
  • Lighthouse Ave, Monterey

The Lighthouse District boasts the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium and over 100 intriguing specialty shops, restaurants and nightlife…

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Old Monterey Business Assn
  • (831) 655-8070
  • 98 Del Monte Ave #201, Monterey

Old Monterey is the thriving downtown district of Monterey, CA. Home to nearly 400 shops, restaurants, and service providers and a bustling farmers'…

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Denny's
  • 831-372-0160
  • 300 Fremont St, Monterey 93940

We are open every hour of every day and you are welcome here whenever the whim hits you. We are open to good prices, so that everyone can leave…

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HI Monterey Hostel
  • 831.649.0375
  • 778 Hawthorne St, Monterey

HI Monterey is the perfect place to stop while traveling along the California coast. Driving the Pacific Coast Highway? Stop in with old friends or…

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Pacific Grove Library
  • 831.648.5760
  • 550 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, California 93950

Hours:Monday: 2pm to 7pm 
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10am to 7pmFriday & Saturday: 10am to 5pmClosed Sunday

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Monterey County Fairgrounds
  • (831) 372-5863
  • 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA 93940

Home of the Monterey County Fair

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Marina Patina
  • 831.747.7409
  • 125 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove

Marina Patina, Up cycled furniture, lighting home decor and accessories. Brilliant design for a colorful life! Distributors of Old Town Paints.

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • 831-373-1884
  • 720 Cannery Row

The first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market opened here in 1996 on Cannery Row.  Our menu features shrimp, of course. But we’ve won…

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Glenn's Aquarius II Dive Shop
  • 831-395-6605
  • 32 Cannery Row #B

Glenn's Aquarius II Dive Shop is conveniently located at Breakwater Cove, Monterey's Premiere Dive Site. Over the years, the shop has been servicing…

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Doc Wenzel's Old Time Portraits
  • 831-655-3556
  • 700 Cannery Row, Monterey

"Super friendly staff. They have great props and are affordable.  They make you feel very comfortable."  --review
We’re now located at 700 Cannery Row…

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Bargetto Winery Tasting Room
  • (831) 373-4053
  • 700-G Cannery Row, Monterey

Our Monterey Tasting Room is a popular stop for tourists and local residents. Visit our tasting room onCannery Row to taste our award-winning wines…

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MY Museum
  • (831) 649-6444
  • 425 Washington St, Monterey 93940

The Monterey County Youth Museum's 8,500 square feet are packed with a variety of hands-on exhibits, so each visit is unique and exciting. Areas of…

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Monterey Bay Whale Watch Center
  • (831) 375-4658
  • Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

Visit http://www.gowhales.com/sighting.htm for a list of recent sightings on our trips. Monterey Bay Whale Watch offers year-round whale watching…

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On The Beach Surf Shop
  • 831-646-9283
  • 693 Lighthouse, Monterey

On The Beach Surf Shop was founded by Kelly Sorensen. Kelly loves both surfing and the lifestyle that goes along with it. The goal of On The Beach is…

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Del Monte Aviation
  • 800-452-6184, 831-373-4151
  • 100 Sky Park Drive, Monterey

Monterey's finest full service Executive Air Terminal, with over 16 acres of ramp space and all the amenities your passengers or crews will need…

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Grove Market
  • (831) 375-9581
  • 242 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove

Locals' favorite butcher shop and neighborhood market, again this year. Do you need an idea for dinner? Our staff in the Meat Dept can help with a…

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Artisana Gallery
  • 831-655-9775
  • 612 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove

Artisana Gallery has a mission: to promote the work of local artisans, to support living California artists working in a variety of mediums and…

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Adventures by the Sea
  • 831-372-1807
  • 299 Cannery Row, Monterey

Adventures by the Sea began as just that – a love of the Monterey Peninsula and the outdoors. Frank Knight, owner of Adventures by the Sea, spent many…

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Red Roof Inn & Suites
  • 831-372-7586
  • 2227 No Fremont St Monterey

Red Roof Inn Monterey has 55 newly renovated rooms ranging from Superior King, Delux Queens accommodations to 2Kings Family Suites with Jacuzzi and…

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Lone Oak Lodge
  • 800-283-5663, 831-372-4924
  • 2221 North Fremont St

With its modest rates, variety of accommodations and family atmosphere the Lone Oak Lodge is a great hotel choice. Featuring family suites, single…

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Monterey Museum of Art
  • 831-372-5477
  • 559 Pacific St, Monterey

In keeping with our mission, the Museum’s collections and exhibitions focus on California art—past, present, and future. We are proud to present works…

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nice!
  • 831-649-NICE
  • 850 Munras St, Monterey

nice! women's consignment is a small, boutique-like consignment shop, committed to running an honest and friendly business. nice! has been operating…

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Asilomar State Beach
  • (831) 646-6440
  • 804 Crocker Avenue, Pacific Grove

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds provides park visitors numerous opportunities for beach and coast trail walks, a short boardwalk loop…

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Lipkin's Beads Jewelry Handbags
  • 831.747.1414
  • 800 Jighthouse Ave #1, Monterey
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Nestle Toll House Cafe
  • 831-641-9300
  • 751 Cannery Row

What began with the Toll House® chocolate chip cookie has grown into a dessert concept that knows no bounds. But what is it about this cookie that…

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Cat's Meow Stylish Fashion & Vintage Apparel
  • 831.393-2287
  • Lighthouse Ave, Monterey
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Chopstix
  • 831-372-2622
  • 1244 Munras Ave, Monterey

Ðón chào! Welcome! If you enjoy authentic Vietnamese cuisine served in a comfortable and pleasant setting, we invite you to be our guest at Chopstix…

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Stewart & Jasper Orchards
  • 831-375-NUTS (6887)
  • 400 Cannery Row, Monterey

It began as a service to our growers and neighbors, but has become a California legacy – The Stewart & Jasper Company Store. We feature the finest…

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City of Monterey Public Parking
  • (831) 646-3953
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Best parking for Cannery Row, the Aquarium and the Coastal Trail. Hourly parking with an attendant, first hour free, $1.50 per half-hour or fraction…

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Jerkyville USA
  • (951) 805-4093
  • 711 Cannery Row, Monterey

I have been selling jerky since 2000, when I noticed a man sitting across from my store on the Ortega Highway, California, with his dog, an umbrella…

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Troia's Market
  • (831) 375-9810
  • 380 Pacific St, Monterey

Review: "I'm focusing on the deli portion but they are an all-around liquor store. Why they are the best: 1. They have sheets to write down your order…

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Cannery Pizza Company
  • 831-920-1920
  • 751 Cannery Row

"Pizza, Chipotle-style located in the heart of Cannery Row. All pizzas are personal 9", with the choice of thin or regular crust, sauce, cheese, and…

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Monterey State Historic Park
  • (831) 649-7118
  • 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey
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El Cantaro Restaurant
  • 831.646.5465
  • 791 Foam St, Monterey

PLEASE NOTE THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED SATURDAYS, AND OPEN ON SUNDAYS.

"I’m all too familiar with Monterey County’s dearth of vegetarian and vegan…

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Domenico's On the Wharf
  • 50 Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey
Presidio of Monterey Museum
  • (831) 646-3456

The museum is open on Mondays 10 to 1, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 to 4, and Sundays 1 to 4 pm.

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Sockshop
  • (831) 372-8901
  • 649 Cannery Row

We strive to carry the largest selection of socks and hosiery on the West Coast. Our socks are colorful, functional and most of all FUN! Our…

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Spirals Benefit Shop for Alliance on Aging
  • (831) 383-5030
  • 570 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove

Spirals offers local residents and tourists an upscale consignment and benefit store selling new and lightly used merchandise including clothing for…

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Bay Consignment
  • 831.373.7971, 831.920.7550
  • 529 & 531 Hartnell St, Monterey
Royal Presidio Chapel
  • 831.373.2628
  • 500 Church St

The Royal Presidio Chapel Heritage Center is located in the Parish Offices Building located to the east of the Chapel/Cathedral. 
San Carlos Borromeo…

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Monterey Salinas Transit
  • 1-888-MST-BUS1

Follow this link for bus routes and schedules

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Lilly Mae's Cinnamon Rolls
  • 831-646-1765
  • 700 Cannery Row, Monterey

"They have so many choices like pecan cinnamon, original recipe, apple cinnamon, sugar frosted cinnamon…etc, and I wanted it all. I gulped, and picked…

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St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
  • 831-642-9387
  • 214 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove

"The best part about this St Vinnie's is that they take donations during all open hours.   I live close by and my grandmother and I have been cleaning…

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St Mary's Thrift Shop
  • 831-373-4441

Open for sales Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 1–4pm. Open for donations Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings, and by special arrangement.

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