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Esteban Restaurant

700 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3110
+1 831-375-0176
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (71 reviews)
“paella” (25 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
700 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3110
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Sat outside on patio by fire pit, enjoyed the tapas, would especially recommend the spare ribs, very enjoyable meal

Thank martin p
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel affiliated with this restaurant which made our evening dinner plans an easy choice. After staying at this property for almost a week, we pretty much ate our way through the menu. Everything we had was delicious and I am picky...More

Thank Nellzon9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Esteban is lovely ambiance and amazing food and service. Will return again for the squid and more. The roast chicken looked amazing.

Thank Jules T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical tacos fare but portions just right with 4-5 choices and excellent pear pathiries for sweet to finish

Thank mickthebookie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had another wonderful dinner at Estaban. Ordered in courses and took my time. The chef uses a variety of interesting spices and combinations so I love trying items on the menu. Had wonderful sautéed Calamari tonight. I recommend this restaurant to all travelers who like...More

Thank TrueGrittp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here after our previous day at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Our hotel was just down the street so was very convenient. I had the Special "Eggs Benedict," which I have to say was the best I have ever had, my boyfriend who...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is one of my favorites in Monterey. All of the staff is so friendly and service oriented. They have a beautiful outdoor patio with a fireplace and heat lamps... the staff is AWESOME and their executive chef often comes out to check to...More

Thank katielain
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were excited to eat there on our last day of our mini-vacation, made reservations just in case as it was a holiday weekend and everything was packed. Sadly everything started to tumble with the service, we ordered our food and the Waiter didn't suggest...More

Thank ynicker
Inns_of_Monterey, Manager at Esteban Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello ynicker, Thank you for your review and for sharing your feedback with us. Comments from our guests are extremely important as they provide our best opportunity to improve ourselves. We apologize for the shortcomings you experienced as our guest as this is certainly contrary...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We enjoyed the food and the tapa style menu. Everything was delicious and the service excellent! This was a nice restaurant with outside and inside dining. Very comfortable and had a fire pit too. Very dog friendly and we appreciated that.

Thank EastSacramentoCouple
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stayed at the Casa Munras & had breakfast here. They gave us a voucher of $20 off the bill. The pricing for everything was very high even with the voucher. The food was good, and the service was excellent.

Thank NorthWestWind
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 34
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-0176
  • E-mail
Description
Estéban Restaurant offers authentic Monterey dining in the historic Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. Enjoy a unique culinary experience featuring traditional Spanish-inspired cuisine with a pinch of adventure. Choose from Mediterranean tapas and classic selections to savor and share by the warmth of the fireplace or in the relaxing outdoor patio setting.
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