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C restaurant + bar

750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1087
+1 831-375-4800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“eggs benedict” (16 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1087
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hubby and I had dinner here only because the other nearby restaurants had very long wait lines. We were able to get a seat right away. No line at all, which was the plus. There were only 5 tables occupied. There was live music from...More

1  Thank MimieW
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Here is a chef who managed to pair the higher quality meats (duck, halibut or sea bass) with the most simple ingredients (barley, rice, asparagus) in the most delicious, creative and surprising way. Everything in this place is high quality. Service, food, deserts, ambiance. 100%...More

1  Thank Anet C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Breakfast with a view of the cute sea otters. Everything is delicious & the wait staff is very friendly & accommodating.

1  Thank Doni W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is awesome and each visit we see something different - sea otters, sea lions, dolphins and even whales. However, the restaurant serves great food and the staff are very pleasant and friendly. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here on different trips...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outdoors in the beautiful patio with a decent ocean view and we were a few tables back from the ocean. There were heaters that were placed just right for the little bit of chill on the air, no jackets needed. The happy hour...More

Thank 41mariannec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to this meal but it didn't live up to our expectations. The duck was ok, the pork with mash was dry and over cooked, though the kids burger was good. The restaurant by and large just seemed to be trying too...More

Thank WolveyGeordie
TheCMonterey, Manager at C restaurant + bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our property! We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal, however. Our management team would be happy to speak with you if you'd like. Feel free to call us and ask to speak to a manager. It's important to us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times over the years when we visit Cannery Row, and again just recently, also. We love the view of the bay. We have tried a number of items on their breakfast menu - eggs benedict (traditional), omelettes, French toast (which...More

Thank LoveGetAways70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The New York steak was tough. The chicken was dry. The chocolate budino was awful. The clam chowder excellent. Bread was cold and hard. The platings were very well done. The appetizers are greasy. Why is everything deep fried or drenched in olive oil??. You...More

Thank boobot1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here to celebrate our anniversary and all the seafood dishes are delicious. I took one star off because the service was not as top notch. The waiter forgot my tea bag and he spilled our wine during dinner. As for lunch, the...More

Thank allisonTFremont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the wives and kids were across the street at the mirror maze place, the husband's decided to hit happy hour at the bar. They both enjoyed the fish tacos. The wives and children arrived a bit later and we sat outside. We enjoyed their...More

Thank stephp
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Questions & Answers
Jill H
17 February 2017|
Response from TheCMonterey | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out! Our Happy Hours are Sun-Thursday (inclusive) from 4pm-7pm. Our HH menu can sometimes vary. But, it's half price small plates and drinks. Things like Flatbreads and Rock Cod tacos. Our host/ess... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1087
    (Prescott Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-4800
  • E-mail
the C restaurant + bar is a spectacular dining location that provides a breathtaking view of Monterey Bay. The cuisine, under the direction of Executive Chef Matt Bolton, offers up sustainable seafood, blending in a variety of local produce and meats. We are proud to comply with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program and support local farms, organically-grown ingredients and sustainability.

We offer vegetarian and family friendly options, including a kid's menu.

Join us for Happy Hour Sundays - Thursdays 4pm-7pm, with live music on Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights (6pm-9pm) and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons (3pm-6pm).
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