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500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802 (Polk Street)
+1 831-643-1833
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun 18:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the coolest "speakeasy" places I have been in a while. The indoor setting is dark with overstuff couches and chairs by fireplaces. The outdoor area has fire pits and very comfortable seating. Highly recommend visiting if you're in the area and appreciate great food and drink in a cool setting.

Thank rainforestpuppy
Monterey, California
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174 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant really has it all, beautiful atmosphere both inside and out, fantastic food and drink, and warm attentive service. The atmosphere in this restored historical adobe house is both romantic and charming. The upholstered chairs were very comfortable and the lighting was soft but bright enough to read the menu. We opted to share several plates and everything was... More 

Thank avodoc
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a fabulous place...whoever manages the place just 'gets it'. It's a beautiful historic building, but the staff are so knowledgeable (yet without being fake and overbearing) they made the evening an 'event'. I wish I had remembered the names of the bar staff, food staff and sommelier - they were all superb. The daiquiri was divine. I... More 

Thank JaneAgain64
SF Bay Area
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Housed in the Stokes Adobe (which is reportedly haunted), Restaurant 1833 is a special place. There are a number of special rooms in which you can dine, and the bar is comfy and inviting. The menu is interesting, and everything we had was delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank Grace Carr L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

1833 is one of my favorite places in Monterey. I had the opportunity to go again last night, and enjoy a dinner with some old friends and customers. The restaurant is in an old Monterey house with great rooms and and unique outdoor area complete with fire pits, and its own red wood tree on the corner. The bar has... More 

Thank Rosco17
Gilroy, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The ambiance, the food, the staff is perfection! The restaurant is in an historical adobe and it is like dining in a beautiful house from the past. You can dine upstairs and downstairs and it has an amazing, beautiful bar as you walk in the front entrance. The cocktails are amazing...the food is to die for. We often just get... More 

Thank kjhatmaker
Santa Cruz, California
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Met my wife and daughter at Restaurant 1833 for dinner. Gotta say that places like this that are unique and eclectic are not usually my thing...but I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised. We were not too hungry, so we decided to get 4 or 5 of their appetizers. The nachos were very unique, and the brussel... More 

Thank bdc10763
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Am amazing by place to try for a special occasion. We got there a little bit early and had a chance to sit at the bar for happy hour - the interior and decorations in the front room are amazing. And the drinks are great too. The dining area was empty when they let us in and I was very... More 

Thank Vlada P
new jersey
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were in town for a couple days and are foodies, so a friend of ours recommended 1833 for their mixologist's drinks and great food. Creative drinks did not dissapoint and the ambience is incredible - dimly lit, romantic, old library feel with roaring fires in different cozy rooms with firepits out front. It really is worth seeking out for... More 

1 Thank mahoneychic
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The service was outstanding. Give Nicolle a raise! We had a dinner full of appetizers because we wanted to try everything.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
    (Polk Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-643-1833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?