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Restaurant 1833

500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
+1 831-643-1833
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pork loin” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This restaurant hits all the marks and cannot be missed. The warm, inviting atmosphere, unique to each room, offers quirky yet elegant comfort. Each signature cocktail highlights the quality spirit and fresh ingredients. The dishes are creative and excellent. The staff was attentive, not overbearing...More

Thank runningmimi76
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Recently a preeminent San Francisco newspaper restaurant reviewer called Restaurant 1833 the best restaurant in Monterey after the restaurant changed chef and menu. The food was interestingly prepared and presented. For appetizer we had pieces of pork wrapped in a paper thin dough (Tunisian Brik...More

Thank Centurytravel
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Got recommendations from 2 locals. We should have walked out after looking at the menu. The selections were quite unique, but we decided to try it. We ordered drinks. They were very skimpy for the price. One of our group ordered Absolute orange and club,...More

Thank Lynnefal
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Early dinner with four friends allowed us to sample a number of appetizers, mains and deserts. We brought our own bottle of wine and started with some cocktails that were a nice pour and fresh. The appetizers foie gras, frito misto and halibut tar-tar were...More

Thank markmDanville_Ca_
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We hadn't been to Restaurant 1833 since it was Stokes Adobe because we moved from the area. We decided to visit Monterey for our tenth anniversary and have dinner at 1833. We were a bit hesitant since the reviews were quite mixed.But, we were glad...More

Thank MariposaMarion
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I had seen the most magical picture of the interior of Restaurant 1833, with an intriguing bookshelf bathed in golden light above a leather sofa. And so, when a friend asked where I wanted to go to dinner, I said, Restaurant 1833. Oops. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Alice J
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Restaurant 1833 had been my favorite Monterey eatery for many years, but fell from favor after a less then memorable evening shortly after its recent re-opening. Last night 1833 definitely earned back my loyalty. It was nothing short of spectacular. The cocktails from Josh at...More

Thank Erinbaby
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Very creative selections from one of the area's top chefs. This is a great destination for foodies. We ordered a good number of the small plates as we found them to be exceptionally tasty, creative and filling. Great wine list to compliment the creative offerings!

1  Thank JMBless
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A beautiful, historic Monterey building with comfortable seating inside and outside, great drinks, wonderful service, and unusual but delicious food. Chef Franey(from Canlis in Seattle) has put together a creative menu with layers of flavours and textures you might not expect but work very well...More

Thank iamfinicky
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Drinks - awesome! Food - unbelievable! Desert - no words to describe! We went there for a romantic dinner and I left there impressed with the place. The decoration is very pretty and the staff very friendly. We ordered the spinach dip for starters and...More

Thank Vennabru
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21 September 2016|
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Response from PeterandJinx | Reviewed this property |
We honestly do not know what its history has been. We just know that before this incarnation it had another name which we can pul from the memory bank and before that we can't say.
19 June 2015|
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Response from Quasarsoujourner01 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the month and size of your group. We had like over 24 + people. And, this was around tourist season in February. Options of seating time was provided to us after we called a day ahead. Call and plan ahead... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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