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Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
+1 831-372-2628
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“angry prawns” (72 reviews)
“swordfish” (74 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
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Reviewed yesterday

We were here for lunch a couple weeks ago while staying at the hotel. We ate on the outdoor patio outside the bar and I think it was Noah who was our server. We had delicious calamari, poke tacos, and the crab cake and all...More

Thank thekellys5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Schooners for many years to have lunch and particularly Sunday brunch on the patio. The tables and seating were comfortable. However following the "remodel" we were not so comfortable. The new furniture is very square, stiff and uncomfortable. They put...More

Thank josephfS5132PL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Okay atmosphere for family with kids. Great waiters and amazing clam chowder! My wife had the seared swordfish and loved it. I had the scallops, shrimp, and clams pasta. I thought the sea food was fresh as well as pasta but lacked flavor. My son...More

Thank Rreyes1984
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The 'cast a wide net' was the most awesome dish! It has lobster, shrimp, scallops and crab! Every part of the dish melted in my mouth. The staff was super helpful and even sent out some samples of dishes to try! I started with the...More

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 4 days ago

When the fog has burned off, Monterey Bay is as good a place for lunch with a view as many places in the world. Schooners is part of a hotel and serves decent food while you are looking at the water and seagulls and kayakers....More

Thank Westcoastboy181
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a top notch restaurant. I have been there 3 times in the last month. It is easy to get a window seat in the mid to late afternoon and even if you do n to get a window seat, the view is great....More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hotel is worth stopping by to see the lobby and view of the Bay. Breakfast was delicious, omelet and cinnamon roll was very good. Our server , richardo was very kind. Will difinately return.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast twice while staying at the hotel. The spinach omelette and the huevos rancheros were both delicious.

Thank LetsGoDen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostesses are friendly and attempt to find you a seat quickly. I've been there 2 times in the past week after hearing about the new renovations on KRML so had to check it out. Nice to be able to use hotel valet for parking and...More

Thank 556danaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a great view. Service was lousy. Food was ok but too pricey. There are other options in Monterey.More

Thank JimGAnnapolis
Monterey_Plaza, Director of Food & Beverage at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear JimGAnnapolis, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar. Please accept my sincere apologies for your dissatisfaction with our service, if possible I'd like to learn more so that I may address our staff. Please contact me directly at...More

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Sandra H
7 September 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, We would be delighted to serve your family reunion, thank you for considering us! Please give us a call at 831-372-2628, and speak with our Restaurant Manager, Valentino for additional details. We look... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Dear CraigWspoon, We would be delighted to offer your daughter a plain burger, and completely understand. We look forward to welcoming you, and should you have any other requests please do not hesitate to contact us at any... More
7 April 2016|
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Response from Monterey_Plaza | Property representative |
Good Morning, Thank you for your recent inquiry regarding Mother's Day brunch! While Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar does not have a special Mother's Day menu, our regular menu items will be served. However, Monterey Plaza... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-7501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-2628
  • E-mail
Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a stunning restaurant featuring sustainable seafood and approachable, contemporary American cuisine. The ideal location for celebrating the Central Coast and the spectacular coastal region, Executive Chef Waller's commitment to fresh, sustainable seafood is reflected in the creative menu which features a variety of seafood options, both raw and cooked, as well as appetizers, soups, salads, large platters meant for sharing, and wood-fired dishes. A creative cocktail menu is served alongside an impressive wine list highlighting Monterey County vintners. The high-energy bar, bustling open kitchen, and dramatic outdoor patio personifies a relaxed, fun and joyous atmosphere.
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