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Welcome to WhatsUpMonterey's Restaurant Guide, your ultimate resource for exploring the best of modern American cuisine in Monterey County!

Our guide showcases the finest restaurants in Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Pebble Beach, offering a delightful mix of casual and upscale dining options. Our curated list features restaurants that use high-quality and locally sourced ingredients to prepare unique and flavorful dishes. Whether you're a local or a visitor, our guide is your ultimate resource for discovering the best American restaurants in Monterey Bay. Let's explore and savor the flavors of Monterey County's vibrant culinary scene together!

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Hog's Breath Inn

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Hog's Breath Inn

San Carlos between 5th & 6th Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Welcome to the famous Hog's Breath Inn, Carmel. Formerly owned by Clint Eastwood, and sold to a a good family friend, Kaiser Morcus, a seasoned restaurateur, hotelier, grocer, butcher and entrepreneur.

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701 Lighthouse Ave Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Doing what we know, to save what we love! A sustainable seafood restaurant focused on saving our oceans. Zagat rated #1 Best Seafood in Bay Area 2014! Passionfish is owned and operated by Chef Ted Walter…

Rooftop Lounge

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Rooftop Lounge

1110 Del Monte Ave. Monterey, CA 93940

The breathtaking 360-degree views of the Monterey Bay provide the backdrop for The Rooftop Lounge Bar & Grill. This unique rooftop sits right along Del Monte Avenue facing the Pacific Ocean, The…

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Turn 12 Bar & Grill

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Katy's Place

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Katy's Place

Mission between 5th & 6th Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Katy's Place, "Carmel's Breakfast Tradition"® since 1982, is perennially considered the gourmet breakfast restaurant by residents and visitors alike. In the heart of bustling Carmel Village, Katy's defines…

Melville Tavern

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Melville Tavern

484-A Washington St Monterey, CA 93940

American gastropub fare in a homey space with vintage accents and a welcoming neighborhood vibe. Fresh ingredients that are perfectly prepared, specialty beer from around the world, and wines to match…

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