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Welcome to the What's Up Monterey Restaurant Guide's Lounges section, where we'll take you on a journey through some of the best lounges in the beautiful cities of Monterey, Carmel, and Pacific Grove!

Whether you're a local or a visitor, you can discover some of the most vibrant and unique lounges in the Monterey Bay area. Our guide includes a diverse range of lounges, from elegant and sophisticated establishments to relaxed and casual hangouts. So if you're looking for a cozy and intimate space to enjoy a drink with friends, a lively and bustling bar to celebrate a special occasion, or simply a place to unwind after a long day, our selection of lounges has got you covered. From craft cocktails and wine to local beers and more, there's something for everyone! We've scoured the area to find the best places to grab a drink, including hidden gems and popular hotspots alike. So no matter what your preference or mood, you're sure to find a lounge that suits your style.

Sit back, relax, and let us take you on a tour of the best lounges in Monterey Bay. So raise a glass and let's get started!

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The Growers Pub

Carmel-by-the-Sea Visit Website


San Carlos St Between 7th and Ocean Ave. Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Nestled in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, Barmel embodies coastal sophistication and culinary excellence. Founded by mixologists and culinary artisans, Barmel offers handcrafted cocktails, premium…

Sunset Lounge

Carmel Visit Website

Sunset Lounge

120 Highlands Dr. Carmel, CA 93923

With dramatic views of the breathtaking Big Sur California coastline and Yankee Point, the Sunset Lounge provides an ideal setting for a delightful cocktail and small bites with friends in a casual…

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Pearl Hour

Monterey Visit Website

Pearl Hour

214 Lighthouse Ave Monterey, CA 93940

Classic and house cocktails made from fresh ingredients, juices, herbs and fruits. Served from a 1930’s era wooden bar and a patio garden bar with table seating around a fire-pit and dimly lit twinkle…

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