Perfect Places for Thanksgiving Dinner in Monterey Bay

If you are celebrating Thanksgiving out, Monterey Bay offers iconic restaurants that offers fantastic thanksgiving meal. So why suffer the stress of trying to prepare your own table? Start a new tradition with your family through a Thanksgiving meal at one of these best restaurants in the bay.

CHART HOUSE

This seafood and steakhouse restaurant has been serving sumptuous meals for more than 50 years. Chart House specialize in dazzling views, unique cuisine and exceptional service. Chart House is located in 444 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940 and can be reached at +1-831-372-3362.

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RESTAURANT 1833

This restaurant is known to have a beautiful ambiance in historic building and a lovely place. They offer a variety of of meal and fancy dinner perfect for the Thanksgiving celebration. Restaurant 1833 has been receiving reviews from the locals and outsiders for having a superb experience. For reservations, you can ring them at 831.643.1833

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via Trip Advisor

OLD FISHERMAN’s GROTTO

This place has been one of the favorites for years because of its very romantic setting. It is situated in a breathtaking harbor views perfect for a relaxing Thanksgiving dinner. They serve seafood, pasta, steak, fresh local salads and a house specialties for dinner. For convenience, you can make your reservation online via this link.

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THE SARDINE FACTORY

The Sardine Factory is also one the best places for a Thanksgiving dinner which offers variety of dinner meals prepared by award winning chefs. Their specialties are the signature Abalone Bisque and Calamari Puffs. They have also the best Eastern corn-fed USDA prime beef that no other steal will compare. Also, you can enjoy a private dinner as they have options for you. You can make a reservation to their lounge, conservatory, captain’s room and the wine cellar. To find a table, you can visit this link.

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via The Sardine Factory website’s photo gallery

THE FISH HOPPER

This restaurant is in Cannery Row, right next to the waterfront that is within walking distance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The Fish Hopper specializes in fresh seafood and steaks. This is also a great pick for Thanksgiving celebrations as they serve the certified black Angus beef.
Enjoy the experience with spectacular panoramic views of Monterey Bay. The Fish Hopper is situated in 700 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940. For reservations, click this link.

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Are you visiting Monterey County or is your family coming over for a vacation? Are you looking for a local place to accommodate you? Come and stay with us here in Munras Inn! Nestled at the coastal community of Monterey Bay, we offer 29 charming, well appointed rooms. Munras Inn is definitely the best choice for you! Book with us now by clicking here, or call us at (831) 646-9696.  You’ll definitely enjoy great accommodation and excellent customer service.

Spooky Halloween Events in Monterey Bay You Shouldn’t Miss

Halloween is fast approaching and it is just one of the many highlights of the last quarter of the year. It’s always a big hit for many especially for the children to enjoy these random happenings during this season. So what are your Halloween plans? To help you out, here are the spooky Halloween events in Monterey Bay this year that you should not miss.

GHOST TOUR

Get that Halloween spirit by having a ghost tour around the area. Point Sur Lightstation offers exciting Ghost Tours recurring weekly on Saturday, Oct 17 – Oct 24, 2015. You can view their tour schedules via Point Sur official website.. Admission fee is $85 per person. So start planning and have a great encounter!

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Originally published in www.ksbw.com

4th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN PG TRICK-OR-TREATING EXTRAVAGANZA

The City of Pacific Grove will present this free family fun and all ages are welcome in this year’s annual Trick or Treat throughout the downtown Pacific Grove. Prepare your Halloween costumes and just look for the Halloween ribbons & pumpkins outside your favorite participating downtown businesses. Please be advised that all trick or treaters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This event is happening on October 24 from 10am-4pm.

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD AT THE GOLDEN BOUGH THEATRE

Catch this creepy film at the Golden State Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This 1968 independent black-and-white horror film which was written and directed by George Romero is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. This is an all day event with $8-15 ticket prices.

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PUMPKIN PANDEMONIUM

Celebrate Halloween with the whole family with trick or treating, balloon art and a pumpkin patch at Del Monte Shopping Center on October 30, 2015 from 2:30pm-4:30pm. This is a free event that will surely enjoyed by the children. 1380787447-eimg

Originally published in www.visitsfbayarea.com

HALLOWEEN ON LIGHTHOUSE DISTRICT

Bring your little Goblis at the hottest Halloween Party in the Lighthouse Avenue on October 31, 2-5pm for an afternoon trick-or-treating event.
Lighthouse District shops, shops, restaurants and boutiques will be welcoming these little goblins with special treats! This is a free event.

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Originally published in www.seemonterey.com

Are you visiting Monterey County or is your family coming over for a vacation? Are you looking for a local place to accommodate you? Come and stay with us here in Munras Inn! Nestled at the coastal community of Monterey Bay, we offer 29 charming, well appointed rooms. Munras Inn is definitely the best choice for you! Book with us now by clicking here, or call us at (831) 646-9696.  You’ll definitely enjoy great accommodation and excellent customer service.

Oceans in Glass – Discovering Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the top attractions in the bay. Visiting Monterey wouldn’t be complete without encountering these sea creatures who were being preserved by the management of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Children and adults who have visited the aquarium were fascinated with its large, modern and huge variety of activities and things to look at.

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via #montereybayaquarium IG account

Tickets and Membership Info as follows:

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***Learn More About Monterey Bay Aquarium Here***

Below is a full length documentary about Monterey Bay Aquarium which will give you a broad view about the “Oceans in Glass” attraction in Monterey.

Are you visiting Monterey County or is your family coming over for a vacation? Are you looking for a local place to accommodate you? Come and stay with us here in Munras Inn! Nestled at the coastal community of Monterey Bay, we offer 29 charming, well appointed rooms. Munras Inn is definitely the best choice for you! Book with us now by clicking here, or call us at (831) 646-9696.  You’ll definitely enjoy great accommodation and excellent customer service.

June FUN – Beer and Wine Events in Monterey Bay

Are you up for some fun this June? Here are some great events to watch for in Monterey Bay!

June 5th – 6th Monterey Beer Week Festival

The first weekend of June is sure to bring fun in Monterey County. Come and expereince the first ever Beer Week Festival. Bring your best buds and just enjoy. There will be beer special for as low as $2.50, and enjoy happy hour like you never did before. Make sure you have a designated driver 🙂

 

 

More info below:

GET YOUR TICKET HERE TODAY

Ticket pricing:

  • General Admission – $45 presale $50 at the door (gates open at 12:30)
  • VIP Admission – $70 presale and $80 at the door (gates open at 11:30)
  • Designate Driver – $20

All ticket holders receive souvenir beer pilsner glass

VIP Information:

  • Early Admission at 11:30am
  • Private restrooms
  • Souvenir Beer Glass
  • Beer Caddy to the first 500 VIP’s through the gate

Parking:

  • $10.00 on site

Hours:

  • General: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
  • VIP: 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

***Learn More About the Beer Week Here***

June 6th – 7th Monterey Wine Festival

If you’re not the beer kind…no worries! Wine Festival might just be right for you!

Come and enjoy world class wines, gourmet foods and witness the The 4th  West Coast Chowder Competition. This event is definitely for wine lovers!

More Info Below:

GET YOUR TICKET HERE TODAY

June 5th, 2015 6 – 9:30
V.I.P. Gourmet Extravaganza Party
Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center
5 Custom House Plaza

June 6th, 2015 11 – 4 p.m.
The West Coast Chowder Competition
Chowder Cook – off & and wine pairing 11 – 3 p.m.
and “Mini Cocktail Camp – Shake’m Like a Pro!”

Custom House Plaza a State Historic Park
20 Custom House Plaza
Montery, CA 93940

***Learn More About the Wine Festival Here***

 

Top 5 #MontereyBay Instagram Post

Monterey Bay is definitely a MUST VISIT this spring season. Why? Well, we’ll let these instagram photo shares with hashtag #MontereyBay show you. We have collected the TOP 5 Most popular posts of tourists and locals who obviously enjoyed and enjoying their stay in Monterey Bay.

5. Here’s a photo by @sometimesmonica with caption

When you sail into a feeding frenzy and are surrounded by 40+ humpback whales… #sciencewin #teacherlife #photoaday2015 #feelingsmallinavastoceanofawesome #weekendadventures #montereybay #ocean #otter #whale #CAdreamin

4. Monterey Bay is for sure a place to chill with your loved one. Looks like @carlie_kaye25 found her piece of paradise on the rooftop.

Chillin on a rooftop with my hubby! #oneyearanniversary #lovingthis #montereybay

3. A trip to Monterey won’t be complete without stopping by at the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Sounds like @halirose had a lot of fun!

Thank you, for everyone who wrote me and made me go 🙈 #montereybay #montereybayaquarium #sardinesanyone #soulfood #coasttocoast #blackandwhite #Mayfeels #vaca #underthesea #bucketlist

2. Ohhh, thoses seals are adorable. @pattiepie_ sure did catch a good life in action.

Nap Time 💤| #SleepySeal #OnTheBay #MontereyBay #NapTime

1. Drum Roll please! And the photo that stood out amore the rest was shared by @ddgv. It may be a cliche but this photo proves that “a picture is worth a thousand words”

#montereybay #cityofmonterey #california #sunset #bestview #beautiful #colors #highway1 #nature #love #bestview #blessed #seaside #natgeo #pacificocean #love #tree

We hope that you had fun looking at these photos like we did. If you have great photos of Monterey Bay, please do not hesitate to post them in our Facebook Page Here. Watch for our next blog post 🙂 Until next time!

 

Disclaimer: All photos in this post were from top-hashtags.com. Visit Monterey Bay blog does not own any of these photos.