Dining


Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

Perched dramatically over the bay, Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar is a popular Monterey restaurant that features approachable, contemporary American cuisine and sustainable seafood. With a bustling open kitchen, oceanfront outdoor patio and high-energy bar, Schooners restaurant has an energetic, relaxed and convivial atmosphere.

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Cafe La Strada

Relax at our piazza-style oceanside coffeehouse and watch the passers-by on Cannery Row. Savor the rich flavor of freshly roasted Peet’s Coffee and artisan pastries, or sample one of our specialty sandwiches, soups, amazing desserts, and more, all made daily on the premises.

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Helmsman Lounge

Guests are drawn to the lively conversation, inspired libations and incredible views at the Helmsman Lounge. Meet friends for a round of cocktails handcrafted from small-batch, artisan spirits, or sample a plate of appetizers while listening to live music or sitting around the fire pit.

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Executive Chef James Waller

James Waller has served as the Executive Chef at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa since 1997.  His emphasis on fresh, local, quality ingredients has defined the innovative and contemporary cuisine he has created for the Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar.

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In-Room Dining

For guests who would prefer a quiet or romantic dinner in the comfort of their guestroom, we provide in-room dining from our outstanding Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar.

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