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Best American Restaurants in Marina


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A photo of Bayonet Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Seaside
Bayonet Grill is an exceptional representation of fine American cuisine, offering an incredible dining experience. Customers have praised the wonderful organization of events such as Easter Brunch, indicating their capabilities to cater to large parties. The positive atmosphere and magnificent views add to the overall charm of this eatery. This experience is a reflection of the American tradition of gathering for holidays and creating warm memories. Reviews like "Everything was great" and "good vibes" emphasize the quality of the food and service at Bayonet Grill, asserting its relevance to American cuisine.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Monterey restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Monterey
Booked 67 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Monterey, consistently delivers a remarkable dining experience, according to numerous customer reviews. The spectacular waterfront view and the opportunity to watch sea otters play only enhance the overall experience. The seafood dishes come highly recommended, with patrons praising the freshness and tastiness of the restaurant's offerings. The well-prepared seafood and standout dishes like salmon, Mahi, and king crabs have roped in rave reviews. Meanwhile, the attentive service, consistently good food, and overall ambience contribute to its popularity. As many happy reviewers pointed out, Chart House Restaurant is a destination worth returning to.
A photo of Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pacific Grove
Booked 33 times today
The Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point is highly regarded for its exceptional Californian cuisine. Located in Pacific Grove, the Beach House overlooks the stunning Monterey Bay. The menu boasts a variety of fresh seafood dishes, such as the Pacific Coast Clam Chowder, Grilled Salmon Filet, and Scallops Pot Pie, alongside other classics like the American Bacon Cheeseburger and Filet Mignon, which are all praised by patrons. Reviewers appreciate the restaurant's diverse and quality culinary options, prepared immaculately and served in generous portions. One review states, "Seafood is fantastic when the restaurant knows seafood. We will be back!" The Beach House offers a true Californian dining experience with its scenic location, diverse menu, and excellent service.
A photo of Tarpy's Roadhouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Monterey
Booked 30 times today
Tarpy's Roadhouse is a beloved institution known for its delicious American comfort food. Customers consistently praise its high quality, generous portions and one-of-a-kind flavors. Many reviews highlight their excellent service, relaxing ambiance, and the historic setting of the restaurant. From brunch to dinner, or just a quick lunch off the highway, Tarpy’s Roadhouse seems to be the 'go-to' place for many. What makes it even more special is its adherence to post-Covid safety guidelines, creating a safe and enjoyable environment for its patrons. Whether you're craving for an American Kobe burger, striped bass with cream sauce, or even a simple pretzel, Tarpy's Roadhouse ensures every dish is a culinary delight. Complementing the food, Tarpy's also boasts an extraordinary wine list with a meaningful selection of European wines. No matter the occasion, Tarpy's Roadhouse promises an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Fishwife - Pacific Grove restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pacific Grove
Booked 21 times today
Located in Pacific Grove, Fishwife is hailed as one of the finest seafood restaurants in the area. A myriad of positive reviews laud it for the excellent quality of its fresh seafood dishes, such as the "calamari, abalone style" and the "Portofino dish," both of which are mentioned as particularly excellent. The seafood alfredo and seafood quesadilla also received high praise, affirming this restaurant's standing in the realm of seafood cuisine. Customers often highlight the friendly, attentive service and the relaxed, cheerful ambiance, complemented by aquariums full of fish and stained glass decor. Visitors frequently express their desire to return, acknowledging the consistently good dining experience that the Fishwife provides.
A photo of Passionfish restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pacific Grove
Booked 29 times today
Conveniently located in Pacific Grove, Passionfish offers an exceptional dining experience, particularly for seafood enthusiasts. Recognized for its sustainable seafood practices, such as its partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Passionfish ensures its cuisine is as responsible as it is delicious. The restaurant consistently impresses its patrons with not just the taste but also the presentation of their dishes, from mussels with a fennel sauce to halibut entrées with a spicy twist. The restaurant's service team is expert and attentive, ensuring a stellar dining experience. One customer even suggested that Passionfish could easily be awarded a Michelin Plate, showcasing the restaurant's dedication to excellence. Equally praised are their buttermilk biscuits, a firm favorite among returning customers. The wine list also stands out for being affordable and varied. Reviewers have highlighted the overall value for money, making Passionfish the go-to destination for memorable dining experiences.
A photo of Rosine's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Monterey
Booked 50 times today
Rosine's Restaurant comes highly recommended for its fantastic American cuisine. Patrons rave about the food, mentioning the "best steak sandwiches," "great potatoes," and an "amazing California Chicken Sandwich." The servings are generous, with many guests praising the "big servings." Not just famous for its main courses, Rosine's is also noted for its mouthwatering desserts, specifically the "wonderful cakes" and "Cheescake to die for." The eatery is also praised for its excellent service, with one customer mentioning a waitress who has been there for 28 years, indicating a close-knit and dedicated team. Whether you're a local or a tourist, Rosine's serves as an emblem of classic American dining.
A photo of the C restaurant + bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Monterey
Booked 11 times today
The C restaurant + bar in Monterey, California, is renowned for its excellent seafood offerings. Nestled within the Intercontinental Clement Hotel along Cannery Row, the restaurant offers breathtaking waterfront views, making it an idyllic place for a dining experience. Patrons often praise the establishment's 'mind-blowingly good' seafood dishes, which range from sea bass to swordfish, each with their own unique and exquisite preparation. The restaurant's attention to detail and commitment to delivering impeccable service are also highly acknowledged by customers. Dining at the C restaurant + bar is not just about the amazing food but also the overall experience, with numerous reviews highlighting the friendly service, fine dining atmosphere, and live entertainment.
A photo of Montrio restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Monterey
Booked 19 times today
Montrio, renowned for its Californian cuisine, continues to impress its patrons with its exceptional service and scrumptious food, as witnessed by their glowing reviews. It has captured the culinary spirit of California, providing a locally-sourced menu that showcases a range of innovative dishes such as 48 Hour Bacon that has been sous vide cooked, Pan Seared California Grimaud Farms Duck Breast, and an array of delightful sides. The Montrio experience goes beyond food, as they also offer an extensive California-inspired wine and beer list. The restaurant's unique charm, excellent service, and flavorful food truly set it apart, making it a must-visit destination for food lovers.
A photo of Alvarado On Main - Salinas restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Monterey
Booked 4 times today
Alvarado On Main in Salinas serves top-notch American cuisine, as testified by numerous positive reviews. Customers commended the restaurant for its delicious food and friendly service. Reviewers were particularly impressed with the artichoke tacos, burgers, lobster rolls and the variety of craft beers on offer. One reviewer stated, "The menu is fabulous with plenty of savory choices to go with a wide selection of craft beers and wonderfully creative cocktails". Furthermore, the restaurant contributes to the vibrant atmosphere in Old Town Salinas, enhancing the dining experience with excellent ambiance. Despite being a new addition, Alvarado On Main has already established itself as a popular spot for food enthusiasts.
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