We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Monterey Cookhouse

££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
+1 831-642-9900
Today
11:30 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon 16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 197: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We gave it a go and it did not disappoint! The artichoke appetizers was Amazing! The whole table was pleased by all we ate including the flour-less chocolate cake at the end of our meal. Will definitely recommend and go again when in the area

Helpful?
Thank Greg H
Monterey, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good spot for their lunch buffet or order off yummy menu. Try the assorted sliders for lunch...love those! Have been for dinner many times since live within walking distance. Plenty of good choices for dinner, steaks, great wood fired oven pizza, salads, etc. Friendly service. Enjoy!

Helpful?
Thank lizclark100
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days on the road was desperate for a nice meal. Filet mignon was fantastic - perfectly cooked, tender and tasty. Rest of the family's meals were good too. Pulled pork pizza yummy. Highly recommend.

Helpful?
Thank AussieKel76
San Diego, California, USA
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were the only two customers in there at the early dinner hour (around 4:00pm) and the waitress was very friendly and attentive. French fries were cold and had to be sent back for some hot ones.

Helpful?
Thank reneej633
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The beast burger was very tasty, tho I did separate the different items (onion rings, brisket) and ate them separately. The burger itself was big. The wedge salad, tho good, was watery. The lettuce should have been allowed to dry first.

Helpful?
Thank janinenbob
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The pork chop and mashed potatoes were outstanding!!!! The skirt steak was also very good. The friendly and attentive service rounded out the excellent experience. If you are really into dessert though, there wasn't anything fabulously appealing on the menu. Appetizers and main meals though, it was hard to decide...

Helpful?
Thank Melissa R
Level Contributor
38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here on several occasions and the food and service have been very good. Lunch buffet is best in town for the price $14 "all you can eat". I love their steaks though for dinner...very tender perfectly cooked medium rare filet mignon is my favorite. Their lackluster sides that come with the meal loses them a star though...overdone vegetables... More 

Helpful?
Thank Liz C
Des Moines IA
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This dinner was very good. The service was outstanding. They are recent new owners so perhaps some kinks to work out, but everyone was bustling!

Helpful?
Thank Lylek2743
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We where looking for somewhere near our Motel. The desk clerk recommend the Monterey cookhouse. We enjoyed our meals. The pulled pork sliders were delicious and the fries were perfect. Large portions so my husband and I split our meal. Our granddaughter had grilled chicken Caesar salad and I tasted the chicken and would recommend it. Very good service.

Helpful?
Thank Elaine P
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were disappointed in this restaurant. It was the first Caesar salad I had had which was just lettuce and dressing, with a slice of garlic bread on top. The burger was ok but nothing special. Also the liquor licence was between ownership so no beer or wine with the meal. Was pleased we were only there once.

Helpful?
Thank kandj93

Travellers who viewed Monterey Cookhouse also viewed

Monterey, Monterey County
Monterey, Monterey County
 
Monterey, Monterey County
Monterey, Monterey County
 
Monterey, Monterey County
Monterey, Monterey County
 

Been to Monterey Cookhouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-642-9900

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Monterey Cookhouse and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Monterey Cookhouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?