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“Expensive and only a few menu choices”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of C restaurant + bar

C restaurant + bar
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Ranked #23 of 297 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Prescott Avenue
Description: the C restaurant + bar is a spectacular dining location that provides a breathtaking view of Monterey Bay. The cuisine, under the direction of Executive Chef Jerry Regester, is regional with emphasis in seafood and blending in a variety of local seasonal products. the C restaurant + bar is proud to comply with Monterey Bay Aquarium?s Seafood Watch program and support local farms, organically-grown ingredients and sustainability.
Monterey, California
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Expensive and only a few menu choices”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The atmosphere is modern and upscale with a view of the ocean across an exterior boardwalk. We were able to get a window table but I was disappointed in the entree choices. We were there for breakfast and I wanted something simple after a holiday season of eating. There were no simple choices and everything was pricey.

Visited December 2013
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Santa Cruz, California
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389 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
“"Very good"”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I really enjoyed this place. The atmosphere is really nice with views of the ocean and good service. If you enjoy wine, the pours are very good!

Visited February 2014
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San Fernando, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very Friendly waitress”
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We had couple appetizers and a cup of tea. The waitress kept apologizing because she was overwhelmed. She Deducted the tea from our bill because of the lacking of service she provided. I was very impressed with her honesty. In turn I gave her the cost of the 2 cups of tea + 15 % tip

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank gnicks
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San Diego
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Go for the happy hour”
Reviewed 14 February 2014

The happy hour is the best value on Cannery Row, try the calamari, fantastic! Sit by the window and enjoy the view, service is on spot and you can't beat the half price deals

Visited February 2014
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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909 reviews
474 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 731 helpful votes
“Recommend duck breast with carrot risotto”
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We had both breakfast and dinner at C restaurant while staying at the Clement Intercontinental. We were seated at a booth both times. We felt the spacing between tables was very good with tables lining the windows facing the water. The breakfast was very good but expensive. The dinner was absolutely delicious. We can recommend duck breast with carrot risotto and confit of duck leg. The duck breast was tender and juicy. The free sourdough bread was delicious with a butter made of goat cheese and olive oil. For dessert we had the special of three scoops of ice cream: Lebanese yoghurt, double chocolate, and pistachio ice cream with blueberry honey compote. The caramelized banana was very good. Service was friendly and efficient. C Restaurant is relatively high-priced, but it provides reliable quality and a pleasant atmosphere. It's especially convenient if you are staying at the Clement. Its quality and reliability make C Restaurant well worth the cost.

  • Visited December 2013
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