Ocean Inspired Cuisine, Monterey Bay Beauty

Suspended over the waves of Monterey Bay at the Monterey Plaza Hotel, Schooners Monterey serves contemporary American cuisine with a focus on carefully sourced seafood. A bustling exhibition kitchen and heated waterfront terrace provide a welcoming and lively atmosphere for travelers and locals alike. Voted “best drink with a view” in Monterey, Schooners is the quintessential place to take in the sights and sounds of the Bay.

  • “Plenty of seating and good prices. One of those places where they will know you and what you like to drink.”
    - Peter I.
  • “I had such a delightful experience here. The food was delicious, the ambiance cozy, and the service excellent. Thank you Schooners!”
    - Shaina V.
  • “Just visited Schooners for the first time and I will definitely be back. They have several craft beers on tap and they are more than reasonably priced at $5.”
    - John K.

Award Winning Cuisine

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Meet the Chef Jerry Regester

"Great food starts within; you have to have heart and soul combined with great ingredients, technique, and simplicity."
Wooden dining room with blue accents overlooking the ocean

Private events Breathtaking Bay Celebrations

Subtle nautical accents complement our waterfront location offering a distinctive setting for group dinners, celebrations and private events. Innovative cuisine infused with vivid ocean views and a warm, inviting ambiance offers you an event experience that satisfies all the senses.    

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Water ViewsOutdoor Dining On The Bay

Open Daily,

Breakfast 7am to 11:30am, Daily

Lunch 11:30am to 4:30pm, Daily

Dinner 4:30pm to 9pm, Daily

Enjoy our spectacular views while dining on our patio, now with expanded outdoor seating. Our menu is highlighted by a wealth of sustainable seafood, signature chowders, wood-fired dishes, sharing platters and decadent desserts. Signature cocktails and a wine list highlighting local vintners have won us the “best drink with a view” in Monterey County.

Coastal Hour

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa Wake up to breakfast on the bay

Indulge in an oceanfront stay in elegant rooms with luxury touches at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Then wake up to blissful mornings with a steaming hot breakfast at Schooners, overlooking the deep blue waters of Monterey Bay.

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