Cannery Row Brewing Company

Cannery Row Brewing Company

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.canneryrowbrewingcompany.com/
  • Phone: 8316432722x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Happy Hour: Daily 3:30pm-6:00pm; Late Night Menu: 10:00pm-Close
    Reverse Happy Hour: Daily 10:00pm-Close

  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Dan Furey
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Bring the Cannery Row Brewing Company on the town with you to help host your function at home or anywhere else. We’ll bring a crew and oakwood grill to do an afternoon BBQ, night time reception and dinner or anything in between.
  • Private Party Facilities: The downstairs "Beer Garden" is the place to have your function. We can have their own private Cannery Row Brewing Company experience with options for a private bar and personalized menu for groups of 20 to full restaurant buyouts. Perfect spot for meetings, birthdays or to watch the "big game" with your friends.
  • Private Party Contact: groupdining@canneryrowbrewingcompany.com 8316432722x
  • Entertainment: Live music, DJ's Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00pm-Close.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wave Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Locals park for free in the public garage across from CRBC after 4:00pm with a valid ID.
A word from Cannery Row Brewing Company
Enjoy more than 70 rock star beers, great burgers, steaks and seafood. This historic building is everything you want it to be - cool setting, lots of TV's and a sound track that came from your own music collection.

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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Cannery Row Brewing Company reviews from OpenTable diners
31 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.8
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (19)kid-friendly (16)vibrant bar scene (12)great for lunch (9)hot spot (6)late-night find (6)great for outdoor dining (5)neighborhood gem (5)fit for foodies (2)special occasion (2)great for brunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • don't Monterey offer better?
    palate4food
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was just palatable. ....service-felt like we were imposing on their evening. ...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good pub
    Travellingmom
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Nice beer selection but very pricey (12.00 up) burgers. Service was poor
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a Brewery
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    While their selection is great, I had always assumed that they also brewed their own beer, but that is not the case. Not sure I accept their answer on how calling themselves a brewing company is not deceptive but they more than make up for that little disappointment with great food.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Friendly staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was okay. Burgers and fries, tasty, but nothing special.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Atmosphere
    coastluvers
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Celebrated family birthdays there - the food was very tasty and well presented. Accommodations made for food allergies. We enjoyed our time there, staff was very friendly.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food okay, service not so good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We were a party of 7 (4 adults, 3 kids). On one order, they brought fries instead of the house salad. They forgot another order all together and then brought the order out with fries instead of the house salad. Ordered a cider, but it never came. Our waiter was nice enough, but they made a lot of mistakes on our order and the place was not crowded for a Monday at 530PM.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner Stop
    MikeC442
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Visited Cannery Row Brewing after a day at the Aquarium. We were seated quickly after a short walk (made our reservation while touring the Aquarium). Everyone in the family raved about their dinners. Sand dabs entree was excellent. Many beer choices, some from large breweries (like InvBev) and some from small microbreweries.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 50 beers on tap
    iEatVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Great Food, very unbarlike food, with great barlike fun! Service !!! Was outstanding, think lake think being in it! Lakein!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family vacation dinner
    Tripletplus1Dad
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We went to Cannery Row Brewing on our first night in the Monterey area while on our family vacation from the Cincinnati, OH area. We ordered the parmesan pretzel appetizer that was absolutely delicious. Between the six of us, we ordered three pulled pork sandwiches, two chicken sandwiches and the Vaquero burger. I had the pulled pork and tried the others. All were delicious. Our four kids enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant. We would definitely eat here again if we find ourselves in Monterey.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty good grub
    WinewalkaboutVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    There with a group of Italians from the Superbike races we were a big group and the place was busy. The food choices were wide and varied and offered something for almost any one. Even as busy as they were our waitress did a good job of tending to our ongoing and vast drink needs. the food was good with choices ranging from salads and burgers to fish and chips and salmon. Would go back without hesitation.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun and energetic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    It is a casual and fun place with a good variety of food. Not fancy so good for kids and teens. The wait staff is knowledgeable about the extensive beer list.any microbreweries on the list.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Post Spartan Celebration
    Luv2Celebrate
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We had just finished a Spartan race. Our reservation of 10 grew to 13. The girls at the front were so nice they told us "no problem" . We also ran a few minutes late. They called me to check if we were still coming. The restaurant was full of other race celebrants and others. Our group was a bit noisy. Not frowned upon at all. The people next to us moved to a nearby table that cleared so we could have more room. ( a pitcher of beer helped there, but also the establishment didn't grumble ). Food was excellent.....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • RonaldVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We got a table for two and just ordered an appetizer and an entree. We were expecting to split both from the same plate and didn't have any problem with that, but they split both onto two plates for us without asking. We thought that was a very nice touch by the waitress. We really appreciated it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 5, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 192 reviews are from the Cannery Row Brewing Company reviews archive.
  • Average food, if available
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    The food was average bar type munchies. I was disappointed that for the very beginning our server pointed out that a number of items on the menu were not available, a few that I was interested in trying. They didn't have a bun for my burger, so I had to request some other type of bread to substitute. Overall, the food quality did not quite match the price paid.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    Teachsci8
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Busy place, make reservations. Both entrees were outstanding!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Met up with family
    JanetWagner
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We really enjoyed the beers, cocktails, the food, the service ...all top notch. I will certainly recommend to friends and definitely will return myself
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • draft beer Heaven
    Mason10th
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Went there on a Friday night with my lady. We both were impressed with the space of the restaurant, the popularity it has among the locals makes making your decision to eat there an easy choice. Even if you are alone, this place is a restaurant where you can purchase your favorite beers and watch some sports, without to much of a hassle. Made a reservation and was able to be sitting at a table within 10 mins. I had heard about the gigantic pretzels, and I had the urge to go. I ordered too appetizers and they were both very good. When I go back, I'm taking more friends.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was excellent. Limited
    KKWR
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Service was excellent. Limited menu in regards to Salads and low calorie items. Asked to dry toasted bread on my sandwhich and was cooked in too much butter. Very greasing. My husdands plate was the same.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Trivia Night
    CatEats
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    We made reservations on line. The max was 10 people. We called the restaurant directly 2 days beforehand and added 5 more people. They sat us at two tables next to each other. Reservation was for 7pm. We were seated on time. We had two kids in our group and they got kid menus and a bucket of crayons. The food was good. Fish and chips. Burgers. Good beer selection. They have a couple ciders too. They did a good job with service for a 15 person group. We stayed for Trivia at 8pm. That was a lot of fun.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Would not recommend
    tttt
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    We were put on the porch even though the restaurant was empty. The heaters were off because another party was too hot and the waiter would not turn them on even though the hostess said it would be the warmest place in the restaurant. It was freezing and also raining. The plastic door covers didn't work because the hooks had been ripped through. The food was sub par. Not a great experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went to Cannery Row Brewing
    Rogue
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    We went to Cannery Row Brewing Company for my husband's birthday. We had a reservation for 830, but arrived much earlier. While waiting for a table, we sat in the waiting section and enjoyed bar beverages. We were seated about 45 mins later, which was in time to what the hostess said when we arrived. Our server was AWESOME and very attentive. They even brought my husband a birthday sundae at the end of our meal, without us asking!!! We would definitely recommend Cannery Row Brewing Company to anyone looking for a high-energy, friendly, fun restaurant/bar. And we will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Timing is everything...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    Food was very good. Kitchen timing was not. I ordered a salad and an entree. Waited a long time for the salad - so I was suspicious that there was going to be a problem. And there was. As soon as the runner dropped the salad, the second runner was standing behind him with our entrees. Server was fairly inattentive. When I complained about the timing, I was told that there was a large party and that the kitchen was scrambling to get orders out. Great. That makes me feel a lot better. Not. She did take the salad off the check. This is really unfortunate, because the ceasar salad was actually very good. I would like to have enjoyed it before my entree - as I ordered it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must when in Monterey 75 beers!!
    Captain
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    Great service, amazing food and 75 beers on top! What more can you ask for?
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great beer & diverse food selection
    DarCVIP
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    This was my second time here in the past 6 months and I enjoyed it again, as did my family. A little something for everyone with great beer selections! We ate everything from soup (the squash soup is fantastic!) to salads to burgers to salmon to pasta and it was all great. Service was above average with a team environment on the drinks, so we never had empty glasses. A definite must-try if in Monterey!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lots of beer
    PARFVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Fun and energetic, fine for families with kids, convenient to the Aquarium and Cannery Row. Lots of beer choices, food okay.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Overall
    jeremy
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    With two children on a busy night we received great service and got our food quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Good
    stillhungry
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    This is my sixth time to the restaurant. Food is always good and the service is good also. Love the Ahi Poke and my husband loves the Sand Dabs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible Front Desk
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    We checked in three minutes before the reservation time. Hostess informed us that it would be 5 minutes while they got a table ready. It was 19 minutes until we were seated. The restaurant was not busy at all and less than a third of all the tables were occupied when we were seated. Food and other service staff were good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great service!
    Jackie
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    I had the vaquero burger, it was the best burger I've ever had! The doughnut holes were good and dipping sauces even better. Our server was very attentive and even helped us find a place to have a bonfire. He went beyond his duties to make our experience wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Cannery Row pub.
    TonyDVIP
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    Went to the Monterey Bay Acquarium with the family, as is our New Years Day tradition, and had a late lunch at CRBC....killer beer selection (just what you need to endanger any New Years resoultions...!) and nice variety on the food menu...a festive take on the "pub grub" selection. Food was very tasty and the service (Michael) was friendly, attentive and prompt. Bottom line: great place to cap a day at the aquarium and touristing Cannery Row. Well done...and we'll certainly be back next year...!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overflowing Bar
    airock
    Dined on 12/19/2013
    Live music, with a decent band. The bar area was packed and overflowing into the restaurant. OK food, good service.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place to watch a game.
    airock
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    Noisy. Calamari was somewhat greasy, extensive beer list. Soup was good. Numerous TV's with sports programming.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall good experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/11/2013
    Made reservations for a group of 8 for trivia night. They put us near a television so we could see the screen which was totally appreciated. The place was packed with those playing trivia, the service was pretty slow, should get a couple more wait staff for trivia night. But overall great night and trivia was fun.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sports Bar
    Hammond
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    The Cannery Row Brewing Company is an excellent Sports bar. It provides all the necessary ingredients for group or individual game watching. Enough TV's to allow everyone a view of the contest they wish to watch. Outstanding slection of beers, that cover every possible preference, and super bar food. My wife had a chicken ceasar salad I had a chicken BLT. Both were very good. The service was prompt but never pushy. A very enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • relaxed family restaurant and bar
    Susan
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    We actually ate there on Thanksgiving Day. My husband and daughter ordered the special Turkey Day three course meal and were pleasantly surprised at how great it was, fresh, hot, tasty and very plentiful. My son and I ordered from their regular menu and had a great meal and dessert also. The place was very crowded and the staff was not expecting that large a crowd on Thanksgiving but they still kept up with all their customers. They were very professional and polite too. I would definitely eat here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • unexpected surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    We were spending Thanksgiving with our college daughter and needed a place for Thanksgiving dinner. When we arrived, we were all tired, since most of us had been up since 2:30 a.m. We arrived for our 5:00 p.m. reservation and were seated right away. My son was really tired and didn't want the Thanksgiving plate. He ordered a salad instead. After the rest of us received our meal he looked interested and finished most of our plates. My husband loved the smoked turkey. My daughter and I loved the green beans and pumpkin cheesecake. After dinner we took a stroll around Cannery Row since some of the shops were still open. It was a nice way to end a very long Thanksgiving Holiday.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best food in Monterey
    lunatic
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Booking online is a must they're right on top of thing great service and food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent resraurant
    tamen
    Dined on 11/13/2013
    The menu is expensive and not much of a variety. Food was good but not wow. Outside seating is fun. Big bar menu. Friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Trivia Night Get-Together
    CatEats
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    We had a party of 8 for dinner, drinks, and Trivia. It was fun.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Apps bad
    RHD077
    Dined on 9/20/2013
    Stopped in only for a brew & apps. Great list of brews. The apps were average at best (good fried dill pickles). Artichoke was tasteless. Nachos were terrible. Service was very good.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate