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About Peter B's Brewpub

Located in Monterey, California, Peter B's Brewpub serves a diverse menu full of pub food. In addition to its regular lunch and dinner menu, the restaurant serves breakfast on Sundays which features menu items like the smothered breakfast burrito and the huevos rancheros. Peter B's Brewpub hosts many special events and has big screen TVs for watching sporting events.

Start out your meal at Peter B's Brewpub with an appetizer to share like the crispy cheese curds or the sweet potato tater tots. Whether you're in the mood for something light like an entrée salad such as the Chinese chicken salad or you'd rather indulge in a burger melt, the diverse menu has an option for every appetite.

2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Brewery, Californian, Burgers

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Happy Hour Daily: 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Cross Street:
Pacific Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(831) 647-4805

Website:
http://www.peterbsbrewpub.com/

Entertainment:
Peter B's Brewpub hosts monthly Brewer's Dinners hosted by our Brewer, Kevin Clark & Chef Jason Giles (reservations required); monthly Firkin Parties with $3 Firkin Pints; Join our Mug Club and come down for our monthly complimentary appreciation dinners!!

Reservation Confirmation Message Thank you for choosing Peter B's Brewpub. Should your plans change, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance. We look forward to serving you.

Parking Details:
Park in The Portola Hotel & Spa parking garage, located right next door, and you will recieve three hours worth of validation!

Executive Chef:
Jason Giles

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
Looking for a unique get together? Host your own Brewer's Dinner right next to our glass encased Brewery and Peter B's Brewer, Kevin Clark, will pair his handcrafted beers to your menu selections.

Peter B's Brewpub Ratings and Reviews

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3.8

Overall Rating

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food

3.7

service

3.8

ambience

3.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (65)
Vibrant Bar Scene (51)
Great for Outdoor Dining (37)
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Neighborhood Gem (31)
Great for Lunch (30)
Hot Spot (28)
Late-night Find (24)
Kid-friendly (23)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Special Occasion (13)
Great for Brunch (6)
Romantic (4)
Scenic View (4)
Bar Seating (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 29, 2014

My husband and I took a group of college students out for dinner and we all had something different. Everyone was happy with the food and it was a nice, relaxed atmosphere yet the service was great.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 1, 2014

One of the great places where locals and tourists get to mingle...For us the outdoor patio which allows our dogs makes it a real gem...Try it...You'll love it...

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 22, 2014

My family and I (wife, 5 year old daughter and 1 year old son), found this place the other night when we stayed one night in Monterey. All of us really enjoyed it. The food was really good. I am a fan of craft beers and I really enjoyed the beer flight. You get to sample five different beers. They have several large, high definition TVs with sports games on. They also have big glass mugs for sale for $15 with their cool logo on them. This is a little bit pricey in my opinion, but I purchased one anyway. The service was pretty good. The manager was extremely friendly and the man who delivered our food to our table was as well. Our waitress was friendly, but I think she was having an off night.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 2, 2014

Food and service was good. We were using a coupon we purchased online on TravelZoo. Coupon provided 2 apps, 2 entrees and 2 flights of beer. We took a couple of friends that ordered lower priced apps. Server deducted lower priced apps, not our more expensive apps. Server said higher priced items were deducted. After getting home we determined it was not so. Returned next day and complained. Manager made things right.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 1, 2014

Delicious nachos! Almost everything on their menu is great and they have a great selection of beer. If you join their mug club, you get pints for $4.50, good deal if you enjoy drinking beer. Be careful if you are not a 49er fan though, patrons are not very welcoming of other teams' fans.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 23, 2014

The staff at Peter B's are friendly and welcoming. The appetizers are delicious (fresh cod ceviche and crab cheese dip = yum) and the entrees come piled high. The patio has beckoning fire pits and the indoors are lined with televisions airing the popular games. Surprisingly, the place was not overbearingly loud for a sports bar, making it a nice spot for just about anyone.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 22, 2014

Opentable saved me! FIFA USA Worldcup game of course they were packed! But handled it with ease, impressed.
they ran out of hefeweisen and my fav lighter beer! Soo... Perhaps that should be a very bad thing if they weren't so laid back.
beer brewing right in windows and smelled the mash-so yumm!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food4
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2014

Lots of TV's all over. Sports Bar atmosphere. The food was average. Got a good deal, would go back again if in the area.

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food3
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 8, 2014

Peter B's offers such a varied menu which is sure to accomodate most Guests. It's also a sports bar offerring a lot of HDTV's to view all around the Pub. The food was all very good and enjoying the beer flights was a kick.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Hot Spot
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 6, 2014

When the weather is warm. Nothing beats the patio..Service is great...

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on May 30, 2014

This place is godawful. The food was terrible, the beer was mediocre at best, and the waitstaff was a total mess. Definitely go here if you want to flag down waiters/hump a leg to have your order taken, eat overcooked food, and generally be treated like you don't exist.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 5, 2014

The beer here is brewed by the restaurant which is always a nice touch. I enjoyed the flight I got, it wasn't amazing, but they presented a solid interpretation of the common beer types (IPA, amber, wit, stout, etc). None of the beers were bad or bland, which is often the case in a brewpub flight.

The food again was solid, but not amazing. It was mostly standard pub fair in terms of offerings and execution. I did appreciate the California twist (fried artichoke hearts, crab on pizza) and the food was fresh (my jalapeño poppers were made with really clean, fresh jalapeños, not frozen). Again, it's not gourmet, but the food is tasty, albeit a bit heavy.

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food3
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 27, 2014

This brew pub is just that. I have to say the beer they make was the highlight for me, order a flight and enjoy. The food was good as well. The service was excellent on both of our visits.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food4
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 22, 2014

We used our Travel Zoo coupon. Food was great as was the beer! Broad, but not overly huge menu selection. Ample portions. We'll be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on April 20, 2014

Sports Bar/Restaurant
First time visit.
Great food.
Great server.
Hostess was clueless but friendly
Had to struggle to get sound on the TV for game watching....that was the point of going to a Sports Bar
No separate speakers.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on April 18, 2014

We had a very pleasant experience. Good food, good service!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 12, 2014

If you're looking for good beer & grub on the Monterey Peninsula, look no further than Peter B's. Welcoming staff, great beers, good food, and a laid back atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Calgary)·Dined on April 11, 2014

It is a brew pub and the food was pretty typical pub food, good but not great. Really enjoyed the beer!

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food3
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 7, 2014

the staff are friendly and accomodating. One of my companions was being overly demanding and insisting on specials and the staff made galant efforst to help her.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on March 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I had dinner here last week. It was obvious that we were from out of town because both of us were sporting our San Jose Sharks gear. The host noticed our black and teal, and he offered to sit us in a section with a tv and tuned in to the SHARKS HOCKEY game! We felt special and our host made our night.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 8, 2014

It's hard to give this place a fair review. I do think the food is probably good. However, as a vegetarian I had ordered something without prawns, they brought it with prawns, then took it back, removed the prawns and just gave me the same dish. Not only did it leave my dish tasting fishy, but I was concerned for those in the same position with shellfish allergies. So, my experience was admittedly biased. The servers/kitchen did seem notably overwhelmed that night, and I think my concern confused them but they didn't get defensive about it, which is more than I can say for some other places.

I would try it again if we lived closer (we were there on a trip), because I did like the friendly ambiance, and the menu had other good-sounding options I could try.

Tags: Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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service2
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on March 8, 2014

The fried artichoke heart appetizers were unique, and delicious. Also, they have a great beer selection, and the option to purchase your own growler.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 22, 2014

Okay food, okay ambience. It's a brew pub and that's exactly what it felt like. The real issue was the service. The waitress started out fine, brought drinks and a starter and then completely disappeared for at least 20-30 minutes. No one came to check on us until we flagged someone down to ask if we could finish placing our order. To their credit, once her co-workers realized what was going on they were apologetic and scrambled to cover for her, but they couldn't keep up and frankly they shouldn't have had to. Then she reappeared and acted like nothing had happened; no acknowledgement of the service lapse and no apology..

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2013

Nice Brewpub with great food. Have the fish tacos. Very fresh and yammyyyyyyyyy!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 23, 2013

Service was lousy and I mean lousy. Wrong food and drinks as the waiter did not write down anything and it took forever to get food and then refills on drinks. I would say of better service, this may be a scent place to watch a game.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 8, 2013

Great place to take a group for drinks and food.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 27, 2013

Great food, wonderful service, superb beer. Best beer I've had since Henri Fink in Luxembourg back in my Army days of the 1960s. Tasty, mellow, and just plain wonderful.

A bit on the noisy side, but we were seated in the far corner away from most of the hubub. Very nice.

The great puzzlement is the need to decipher the check. There is a blank line labeled "tip," as is usual these days when one pays by credit card. The implication, of course, is that an amount should be submitted on that line for a tip. But a quick verification of the amounts shows that there is a line already bespeaking of a service charge to the tune of 15% already added to the check! Not cool at all!

Tags: Romantic, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2013

We loved the food. the sweet potato fries were burnt. The Jack Daniels beer was fabulous-and I don't like beer. The booths are big enough for the 4 of us to catch up and stay awhile. We love coming here.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2013

Food was pretty good, but the service/attitude was awful. Will never go back there again & have already mentioned this to several people.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 31, 2013

Good food. Good beer. The sweet potato fries was delicious.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 13, 2013

Decent Brew Pub with an excellent selection of in-house Beers. Try the six glass flight - a bargain at $6:50 and some very interesting in- house brews with their seasonal Pumpkin brew especially good. Food nothing special - its a bar not a gourmet restaurant so if you keep that in mind you will not be disappointed. Service was a bit indifferent - took 20 minutes for the waiter to even notice we were there, but once I hunted him down he was quite attentive. We would go again just for the Beers - their dark full body beers (e.g. Resistance Stout) were as good as we have tasted anywhere.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 22, 2013

Service was awful the only good thing was the beer. We were ignored, not sure if it was because we have a Travelzoo voucher which should not matter. They were not busy and our server only came around once. Others came to drop off our appetizers and meal. The garlic fries were soggy and greasy, yuk. The wings were ok. I ordered the burger the entire top of the bun just peeled off, the taste was ok, but the presentation was not.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 13, 2013

Crab cake was a little mushier texture than I like and it's always pretty noisy but otherwise a good happy hour!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 28, 2013

excellent BEER, food good not great

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 26, 2013

Peter B's has a great bar and good selection of beers brewed on site. Staff recommendations for meals are excellent. Please try the crab cake salad. Very nicely done.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 23, 2013

I reconnected with some college friends, and could not be happier about the restaurant selection. It was moderately priced, and the food and drinks were a little more wonderful than I expected. We had a great table. It was just far enough that we had privacy, but not too far that we couldn't hear a little background noise. The server was attentive. The drinks and course we brought out accordingly. I would definitely recommend.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Late-night Find
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 16, 2013

The best thing about Peter B's is that it was centrally located to walk around and see all the beautiful automobiles during Auto Week. Sadly, the food did not match the on-line menu, service was so-so but the food was decent. I had a friend with a Gluten allergy and they were at least able to accommodate his needs.
If you are looking for a place that serves "Pub Grub" but has a very good selection of beer then this is the place for you!

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 9, 2013

We got a coupon for $29 for 2 apps, 2 entrees, 2 beers. The selection of food was decent for a brewery, i believe they were in the $14 - $19 range for entrees, $8 - $12 for apps and $5.50 for their locally brewed beers. The beer was excellent, the food was excellent & the service was outstanding. The on shift manager brought our food out to us & our server was very friendly & helpful. We were staying at the Portola Hotel & Spa which is basically in the same building complex as the brewery, a short walk outside & to the left. Loved this location & how close it was to the Warf as well as the boutique shops & downtown areas. Definitely recommend you give this place a shot.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 19, 2013

On our last trip to Monterey, we visited Peter B's twice in one weekend because we liked it so well. We came with a group of friends this weekend, and really talked up the restaurant. How embarassing! I made a reservation in advance, and that was fine, we were seated immediately, there wasn't a lot of people in the restaurant. Our server let us down, though. Items were forgotten (including my mom's main meal), bills were dropped and never picked up - we didn't feel very well taken care of. Some of our party are beer drinkers, but I loved the wine list Peter B's offered last time. Apparently last week they scrapped it and now only offer the house wines - a white and a red, if I recall. Estancia isn't a bad wine, but I like to have options.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on April 19, 2013

Good place for your basic pub style food.

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