The Sardine Factory – Monterey’s Best Restaurant!

Every city has that one can’t miss restaurant, where celebrities feel at home and every other guest feels like a celebrity. Since October 2, 1968, The Sardine Factory’s cachet has made dining in our historic Cannery Row setting a tradition for world leaders, sports heroes and entertainment icons. Our award-winning chefs prepare delectable creations of fresh, sustainable seafood and USDA Prime Dry Aged Beef. The Sardine Factory has received Restaurant Hospitality Magazine’s “Best Wine List in America” award among so many other culinary, wine list and service awards. The Lounge’s live entertainment, Happy Hours and affordable menu are a casual alternative to our other dining rooms.

Open Nightly at 5:00 PM
Dinner Served 5:00 – 9:30 PM Sunday – Thursday, until 10:00 PM Friday – Saturday
Lounge Menu Served until 10:30 PM Sunday – Thursday, until 11:00 Friday – Saturday
Happy Hours Daily 5:00 – 6:00 PM AND 9:30 – 10:30 PM
Live Entertainment Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30 PM

Through February, The Sardine Factory will be offering a specially created cocktail to build awareness of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. The Go Red for Women national movement seeks to end heart disease and stroke in women. A portion of the proceeds from each “Red Velvet Heart” sold in February will be donated to the American Heart Association.


Red Velvet Heart:
A luscious mix of muddled Bada Bing Cherries,
Fresh Orange Juice, Absolut Mango Vodka,
Peach Schnapps and a Float of Grenadine



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