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Restaurant 1833

500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
+1 831-643-1833
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place is unique, full of character and warm enough to invite all walks of life. The food is very good, the staff are very friendly and professional. I will return

Thank MSevle
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A place I highly recommend to anyone. Awesome service, BBQ tri tips were so moist. Ambience allowed for a relaxing night!

Thank Linda U
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Booking for 8pm and arrived at 7:45pm .... nice but dim front desk asked us to wait "in there" with there being bar area. Which was empty save two people at very trendy bar. Room was really cold! then waiter approached with menus. I said...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 9 December 2016

In September 2015 I hosted international guests from Japan at this restaurant. All three of us have eaten amazing food all over the world. Our experience of the September 2015 menu rivaled any one of the five star restaurants and service we experienced elsewhere. In...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This converted house makes an interesting quirky setting for this restaurant. It's a little dark in places but adds atmosphere. There's lots of different styles of rooms for dining or drinking. The music was good, the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable of food and...More

Thank Sazofduloc
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We ate here Friday night and had an amazing time. When I came to write my review, I couldn't help but notice a lot of recent negative reviews. Reading a bit more I became a bit frustrated by many of them, as the ratings seem...More

Thank venice7771
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The building and interiors are attractive and the welcome on arrival warm. Unfortunately the restaurant was cold. We were in for an early dinner and the fires had ,on this cold night , not heated the place up to a comfortable level. The menu was...More

Thank P G
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was our second visit to 1833. Our first meal there a year ago was so good we wanted to try it again. It did not disappoint. We started out in the bar with cocktails that were crafted expertly. They had unique drinks on the...More

Thank mkaiser57
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The menu in this restaurant offers limited choices and the food description are very weird requiring extensive translation by the helpful staff. However, the food itself was of a high standard. We started with halibut croquets which whilst nice were not special. The main course...More

Thank patcf100
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Takes forever to get your food. Our server was nice but took over and hour for two steaks cooked medium rare and nothing was taken off bill. We needed off just leaving.

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Think I worked here 20+years ago was it called The old house of Monterey? I worked there during the Loma earthquake, cars were bowncing in the parking lot.
20 September 2016|
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Response from PeterandJinx | Reviewed this property |
We honestly do not know what its history has been. We just know that before this incarnation it had another name which we can pul from the memory bank and before that we can't say.
How far ahead can reservations be made?
18 June 2015|
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Response from Quasarsoujourner01 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the month and size of your group. We had like over 24 + people. And, this was around tourist season in February. Options of seating time was provided to us after we called a day ahead. Call and plan ahead... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Hartnell St, Monterey, CA 93940-2802
    (Polk Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-643-1833
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