International Cafe Opens on Lighthouse Avenue!

Monterey, CA

International Cafe opens May 23 at 296 Lighthouse Avenue! Owned by the same family that's run International Market and Deli for years, International Cafe has a cozy, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, and a menu bursting with mouthwatering dishes.

International Cafe is the perfect place to unwind and savor a Mediterranean-style meal, enjoy a Turkish coffee, or get some take-out. Gluten free and vegan menu options are available.

Open Tue-Thu, 10am-7:30pm; Fri & Sat, 10am-8:30pm; Sun, 10am-7:30pm.

New Arrivals for Women at On The Beach

Monterey, CA

Get ready for summer fun! On The Beach Surf Shop has new clothing and accessories for women. Come on in and check out our selection of Maaji swimwear, O'Neill, Billabong, RVCA, Roxy, Volcom, and more at 693 Lighthouse Avenue.

Monterey Trolley Returns on May 25, 2024

Monterey, CA

The Monterey trolley is returning! This free service will operate May 25 - September 2, 10am-6pm daily. Trolleys run every 10-15 minutes. Look for the green MST Trolley signs to board along the route .

Park in the Downtown Monterey Garage (340 Tyler) or the Cannery Row Garage (601 Foam) and get a free ride to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Lighthouse District, Downtown Old Monterey, and Old Fisherman's Wharf.

Monterey Trolley Returns May 25, 2024

Monterey, CA

The Monterey trolley is returning! This free service will operate May 25 - September 2, 10am-6pm daily. Trolleys run every 10-15 minutes. Look for the green MST Trolley signs to board along the route .

Park in the Downtown Monterey Garage (340 Tyler) or the Cannery Row Garage (601 Foam) and get a free ride to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Lighthouse District, Downtown Old Monterey, and Old Fisherman's Wharf.

Create Your Own Tasting Tour at The Whisky Club

Monterey, CA

While The Whisky Club is known for our menu of 80 tasting tours based on region, distillery, or type of whiskies or other spirits, you can always build your own tasting tour to sample and compare 1 oz. pours of whatever unique expressions you wish. Come and try something new at 425 Alvarado Street.

Breakfast Sandwich at Ad Astra Bread Co

Monterey, CA

Ad Astra Bread Co presents our breakfast sandwich: frittata, breakfast sausage, Tillamook cheddar, chimichurri sauce, kewpie mayo, arugula, and milk bread.

Our breakfast sandwich is available daily until 11am. Visit us for this and many other delights at 479 Alvarado Street.

Mama's Savory Pastries at Manasiri's

Monterey, CA

Manasiri's Crepes and Sandwiches is a family business. While you usually see the siblings behind the counter, our mama has been working hard behind the scenes to bring you her homemade savory pastries.

Saturdays and Sundays, stop by and enjoy Mama's zaatar or halloumi cheese pastries. They're soft, fresh, and delicious! She's also baking some fun mini pizzas and mini hot dogs, which everyone loves. You won't find these anywhere else but here at 321 Alvarado Street.

Fundraiser Fridays at Escape Room 831

Monterey, CA

Throughout 2024, Escape Room 831 and Oscar's Playground are supporting local nonprofit Central Coast Overdose Drug Prevention (CCODP) with Fundraiser Fridays.

Every Friday in 2024, Escape Room 831 and Oscar's Playground will donate a percentage of their proceeds for the day to CCODP. So you can have fun while supporting an important initiative working to raise awareness and eliminate overdoses in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties.

Escape Room 831 's three New Monterey locations and Oscar's Playground on Cannery Row boast a total of 9 unique, wildly creative escape rooms plus a full arcade lounge only at Oscar's. Book your escape room here.

Men's Hawaiian Shirts at Cypress Boutique

Monterey, CA

Cypress Boutique Monterey has our own line of Hawaiian shirts, designed for the man who appreciates classy, upscale fashion with a relaxed vibe.

Select from four stunning shades - sleek black, crisp white, cool mint, and warm caramel. Each is infused with a subtle floral pattern that's boldly masculine. Elevate your wardrobe! Visit Cypress Boutique at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C.

On The Beach Skateboards

Monterey, CA

Did you know that On The Beach Surf Shop sells our own line of skateboards? Building skateboards is one of the most satisfying parts of our job!

OTB Complete skateboards are our most affordable boards in the store. They're perfect for anyone who’s looking to start skating. Visit us at 693 Lighthouse Avenue and check them out.

Memorial Day Sale at Mattress Nation

Monterey, CA

This Memorial Day, upgrade your sleep sanctuary with incredible discounts on mattresses at Mattress Nation, located at 296 Lighthouse Avenue.

Save up to $800 off select Stearns & Foster, Tempur-Pedic, and Sealy mattress sets and up to 50% on select floor model Tempur-Adapt mattresses. The sale continues through June 4.

NARCAN Now Boxes in Monterey Provide Free Access to Naloxone

Monterey, CA

The City of Monterey, in partnership with the Central Coast Overdose Prevention Coalition , has installed NARCAN Now Boxes to provide free access to the lifesaving opiate overdose reversal medicine Naloxone.

These bright blue NARCAN Now Boxes have been placed at Monterey Transit Plaza (500 Tyler Street), Monterey Police Department (351 Madison Street), and the Monterey Outreach and Navigation Center (401 Camino El Estero).

Naloxone has no effect on someone who does not have opioids in their system, but for someone who is experiencing an opiod overdose, it can prevent death.

Super Quesabirria at Mission 19 Taqueria

Monterey, CA

If you like quesabirrias, Mission 19 Taqueria's menu now offers a SUPER quesabirria for even more delicious goodness.

Our beef quesabirria is served Tijuana-style with melted cheese, onions, and cilantro in a freshly-made corn or flour tortilla with a side of consome (broth) for dipping. Visit us at 598 Lighthouse Avenue and try it.

New Spring Styles for Men at Cypress Boutique

Monterey, CA

Cypress Boutique just got in some great spring styles for men, including t-shirts, shorts, hats, and bracelets (leather or beaded). Go check them out at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite C in Monterey.

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Los Exploradores de Monterey Summer Day Camp 2024

Monterey, CA

California State Parks presents Los Exploradores de Monterey Summer Day Camp at Monterey State Historic Park, a day camp for students grades 3-5. In this unique summer program, day campers will experience Monterey's historical buildings and colorful gardens through hands-on activities and interactive guided tours.

All four 5-day sessions will be held in June and July - see the schedule here and list of activities here . Fee is $325 per week, or $550 for two sessions. Financial assistance is available.

Order Takeout at Montrio & Support MY Museum, May & June 2024

Monterey, CA

The Coastal Roots Hospitality Group - including Montrio restaurant at 414 Calle Principal - has designated MY Museum as the nonprofit recipient of its Pick It Up - Pay It Forward Program for May and June 2024.

What does this mean? When you order takeout food from Montrio , 10% of your order will automatically be donated to this nonprofit children's museum in Downtown Old Monterey. (Please note: this offer does not apply to delivery orders.)