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Pearl Hour

214 Lighthouse Ave
Monterey, CA 93940

Pearl Hour continues to evolve in these uncertain times, and we have grown many facets. We are now
...a coffee shop
...a food and cocktail spot
...a retail bottle shop
...and a bottle delivery service

Enter down the side alley through the blue gate to reach the newly-renovated Pearl Hour courtyard, where all the action happens.

Coffee Shop
Wed - Sun, 9am-3pm
For ages 21 and up only. Serving espresso drinks, pour over Acme coffee, house made herbal elixirs, tea, soda, and Parker-Lusseau pastries. Free WiFi.

Pop-Up Eats and Cocktails
Fri, 5pm-12am
Sat & Sun, 2pm-12am

Serving great food and Pearl Hour's full cocktail, wine, and beer menu on the patio for ages 21 and up.

Retail Bottle Shop
Wed & Thu, 9am-3pm
Fri, 9am-3pm & 5pm-12am
Sat & Sun, 9am-12am

We carry amaro and prosecco, rare whiskeys, Pearl Hour favorites, house made syrups and bitters, and our legendary cocktail kits. View our offerings and prices online.

Bottle and Cocktail Kit Delivery Service
We offer limited local delivery of bottles and cocktail kits (along with recipes!) to your home. Please view our selection online and contact us at 831-229-4132 for delivery info.

β€œIt is the hour of the pearl β€” the interval between day and night when time stops and examines itself.”

John Steinbeck, Cannery Row


Pearl Hour
214 Lighthouse Ave
Monterey, CA 93940


  • Donuts by Yulanda Santos at Pearl Hour, Sept 27

    Monterey, CA

    Pearl Hour will be selling donuts by Yulanda Santos of Aubergine on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9am-1pm, along with coffee drinks and cocktails. Enjoy individual donuts and drinks on our back patio or pre-order a box of 6 or 12 donuts and a bottle of Prosecco for take-out.

    Pearl Hour is located at 214 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. 10% of donut and drink proceeds, 9am-1pm, will benefit the NAACP Seaside Youth Council.

  • Weekends at Pearl Hour: Ad Astra Pop-Up

    Monterey, CA

    Every weekend, Friday-Sunday, Pearl Hour is serving up delicious food and cocktails to ages 21+ on our back patio at 214 Lighthouse Ave. September 4-6 and 11-13, our culinary partner will be Ad Astra Bread Co. of Seaside, serving up their amazing flatbreads with the option of PigWizard meat upgrades. Cash only.

  • The Evolution of Pearl Hour

    Monterey, CA

    Pearl Hour continues to evolve in these uncertain times, offering great drinks, food, and comfort at our little neighborhood haven at 214 Lighthouse Ave.

    We have a beautiful, newly-renovated back patio, we've got imagination and resolve, and we are now ...a coffee shop...a food and cocktail spot...a retail bottle shop...and a bottle delivery service. Like a diamond, we have many facets - it's Pearl Hour magic, babycakes. View the details here.

  • Pearl Hour Coffee Shop for Ages 21 and Over

    Monterey, CA

    Your friendly neighborhood bar, Pearl Hour, has now reopened as a coffee shop for ages 21 and over! Yes, we're doing this, people: same ownership, same staff, same Pearl Hour, new menu. Come enjoy a sober but pleasant time with us while we wait out the pandemic together at 214 Lighthouse Ave.

    Pearl Hour is now open Wednesday - Sunday, 7am-3pm. Enter down the side alley through the blue gate, walk to the back of the building, sit in our courtyard, and enjoy espresso drinks, single origin pour over coffee, house made herbal elixirs, tea, soda, and pastries. Cash only.

    (Our bottle and cocktail kit delivery service continues - visit our website for details .)

Upcoming Events

  • There are no upcoming events posted for this location.

Past Events

  • Celebrate Carnaval at Pearl Hour

    Pearl Hour

    Carnaval might be over in Rio, but we're still celebrating at Pearl Hour! We'll have performances by samba crews from Santa Cruz as well as Monterey's own Samba Legal Dancers. All are encouraged to dress in a Carnaval-inspired manner. Ages 21 and over.

  • Kinder Creatures and illexotic at Pearl Hour

    no cover
    Pearl Hour

    Come have a night of neon romance at Pearl Hour with Kinder Creatures and illexotic. Whether you want to dance the night away with your one true love, bring your poly dates out without judgey stares, or shout your singleness loud and proud, this is the place for you. Everyone age 21 and over is welcome! No cover.

  • Sirens, Dreams, and a Cat: Erotic Eclectic at Pearl Hour

    no cover charge
    Pearl Hour

    Erotic Eclectic presents Sirens, Dreams, and a Cat , literary performance art featuring poetry by Marc Zegans and D. Lowell Wilder, hypnogogic lighting by Lumiere Alchemical (Nelson Basden), mystical soundscaping by Mortecai (Jeddy Grant), and sublime dance by Carri Newhouse....