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Dining And Shopping At Cannery Row In Monterey

April 15, 2017
Category: Things to Do in Monterey

The bayside city of Monterey sits right on the water and thus you can explore many water sports here from diving and kayaking to snorkeling or just hanging around on the serene beaches. But apart from heading to the waters of Monterey Bay, this coastal town has become a shopping and entertainment hub on the Central Coast. Historic Cannery Row, which once was a bustling site of a number of sardine canneries, has become a shopping and eating hub with numerous restaurants and shops to browse. The environment here is fun and friendly and full of positive vibes which makes for a must-visit attraction in Monterey.

About Cannery Row’s Dining and Shopping

There are more than 100 shops stretched out across a four to five blocks area in Cannery Row. Some of the shops offer great deals invite tourists. If you are visiting Monterey then you simply can’t fail to dine and shop here. Cannery Row features beautiful art galleries, numerous souvenir shops, gourmet shops, wine stores, and chic boutiques. Numerous restaurants such as Bubba Gump’s Restaurant can be found on the waterfront. The dining places at Cannery Row are full of variety. You will find cafes and casual restaurants to grab a quick bite or high-end restaurants for a perfect romantic date and family dinner. The variety of food you will find is also astonishing as you can find best gourmet food in Monterey is found at the restaurants here. Flatbread pizzas, artisan cheeses, fresh seafood, lobster can be savored with top collections of wines. Some of the restaurants offer outdoor seating to allow you some of the best views of Monterey Bay.

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The best way to explore this incredible and spectacular commercial street is by walking. But you can grab a bus to reach here or simply drive through Cannery Row on your way to Lover’s Point and Pacific Grove. This place was known as ‘Ocean View Avenue’ until January 1958 but it was renamed to honor one of the well-known novels of John Steinbeck ‘Cannery Row’. If you have read this novel then you may be able to relate to some of the atmospheres here. The vibrant and colorful streets of Cannery Row ooze history and charm and maybe this is the reason that it has emerged as an exciting destination for shopping and dining on the Central Coast.

Where to Stay Near Cannery Row

If you are ready for a perfect Monterey getaway then The Stevenson Monterey is here to make your stay in Monterey memorable. Budget-conscious accommodations at a distance of fewer than 2 miles from Cannery Row is what you can find at The Stevenson Monterey. With its free on-site parking and Wi-Fi, you can savor a delicious continental breakfast, and easy walkable access to Downtown Monterey, Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row. Comfortable rooms equipped with air conditioners, television, ironing boards and private bathrooms can be found at affordable rates directly at