Experience One of the Top Monterey Restaurants
Ideal for any occasion, Jacks Restaurant in Monterey, CA offers the finest local cuisine and most impressive wine list among some of the best restaurants in Monterey, CA. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, Executive Chef Jason Giles utilizes the freshest local, sustainable ingredients, in each of his culinary creations.
Sip mimosas while enjoying our European-style breakfast buffet. For lunch enjoy “Monterey’s Best Salad Bar” and dine al fresco on our heated, pet-friendly patio. Join us for dinner in our nautically-inspired, dining room and after, cozy-up in our sophisticated, fireside lounge.
At Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, you'll find a deliciously unique Monterey flavor and a cozy coastal locale in the heart of historic, downtown Monterey.
Plan fine Monterey dining today – make your reservations now via OpenTable or call (831) 649-2698.
Monday – Friday: 6:00am to 10:30am Saturday – Sunday: 6:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Monday – Friday: 11:30am to 2:00pm
Monday – Sunday: 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Join us in Jacks Lounge daily from 2pm to 11pm with Happy Hour from 4pm to 6pm.
Wine Dinner in Jacks Restaurant with Justin Vineyard & Winery
Justin Winery has teamed up with Jacks Restaurant & Lounge’s Executive Chef Jason Giles for an exclusive Wine Dinner on March 13th. The wine dinner will feature 5 courses carefully paired with Justin wine that is poured and described tableside by the winery team from Justin.
Reservations are available March 13th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Reserve your table today, call (831) 649-7874.
Sunday, April 5th from 11:30am to 4:00pm
This Easter Sunday, hop on over to Jacks Restaurant for classic Easter Brunch. Perfect for any size group, Jacks’ Easter Brunch features Traditional Eggs Benedict, Cinnamon Swirl French Toast, Assorted Cheeses, Salads, Mimosas and more.
$44.95 adults │ $39.95 Seniors │ $19.95 │ Children 6-12 │ Children 5 and under eat free
Reserve your table today (831) 649-7874.
Executive Chef Jason Giles
Executive Jason Giles is at the helm of all the Portola Hotel & Spa’s culinary operations, including menu development for the hotel’s two Monterey restaurants—Jacks Restaurant & Lounge and Peter B’s Brewpub—as well as the creation of menus for in-room Monterey dining, banquets and special events.
Inspired by his mother’s love of cooking and culinary greats including Julia Child and Jacques Pepin, Chef Giles graduated from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and immediately went north to Sonoma, where he worked at the Grill at Sonoma Mission Inn (now the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa). Prior to leading the culinary team at the Portola, Chef Giles was a Sous Chef at The Lodge and Pebble Beach, where he played an active role in the development and opening of Stillwater Bar & Grill.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® Program
The Portola Hotel & Spa is a proud member of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® Program. Seafood Watch empowers seafood consumers and businesses to make choices for healthy oceans. The program works to transform seafood markets in ways that create incentives for sustainable fishing and fish-farming practices. Key elements of the program include public education efforts to raise consumer awareness about sustainable seafood issues, primarily through distribution of Seafood Watch® Pocket Guides; and outreach efforts with businesses: retailers, restaurateurs, major buyers and other seafood purveyors first to educate them about the issues surrounding seafood and ocean ecosystem impacts and secondly to shift their purchases in favor of sustainability.
Learn more about the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® Program
Jacks Restaurant & Lounge
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
Direct & Reservations: (831) 649-2698
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