Skip to main content
About Jacks Monterey at Portola Hotel, monterey california

About

JACKS MONTEREY RESTAURANT

Jacks Monterey at Portola Hotel & Spa offers a refreshing new dining experience. Our downtown Monterey restaurant features globally inspired California Cultural Cuisine, emphasizing local ingredients and high-quality seafood.

With Executive Chef Carl Ashurst at the helm, our Monterey Bay restaurant offers a menu that showcase local, sustainable ingredients. The cuisine highlights the flavors of fresh meats and produce sourced from purveyors found throughout Monterey County.

Designed to echo the beautiful surrounding landscape, Jacks Monterey offers an atmosphere that is sophisticated—never pretentious. Our Monterey restaurant features a bar, fireplace seating, and outdoor dining on Jacks Terrace. Experience a refined yet relaxed eatery in the heart of Monterey.


HOURS OF OPERATION

Breakfast

6:30am to 10:30am

Dinner

4pm to 10pm

Friday & Saturday Bar Only

10pm to 11pm

HOLIDAY HOURS

HOLIDAY HOURS

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022
Breakfast: 6:30am to 10:30am
Dinner: 4pm to 10pm

Christmas, December 25, 2022
Special Menu: 1pm to 9pm

New Year's Eve, December 31, 2022
Breakfast: 6:30am to 10:30am
Dinner: Closed for Hotel New Year's Eve Party

New Year's Day, January 1, 2023
Special Breakfast Buffet: 8am to 1pm
Dinner: 4pm to 10pm

Outdoor Dining On Jacks Terrace at Portola Hotel, monterey California

OUTDOOR DINING ON JACKS TERRACE

Enjoy outdoor dining and the Monterey Bay breeze on Jacks Terrace. With living walls, bistro lighting, fire pits, and comfortable seating, our outdoor terrace is the perfect place to start the morning, dine under the stars, or gather for drinks.

Downtown Monterey Dining at Portola Hotel, monterey California

DINNER & A SHOW

Pair Jacks California Cultural Cuisine with an evening at the Golden State Theater in downtown Monterey. Show us your same-day show ticket to enjoy a 20% off your food.

The Perfect Date Night at Portola Hotel, monterey California

THE PERFECT DATE NIGHT

Jacks Monterey and the Spa on the Plaza offer the perfect date night package with a 50-minute couples massage followed by dinner for two. Enjoy a relaxing aromatherapy massage and delicious local cuisine at Jacks Monterey.

For more information or to book this package, contact the Spa on the Plaza at (831) 647-9000 or [email protected].

Wine Spectator Award Of Excellence at Portola Hotel, monterey California

WINE SPECTATOR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Jacks Monterey has been awarded the Wine Spectator's 2022 Award of Excellence for six years running for its wine program. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards identify restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, fit their cuisine, and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.