A Standout in Monterey Event Venues

The Club Room, Home to Our European-Style Buffet & Events

Located in the heart of downtown and inside the Portola Hotel & Spa is the best breakfast in Monterey, CA for buffets – The Club Room. Start your morning off in our relaxing and cozy fireside dining room while enjoying a European-style breakfast buffet served with Peet’s Coffee® and bottomless mimosas. Open daily, The Club Room utilizes local and fresh ingredients to serve plates carefully crafted by our Executive Chef Danny Abbruzzese and his culinary team.

The Club Room is regarded as one of the best brunch restaurants in Monterey offering a fresh, seasonal, buffet featuring made-to-order omelets, assorted house made pastries and muffins, sliced cold cuts, fine artisan cheeses and much more. Dine in our cozy fireside dining room, or breathe in the fresh coastal air on our outdoor, pet-friendly, heated patio.


Breakfast Daily 6:00am-11:00am

Breakfast Buffet Menu

Celtic Irish Whiskey Five-Course Dinner

Thursday, March 14th | 6pm to 9pm

The evening will begin in The Club Room's fireside dining room with a Jameson social between friends. Our hosts for the evening Pernod Ricard, USA Brand Specialist and Christine Pedrotti, Market Manager will pour a selection of Irish Whiskies each perfectly paired to complement every course.

Executive Chef Danny Abbruzzese and his team source the freshest locally sourced and sustainable ingredients available along the Central Coast. Inspired by St. Patrick's Day and traditional Irish fare, the Celtic Irish Whiskey dinner menu and pairings include:

Classic Corn Beef & Cabbage
grain mustard, cider jus
Paired with Powers

Irish Potato & Crab Cake
cara cara orange, plugra butter
Paired with Jameson Cask Mates IPA

Berkshire Pork Belly
red eye gravy and jack-n-cheese soufflé
Paired with Jameson Cask Mates Stout

Harris Ranch Short Rib
rodoni farm brussels, toasted chestnuts, banyuls vinegar
Paired with Jameson Black Barrel

Tellegio Flatbread
fig and balsamic syrup
Paired with Red Breast Lustau

Buttermilk Panna Cotta
candied fennel
Paired with Red Breast 12 Year

$95++ per person | Reservations required | Please call (831) 649-7874 to secure your seat

Massage + Brunch for Two │$210

Relax, rejuvenate and brunch with our new Massage + Brunch for Two offer! The award winning Spa on the Plaza and The Club Room, both located at the Portola Hotel & Spa have created the ultimate relaxation package for visitors and locals alike. Soothe your spirit and invigorate your whole body with lavender, eucalyptus, and citrus spice aromatherapy blends with a 50 minute Aromatherapy Massage for two. After your massage relax in the dining room at The Club Room or take in the coastal air on the heated patio as you enjoy a European style breakfast buffet including made to order omelets, house made pastries, fresh fruit, bottomless mimosas and more!

To book this exclusive offer, call the Spa on the Plaza at (831) 647-9000.

Special Events at The Club Room

The Club Room

The Club Room is an elegant fireside dining room offering an intimate setting for your special occasion. A standout in Monterey event venues, The Club Room features a seasonal menu with the freshest local ingredients alongside a professional curated Monterey County Wine list, The Club Room offers a private dining room and an outdoor, heated patio to accommodate your special event in style. The Club Room can accommodate casual or elegant celebrations with seating up to 120.

Private Dining Room

Ideal for intimate events, our wine-inspired and glass-enclosed private dining room has become a sought after location among event venues in Monterey. An idyllic setting for luncheons, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and celebratory occasions, The Club Room offers seating for your party of up to 22.

Outdoor Patio

Breathe in the coastal air while dining on the enclosed patio at The Club Room. The outdoor, heated patio features a fire pit and patio seating for up to 40.

To learn more about our options for private dining or to begin planning your next special event at The Club Room, complete the following request for proposal or contact us today at (831) 649-7874.

The Club Room

Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 649-2698
Email: theclubroom@portolahotel.com

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