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

Christmas Buffet Dinner

Wednesday, December 25 | 1pm to 7pm

Tis the season to celebrate in Monterey, CA with a spectacular Christmas dinner buffet in The Club Room. Dine in our elegant fireside dining room and enjoy a buffet dinner including:


California Cheeses and Cured Meats with Crusty Baguettes and Crackers

Primavera Butter Lettuce and Treviso with Spiced Pecans, Cranberries, Goat Cheese and Creamy Sherry Dressing

Fruits de Mar with Oysters, Peel and Eat Shrimp, Togarashi Ahi Tuna with Wakame, Daikon and Sesame Dipping Sauce

Winter Harvest Fruit Display

Carving Station

Free Range Diestel Turkey with Cranberry Sauce and Aioli

Harris Ranch Prime Rib with a Horseradish Cream Sauce

Traditional Fare

Alaskan Halibut with Pacific Coast Porcini’s

Cheese Tortellini with Roasted Peppers, Parmesan in a Creamy Pesto Sauce

Traditional Stuffing and Gravy

Mashed Potatoes

Rodini Farm Brussels, Cauliflower and Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Artisan Breads, Honey-Butter, and Tapenade


Warm Braeburn Apple Crisp

Pecan and Pumpkin Pies

Truffles, Petit Fours, and Holiday Cookies

Chef Marco’s Christmas Yule Log

Pricing & Reservations

$84.95 adults | $64.95 Seniors (over 65) | $34.95 for children 12 and under | Reservations are required, please call (831) 649-7874

Prices exclude tax and gratuity | 20% Service charge for parties of 6 or more | Children’s menu available for 5 and under.

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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