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

Wine Dinner with Joyce Wine Company

Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 6pm

We are thrilled to collaborate with Joyce Wine Company for our fall harvest wine dinner in Monterey, Ca. Join us at The Club Room inside the Portola Hotel & Spa for a wonderfully paired five-course pre-fixe dinner and a selection of Joyce wines on Thursday, October 24th at 6pm.

Chef Daniel Williston and Winemaker, Russell Joyce, collaborated to create a sophisticated, yet unpretentious food and wine pairing experience for the evening. While enjoying the five-course menu, Chef Williston and Russell Joyce will curate the story of the evening by discussing the pairings and elaborating on the flavors carefully paired within each course. The menu for the evening includes:

First Course

baby bok choy, carrot, pork belly
Paired with 2017 Dry Riesling “Alluvial Fan,” Monterey

Second Course

brown butter
Paired with 2017 Escolle Vineyard Chardonnay, SLH

Third Course

oyster mushrooms, tarragon veloute
Paired with 2017 Submarine Canyon Pinot Noir, Monterey

Fourth Course

cannellini beans, lardo
Paired with 2017 James Joyce Cabernet Sauvignon, San Benito

Fifth Course

cinnamon hot chocolate mousse, traditional tres leches cake
Paired with 2017 Tondre Grapefield Syrah, SLH

Pricing & Reservations

$90 per person inclusive | Reservations Required | Please call (831) 649-7874

The Macallan Scotch Dinner

Thursday | November 7th | 6pm

This fall join us for an evening in the Portola Hotel’s fireside dining room, The Club Room, savoring a Four-Course dinner paired with Macallan scotch. Our hosts for the evening Tom Tobar, Western Regional Manager for Edrington, will pour a selection of scotches each perfectly paired to compliment every course prepared by Chef Daniel Williston and his team.

The night will begin with a social and a glass of The Macallan Sherry Cask 12 Year followed by a Four Course dinner including:

First Course

Traditional “White Pudding”
mustu apple, chestnut
12 Year Double Cask

Second Course

Scotch Egg
arugula, fresno chile
15 Year Triple Cask

Third Course

Wild Scottish Game Birds
roasted shallot, cocoa nib, salsify
Rare Cask

Fourth Course

Pleasant Ridge Reserve & Mimolette Cheeses
quince, Scottish tablet
18 Year

Pricing & Reservations

$125 per person inclusive | Reservations Required | Please call (831) 649-7874

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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