Jacks Monterey, a Downtown Monterey Restaurant
California Cultural Cuisine
Jacks Monterey at Portola Hotel & Spa is poised to provide a refreshing experience among Monterey Bay restaurants. Our philosophy is centered on the globally-inspired traditions of California Cultural Cuisine, emphasizing local ingredients, high-quality seafood, and more. Whether you're looking for breakfast, dinner, or drinks in Monterey, CA, Jacks Monterey welcomes you!
Featuring Executive Sous Chef Carl Ashurst at the helm, the kitchen at our Monterey Bay restaurant offers breakfast and dinner menus that showcase local, sustainable ingredients. These dishes highlight the flavors of fresh meats and produce sourced from purveyors found throughout Monterey County. In addition, the bar at our downtown Monterey restaurant includes a selection of local wines, house cocktails, and craft beers.
With design details to echo the beautiful surrounding landscape, the atmosphere at Jacks Monterey promises to be sophisticated—never pretentious. We invite you to join us for a refined-yet-relaxed dining experience in Monterey Bay.
Hours of Operation
Wednesday - Sunday: 6:30am to 10:30am
Wednesday - Sunday: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Outdoor Dining on Jacks Terrace
Complete with living walls, charming bistro lighting, fire pits, and comfortable seating, our new, pet-friendly, outdoor terrace is the perfect place to dine while enjoying the fresh, Monterey Bay coastal air. Whether dining during the morning, or under the stars in the evening, gather for drinks, breakfast, and dinner at Jacks Terrace.
2020 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
Jacks Monterey has been awarded the Wine Spectator’s 2020 Award of Excellence for its wine program three years running. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine, and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.
The Award of Excellence is Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards’ top honor, in which a restaurant offers at least 90 selections, features a well-chosen assortment of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.
Jacks Monterey continues to be a leader in its diverse wine program highlighting different flavor profiles to cultures from around the world.