Best of Monterey Bay® Visitors Guide

FOOD Maligne International This wood-fired place brings fine dining finesse and a passion for sourcing ingredients to accessible dishes, including the once-humble hamburger. 600 Broadway Ave, Seaside. Mariscos Puerto Nuevo Mexican Flavor-focused and often packed, Mariscos presents a huge variety of Mexican-style seafood dishes as well as many of the land-based standards. 580 Broadway Ave., Seaside. (831) 583-0411, Mi Tierra Mexican From the street, this taqueria looks like a market. That’s because it is a market, with a taqueria set in one corner. The tacos here will make you forget about that shopping list. Note: Closed for remodeling in the summer of 2023. 1000 Broadway Ave., Seaside. (831) 394-8113 Michelle’s Soul Food Kitchen Southern Catfish, collard greens, smothered pork chops—these are the foods that helped define the soul of the rural South. The downside? It’s only open on Fridays in the Retired Men’s Social Club. 2087 Del Monte Blvd., Seaside. (831) 760-2386 Noodle Bar See Marina listing. 1944 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. (831) 392-0210, Rocky’s Cafe Breakfast, Lunch Rocky’s is tucked along busy Del Monte Boulevard among workaday shops. It may not call out to you, but this little diner is neat inside. And the kitchen is pretty deft with roadside favorites. 1642 Del Monte Blvd., Seaside. (831) 747-1414, Sarita’s Mexican Grill Mexican, American-Mexican For those who are extra hungry, this restaurant serves huge portions. And they offer lots of variety, lots of bargains and lots of local favorites. 1936 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. (831) 394-4407 Seaside Seafood & Market Seafood Take the taste of the South, mix it with the fresh seafood of the West Coast. You’ll find a selection of New Orleans-style po’ boys, platters of fish and Southern fish frys and seafood boils—crayfish included when available. 789 Trinity Ave., Seaside. (831) 394-2027, Silver Tide Bar & Grill Seafood, American Tucked away inside Embassy Suites, Silver Tide may come as a surprise to some. The WWW.MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM 97 For your Full Spectrum of Socks Come to Sockshop Cannery Row & Sockshop Carmel! Socks • Tights • Accessories • Leggings Fun & Basic Socks for Men, Women & Children CANNERY ROW 649 Cannery Row • Monterey • 831.372.8901 • Est. 1998 CARMEL Doud Arcade • Ocean & San Carlos • 831-624-6044 • Est. 1989 Virtual Shopping sock-shop_1-3s_VG23_dg.indd 1 6/15/23 2:16 PM 643 Cannery Row • (831) 333-9339 643 Cannery Row • (831) 333-9339 Roxy, Hurley, Quiksilver, Timberland and one of the Largest Selections of Souvenir Gifts and Clothing on Cannery Row AfterQuakeBAY 6/1/04 4:28 PM Page 1 One of the Largest Selections of Souvenir Gifts and Surf/Skate Apparel on Cannery Row AfterTheQuake_1-3s_VG23_GK.indd 1 6/2/23 12:51 PM