Lodging, Dining & Shopping


Well-Known for its historic Bed & Breakfasts with romantic ocean views, Pacific Grove is also home to many affordable hotels and inns for the family, time-share rentals, vacation rentals and a beach side conference grounds. Traveling with man's best friend, many of Pacific Grove's Bed & Breakfasts, lodgings, and inns accommodate pets!


Pacific Grove is home to the best cuisine on the Peninsula. There is nowhere else where visitors, residents, and locals alike can enjoy dining at its best. Pacific Grove is home to many winners of the Monterey County Weekly's Best of Monterey County Readers' Poll.

Sample picks for 2015 include:

  • Best Restaurant In Monterey County
  • Best Brunch
  • Best French Restaurant
  • Best Italian Restaurant
  • Best Mexican Restaurant
  • Best Taqueria
  • Best Vegetarian


Pacific Grove has several shopping venues for everyone, from the top of the hill at Forest Hill Shopping Center to Fairway Shopping Center and Country Club Gate. Enjoy walking through Downtown Pacific Grove and shop at our boutiques and stores. For the bargain-minded shopper, adventure out to the American Tin Cannery Outlets, home of the first outlet mall in California. For shopping more information, check out the Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center.  Sample Monterey County Weekly picks for 2015 include:

  • Best Bookstore-New
  • Best Furniture Store
  • Best Hardware Store
  • Best Neighborhood Market
  • Best Pet Shop