Monterey Bay Area Shopping
125 Ocean Avenue, Pacific Grove CA; Tel. 831.372.1442
Cannery Row was once the undisputed “Sardine Capital of the World.” Now, on the site of Pacific Grove’s old American Can Company’s old factory, there’s now a varied shopping line up (outlet style) at American Tin Cannery, including OshKosh B’Gosh, Vans, Nine West and Reebok. There’s also an eighty-foot long “History Wall” housed in the outlets that’s a great place to get some background on Cannery Row’s history.
Carmel Valley Road and Highway 1, Carmel CA; Tel. 831.624.8886
A cozy, eclectic mix of 50 specialty shops, art galleries and antique shops in a garden setting. Dining options include a Caribbean themed bar, a swiss bistro, a specialty pizzeria and a sake bar. The popular Thunderbird Bookshop & Cafe is a must-visit.
Monterey, CA 93940
Cannery Row in the heart of Monterey is a historic hub of shopping, dining and attractions on the scenic Monterey Bay Natural Marine Sanctuary. A popular site of weddings and family getaways, Cannery Row is also home of the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium.
471 Wave St., Monterey CA; Tel. 831.655.0264
With over 140 antiques and collectibles dealers, Monterey’s Cannery Row Antique Mall largest antique and collectibles mall on the central California coast.
Ocean Ave. between Junipero and Mission, Carmel CA; Tel. 831.624.0137
A high fashion mall of 50 shops in a courtyard setting. Boasts “world-class dining” at six restaurants including a Jewish delicatessan, Flying Fish Grill and the Patisserie Boissiere Cafe. Carmel Plaza marquee brands include Saks Fifth Avenue, Georgiou, Banana Republic, Enzo Pagano and Louis Vuitton.
26135 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel CA; Tel. 831.624.4670
Highway One & Rio Road, Carmel CA; Tel. 831.625.4106
A few miles inland from the Carmel Coast, there’s the everything-under-the-sun Crossroads Shopping Center. With over 70 non-franchise and individually owned (high end) shops and boutiques, ranging from jewelry, apparel to home accents and hair salons, as well as restaurants, this delightful open-air Carmel mall is a must for unique and often locally-produced purchases.
Highway 1 at Munras, Monterey CA; Tel. 831.373.2705
85-store shopping center anchored by Macy’s and Mervyn’s.
Highway 101 at the Boronda Road exit, Salinas CA; Tel. 831.449.7226
Anchor stores: Macy’s, Mervyns, JC Penney . Specialty stores include Tupperware, Gap, Body and Bath Works, Old Navy, Foot Locker, Victoria’s Secret. Dining options include Orange Julius, Taqueria El Pastor and Hot Dog on a Stick.