The Giant Artichoke is located at 711 Cannery Row in Monterey. The restaurant is on the second floor of a building constructed in 1904 that was converted to shops and restaurants. There is a great view of Monterey bay and the restaurant is located near the Monterey Aquarium. The newly remodeled space is divided into three areas, including a comfortable bar space with seating for about 40 and four large TVs. The Giant Artichoke would be a great place to catch a game. The restaurant pays homage to the areas prowess in producing artichokes. However, artichokes are not the only option gracing the pages of the restaurantís ample menu. The area is also known for seafood and the Giant Artichoke version of Fish and Chips is a very popular item. Another gem from the sea is the delicious and satisfying Clam Chowder. Other entrees include a Ribeye Steak, served with garlic mashed potatoes. Additional options include The BLT Club and a generous Cobb Salad. The menu is a tribute to the versatility of the artichoke. Appetizers include Artichoke Bruschetta. You can order the versatile vegetable grilled, steamed, and fried. Try a piping bowl of Cream of Artichoke Soup or maybe the velvety Artichoke Dip.The Giant Artichoke has a full bar featuring many specialty drinks including the Mexican Lollipop, concocted from a secret recipe and also the Cucumber Martini. There is a fantastic selection of beers on tap and more by the bottle. Not surprisingly, the eatery has won local acclaim for best Artichoke and best Fried Food. If you find yourself near Cannery Row in Monterey, stop in at The Giant Artichoke. Enjoy a great meal and fantastic view. The friendly and welcoming staff will ensure you have a great dining experience.
711 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940