The Ottone family has always possessed a love and passion for food and sharing it with others. The family now runs the Ottone Restaurant Group, which houses a variety of their family owned restaurants including Lalla Grill. Lalla Grill opened in 2008 as a casual, upscale restaurant and has gained a great reputation within the community since. They focus on providing authentic, topnotch cuisine inspired by international flavors.Everything at Lalla Grill is made from scratch using the freshest and finest ingredients. They bake their own breads, grind their own meat, and make all their own sauces and soups. Anything they canít make they source locally from farms and bakeries. The menu at Lalla Grill is huge with over seventy-five items, but is guaranteed to satisfy any appetite. When it comes to appetizers, the Bleu Cheese Steak Bites are a must-try. The dish is made with Point Reyes bleu cheese wrapped in steak strips, then wrapped again in bacon, and drizzled with honey mustard. The Calamari is another fan favorite. Thinking of entrees, the Butternut Squash Enchiladas is one of the most popular choices, made with roasted butternut squash and smoked cheddar rolled in house-made corn tortillas, topped with roasted pumpkin seeds, smothered in ancho cream sauce, and served with black beans and Mexican rice. Other top picks include the Blackened Chicken Lallalfredo, Lalla Burger, and Blackened Steak & Noodles.In addition to their wonderful cuisine, Lalla Grill also offers a large, 18×30 full bar with a librarian ladder included. They serve specialty cocktails, beer, wine, tequila, and their own infused rums. The Margaritas and Mojitos are some of their most popular drinks that they use freshly squeezed limes and cucumber infused rum to create. Be sure to stop by for ìLalla Timeî, their version of Happy Hour, Monday through Thursday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM for great deals on drinks.Overall, Lalla Grill is the perfect place to enjoy a family meal, fun night out with friends, or intimate dinner date. After all, Lalla Grill got its name from the word ìLallapaloozaî which means exuberance, celebration, and joy for life. The restaurant has received countless Monterey Countyís ìBest Ofî Awards and continues to receive rave reviews from its customers. The atmosphere is warm, fresh, and inviting and the staff is always friendly and attentive. The next time youíre in town be sure to stop by Lalla Grill for an amazing meal and unforgettable experience!
1400 Del Monte Center
Monterey, CA 93940