Gina and Pat Phinny are the owners of Turn 12 Bar and Grill in Monterey, California. The family comes from a racing background; Gina, Pat, and their kids are all involved in the sport. Turn 12 pays homage to the familyís love of racing. The name is based on the Laguna Seca Racetrack, which has 11 turns. Turn 12 is a play off of the golf saying ìthe 19th hole is the bar.î The decor at Turn 12 stays true to the racing theme. It is decorated with racing photos and motorcycles. The restaurant is home to the worldís only Maserati motorcycle. Their pewter bar top is the longest in Monterey County, seating almost 40 people. Turn 12 serves California comfort food. They have something for everyone, from juicy burgers to homemade pizza. Their burgers are best sellers. The signature burger is the Turn 12 burger, made with crispy onions, bacon, BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, and avocado. They have a new specialty burger every week, which is a rotation of unique flavors and meats like wild boar or lamb. Turn 12 is family friendly and offers a kids menu. For the adults, they have specialty cocktails, 14 draft beers, and an extensive wine list. Parties and events are welcome and Turn 12. They have plenty of seating available to accommodate groups, including patio seating. They offer daily specials and happy hour. Turn 12 is open seven days a week. Come on in for great food and service in a fun atmosphere!
400 Tyler St
Monterey, CA 93940