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Tarpy's Roadhouse

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Monterey restaurants imitate but never duplicate Tarpy’s Roadhouse. Our steakhouse serves generous portions of five-star comfort food on elegant rustic stone patios amidst lush garden backdrops highlighted by handcrafted steak restaurant classics: ribs, fresh seafood, wild game and meatloaf—to name a few. Explore our menu and join us for the best dinner in Monterey.

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It was the great famine of the late 1840’s that drove Irishman Matt Tarpy to California where he became a celebrated vigilante. He was known locally as a fine horseman, an expert tracker and unfortunately, as it turns out, a dead shot.

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Our varied and tranquil patios, gardens and rustic dining nooks replete with savory steaks and fresh seafood make us the best Monterey restaurant inside and out. Whether you’re planning to meet for a happy hour or need a picturesque destination for special events, Tarpy’s caters to gatherings of all kinds. Call us for your ideal private party catering in Monterey CA or make your dinner table reservation at Tarpy’s today.


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Dear Friends,

At Rio Grill, Tarpy’s and Montrio, the health and well-being of our employees and guests are our first priorities. Our hearts go out to those who have been personally impacted.

As part of the hospitality industry and members of our amazing community, we’re committed to doing everything in our power to help prevent the spread of this virus.

We have temporarily closed our restaurants to ensure the safety of our teams and guests.
We will keep you apprised of our plans and look forward to seeing you when we reopen.

On behalf of all of us, I wish you peace, blessings and safety.

Tony Tollner and the entire Downtown Dining family

2999 Monterey Salinas Hwy | Monterey | California | 93940 | (831)647-1444