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The Mucky Duck British Pub

) #162 of 220 Restaurants in Monterey $$ - $$$ , , American
479 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2722
+1 831-655-3031
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
14 Sep 2016
“Downtown Monterey Bar/Pub”
29 Mar 2017
“oh brother!”
All hours
Bar, Pub, American, International
$$ - $$$
479 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2722
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Booming music that could blast your ears off. There are better places to enjoy yourself. Locals hate the late night noise.

Thank Kaufmommy
Reviewed 19 October 2016

They used to have pretty decent bands here,that would play out on patio. Haven't been here in awhile though.....so not sure anymore.

Thank TravlinWoman
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is located in the downtown area of Monterey. Many Shops, Stores, Restaurants within walking distance too. Caters mostly to the Tourist crowd....

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A great selection of beer/ale/stout on tap, as well as Blackthorn cider. And they know how to pull a pint! I had a half-and-half (Harp and Guinness) and it was perfectly pulled. Kudos! And yes, you can get everything from black-and-tan to shandy. We also...More

Thank Jilara
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Great place to eat with sensible prices and good choice of beer and wine. Skip the starter and save room for desert, the Dalmation Apple Fritters (4) are fantastic.

Thank Antony R
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This pub is now called the Bull and Bear. I think the Mucky Duck had a bad reputation for being wild and crazy. It seems to be a bit calmer and they still have weekly trivia and Taco Tuesday's. Their whiskey and beer selection is...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Now called the Bull and Bear great place to eat excellent food and generous portions! Staff was excellent and food and drinks were served in a timely manner

Thank coolchic1123
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

Ask any local where to go for drinks and they will tell you Bull and Bear (formerly known as the mucky duck as I've been told). The bar did not disappoint as the service was on point last night on St Paddie's day. I enjoyed...More

Thank 1MontereyLocal
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

This is the best bar on alvarado. Luna the chef makes the best food in downtown Monterey hands down. The place is always fun and lively. Megan and Eddie always add to a fun night but if you go during the day mama duck always...More

Thank Pumathedog
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Extensive menu, good service and excellent downtown location. Not fine dining, but after all it's a pub. Chicken wings and fish tacos were just fine, but not sure about the overall menu. Still a fun place.

Thank yogiacomo
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  • Food
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Average prices
Bar, Pub, American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2722
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-3031
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