Food & Drink
Food & Drink

World Class Cuisine


We operate distinctive restaurants, bars and cafes that each bring a distinctive offering that capitalizes on locally-sourced ingredients.  Our chefs create their own menus to reflect their personal passion their region’s local character and talent for exceptional, savory dishes.  We also take great pride in our hand-picked selection of the finest California wines, regional craft beers and signature cocktails. To learn more about our restaurants, see below

Bernardus Lodge & Spa

Carmel Valley, CA
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At Lucia Restaurant & Bar, California country cuisine is infused with the beauty and artistry of Carmel Valley. Rivaling the most sought-after tables in Napa Valley, Lucia takes the Bernardus culinary experience back to the land. Enjoy our outdoor dining with the finest views of all Carmel Valley restaurants. Helmed by Chef Cal Stamenov, Lucia showcases the creativity of a true artist who has championed the region’s bounty for two decades. Enjoy fresh and meticulously-prepared fare that does wonders for the soul, paired with wines from our extensive wine cellar. Lucia is a place to sip, savor, love and linger over Carmel Valley’s new dining frontier.


Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Monterey, CA
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Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar, suspended over the waters of Monterey Bay, is a stunning restaurant featuring approachable, contemporary American cuisine and sustainable seafood. The bustling open kitchen, oceanfront outdoor patio, and high energy bar personify a relaxed, fun and joyous atmosphere. Executive Chef James Waller’s commitment to sustainable seafood is reflected in the creative menus which feature a variety of seafood options, both raw and cooked, as well as appetizers, soups, salads, large platters meant for sharing, entrees, wood-fired dishes, and selection of decadent desserts.


Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Monterey, CA
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Located on the Plaza at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa on Cannery Row, relax at our piazza-style oceanside coffeehouse and watch the passers-by on Cannery Row.  Savor the rich flavor of freshly roasted Peet’s Coffee and artisan pastries, or sample one of our specialty sandwiches, soups, amazing desserts, and more, all made daily on the premises. There’s no better place to be: the outdoor seating at the Dolphins fountain on the plaza offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with great service, along with stunning views of Monterey Bay and Mt. Toro.


Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Monterey, CA
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Guests are drawn to the spirited conversation, inspired libations, live music and incredible views at the Helmsman Lounge. Meet friends for a round of cocktails handcrafted from small-batch, artisan spirits, or indulge in delicious small plates while sitting around the fire pit overlooking the bay.


Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA
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Aquarius showcases the bounty of California’s Central Coast with seafood from the Monterey Bay, meat and produce from small, local organic farms and local wine and craft beers. To top it off, it’s right off the beach with incomparable views of the Monterey Bay.


Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA
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Kick back and soak up the beach vibe at Jack O'Neill Lounge, Dream Inn's laid-back ode to our Santa Cruz neighbor, the legendary surfer, inventor and marine advocate Jack O'Neill. With surf boards suspended from the ceiling and personal memorabilia and vintage photos lining the walls, this come-as-you-are lounge is all about relaxing and reconnecting over comfort food faves and signature cocktails like the Mai Oh Mai Tai and CoCoMo.


Stanford Park Hotel

Menlo Park, CA
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Tucked away in the tranquil grounds of the Stanford Park Hotel, Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar is a classic American grill with a warm, inviting local vibe that fits right in with its Stanford University locale.

From our outdoor patio to our more private indoor spaces, Menlo Grill invites you to enjoy casual yet sophisticated dining that pays homage to the American culture cultivated in the most prestigious college and university towns. A variety of enticing menus are inspired by the art of the home-cooked meal. High-quality comfort foods highlight regional, seasonal and sustainable ingredients.


Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa

Lafayette, CA
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Renowned for its American bistro experience with a European flair, the Park offers rustic farm-to-table cuisine, and is a favorite restaurant in Lafayette.  Step into The Park’s lively ambiance, inspired by the charm of a romantic French farmhouse with a contemporary California twist. Choose an intimate alcove, or the joviality of our large communal table courtyard, where natural light and sunset views create a memorable setting.

The eclectic menu at our Lafayette restaurant is approachable yet inventive, highlighting local, seasonal bounty. Savor artisanal meats, locally sourced produce, and a selection of seafood, paired with showcased wines and brews. Stylish plates feature smart presentations made from the finest ingredients found in California – all perfectly crafted to transport you to a gastro-bistro that is distinctly different, yet surprisingly welcoming.


Bodega Bay Lodge

Bodega Bay, CA
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Drakes Sonoma Coast Kitchen celebrates the local bounty of Sonoma’s spectacular coastal region. Your dining experience will be highlighted by the seasonal availability of local, sustainably farmed produce, seafood, and meats. Open for breakfast and dinner, Drakes Sonoma Coast Kitchen is the perfect place to start or finish your day.

Chef Jeff Reilly has established close relationships with local organic family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and artisan cheese makers to create a fresh and innovative menu. Savor the seasonal offerings, serene views and culinary experience of our Sonoma Coastal Cuisine.


Bodega Bay Lodge

Bodega Bay, CA
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Drakes Fireside Lounge offers the perfect place to relax and experience the Sonoma Coast. Get cozy indoors next to our stone fireplace or take in a fabulous sunset, nestled in a teak rocking chair by our outdoor fire pit. Through the lenses of our patio binoculars, you may be able to track migrating whales, spot coastal birds, or follow the kite surfers in the distant harbor.


Indian Springs Calistoga

Calistoga, CA
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Sam’s Social Club has become a Napa Valley favorite! Named after resort founder and California’s first millionaire, Samuel Brannan, the restaurant serves rustic American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a natural setting at the western foot of Mt. Lincoln. Consistent with all new additions to Indian Springs, Sam’s building, grounds and menu preserve and contribute to the historic, idyllic Arcadian nature of the resort. They are also symbolic extensions of the Merchant family table – tasteful, welcoming, art-filled and eclectic – and expected to serve both hearty family favorites and dishes inspired by their world travels.


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