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Monterey Hotel offers Seasonal Events

Seasonal Events

Fresh local ingredients and creative cooking inspire Estéban's seasonal specials. The team brings an authentic understanding of the culinary arts and works with local farms, vendors and artisans to craft foods from the best California ingredients. The freshest seafood, finest meats and regionally grown fruits, herbs and vegetables stir our seasonal menus and events.

Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2023, 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Christmas is a family affair in Spain, and like most Spanish festivals, food takes center stage. Esteban Restaurant shares this enthusiasm for gathering around the table this holiday season to feast on our delicious 3-Course Christmas Menu and choose from 2 Starters, 2 Main Courses, and 2 Desserts for $89 per person. Celebrate your Christmas with us!

Call to reserve your table today 831-375-0176 or email

Chef Cellar Selections

Every Monday, come enjoy a bottle of wine from our specialty wine list for half the price. With an great selection of Spanish and Monterey County favorites, you'll find the perfect bottle to complement the Spanish foods and flavors at Estéban.
Half-Priced Wine Monday at Hotel California

Paella Tuesday

Every Tuesday night, Estéban Restaurant dishes up a three-course Paella menu. Begin your meal with caesar salad followed by one of our tantalizing Paella entrees. Top it off with a Spanish inspired, house-made dessert.
Paella Tuesday in Monterey Hotel

Wine Flight Wednesday

Discover new and award-winning local wines every Wednesday.  As one of California's premier wine producing regions, due to cool evenings and rich coastal soil, Monterey County was named one of the world's top 10 wine destinations by Wine Enthusiast magazine producing an astounding 42 varietals.
Monterey Wine Flight Wednesday at California hotel

Paella To Go!

Estéban Restaurant makes hosting a graduation, bachelor or bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, and a summer soirée a breeze with Paella to Go! This classic Spanish dish is made in an authentic 22-inch paella pan that serves up to 10-12 people.
Paella To Go! in California Hotel