1. Pfeiffer Beach

8.9
Sycamore Canyon Road Big Sur (at Highway 1), Big Sur, CA
Beach · 25 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: Incredible sunsets here!! Purple sand!! Excellent tidepooling at the far end of the beach at low tide!!

2. Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

8.8
660 Cannery Row (at Prescott Ave), Monterey, CA
Chocolate Shop · Cannery Row · 32 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: if they have the peppermint sundae be sure to get it! it's ridiculously good!!!

3. Mrs. Delish's Cupcake Boutique

800 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA
Cupcake Shop · New Monterey · 5 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: Strawberry with lemon frosting!!! YUM

4. Gilroy Garlic Festival

7.0
7050 Miller Ave (Santa Teresa Blvd), Gilroy, CA
Fair · 38 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: where is the garlic guacamole guy from last year??? :0(

5. Hula's Island Grill & Tiki Room

8.7
622 Lighthouse Ave (at Hoffman Ave), Monterey, CA
Restaurant · New Monterey · 85 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: the pink bikini martini is ridiculously delicious!!and the hula pie too.

6. Wingstop

7.6
7171 Camino Arroyo, Gilroy, CA
Wings Joint · 9 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: hot garlic wings are super tasty!

7. Mission Ranch Restaurant

9.0
26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA
New American Restaurant · 42 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: love the peppermint ice cream! the sunday brunch buffet is incredible too.

8. Hot City Barbeque & Bistro

7.6
1313 S 6th St (Pacheco Blvd), Los Banos, CA
BBQ Joint · 8 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: everything is delicious and owners are super nice!

9. Pea Soup Andersen's

7.9
12411 State Highway 33 (on Santa Nella Rd), Gustine, CA
American Restaurant · 87 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: order the toppings with the pea soup! YUM!

10. Swank Farms

2600 San Felipe Rd, Hollister, CA
Farm · 5 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: they sell killer fresh-made salsa!

11. Casa de Fruta

8.1
10021 Pacheco Pass Hwy (off SR 152), Hollister, CA
Gourmet Shop · 70 tips and reviews

Cheryl B.Cheryl Butner: free wine tasting - the raspberry and blackberry wines are amazing!