We Are Coastal Roots.

For 30 years, we have been deeply rooted in the coast and its community. You know us for our restaurants: Tarpy’s Roadhouse and Montrio Bistro in Monterey, and Rio Grill in Carmel.

Coastal Roots Hospitality is inspired by the Monterey Peninsula, celebrating local flavors and a strong sense of community. We are dedicated to providing memorable dining experiences, exceptional service, and meaningful connections.

We strive to set new benchmarks in hospitality through each of our restaurants, as well as our events and catering services. The teams at Coastal Roots are committed to serving the community and building extraordinary foodservice operations, with a goal to expand the restaurants into one of the premier hospitality groups on the peninsula.

The best of the Monterey Peninsula

Our award-winning restaurants, renowned chefs, and an unforgettable experience.

Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward

We are dedicated to strengthening our community ties by connecting with local businesses and causes. Launching new charitable initiatives, we aim to be engaged and active in the community while continuing to champion the restaurants under our umbrella.

We will be partnering with different charities in the Monterey Bay area to work with and support on an ongoing basis. We strive to embrace and grow our roots by upholding our values and supporting our community with a wide swath of local causes.

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Rio Grill’s Resolution Run

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in California and the governor’s enactment of new restrictions on non-essential travel and out of home activities, the Rio Grill Resolution Run planned for January 1, 2021 has been postponed. Out of an abundance of caution, the organizers have determined that the safest course of action is to return in 2021 after COVID compliance supports.

Welcome to the 31st presentation of Rio Grill’s Resolution Run – but the very first one held virtually!

Traditionally our race starts at the Rio Grill in the Crossroads Shopping Village, Highway 1 at Rio Road in Carmel, California and features an absolutely gorgeous course that includes trails, roads and stunning water vistas along the way. This year we want you to make your own virtual race — whatever way fits your groove!

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One of a kind events & catering on the peninsula.

With the collaborative offerings from our three iconic restaurants and unique spaces to accommodate your small or large groups, planning your next unforgettable event has never been more exciting.
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Give the gift that shows you have great taste.

Our gift cards are perfect for any occasion at any of our great restaurants, shipped directly to your recipient.

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Coastal Roots Hospitality

We are Coastal Roots, a hospitality group, formerly Downtown Dining, based on the Monterey Peninsula.

There are new faces and a new look to our brand, but our commitment to first-class dining experiences continues. All of our restaurants (Montrio Bistro, Tarpy’s Roadhouse and Rio Grill) and their incredible teams are still in place, dedicated to serving food with honesty and integrity and delivering exceptional customer service.

Through our new brand, we hope to create stronger ties with our community and embrace our roots. Launching new initiatives such as charitable events, catering services and other unique dining offerings, we aim to be more present and active in the area while continuing to champion the restaurants under our umbrella.

We know that you may have some questions. Please see our FAQ section to learn more about our exciting transition to Coastal Roots Hospitality.


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