Dining and Shopping


There are many dining options inside the terminal building as well as in the surrounding area. See below for both onsite and offsite dining and shopping options.


Woody’s at the Airport Restaurant and Bar

Woody’s at the Airport Restaurant and Bar is a local favorite. Historically known for their Sanddabs, Calamari and Prime Rib, with new Chef Tim Wood who is driven by locally sourced produce, fish, and many other products. Locals and travelers alike enjoy dining while overlooking the runway and scenic Monterey Bay. The restaurant is located on the second floor of the terminal building, outside of the security checkpoint.

(831) 373-1232 

Voted as the #1 “Best Airport Sit-Down Restaurant” for USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers Choice 2023! We are proud to have a restaurant that is loved not just by our passengers, but also by our community, and we are grateful for all that the Woody’s team does to help make MRY what it is today.

Woody’s Cockpit Snack Shop and Bar

Located on the secured side of the airport, Woody’s Cockpit offers sandwiches, salads, snacks, beverages and a full bar. Come early, clear through security.


Gifts and More

Looking to grab a token of your experience visiting the beautiful Central Coast or some last minute travel essentials? After passing through security, stop by our gift shop to find local favorites including chocolate, coffee and honey as well as many other souvenirs, gifts and novelties.


Tarpy’s Roadhouse

Handcrafted American country comfort food classics are served with a heavy helping of creativity amidst rustic stone backdrops, elegant patios and lush gardens at Tarpy’s Roadhouse. Expect one-of-a-kind flavors and generously portioned classics like ribs, steak, fresh seafood, wild game, and some of the tastiest meatloaf around.

(831) 647-1444



Although the familiar comforts of the Starbucks experience are not available in the airport terminal building, you can still get your hands on your favorite handcrafted beverage. There are two Starbucks locations within 5 miles of the airport, visit their website to find the most convenient location for your travels.