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All 49 Marina Restaurants

Dishes Bistro & Grill

330 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-3286
831-883-1207
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Ranked #6 of 49 Restaurants in Marina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: French, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As locals we eat here many times a year. Whenever my wife or I need a sand dab fix, we head here. The service is friendly, there is a full bar, and the pasta with pesto is wonderul. The pizzas are also in a class above your normal pizza shops. You can also get a nice steak here. We have... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Staff was as friendly as the food was tasty. Lovely environment, high quality food and the manager was very personable. Well priced.

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Santa Monica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

BEWARE! Make sure you check your credit card receipt after visiting this place! I was charged an extra $4 on my credit card account. I have the actual receipt in hand. It looks like the owner (who waited on us) thought he deserved a larger tip! When actually, he was rather rude and gave us very poor service! I recommend... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

You don't usually expect to find a great restaurant tucked into an unassuming shopping area in a town near a former military base. The restaurant offers a wide variety of continental dishes (you can't narrow it down to a particular nationality), as well as drinks. Very laid back, not formal, but they focus on dining and providing an environment conducive... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

as we were just passing through Marina on a quick overnight stop didn't think we would find such a good place .We stayed at the Ramada and they recommended it and although first impressions weren't promising ,once inside the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the cooking made it a great recommendation .All the Mediterranean type food was... More 

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Mariposa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a funky little place in a strip mall. I wouldn't have chosen it myself, but the staff at our hotel recommended it. You're always at their mercy in a strange town. Anyway, movie posters on the walls, our tea was served out of a can, which made me laugh, but the food was delicious (a bit over priced).... More 

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San Clemente, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This restaurant was close to our hotel, Howard Johnson, so we were able to walk there. The bar tender & servers were friendly, the mojitos very yummy yet fairly priced, and the appetizer - bruschetta - was delicious! As a side note - they are closed Sunday so we only went there Saturday.

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Yucaipa, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We came to Dishes when the other place we wanted to eat was closed. The food was very good and the gentleman who waited on us, I believe he is the owner, was so friendly. We enjoyed our food and the conversation.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Loved the food; I had the Monterey Sand Dabs dinner which came with grilled vegetables and rice. The sauce on the sand dabs was delicious to me and I loved loved loved the grilled assorted vegetables - YUM! My daughter had the pesto, goat cheese and sun-dried tomato pizza. She loves basil, pesto and goat cheese! The pizza crust reminded... More 

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San Jose, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We ate here for dinner at the recommendation of the locals when we stayed in Marina. We were not disappointed. Homey and warm, the atmosphere is gracious and friendly. The husband and wife owners were our servers and made every effort to make our meal enjoyable. They were charming and attentive, although busy. The food was delicious and authentic. Mediterranean... More 

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Additional Information about Dishes Bistro & Grill

Address: 330 Reservation Rd, Marina, CA 93933-3286
Phone Number: 831-883-1207
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: French, Italian

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