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Lalla Grill

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1415 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6168
831-324-4632
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ammmmmazing tacos + great service!

Just finished a wonderful dinner here. Had the fish and chicken tacos and they were simply delicious!! Great flavor and unique style! Our waitress was incredibly helpful and very friendly. Great job Lalla Grille!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Cheryl L
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Just finished a wonderful dinner here. Had the fish and chicken tacos and they were simply delicious!! Great flavor and unique style! Our waitress was incredibly helpful and very friendly. Great job Lalla Grille!

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Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A really varied menu, it was so hard to choose. Family friendly, clean AND great tasting meal in a very relaxing and aesthetically pleasing environment. I would like to transplant this restaurant to my hometown.

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Vacaville, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This place was overpriced for the value of the food and service. Lunch was $$$ for fish tacos, a burger, and two beers! Won't go there again. Sat US by the very noisy kitchen.

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Middle Village, New York
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30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were in Monterey for a few days and decided we didn't want to eat downtown. Someone suggested we try the mall, they must have something in there. So we did. We saw the food court and nothing really sparked our liking until we saw Lalla. It's located directly across form the theater and is perfect for pre-show after-show meals/snacks.... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Located in the Del Monte shopping center, we found this on our last trip, and decided it was certainly worthy of another dinner. The bar / restaurant is open, bright and family friendly. There is a great outside eating area with a fireplace that looked like fun. We went early, but by the time we left, there was a waiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My 8 year old says, "Best Mac and cheese in the world." Wife loves the tacos and I love the burgers. Nice atmosphere also. We come here about once a month.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Presentation and food was excellent! Would absolutely visit again. From the fish tacos to the filet medallions... All just perfect!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I received a holiday gift certificate and had never had dinner at Lalla Grill. What a wonderful experience! Went last Saturday early eve (5:45pmish)--party of (2). We were seated quickly, restaurant was active! Much larger than I realized, I had been before only at the bar for drinks. The server was excellent--very attentive and did not make us feel "cheap"... More 

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Idaho
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58 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We weren't terribly hungry, so shared the nacho platter. Very good, so good that we also shared a piece of southern belle carrot cake. It was wonderful! Good service too.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My honey and I received $75 in gift certificate for this restaurant. We loved it! From different and exotic drinks as well a some tasty ales I totally recommend this spot as a place to bring your loved one for romantic night or a cocktail time with your girls! We ordered about 5 cocktails as well as two small plates... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1415 Del Monte Ctr, Monterey, CA 93940-6168
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-324-4632

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?