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Tarpy's Roadhouse

2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940
831-647-1444
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Ranked #20 of 257 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canyon Del Rey
Transit: Monterey Salinas Transit bus line stops in front of the restaurant.
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Berkeley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

There is some construction going on near the entrance, so we passed by the place even though we have been there a couple of times before. Once inside, however, we got happy. The shrimp pasta was just really really good. The arugula and quinoa salad was only ok, even though the chicken addition was nice. The dining room was quite... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Good restaurant but spoilt by up-charging on everything. As a matter of principle, I hate to be nickel and dime'd when I'm out for dinner. Prices should be adjusted to accommodate various tastes. Very popular restaurant and noisy as a result. We asked to be seated in the quieter area, but it eventually followed us in!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The food is interesting with fine ingredients. I've never had bad service there. If you are a wine drinker it can go from moderate to pricey quickly. Tarpy's has a number of separate rooms which contribute to an intimate atmosphere. The outside patio is a comfortable dining venue on a nice day. And staff does not fail to accommodate when... More

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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for review! We are happy you enjoyed our menu and the atmosphere at Tarpy's! We strive for excellence and are glad to hear you receive good customer service on your visits with us. We hope to see you again soon! More

Las Vegas
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Most complaints are due to bad service but this is a case of bad chicken dishes. My chicken sandwich came with fries and a rosemary aioli sauce. The hard bun had a bamboo stick in it instead of a toothpick. I ended up getting a splinter in my finger from the bamboo and nobody had a tweezer to help me... More

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Pacific Grove, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I recently had a Sunday Brunch at Tarpys, it was a birthday lunch and I was looking forward to the same lovely experience I had had many times before. Unfortunately when we arrived at 11:30 loud acid rock music was blaring and the waitress acknowledged that she would ask them to change it, she agreed it was awful, however it... More

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Novato, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Really excellent food. Wine we ordered turned out to have gone bad, but they replaced it without a whimper. Our waitress was charming and attentive. Berry pie was luscious. Cozy stone house atmosphere. We sat in the room with lots of windows that over looks there front garden. It was lovely.

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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this review

We are so happy you had excellent food and attentive service while dining with us! The berry pie is always a great choice and we are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere as well. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again! More

Eastvale, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very good food, and outstanding service. We had an issue when food came out, but the responsiveness of the staff was outstanding. They resolved the issue very quickly, and went above and beyond. Food was awesome!

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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so glad you had outstanding service and awesome food! We strive for excellence and are happy to hear our staff was able to resolve your issue promptly. We hope you choose Tarpy's again! More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Very poor service. Found hair on the food and they never apologized for this. Waitress disappeared for half an hour after giving dessert menu and said she was in the meeting with the manager. This shows don't care of customer attitude.

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california
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I don't live too far from Tarpy's, and we wanted a special dinner for our daughter and her hubby's anniversary, This was special indeed !!! I reserved ahead, and told them about the anniversary, she said, "we'll get you set up". We had a table in a little room mostly to ourselves, with Balloon's on the table, special treat that... More

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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 5 star review! We are so happy you chose to spend your anniversary dinner with us and had a wonderful time! Excellent service is important to us and we are happy to hear everyone in your party enjoyed the food and service. We sincerely hope to see you soon, and thank you again for the... More

Columbia, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The ribs I ordered were considered an appetizer, but were very filling and tasty. The service was very good and location was convenient to Mazda Raceway, Laguna Seca.

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Debbie E, Manager at Tarpy's Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are happy you enjoyed the bbq ribs and service! We hope you choose Tarpy's again for your next dining experience! More

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Additional Information about Tarpy's Roadhouse

Address: 2999 Salinas Hwy, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-647-1444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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