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Monterey Fish House

2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
831-373-4647
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Ranked #8 of 259 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Custer, South Dakota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

had some of best snapper and salmon we haver ever eaten including in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. They are oak grilled. Make a reservation or be prepared to wait. We left name with bartender and ended up eating there. Was amazing to watch Sam service everyone there without wasting a motion or step. Carrot cake was also great.

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122 reviews 122 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Spent the weekend in Monterey to attend a family reunion. On the way to our hotel we stopped for lunch at the Monterey Fish House. Little did we know that this place has been around for a long time and was featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. We got there a little before 2pm, and they close at 2 and... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

this is a nice quaint restaurant. Definitely not pretentious but they really have great food. The Crab ravioli and shrimp sauce were wonderful

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Monterey, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am a local and this is the locals place for good food.Reservations are a must but even if you have to wait in line it is worth it.

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355 reviews 355 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're tired of overpriced restaurants in Monterey Ca, go where the locals go . Monterey Fish House 2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712 Always 4-6 fish choices and you can get it cooked any way. I like blackened. The mahi mahi and swordfish was great. The prices are fair and fish always fresh . Ask about the specials.... More 

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Galt
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82 reviews 82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

ALWAYS fabulous! MUST have reservations! Toni is a great waiter/server. All helpers are very good. Almond encrusted Halibut, Yummo! Pricy and worth it!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We really enjoyed the fresh seafood. The portions were far better than at other restaurants in the area and very tasty. The prawn pasta was very rich but tasty and the fried calamari was tender and not over-battered. The place is very busy so call ahead for reservations. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It is a very simple... More 

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Reno, nv
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is not a fancy place, it's an older building on a busy street away from the tourist areas of Monterey. After reading all the reviews, we were looking forward to a great meal. We weren't looking for a fancy place, just great food that locals would favor. It didn't meet expectations. I ordered the Calamari, it was lightly breaded... More 

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Seattle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This has got to be the biggest rip-off in Monterrey County! Not only is the price for suckers who reason that "high-price gotta be good stuff," but as so many recent reviewers caution, diarrhea is a now staple of this has-been jaunt. Waiter "Tony" serves as the Don Juan for the desperado nymphs, and insecure males -- while obviously gloating... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Small locals type restaurant. Outside of the tourist district which was great for me as I was driving a crew cab pu with a 10 ft camper. Parked right outside no problem. The place was packed (Friday night) so I ate at the bar. The swordfish was oak grilled with a basil butter. It was as good as I had... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Fish House

Address: 2114 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3712
Phone Number: 831-373-4647
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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