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Monterey's Fish House

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Seafood, Barbecue, Pasta
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2114 Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
831-373-4647
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food; prepare for a wait.

The Fish House has a terrific menu and very good food. Our service was very good as well. Our hostess did an exceptional job of keeping us informed on seating progress.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
BGPete
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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  • Local cuisine
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Fish House has a terrific menu and very good food. Our service was very good as well. Our hostess did an exceptional job of keeping us informed on seating progress.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I love this place. Great service. Very friendly waiter. Great menu options. But the best part is that they filled your wine to the rim of the glass!!! Now that is service!!!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We Stayed in Monterey overnight and went to this place for dinner, following reviews on tripadvisor . The food looked very promising while we were waiting for our dishes to land , but Unfortunately we were really disappointed with this place. I don't mind to pay $90 for a dinner I enjoy but I def don't like to pay $90... More 

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Red Bluff
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

cramped, small, but so worth it!!! Our waiter Jose was wonderful and even though he was terribly busy he didn't rush us when deciding what to order. Food comes out quick and delicious which amazed me for how busy they were. We had a reservation but when we left there were over 50 people waiting in a line outside the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good Food,But Good Luck Finding a Table,service is excellent,small cozy restaurant which is World famous.

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As a local, I cringe every time I see the line of 50+ people outside visiting our town, having found out about our favorite local eatery. Been there forever, exceptional food quality, and extremely fair prices, Where else can you spend <$20/entree for exceptional seafood, and get any glass of wine you want at 1/4 bottle price? Whether it is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Fish House comes highly recommended by both TA and Yelp, and overall it's quite good, especially for the price on the peninsula. They are incredibly accommodating for families, and I think our seven year old enjoyed it more than we did. Appetizers were top shelf, really well made. Both of our entrees were good, but not "fabulous". There seemed... More 

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los angeles, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The fish was very fresh.I was suprised how large the portions were,each portion could feed two people.The restaurant had about 10 tables and a sitting area at the bar.The prices were very reasonable.Overall the restaurant was nice and small and the food was fantastic,not a bad dish was served to our party of 8.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I gave the Fish House a 4 out of 5 for two simple reasons, #1 - it's so crampy. I don't appreciate hearing every single word of conversation by the couples to my left and right. I prefer a bit more privacy and space when eating. #2 - there's always a wait, unless you can come during the week at... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The place is small and you have to wait (even with a reservation)! But it is sooooo worth the wait. Lines out the door and an 1.5 hour wait if you didn't have a reservation, tells you how popular this place is. Food was fresh and delicious. The service was great. Definitely not a place you can sit and linger... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey's Fish House

Address: 2114 Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
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, Barbecue, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2114 Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-373-4647

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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